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Extremely rare Chas  Farlow  Maker 191 Strand 1852-1884   11’6’’ 3 piece presentation rod with mahogany/black ash strip, tapered continental style butt German silver reel seat in sized rings engraved “WW” and maker’s  address details , red agate butt/tip guides, early bronze snake, intermediate close whipped black bronze shoulder ferrules  butt cap and red button, fine, …

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Extremely rare 54 Blacker Maker Dean St., Soho London 1842-1857 (author of Art of Angling 1842) 11’6’’ 5 piece hickory/greenheart fly rod with decorative solid German silver reel seat scroll engraved to both collars and butt cup, threaded removable base with storage for spare tip , internally nickel male spigot ferrules, early fold over bridge …

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Impressive 15’’ H.L. Leonard  Salmon  Rod, two handed 3/2 ,red intermediates and main wraps, patent-dated ferrules, and 3/8’ ’to ½’’  cork rings on the handles. The all nickel silver reel seat bears the patent date May 31, 1880, with a down sliding band that locks in place. At the lower end, the seat is stamped:”The …

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8 ½ ‘’ Edward Vom Hofe rod, single handed 3/2, red intermediate and main wraps, the all nickel silver reel seat stamped “Edw. Vom Hofe & Co. Makers, N.Y.” The cork handles are slightly soiled but sound. All sections are full length and straight.

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Extremely rare W.J. Cummings  Bishop  Auckland  “The Anglo American” 17’ 3 piece rod with  correct spare tip c. 1880 spliced split cane and cedar handle , bronze snake guides heavily close whipped burgundy silk nickel stud lock fittings stamped “Patent” , both retaining the original cover caps, nickel plated copper lined end rings , fine …

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