[ Sold ] 0354: Horrocks-Ibbotson Saranac, Varnished 6-strip bamboo fly rod. 9', 3/1, for #6 line, 6 oz. Gray, marbelized tenite reel seat with molded threads and down-locking knurled aluminum nut. 6", 'jumbo' cigar solid cork grip. Nickel-plated brass ferrules. All new Black snake guides, and new Brick-Red wraps, sans tipping. No hook keeper. Custom sewn segmented sleeve with my label. Original aluminum case with screw cap.
Nice refinish with about 50% of the 'Horrock-Ibbotson Co, Utica, NY, Makers of Fishing Tackle" decal. Flame finished cane with all joints proper length. The rod assembles very straight. New heavy walled butt ferrule station. "Saranac" model name is scripted in white, reading towards the grip. Early 1950s issue. All guides professionally wrapped, new, hand-applied UV resistant Spar varnish over all. Thread wrapped over ferrules. Ready for pond, stream or display. Very good - $.