0215: HEDDON #17, 2-1/2F, HCH or D, Varnished 6-strip bamboo flyrod. 9', 3/1, Nickel-silver ferrules. very good -excellent 7" half-Wells cork grip, with black plastic D/L reel seat. Black wraps no tipping. All hardware blackened, strap and ring hook keep. The winding check is wound over, while the Heddon Name spirals up the shaft dating this rod to possibly the early 1930s. The model number, ferrule designation and line weight data runs up the shaft on one flat.
The mid and tip joint are short, yet the rod casts well. All ferrules fit nicely. A good quality canvas bag is supplied, while a quality storage case is available. The rod has been profesionally refinished in spar varnish and silk windings, and looks near new. Excellent $225