Hardy rod dating
This superb rod shows no sign of use and is a 7' two piece rod with a rating of #6-7wt.It s fittd with a wood design reel seat and comes with its original ferrule stopper and rod bag.
The butt cap is brass with usual stamps, but could do with polishing.It comes in excellent condition at the photographs show with its original Greys bag. A Greys GS series three piece 9' carbon rod for line wt #5. it comes in its original bag and clear plastic tube to protect it in transit.the ideal rod to slip into your case for holidays so your wife doesn't see it, or even keeping in the boot of the car.It is designed using american tapers with the fast taper just above the butt to give a powerful lower section and lightness in the tip.A great rod to use or even for the display cabinet where it may show up the others!!The rod is in superb condition and would grace any collection or be perfect to use on the smaller rivers. This three piece rod designed fro spinning is a 9' "Greyflex Spin" designed for casting lures in the range of 15-35g.
The rod is three piece with lined rings and a Fuji screw reel fitting; quality throughout.
The fittings are all brass suggesting this rod was made c1920.
A great rod to use to bring back the feel of using classic tackle.
The unusual feature is the closeness of the intermediate whippings all the way from butt to tip making the rod more powerful than the regular one but a slower action. It is the "Pope", a 10' rod in two sections manufactured of built cane.
It has a screw reel fixing, agate butt and tip rings, bridge rings elsewhere.
The rod is in very good condition, original throughout and would suit the collector as an exhibit, of for use if you have sturdy wrists. is This is on of the less common Hardy rods, the RCB. 60811 makes the year of manufacture just after the war in 1947This is a classic rod from Hardy, probably the premier maker in the world at the time. The cane and tyings are original throughout and the handle has been cleaned and a new button screwed in.