Rare, Beautiful, Shakespeare,''Marvel'' 81/2' Dark Bamboo Fly Rod. =Originally, after refinishing=5.6oz Circa 1936.All Sections correct length and straight as an Arrow with no clicks. Shaped composition Cork GripSame Grip as S. I think this rod is a South Bend 81/2' #55 made for Shakespeare. If it is, a South Bend 81/2' #55 is listed in the Classic Fly Rod Forum with a today's value of 250.00. Nickle plated brass down locking Reel Seat (My favorite). Nickle plated(Shouldered)Knurled design Ferrules slide in tight, and Pop out smooth. Nickle plated Stripping Guide, Tip Guides, Snake Guides, and Pine Green Silk''Winding's'' are Firm and Tight and have been treated with 2-coats FLEX COAT Color Preserver and Thread Sealant.
Then 2-coats of Spar-Urethane was brushed on over the sealant along with the entire Rod. A Beautiful Shakespeare''Marvel'' in Excellent condition Ready to Fly fish and display. The Pine Green Winding's Over Dark Bamboo makes for a Beautiful Christmas gift.Original ragged sock not shown included. Shakespeare Marvel #1357-81/2' Bamboo Fly Rod.
5.5oz" is in sale since Thursday, December 16, 2021. This item is in the category "Sporting Goods\Fishing\Vintage\Rods". The seller is "pawe-167" and is located in Mound, Minnesota. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, South africa, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi arabia, Ukraine, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa rica, Dominican republic, Panama, Trinidad and tobago, Guatemala, El salvador, Honduras, Jamaica, Antigua and barbuda, Aruba, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Saint kitts and nevis, Saint lucia, Montserrat, Turks and caicos islands, Barbados, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Brunei darussalam, Bolivia, Ecuador, Egypt, French guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Cayman islands, Liechtenstein, Sri lanka, Luxembourg, Monaco, Macao, Martinique, Maldives, Nicaragua, Oman, Peru, Pakistan, Paraguay, Reunion, Viet nam, Uruguay, Russian federation.