[ SOLD ] 0206: Phillipson, Ed M. Hunter "Approved", Varnished 6 strip bamboo flyrod. 9', 3/2, 5-3/4 oz. for #4/5 line. Aluminum Down locking 'No-rock' reelseat with black bakelite spacer and daisy pattern aluminum butt cap. 6-3/4" Welsh cork-rings grip. Nickel-silver ferrules, Perfection black snake guides, chrome stripper guide. Black silk wraps, no tipping and no hook-keeper as issued. Very good original bag. A quality storage case is available.
All joints correct length and straight. A hook dig has been properly repaired on one tip joint. The factory markings - Ed M. Hunter, "Approved" - on the butt shaft above the grip, are complete and bold. The rod has new spar varnish, professionally applied, and looks near new - certainly handsome. The Ed M. Hunter "Approved" model was a special edition issued by Phillipson circa 1947. Very good-Exc. $