ORVIS 7'-6" BATTENKILL 2/2, 3 7/8 OZ., 6WT., SPLIT BAMBOO FLY ROD EX+++!SKU 17696Price $698.00
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This is a beautiful condition Split Bamboo Fly Rod by the Orvis Co. of Manchester, VT. It is a 7'-6", 2 piece, 2 tip, 3 7/8 oz. model Battenkill. It comes in it original sack and labeled metal tube. It is rated to cast 6 wt. fly line. It appears never fished with all wraps perfect at the guides, all sections straight and full length, a hook saver above the winding check, and a reel seat that does not appear to have had a reel seated on it! The reel seat is polished aluminum with a walnut seat. It is a down locking double knurled screw locking system. All sections including both tips are marked with the serial number #66433 as is the metal tube! The rod is also marked "Orvis Impregnated" and the name "Alfred". The only item really showing any real wear is the label on the tube from years of proper storage. Please click on the image to see additional pictures and closeups. Very desirable short stream fly rod to fish or collect!