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Edwards Quadrate - 7' 0" 5wt.

This 7’ 0” 2/2 5wt rod is in original condition. All sections are straight and full length. Medium tempered cane with deep crimson silks and golden caramel tipping. The distinguishing script remains in place. The color of the agate stripping guide is a beautiful balance between the cane and wraps. A circular tenite winding check suggests this is a very early rod prior to the model designations. 

This 7' 0" 5wt taper was Sam Carlson's favorite of the Edwards Quadrates.

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Chris Raine - 8' 3" 4wt Hollow Built, Spring Creek Special

For your consideration is a Chris Raine Spring Creek Special hollow-built bamboo rod. This is an 8' 3" 3/2 for a 4wt. line weighing 3.5 oz. This rod is in like-new condition – lawn cast only. All sections are full length and straight. Rich flamed cane features translucent green wraps tipped black. Modified styling of a half wells grip is 6 1/4". Blued cap and ring over an elegantly shaped walnut spacer. 

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Jim Downs - 7' 5" 5wt.

This rod is a 7' 5” 2/2 5wt. The rod is in new condition. Medium tempered bamboo with forest green wraps tipped black along with burgundy in a few choice locations. The grip measures 6" and has 1/4" rings.

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Peerless - Model 7M

For your consideration is a Peerless Model 7M – M stands for midge. The diameter is 2 3/4" and weighs 4.7 oz. Currently set for LHW, easily converted to RHW. The raised pillar 7 Series was produced in limited production. 

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Peerless - Model 7

For your consideration is a Peerless Model 7. The diameter is 3" and weighs 5 1/2 oz. Currently set for LHW, easily converted to RHW. The raised pillar 7 Series was produced in limited production. The 7 is a good choice for a 5 or 6 weight line. 

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Rick Cunningham - Gillum Taper 7' 0" 4/5wt.

This is a 7' 0" 4/5 weight 3/2 Gillum taper. The rod is in excellent condition. All sections are full length and straight. Swiss-style ferrules with antique bluing have a perfect fit and resounding pop. The grip is moderately soiled but remains smooth.

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Mark Edmonds - Payne Parabolic Taper 7' 9" 

This is a Payne Parabolic taper bamboo rod from ninja builder Mark Edmonds. 7' 9" 3/2 for a 5/6wt, weighing 4.50 oz. This rod features resorcinol glue lines indicative of the pre-WWII Garrison era. The sliding band and cap... 

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Hardy Bros. - St. George Spitfire 3" LHW

This reel has never had a line on it. The agate in the nickel silver bezel is a smokey grey. Three screw latch release. Nickel silver tension screw. MK II check. In like-new condition complete with a fleece-lined zippered case, papers, and original box.

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