Paul Young Perfectionist Bamboo Rod 7'6" 2/2 #4


For sale here is a Paul H. Young "Perfectionist" Model -- 7'6" 2/2 4wt bamboo fly rod. Serial no. 4733. Made in 1979 most likely by Jack Young. The rod is in excellent+ original condition having only had one owner in its lifetime. All sections are full length and have never been repaired.  

The rod features the signature PHY mottle-flamed look that appeals to so many. Deep mahogany wraps blend well for an understated look. Blued guides. Carbide stripping guide. The script, in Jack Young's hand, remains clean and bold. It reads, First flat: A Paul H. Young Co. Rod Second flat: Perfectionist - 7'6" - 2 3/4 oz.  Third flat: #4733

Garrison-style hook keeper. Full wells grip with only the lightest soiling. Black aluminum dual sliding band reel seat with a mortised cork spacer. The Swiss-style ferrules are size 12/64 with an excellent fit, nice and snug. The action is medium-fast with excellent recovery and best suited for a four-weight line. The rod weighs in at a lean 2.95 oz. Includes original satin bag showing only light wear. Often times these bags are quite worn due to the delicate nature of the material. Also includes the original Champion-style tube. This is an excellent example of a Perfectionist as well as being rather interesting and unique. Don't miss the chance to own it. 

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