0187: Wright & McGill, Stream and Lake. Varnished 6-strip bamboo flyrod. 9', 3/2, for #6 line. 4-1/2 oz. Bill Phillipson's April 1938 patent internal uplocking Nickel-Silver reel seat. 6-3/4" reverse half Wells cork grip. Bright nickel-silver rolled welt ferrules with 'witness marks'. Bronzed snake guides and a bright chrome stripper guide with agate insert. Red silk wraps, sans tipping. No hook keeper as issued. Original sleeve, cardboard case has some minor damage, but serviceable for storage. All joints full length.
Model name and maker's name stamped on shaft. Completely original rod except for two professional silk re-wraps on the mid joint. This rod shows very minor wear and overall has excellent varnish. It would be hard to find a better example of this model fishing rod and it would be a stand-out addition to any Wright & McGill collection. Of course you might want to take it fishing! Excellent. $375