0438: Montague Flash, Varnished 6-strip bamboo fly rod. 8-1/2', 3/2, 6 oz. for #6 line. Bright nickel 'Titelock' reel seat. Nice 6" full-Wells cork grip. Chrome plated ferrules. Very good tungsten steel snake guides, and a triple-plated chrome tip tops. Nickel stripper guide. Deep Red wraps tipped Black. Wound through 'Strap & ring' hook-keeper. All chrome plated ferrules. The butt to mid ferrule stattion is brand new.
All sections of this c1940s, eight-and-a-half-footer are the correct length and factory straight. The rod comes in a custom made four section, replacement sleeve with my label. A quality storage case is available seperately.
Both tip joints have been striped, professionally refurbished with UV protective Spar varnish, new snake guides and new wraps. Based on overall condition I would say this beautiful flamed split-bamboo 'Medium Trout' rod rates very-good to excellent. There is a 70% complete Montague 'Flash' decal and very nice 'Geniuine Tonkin' lettering. The rod is a moderately fast action trout rod. Overall, VG-E, $160