0322: Union Hardware, Varnished 6-strip bamboo flyrod. 8-1/2', 3/2 for #5 line. Down-locking reel seat with plastic spacer, 5 1/2" half-Wells solid cork grip. Bright nickel ferrules. Black snake guides, Chrome stripper guide. Strap & ring hook keeper. Tan wraps sans tipping. Signature wraps just above the grip. Original segmented bag. A quality storage case is available. All joints proper length and very straight. Very clean original finish on what appears to have been a seldom used rod. Tan plastic reel seat is embossed with "Union Hardware Company, Torrington, Conn, USA".
This shorter length rod has no model designation on the butt shaft. The finish looks as issued, and there is little if any wear on any of the hardware. A micro-crack in the butt ferrule mentioned for accuracy. A superb example of an affordable rod from the late 40s' Add this pristine two-tip example to your split-bamboo collection, or take it out and pursue the local trout and panfish. Rarely found all original, or this well preserved. Excellent. $120