Currently listed are all three Payne Parabolic models. The Parabolic 7' 1" is in all original condition and in the very rare Mahogany finish. The Parabolic 7' 6" is rarely seen, especially in the light version of the model. The Parabolic 7' 9" is a powerful 5wt able to quickly and effortlessly pick up line.
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This is an 8' 0" 2/2 4wt. weighing 3.50 oz. Most 102Ls have extremely delicate tips in the 0.0400 range making them a 3wt. This 102L has 0.0600 tips and is a 4wt. This is equivalent to an early 100 or later 100L. In my opinion, this is the most practical 102L I have handled.
Mildly tempered cane with deep chestnut brown wraps. At the male ferrules, there are three decorative wraps each with three turns. The cigar grip measures 5 1/2" in length. Butt cap is stamped O 44 indicating this was the 44th rod made...
This is a very scarce A.L. Walker T/R-1 fly reel. It has a 2 1/2" diameter with a 1 5/8" frame width. The Walker catalog says it's for a 3 or 4 line with 25 yards backing. It is a fixed click set up for RHW.
This is a 7' 6" 2/2 3wt or 4wt weighing 3.25 oz. The tips mic at 0.0625 which puts this in the range of a later 100L Original cork with 1/4" and 3/8" rings in a Payne-style grip measuring 5 1/4" in length...
This rod consists of straw-colored cane with brown caramel wraps and black tipping. Bright hardware throughout. The cigar grip measures 6" in length. Down-locking hardware over wood spacer coordinating perfectly with the wraps.
This reel does not have a line guard and has been used by the owner for LHW, although made to be RHW. The pawl was flipped and works as intended for LHW. This is one of the nicest late '40s/early '50s Perfects I have seen.
This is a Holland Sport Fly Reel Case made in America. The interior is lined with wool. Appears the clamshell case accommodates up to a 3 1/2" diameter reel. Holland Sport leatherwork is of high quality using substantial leather...