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COARSE & SPINNING RODS

COARSE , SPINNING RODS
INCLUDING SOME CLASSIC BUILT CANE RODS WHICH ARE A REAL JOY TO FISH WITH & HIGHLY SOUGHT AFTER

ULTRA RARE ALLCOCKS WALLIS WIZARD DELUXE 1ST MODEL £1295

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VERY RARE ROD circa 1932 FIRST MODEL PROFESSIONALLY RESTORED BY MASTER ROD BUILDER JASON WHITE, ORIGINAL RED AGATE LINED RINGS, BRASS REEL FITTINGS & FERRULES ORIGINAL LOGOS GREEN SCROLL WITH GOLD SCRIPT "WALLIS WIZARD" BEAUTIFUL ROD WITH TURNED EBONY STOPPERS & ORIGINAL LABELLED BAG RAREST ALLCOCKS ROD....

PEZON MICHEL 7FT LUXOR 900 BUILT CANE SPINNING ROD £165

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SCARCE MILWARDS "FINMASTER" CARP ROD £265

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HARDY BROS THE No.2 L.R.H PALAKONA 9 1/2FT ROD MINTY CONDITION £225

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DRENNAN SPECIALIST BARBEL 12FT 1 3/4LB AS NEW WITH DRENNAN 4000-FD REEL £145

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R.CHAPMANS OF WARE "HUNTER 1000" FLOAT ROD £125

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VERY RARE EARLY EALING B.JAMES GREEN WHIPPED MKIV BUILT CANE ROD SOLD

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THIS ROD IS TOTALLY ORIGINAL CONDITION UNCHANGED FROM THE DAY IT WAS BOUGHT, VERY DESIRABLE BOB SOUTHWELL BUILT DARK GREEN SILK WHIPPINGS, EALING LONDON ADDRESS, SPIGGOT FERRULE, ORIGINAL TURNED HARD WOOD STOPPER, CLOSE INTERMEDIATE WHIPPINGS, TRUMPET FULL LENGTH CORK HANDLE, STRAIGHT WITH NO SET, A TRUE COLLECTORS PIECE..

CLARISSA FOUR/FOURTY/FOUR BUILT CANE RICHARD WALKER MKIV BY PARTRIDGE NO.29 OF 44 LIMITED EDITION £895

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PAIR OF NORTH WESTERN CARBON KEVLAR 12FT LONG RANGE CARP RODS £125 each

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NORTH WESTERN MULTI-RANGE BARBEL ROD 12FT CARBON KEVLAR £125

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B & W MKIV S/U CARP ROD £165

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ALAN BROWN BARBEL ROD 11FT , 11/4LB T/C £125

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B.JAMES MKIV RICHARD WALKER BUILT CANE ROD £295

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FULLY REFURBISHED, LOGOS INTACT WITH NO SETS, LABELLED BAG, EXCELLENT USABLE ROD

OLIVERS OF KNEBWORTH FIBRE CARP ROD 10FT £165

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LONDON ROACH POLE 18FT £395

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FIVE PIECE TONKIN CANE ROACH POLE IN NICE CONDITION, WITH CAPS, GREAT FUN TO USE & HIGHLY COLLECTABLE

GEOFF BOND S/A CARP ROD £85

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SCARCE HARDY BROS "THE HOLLOW BUILT" 14FT FLOAT ROD SOLD 

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NOT OFTEN SEEN, A BEAUTIFULLY HOLLOW BUILT WITH DARK TEMPERED BUILT CANE, VERY LIGHT THREE PIECE, PROFESSIONALLY REWHIPPED & VARNISHED, STUNNING ROD READY TO FISH, A SUPERB ALL ROUND FLOAT ROD HAVING FULL LENGTH CORK HANDLE, LOGOS INTACT

B.JAMES RICHARD WALKER MKIV AVON ROD £295

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IN FINE CONDITION, THIS HAS A SPECIAL ORDER SCREW FIT REEL SEAT IDEAL FOR BARBEL, CLOSE INTERMEDIATE WHIPPING, ALL LOGOS INTACT, NO SET, A VERY NICE ROD WITH LABELLED BAG

SCARCE CONSTABLE OF BROMLEY "POPULAR" ROD £265

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NOT OFTEN SEEN THIS IS A WHOLE CANE BOTTOM & MID SECTION WITH BUILT CANE TIP, LOGOS INTACT, WITH BAG, IN NICE CONDITION

HARDY BROS FAVOURITE GRAPHITE 10FT ROD £195

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IN EXCELLENT AS NEW CONDITION 13/4 WEIGHT, EXCELLENT BARBEL ROD OR SALMON SPINNER WITH LABELLED BAG THIS IS THE LATER PURPLE WHIPPINGS VERSION..

B.JAMES AVOCET RESTORED BY EDWARD BARDER £695

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SUPERBLY RESTORED BY MASTER ROD BUILDER EDWARD BARDER, INSCRIBED BY HIM WITH INDIAN INK, ALL LOGOS INTACT, A BEAUTIFUL CLASSIC ROD, READY TO FISH, WITH ORIGINAL LABELLED BAG ALSO IN EXCELLENT CONDITION, SUPERB ROD

 RARE SOWERBUTTS "THE MASTER" COMBINATION ROD £695

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A RARE COMBINATION ROD BY THE SOUGHT AFTER LONDON ROD BUILDER E.L SOWERBUTTS, WHAT IS UNIQUE ABOUT THIS OUTFIT IS THAT IT CAN BE FITTED WITH A LANDING NET WHICH IS A FOLDING NET, IT COMES WITH ORIGINAL BAG, ALL LOGOS INTACT, CAN BE FISHED AS A 16FT OR 14FT, HIGHLY COLLECTABLE OUTFIT

RARE E.L SOWERBUTTS THE "MASTER" ROD Sold

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A VERY RARE FIND THIS IS THE MASTER COMBINATION ROD,  VERY INGENIOUS DESIGN AS IT CAN BE FISHED AS A 16FT, 14FT 6" OR 10FT 6", HAVING TWO FULL LENGTH CORK HANDLE SECTIONS, A BEAUTIFULLY HAND CRAFTED TONKIN CANE ROD BY THE DESIRABLE LONDON ROD BUILDER, COMPLETE WITH ALL STOPPERS AND ORIGINAL BAG, ALL LOGOS INTACT. A VERY NICE ROD INDEED...

POLES APART , THE HISTORY OF THE LONDON ROACH POLE BY MICHAEL NADELL

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A FANTASTIC BOOK THAT TAKES YOU ON A JOURNEY THROUGH THE ART OF POLE MAKING & THE GREAT CRAFTSMAN WHO HAND-BUILT THEM. ALSO COVERS THE DIFFERENT METHODS OF FISHING THE POLE. SHOWN IN PICTURE ABOVE IS THE" MASTER" COMBINATION ROD WITH MANY MORE SUPERB ILLUSTRATIONS, A HIGHLY RECOMMENDED BOOK FOR THE FISHERMAN & COLLECTOR ALIKE

RARE E.L SOWERBUTTS ROACH POLE Sold

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A DESIRABLE HANDBUILT TONKIN CANE ROACH POLE BY THE LONDON ROD BUILDER SOWERBUTTS 1 RUBY MEWS WALTHAMSTOW E.17 AS INSCRIBED, 19FT , FIVE PIECES.  WHAT A JOY TO USE

VINTAGE HOLLOW FIBRE ROACH POLE £195

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17FT POLE IN EXCELLENT CONDITION, ALL THE SECTIONS FIT NICELY INTO EACH OTHER & FIT INTO THE LARGEST SECTION FOR EASY STORAGE, NICE ITEM

ALLCOCKS SUPER WIZARD ROD £295

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A CLASSIC ALL ROUNDER ROD, LABEL INTACT, ALL CORRECT LENGTHS, ORIGINAL RED AGATINE LINED RINGS, PROFESSIONALLY REWHIPPED, NICE ROD

ALLCOCK RECORD BREAKER BUILT CANE ROD £265

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A CLASSIC FLOAT ROD IN ORIGINAL CONDITION, STRAIGHT WITH NO SETS, THREE PIECE, RED AGATINE LINED TOP & BOTTOM RINGS, GOLD LOGO INTACT, NICE CONDITION WITH BAG

B.JAMES AVOCET BUILT CANE ROD SOLD

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A CLASSIC FLOAT ROD IN ORIGINAL CONDITION, CLOSE INTERMEDIATE WHIPPINGS, ALL SECTIONS ARE STRAIGHT WITH NO SETS, COMPLETE WITH LABELLED BAG 

BRUCE & WALKER HEXAGRAPH AVON ROD Sold

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IN UNUSED CONDITION, SUPERB RODS HAVING CLOSE INTERMEDIATE WHIPPINGS, HANDBUILT BY B&W 11FT AVON 11/2lbs TEST CURVE FULL LENGTH CORK HANDLE WITH SLIDING REEL FITTINGS WITH LABELLED BAG & B&W PROTECTIVE TUBE & SLEEVE

BRUCE & WALKER HEXAGRAPH AVON ROD £650

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AS ABOVE UNUSED HEXAGRAPH AVON 11FT 1 1/4lbs TEST CURVE, CLOSE INTERMEDIATE WHIPPINGS, FULL LENGTH CORK HANDLE WITH SLIDING REEL FITTINGS WITH LABELLED BAG, EXCELLENT BARBEL RODS

SCARCE BOB SOUTHWELL BUILT B.JAMES RICHARD WALKER MKIV ROD Sold

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AN EARLY BUILT ROD WITH THE EALING LONDON ADDRESS, DARK TEMPERED BUILT CANE BY BOB SOUTHWELL, ORIGINAL INTERMEDIATE WHIPPINGS, ORIGINAL CLEAR AGATE TOP & BOTTOM RINGS, SPIGGOT FERRULE, FULL LENGTH CORK HANDLE WITH LABELLED BAG, VERY RARE ROD

BRUCE & WALKER MKIV CARP ROD SOLD

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IN GOOD ORIGINAL CONDITION, FULL LENGTH CORK HANDLE, INTERMEDIATE WHIPPINGS, A QUALITY HAND BUILT CLASSIC CARP ROD WITH LABELLED BAG

SEER BARBEL QUIVER TIP BY ANDY ORME SOLD

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IN MINTY CONDITION, A CLASSIC HAND BUILT ROD 12FT 3", FUJI REEL FITTINGS & RINGS, EXCELLENT BARBEL ROD IN SUPERB CONDITION WITH BAG

SEER TROTTER 13FT BY ANDY ORME £165

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IN SUPERB MINTY CONDITION, CLASSIC TROTTING HANDBUILT ROD 13FT THREEE PIECE COMPLETE WITH BAG

HARRISON ADVANCED "TRIPTYCH" 12FT BARBEL ROD Sold

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HARRISON ADVANCED "STEPPED UP" 15FT ROD £145

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SPORTEX HIGH MODULUS CUSTOM BUILT BY GARY FORDHAM 13FT FLOAT ROD £125

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B.JAMES KENNET PERFECTION BUILT CANE ROD £495 Sold

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SUPERB ALL ROUNDER FLOAT ROD WITH DETACHABLE CORK HANDLE, CLOSE INTERMEDIATE WHIPPINGS, NO SET, LOGOS INTACT, A VERY NICE ROD

B.JAMES RICHARD WALKER MKIV AVON BUILT CANE ROD  SOLD

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A CLASSIC ROD IN FINE CONDITION, CLOSE INTERMEDIATE WHIPPINGS, DOUGHNUT CORK HANDLE, LOGOS INTACT, NO SET, A VERY NICE ROD WITH LABELLED BAG

SCARCE ROACH POLE C.A.EVANS & SON MAKERS 78 GREEN ST. BETHNAL GREEN LONDON Sold

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ANTIQUE ROACH POLE BUILT BY, THESE POLES ARE STILL A JOY TO FISH WITH, RARE WITH RETAILERS ENGRAVED DETAILS, APPROX 18FT READY TO FISH

RARE OLIVERS OF KNEBWORTH 11FT S/U CARP ROD Sold

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IN FINE ORIGINAL CONDITION, A RARE STEPPED UP CARP ROD 11FT HANDBUILT BY OLIVERS OF KNEBWORTH A VERY STRONG ROD BUILT TO A VERY HGH QUAILTY COMPLETE WITH ORIGINAL BAG

OLIVERS OF KNEBWORTH BUILT CANE MKIV AVON ROD £495 SOLD

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HARD TO ACQUIRE A TED OLIVERS OF KNEBWORTH HAND BUILT MKIV CARP ROD WITH INTERMEDIATE WHIPPINGS IN ORIGINAL CONDITIONS, CORRECT LOGOS INTACT, FULL LENGTH CORK HANDLE WITH ORIGINAL BAG

RARE DAVENPORT & FORDHAM BILL HOWES BARBEL ROD £295 Sold

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VERY RARE BUILT CANE ROD, WITH THE EARLY INSCRIBED ADDRESS " DAVENPORT & FORDHAM LTD 40 GRAYS INN ROAD LONDON W.C.1  10' THE BILL HOWES REGD ROD" HAVING FULL LENGTH DETACHABLE HANDLE, INTERMEDIATE WHIPPINGS, RED AGATE TOP & BOTTOM RINGS, THIS IS THE ONLY ONE I HAVE SEEN EXTREMELY SCARCE...

RARE CONSTABLE OF BROMLEY "THE CARP" BUILT CANE ROD Sold

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KNOWN AS THE FORTY FORE CARP ROD AFTER RICHARD WALKERS 44LBS CLARISSA IN ORIGINAL CONDITION 10FT CLASSIC CARP ROD STRAIGHT WITH NO SET WITH ORIGINAL BAG

BRUCE & WALKER HEXAGRAPH 11FT AVON ROD sold

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BRUCE & WALKER RAY WALTON "THE CHRISTCHURCH"ROD sold

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A CLASSIC BARBEL ROD WITH INTERMEDIATE WHIPPINGS THE DESIRABLE CANE COLOURED HEXAGRAPH, 11FT TWO PIECE 1LB T/C A NEW ROD TODAY COSTS OVER £900

EDWARD BARDER LANDING NET £895 Sold

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IN EXCELLENT AS NEW CONDITION, BEAUTIFULLY HANDBUILT BY MASTER ROD BUILDER EDWARD BARDER WHO INFORMED ME HE WOULD'NT BE BUILDING ANY MORE AT THIS TIME, THEREFORE A RARE ITEM & A TRUE CLASSIC DESIGN

EDWARD BARDER 6ft FLAMED HANDBUILT CANE LANDING NET HANDLE SOLD

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HARDY BROS FRED TAYLOR FLOAT ROD Sold

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RARE CHAPMANS OF WARE GLASS FIBRE 506 AVON ROD £165

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BRUCE & WALKER 10FT MKIV CARP ROD SOLD

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F.T.WILLIAMS THE GENERAL 12FT BUILT CANE ROD £165

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A PAIR OF B.JAMES BRUCE & WALKER MKIV CARP RODS £165 each sold

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CLASSIC 10FT CARP RODS WITH INTERMEDIATE WHIPPINGS, THESE EARLIER B.JAMES IN ASSOCIATION WITH BRUCE & WALKER ARE HIGHLY SOUGHT AFTER, A NICE PAIR

PEGLEY DAVIES TAG BARNES SUPER CARP ROD £125

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HARDY BROS FLOAT ROD 12FT £125

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BRUCE & WALKER  12FT XLS MATCH ROD £125

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BRUCE & WALKER 13FT MATCH ROD £125

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RARE PETER BUTLER SPECIMEN CATCHER ROD £265

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THIS IS A RARE ROD, INTERMEDIATE WHIPPINGS, LOGOS INTACT, DETACHABLE CORK HANDLE, RE-ENFORCED FERRULES, NICE ROD

HARDY BROS RICHARD WALKER CARP ROD Sold

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PETER STONE MARCO 11FT ROD £95

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ABU ATLANTIC 403 ZOOM ROD £95

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GRAHAM PHILLIPS BARBEL QUIVER LD DELUXE ROD £125

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A CLASSIC BARBEL ROD 11FT WITH A 1 1/4 LB T/C WITH QUIVER TIP, CARBON BUILT WITH ORIGINAL BAG

PETER DRENNAN TENCH & SPECIMEN 13FT ROD £95

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NEW UNUSED 7 SERIES 13FT IDEAL FOR 21/2-6LB LINES EXCELLENT VALUE RODS

PETER DRENNAN SPECIALIST POWER BARBEL ROD SOLD

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AS NEW A 12FT WITH TWO TOPS ONE A 1 3/4LB T/C THE OTHER 2LB T/C IDEAL FOR 8-12LB LINES EXCELLENT VALUE RODS

ALLCOCKS LUCKY STRIKE BUILT CANE ROD £225

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PROFESSIONALLY RESTORED, A CLASSIC FLOAT ROD, THREE PIECE, CORRECT LENGTH SECTIONS, VERY LIGHT ROD, LOGO INTACT

RARE HARDY BROS "THE GENERAL" 12ft FLOAT ROD £225

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NOT OFTEN SEEN , A CLASSIC 12FT THREE PIECE FLOAT ROD, WHOLE CANE WITH TAPERS & BUILT CANE TIP SECTION, NICE ROD COMPLETE WITH TURNED HARDWOOD STOPPERS & LABELLED BAG

HARDY BROS 10FT PALAKONA ROD £195 sold

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RARE 10FT SIZE BUILT CANE PALAKONA ROD, IDEAL CARP/BARBEL ROD, HIGH QUALITY CANE, NICELY BALANCED, WITH LABELLED BAG

HARDY BROS 9 1/2FT FIBALITE ROD £165

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A SALMON SPINNING ROD BUT EQUALLY GOOD FOR CARP & BARBEL, IN GOOD ORIGINAL CONDITION WITH LABELLED BAG

HARDY BROS 7FT PALAKONA SPINNING ROD £125

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A CLASSIC LITTLE" WANLESS" BROOK SPINNING ROD, WITH HARDWOOD STOPPER & LABELLED BAG

CHAPMANS OF WARE HUNTER SP HOLLOW BUILT ROD SOLD

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IN FINE CONDITION A DESIRABLE LATER SP MODEL WITH BLACK ANODISED REEL FITTINGS AND RINGS, 3 PIECE HOLLOW BUILT, EXCELLENT ALL ROUNDER 12FT FLOAT ROD WOULD COST TO HAVE ONE BUILT BY CHAPMANS OVER £1000...

B.JAMES RICHARD WALKER MKIV AVON ROD SOLD

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GREEN WHIPPED IN VERY GOOD CONDITION, LOGOS INTACT, CLEAR AGATE BOTTOM & TOP RINGS, NO SET, CORRECT LENGTH, A VERY NICE ROD READY TO FISH

B.JAMES RICHARD WALKER MKIV BUILT CANE ROD Sold

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IN VERY NICE CONDITION, ORIGINAL ROD PROFESSIONALLY REFURBISHED, NO LOGOS, GOOD FERRULES, CLOSE WHIPPINGS, ALL RINGS NICE AND CORRECT.

B.JAMES RICHARD WALKER MKIV BUILT CANE ROD SOLD

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IN VERY GOOD CONDITION NO SET NICE & STRAIGHT WITH ALL LOGOS INTACT, HAVING DESIRABLE ONION CORK HANDLE, RED AGATINE TOP & BOTTOM RINGS, COMPLETE WITH LABELLED BAG

RARE & ORIGINAL BOB SOUTHWELL BUILT CANE ROD £265

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 THIS IS RARE COMPLETE WITH ORIGINAL LABEL "J.W.SOUTHWELL FISHING TACKLE SPECIALISTS 30 STATION ROAD CROYDON TEL.4610, WITH ORIGINAL RED AGATE LINED RINGS, INTERMEDIATE WHIPPINGS, TRADE MARK DARK KILN BAKED TEMPERED BUILT CANE. 7FT SPINNING/STALKING ROD WITH STRONG STEPPED UP TAPER. A VERY NICE RARE ROD

HARDY BROS 9 1/2FT FIBALITE ROD £165

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IN GOOD ORIGINAL CONDITION EXCELLENT SALMON, CARP OR BARBEL ROD WITH LABELLED BAG

RARE DAWSONS OF BROMLEY "BURLEY" BUILT CANE ROD SOLD

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IN GOOD CONDITION, VERY STRONG TEST CURVE IDEAL FOR PIKE OR CARP STALKING ALL LOGOS INTACT, STRAIGHT WITH NO SET, RED AGATINE LINED TOP & BOTTOM RINGS, A RARE ROD

CHAPMANS OF WARE 500 AVON CANE ROD SOLD

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A CLASSIC ROD HANDBUILT WITH DETACHABLE CORK HANDLE, NICE AND STRAIGHT WITH NO SET

 SCARCE CHUBBS
 OF EDGWARE BUILT CANE CARP ROD SOLD

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THESE RODS ARE BUILT
ON OLIVERS OF KNEBWORTH BLANKS FINE QUALITY RODS, THIS IS THE CLASSIC 10FT MKIV
BUILT CANE WITH  RE-WHIPPED & VARNISHED WITH ORIGINAL CLOTH BAG, A RARE
ROD

ALLCOCKS & CO "SUPER WIZARD" FLOAT ROD £225

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A CLASSIC ROD HAVING RUBY RED WHIPPINGS ALL THE RINGS ARE RED AGATINE LINED, THREE PIECE 11FT, A GOOD ALLROUNDER ROD IDEAL FOR TROTTING A FLOAT OR BOTTOM FISHING

SHAUN LINSLEY PERFECTION BARBEL NET Sold 

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THIS IS A VERY RARE HANDBUILT LANDING NET, HIGHEST QUALITY WITH LABELLED BAG

MITRE HARDY BUILT CANE FLOAT ROD £165

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A MITRE HARDY " THE WONDREX " FLOAT ROD, THREE PIECE 11FT BUILT CANE ROD IN ORIGINAL GOOD CONDITION, A SCARCE ROD, WITH A QUALITY FEEL

MILWARDS MATCHMAKER BUILT CANE ROD £195

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A VERY NICE BUILT ROD, VERY LIGHT WHOLE CANE BUTT & MID SECTION WITH A POWER TAPERED BUILT CANE TIP, RED AGATINE LINED BOTTOM & TOP RINGS, 10 1/2 FT THREE PIECE, MILWARDS RODS ARE EXCELLENT QUALITY

H.W AITKEN OF LONDON "SUPERFLEX LEDGER" BUILT CANE ROD £165

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RARE ROD 9FT LEDGER "SUPERFLEX" BUILT CANE, GREEN SILK WHIPPINGS IN NICE CONDITION WITH BAG

RARE CONSTABLE OF BROMLEY 11FT CARP ROD £95

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IN ORIGINAL CONDITION, NOT OFTEN SEEN AN 11FT TWO PIECE , YELLOW WITH GREEN SILK WHIPPINGS COMPLETE WITH LOGOS, FULL LENGTH CORK HANDLE , HANDBUILT BY A FINE ROD BUILDING COMPANY

CONSTABLE OF BROMLEY 10FT CARP ROD £125

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IN ORIGINAL CONDITION WITH GOLD OVAL LOGO, MKIV DESIGN CARP ROD, HANDBUILT WITH FULL LENGTH CORK HANDLE, RARE ROD NOT OFTEN SEEN, TWO PIECE WITH BAG

RARE PRECISION RODS TUDOR LIGHTWEIGHT ROD SOLD

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A RARE ROD TUDOR WORKS OF REDDITCH, R.SEALEYS TUDOR LIGHTWEIGHT, PROFESSIONALLY RE-VARNISHED, CLASSIC 10 1/2FT FLOAT ROD.RED AGATINE LINED TOP & BOTTOM RINGS COMPLETE WITH ORIGINAL TURNED HARD WOOD STOPPERS, A VERY NICE ROD

VERY RARE CHAPMANS "BEANE " FLOAT ROD £165 

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NOT MANY OF THESE RODS WERE PRODUCED, VERY RARE, A THREE PIECE WHOLE CANE BOTTOM & MID SECTION, BUILT CANE TIP, HAVING OVAL LOGO, VERY LIGHT FLOAT ROD

A RARE CHAPMAN'S "SHELFORD" FLOAT ROD £165 

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ANOTHER RARE CHAPMANS ROD, THREE PIECE BUILT CANE, NO SETS, PROFESSIONALLY REFURBISHED, WITH CHAPMANS OVAL LOGO, NICE FLOAT ROD

 

THE "ARUN" ELASTICANE
ROD £165

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IN NICE ORIGINAL
CONDITION, A FINE BUILT CANE ROD, COMPLETE WITH LOGOS, A GOOD ALLROUNDER THREE
PIECE ROD

 
SEALEY LEDGER LIGHT
ROD SOLD

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RARE SEALEY ROD IN
GOOD ORIGINAL CONDITION, THREE PIECE BUILT CANE ROD WITH
BAG

 MILWARDS
FLOATROVER BUILT CANE ROD £195

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NOT OFTEN SEEN THIS
11FT MODEL IN VERY GOOD CONDITION, THREE PIECE HAVING RED AGATINE LINED TIP
& BUTT RINGS, COMES WITH CLOTH BAG

SCARCE HARDY BROS FOR MITRE "THE ZEPHYR" FLOAT ROD £265

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NOT OFTEN SEEN BY HARDY A THREE PIECE 11FT WHOLE CANE BUTT SECTION BUILT CANE CENTER & TIP, RUBY RED WHIPPINGS WITH CLEAR AGATE TOP & BOTTOM RING, NICE ROD. NO.46264

BRUCE & WALKER EXPERT CARP ROD £250

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IN SUPERB NEAR MINT CONDITION B&W EXPERT 13FT TWO PIECE CARP ROD, FULL CORK HANDLE, FUJI REEL SEAT, HIGH QUALITY ROD WITH A POWERFUL 4LB TEST CURVE, COMPLETE WITH BAG & FERRULE STOPPER. THESE RODS RETAIL CONSIDERABLY MORE  £420

BRUCE & WALKER CARP ROD £125

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IN EXCELLENT LITTLE USED CONDITION B&W CARP ROD 11FT TWO PIECE 28oz TEST CURVE, WITH ORIGINAL BAG, WITH ALL THE QUALITY YOU'D EXPECT WITH A B&W ROD

EDWARD BARDER LIMITED EDITION BERNARD VENABLES NET sold

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IN SUPERB CONDITION LOOKS TO BE UNUSED, HANDBUILT BY MASTER ROD BUILDER THIS IS No.39 OF ONLY 50, HAVING A 6FT FLAMED HANDLE COMPLETE WITH CLOTH BAG A RARE HIGH QUALITY ITEM 

EDWARD BARDER ROD BROCHURE & MAINTENANCE GUIDE £30

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EDWARD BARDER TWO PIECE NET HANDLE sold

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HANDBUILT BY EDWARD BARDER  INSCRIBED, USEFUL TWO PIECE 6FT MAKING IT EASIER FOR TRANSPORTING,IN FINE CONDITION. A HIGH QUALITY ITEM WITH LABELLED BAG

OLIVERS OF KNEBWORTH FLOAT ROD £165

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RARE OTTER BRAND YOUNGS OF HARROW FLOAT ROD £165

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RARE EDWARD BARDER LIMITED SPECIAL EDITION RICHARD WALKER MKIV ROD Sold

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THIS IS No.2 OF ONLY 8 BUILT RODS, PRODUCED BY EDWARD BARDER & RETAILED BY HARDY BROS PALL MALL SHOP. IN MINT CONDITION, MADE TO THE EXACT TAPERS FORMULATED BY THE LATE RICHARD WALKER, A TOLERANCE OF +/- ONE THOUSANDTH OF AN INCH HAS BEEN MAINTAINED IN THE CONSTRUCTION OF THE BLANK. SPECIALLY SELECTED AGED BAMBOO HAS BEEN FLAMED TEMPERED & SPLIT BY HAND. THE BEST GRADE CORK HANDLE FURNISHED BY NICKEL SILVER FITTINGS. TULIP TIP & BOTTOM RINGS CONSISTS OF A POLISHED CLEAR AGATE CENTRE. THE WHIPPINGS ARE TRANSPARENT DARK OLIVE TAN WITH BLACK TIPPINGS. THE SILK WAS SUPPLIED BY CHRIS YATES & WAS USED BY RICHARD WALKER ON THE RODS HE MADE. A LETTER OF PROVENANCE IS SIGNED BY MAKERS & CHRIS YATES WHO VOUCHES FOR THE SILK HAVING COME FROM RICHARD WALKERS STOCK.

EDWARD BARDER CHRIS YATES MERLIN ROD sold

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ANOTHER SUPERB ROD BY EDWARD BARDER THE MERLIN, 11FT 2-PIECE BUILT CANE AVON STYLE ROD IDEAL FOR FINE TACKLE FOR ROACH, DACE OR GRAYLING AND WILL ALSO TACKLE BIG TENCH & CHUBB ETC. A GREAT ALLROUNDER. UNUSUALLY FOR THIS ROD IS WHIPPED THROUGHOUT IN BURGUNDY SILK & HAS VERY FINE GRADUATED INTERMEDIATE WHIPPINGS. THE RINGS ARE HARD CHROMED "HIGH BELLS" STAND OFF WITH "AMBERFIN" BUTT & TIP RINGS. THE HOOK KEEPER RING IS HELD IN PLACE BY AN HAND MADE NICKEL SILVER STRAP. NICKEL SILVER FERRULES, BUTT CAP & REEL BANDS & SHOULDER COLLAR, 26" HIGHEST QUALITY CORK HANDLE. WITH HARDWOOD STOPPER & LABELLED BAG. THIS ROD WAS BUILT FOR KINGFISHERS OF STOW

RARE " CAPTAIN OF CROYDON" BOB SOUTHWELL'S RICHARD WALKER MKIV CARP(sold) & AVON ROD'S(sold)

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BUILT IN 1964 & 1967 WITH INDIAN INK INSCRIPTION LOGOS ALL INTACT, CORRECT LENGTH NO SET, ORIGINAL OWNER HAD THE ROD PROFESSIONALLY RE-WHIPPED & VARNISHED, CLASSIC BOB SOUTHWELL DARK TEMPERED CANE, INTERMEDIATE WHIPPINGS, GOOD ORIGINAL REINFORCED SUCTION FERRULE, FULL LENGTH CORK HANDLE. A RARE CLASSIC ROD BY A HIGHLY REGARDED ROD BUILDER NOT OFTEN SEEN

AN EDWARD BARDER CHRIS YATES BARBUS MAXIMUS WITH A RICHARD CARTER AVON CENTRE PIN & A PAUL COOK TRADITIONAL FLOAT sold

B.JAMES MKIV RICHARD WALKER BUILT CANE ROD Sold

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IN ORIGINAL VERY GOOD CONDITION, INTERMEDIATE WHIPPINGS, SUCTION FERRULES, DESIRABLE ONION CORK HANDLE, RED AGATINE TOP & BOTTOM RINGS, ALL LOGOS INTACT, CORRECT LENGTH NO SET NICE & STRAIGHT, VERY LITTLE USED WITH LABELLED  BAG, A CLASSIC ROD & A REAL JOY TO FISH WITH

B.JAMES AVOCET BUILT CANE ROD Sold

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IN SUPERB CONDITION, CORRECT LENGTH, FULL CLOSE INTERMEDIATE WHIPPINGS, GOOD FERRULES, RED AGATINE LINED TIP & BOTTOM RINGS, AN EXCELLENT ALL ROUND FLOAT ROD COMPLETE WITH LABELLED BAG.

RARE ANTIQUE SOWERBUTTS OF   LONDON ROACH POLE Sold 

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IN FINE ORIGINAL CONDITION APPROX 18 1/2 - 19FT WHEN ASSEMBLED, COMPLETE WITH GOLD LABEL LOGO & ENGRAVED SOWERBUTTS LOGOS ON THE BRASS END CAP, A HIGHLY COLLECTABLE & VERY RARE ROD/POLE PRE 1900 WITH ORIGINAL BAG

CHAPMANS OF WARE KENNET PERFECTION BUILT CANE ROD SOLD

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THREE PIECE 11FT 6" IN EXCELLENT CONDITION A BESPOKE BUILT ROD ON A CHAPMANS OF WARE BLANK INTERMEDIATE WHIPPINGS, NICE ROD

RARE ANTIQUE SOWERBUTTS  LONDON ROACH POLE SOLD

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THIS IS IN FINE ORIGINAL CONDITION APPROX 19FT WHEN FULLY ASSEMBLED, HAVING THE GOLD LABEL LOGO AND ALSO VERY RARE ENGRAVED ON THE BRASS BUTT CAP " E.L.SOWERBUTTS 1 RUBY MEWS WALTHAMSTOW SW.17" A VERY NICE COLLECTABLE ROD/POLE COMPLETE WITH ORIGINAL BAG

B.JAMES AVON PERFECTION BUILT CANE ROD SOLD

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IN SUPERB CONDITION, CORRECT 11FT 3" WITH CLOSE INTERMEDIATE WHIPPINGS, THREE PIECE CLASSIC FLOAT ROD, A HARD ROD TO ACQUIRE COMPLETE WITH LABELLED BAG

B.JAMES AVOCET BUILT CANE ROD sold

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IN EXCELLENT CONDITION THREE PIECE CLASSIC ROD 11FT 3" CLOSE INTERMEDIATE WHIPPINGS, STRAIGHT WITH NO SET, GOOD FERRULES, SUPERB ALL ROUNDER FLOAT ROD WITH BAG

CHAPMANS OF WARE DENNIS PYE PIKE ROD SOLD

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IN EXCELLENT MINTY CONDITION, THIS IS THE LATEST VERSION WITH FULL LENGHT DOUGHNUT CORK HANDLE, REINFORCED SUCTION FERRULES, LOGOS INTACT, NICE & STRAIGHT, INTEMEDIATE WHIPPINGS, 10FT ALSO IDEAL AS A STEPPED UP CARP ROD HAVING A STRONG TEST CURVE

RARE RICHARD WALKER MKIV "CLARISSA" LIMITED EDITION ROD sold

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A LIMITED NUMBER OF ONLY 44 OF THESE RODS WERE BUILT BY PARTRIDGE OF REDDITCH MAKERS OF HIGH QUALITY HAND MADE RODS TO COMMEMORATE THE CAPTURE BY RICHARD WALKER ON 13TH SEPT 1952 OF THE BRITISH RECORD CARP WHICH BECAME KNOWN AS "CLARISSA" WEIGHING 44LBs HENCE THE NAME "CLARRISA FOUR/FORTY FOUR THIS ROD IS AS NEW AS THE DAY IT WAS BOUGHT MINT UNUSED IN A LABELLED HIGH QUALITY BAG & HARD WOOD CASE WITH SILVER PLAQUE THE ROD BUILDER WAS ABLE TO HANDLE & MEASURE THE ACTUAL ROD RICHARD WALKER MADE THE TAPERS MATCH THE ORIGINAL TAPERS & AS FAR AS POSSIBLE THE FITTINGS THE RINGS ARE ALL RED AGATINE LINED A COLLECTORS DREAM IN TOTALLY MINT CONDITION STILL HAVING THE PROTECTIVE PLASTIC AROUND THE CORK

RARE OGDEN SMITH "ARUN" BUILT CANE ROD SOLD

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VERY RARE ROD THESE EARLY RODS WERE BUILT FOR OGDEN SMITH BY MASTER ROD BUILDER BOB SOUTHWELL, THREE PIECE WITH WHOLE CANE BUTT SECTION. BUILT CANE MID & TIP SECTION 11FT WITH RED AGATE BUTT & TIP RING, STRAIGHT WITH NO SET

EDWARD BARDER RICHARD WALKER MKIV AVON ROD SOLD

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A FINE QUALITY BUILT CANE ROD BY MASTER ROD BUILDER EDWARD BARDER, A CLASSIC RICHARD WALKER MKIV AVON, VERY NICE INDEED, HIGHLY DESIRABLE RODS , RRP £1700

EDWARD BARDER " BERNARD VENABLES STYLE HANDBUILT LANDING NET sold

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EDWARD BARDER CHRIS YATES BARBUS MAXIMUS ROD SOLD

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IN MINT UNUSED CONDITION, ANOTHER SUPER HAND CRAFTED BUILT CANE ROD, WITH INTERMEDIATE SILK WHIPPINGS, COMPLETE WITH NICKEL SILVER REEL FITTINGS & STOPPER FERRULE WITH SIGNED CERTIFICATE BY CHRIS YATES & EDWARD BARDER, THE FINEST OF THE FINE.RRP £1750

RARE OLIVERS OF KNEBWORTH THREE PIECE " THE GENERAL FLOAT" ROD SOLD

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IN FINE AS NEW CONDITION, 12FT WITH INTERMEDIATE WHIPPINGS, BUILT CANE MID & TOP SECTION, WHOLE CANE BUTT SECTION. COMPLETE WITH ALLOY FERRULE PROTECTORS, SUPERB CLASSIC DESIGN FLOAT ROD

RARE HARDY BROS " THE MATCH ROACH" ROD £195

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NOT OFTEN SEEN, THREE PIECE WHOLE CANE BOTTOM & MID SECTION, BUILT CANE SPLICED TIP, ORIGINAL INTERMEDIATE GREEN SILK WHIPPINGS ,THE RINGS HAVE BEEN PROFESSIONALLY RE-WHIPPED, A LIGHT USABLE ROD

EDWARD BARDER FRED.J.TAYLOR ROACH ROD SOLD 

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YET AGAIN ANOTHER FINE ROD BY THE MASTER ROD BUILDER EDWARD BARDER, THE FRED TAYLOR CLASSIC FLOAT TROTTING ROD . A BEAUTIFUL ROD, SUPERBLY BALANCED, DETACHABLE BUTT SECTION.A RARE ROD AS NO LONGER LISTED ON THE EDWARD BARDER WEB SITE.

 
EDWARD BARDER ROD Co LIMITED
EDITION CHRIS YATES THE BARBUS MAXIMUS MKI ROD SOLD

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THIS IS A RARE
LIMITED EDITION OF ONLY 21 BUILT RODS THIS IS No.2 COMPLETE WITH SIGNED
CERTIFICATE, TURNED WOOD STOPPERS, THREE PIECE, LABELLED BAG, FINEST HAND BUILT
QUALITY , CRAFTSMANSHIP AT THE HIGHEST DEGREE, WITH A TWO YEAR WAITING LIST

 THE EDWARD BARDER " CHRIS YATES MERLIN AVON" ROD SOLD

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IN FINE LITTLE USED CONDITION THE MERLIN TWO PIECE ROD. HIGHEST QUALITY & BEAUTIFULLY BALANCED WITH NICKEL SILVER FITTINGS, 11FT COMPLETE WITH CERTIFICATE & LABELLED BAG RRP £1650

 THE EDWARD BARDER CHRIS YATES  BARBUS MAXIMUS MKII ROD SOLD

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THE CHRIS YATES BARBUS MAXIMUS MKII TWO PICE 11FT AGAIN ANOTHER BEAUTIFULLY CRAFTED ROD BY MASTER ROD BUILDER EDWARD BARDER, THIS HAS INTERMEDIATE SILK WHIPPINGS & WITH NICKEL SILVER FITTINGS COMPLETE WITH CERTIFICATE AND LABELLED BAG  RRP £1650

 
EDWARD BARDER BERNARD
VENABLE CLASSIC ASH TEAR DROP LANDING NET SOLD

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A
BEAUTIFULLY CRAFTED TRADITIONAL CLASSIC LARGE SPECIMAN LANDING NET, BUILT FROM
HIGHEST QUALITY COMPONENTS, BENT ASH FRAMED NET, FLAMED CANE HANDLE, COMPLETE
WITH BAG, SUPERB ESSENTIAL ACCESSORY

RARE B.JAMES " PETER TOMBLESON " BUILT CANE ROD SOLD

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RARE ROD BUILT FOR THE 1959 BOAT SHOW HAVING BLACK ANODISED REEL FITTINGS, TWO PIECE WITH DETACHABLE HANDLE, 12FT  HAS BEEN PROFESSIONALLY REFURBISHED HAVING ORIGINAL INTERMEDIATE WHIPPINGS. ONLY EVER SEEN ONE OF THESE RODS BEFORE A VERY WELL BALANCED ROD AND WOULD BE A REAL JOY TO FISH WITH COMPLETE WITH ORIGINAL LABELLED BAG

 
RARE
B.JAMES RICHARD WALKER MKIV AVON ORIGINAL GREEN WHIPPED
VERSION SOLD

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COMPLETELY IN ORIGINAL CONDITION, EARLY BOB SOUTHWELL DARK TEMPERED
BUILT CANE, BOTTLE GREEN SILK WHIPPINGS WITH CLOSE INTERMEDIATES, WITH RICHARD
WALKER MKIV AVON, EALING LONDON ADDRESS LOGOS, VERY FEW OF THESE RODS TURN UP,
HIGHLY COLLECTABLE

 
ULTRA
RARE 1952 1ST MODEL B.JAMES RICHARD WALKER MKIV RODS SOLD

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ONE OF THE FIRST B.JAMES
& SON MKIV PRODUCTION MODEL. IT DISPLAYS THE AUTHENTIC INDIAN INK SIGNATURE
OF RICHARD WALKER PLUS THE MKIV INSIGNIA WRITTEN VERTICALLY UP THE ROD .  IN ALL THE YEARS, I ONLY KNOW OF TWO OTHER EXAMPLES WITH
RICHARD WALKERS SIGNATURE WRITTEN UP THE ROD.... VERY VERY RARE
INDEED SOLD

 
B.JAMES
KENNET PERFECTION BUILT CANE ROD SOLD

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IN GOOD CONDITION, A
CLASSIC FLOAT ROD WITH HIGH BELLS LIFE RINGS, LINED TOP & BOTTOM, DETACHABLE
ONION CORK HANDLE, WITH CORRECT LOGOS B.JAMES & SON MADE IN ENGLAND,
BEAUTIFUL RED SILK WHIPPINGS WITH CLOSE INTERMEDIATES, A JOY TO
USE

RARE HARDY BROS RICHARD WALKER MKIV STYLE "
CARP" 1st MODEL, BUILT PALAKONA CANE SOLD

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IN FINE ORIGINAL
CONDITION, VERY SCARCE, HARDY BROS COMMISSIONED RICHARD WALKER TO DESIGN THEIR
RANGE OF CARP RODS INCLUDING THE HOLLOW GLASS/FIBALITE RANGE, THIS IS THE ROLLS
ROYCE OF THE RANGE HANDBUILT FROM PALAKONA CANE, A CLASSIC 10FT DICK WALKER
MKIV DESIGN WITH INTERMEDIATE WHIPPINGS, TURNED HARDWOOD STOPPER, FULL LENGTH
HIGHEST QUALITY CORK HANDLE, SUCTION FERRULE, STAND OFF RINGS WITH LABELLED
BAG & ORIGINAL CARD TICKETS WHEN BOUGHT NEW , SERIAL NUMBER H.11246, RARE
1950'S VERSION ONLY BUILT FOR ONE YEAR

RARE HARDY BROS "THE GENERAL" ROD £165

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A RARE WHOLE CANE WITH BUILT CANE TIP, THREE PIECE 13FT ALL ROUNDER TYPE ROD FULLY RESRORED WITH ORIGINALL RINGS, AN UNUSUAL ROD BY HARDY BROS OF ALNWICK

THE EDWARD BARDER ROD Co " RICHARD WALKER MKIV AVON " ROD SOLD

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NO INTRODUCTION REQUIRED FOR THESE SUPERB HIGHLY BUILT RODS. IN MINT UNUSED CONDITION BUILT WITH THE HIGHEST QUALITY COMPONENTS THIS IS A CLASSIC RICHARD WALKER MKIV AVON  10FT MADE FROM SELECTED SEASONED TONKIN BAMBOO CULMS TEMPERED BY HAND OVER AN OPEN FLAME WHICH PROPERLY TEMPERS THE POWER FIBRES & DARKENS THE CANE TO BEAUTIFUL RICH TONES FROM CARAMEL TO CHESTNUT HAVING FLAWLESS HAND-PAINTED TRANSLUCENT VARNISH WHICH WILL PROTECT THE ROD FOR DECADES THE HANDLE IS MADE FROM THE BEST CHAMPAGNE GRADE CORK SHIVES WITH KNURLED NICKEL SILVER FITTINGS, HAS NICKEL SILVER FERRULES & HOOK KEEPER RING. EACH ROD HAS ITS DETAILS  INSCRIBED WITH INDIAN INK, HAS STAND-OFF-CHROMED STAINLESS STEEL INTERMEDIATE RINGS WITH AMBERFIN BUTT & TIP RINGS. CRAFTMANSHIP AT ITS HIGHEST sold

MILWARDS "SWIMVERSA" FLOAT ROD SOLD

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A HIGH QUALITY BUILT CANE & WHOLE CANE ROD, 12FT THREE PIECE, BLACK & RED JASPER SILK WHIPPINGS, BLACK ANNODISED REEL FITTINGS, FULL LENGTH REVERSE TAPERED CORK HANDLE, A CLASSIC FLOAT ROD IN GOOD CONDITION COMPLETE WITH BAG & STOPPERS

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