0409: Heddon, #14, 'Power Plus', varnished 6-strip bamboo fly rod. 9', 3/2, 2-3/4F, GBG or C. 5-5/8 oz. Heddon patented reel seat with down-locking threaded nut, maroon Tenite spacer. Excellent 6-3/4" half-Wells cork grip. Japanned nickel silver ferrules. Hardened steel snake guides. Nickel silver stripper guide with genuine Agate insert. Red wraps tipped Black. Mid-butt, R-B-R, three wrap medallion as made. Open wound strap and ring hook keeper, wound over Hosel (winding check). Custom sewn segmented cloth sleeve is new, original labeled cardboard case without screw-lid, otherwise in good condition.
All joints proper length and straight. "Heddon" runs straight up the shaft on flat #6, while the data is scripted up flat #4, suggesting a post 1951 issue period. Excellent solid cork-rings grip with no hook damage. All base components of this rod are original; grip, fittings and markings. The rod has been professionally rehabilitated including new guides where necessary, all new guide and ferrule wraps, and varnish replenishment. This rod has been fished but has been taken care of and looks near new.
This seldom seen 2-3/4F-ferruled "Heddon #14, 'Power Plus' would be a prized addition to your "Heddon" collection. Of course you can take it fishing for that trophy Trout or Salmon. Very-good to Excellent. $325