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Wednesday, 21 February 2018

Edwards Quadrate #50 #7/8 9 foot 3/2 cane rod

Edwards Quadrate #50 for 7/8 weight 9 foot from 1950

 The rod is 9 feet in length and weights 5-1/4 oz.  It is a 3 piece with 2 tips and is all original, complete with original tube.

Asking  $2200  Contact me - churchillsporting@gmail.com
(the final deal will be direct with the owner) The rod is in Norway.
 












 

Edward vom Hofe 7 strip Cane rod 10' 8"

A rare Edward vom Hofe 'septangular' 10' 8" cane rod

 
3 piece with 2 tip fly rod circa 1875. Very unusual with 7 strip Calcutta Bamboo construction, Cane wrapped grip, Nickle Silver Hardware and Spiked Ferrules. Very good condition with a professional refinish back in 1968.

Asking $1500  
Contact me - churchillsporting@gmail.com
(the final deal will be direct with the owner) The rod is in Norway.








 

Saturday, 17 February 2018

H. L. Leonard Double-handed 16' 6" salmon rod

H. L. Leonard 16' 6" Double-handed salmon rod 

(another fine rare rod from the same collection)

A true 'man's rod'
Believed to have been made between 1879 and 1886 this fine rod is all original with spiked ferrules and hanging rings, nickel silver reel seat and rattan grip One butt, two mids and one tip. Red silk wraps and intermediates. One flip ring is missing. Original bag.
Markings include Patent on reel seat  - Pat. May 31 1880
'H L Leonard Maker W. Mills & Son N York Sole Agents'
Ferrules include NS plugs and are stamped with the Sep 3rd 1878 patent date


Asking $1800  Contact me - churchillsporting@gmail.com
(the final deal will be direct with the owner) The rod is in Norway.
















H S (Pinky) Gillum's personal 12' salmon rod

H S (Pinky) Gillum's personal 12' salmon rod.
(from the same collection as the 9' Gillum - selling for a friend)

H S (Pinky) Gillum's personal 12' salmon rod.
Not only a 'Gillum' but also Mr Gillum's personal rod
Written provenance from Marty Keane and Fred Kretchman (it belonged Marty for a few years, who intended it for his own use on the Alta)
12', 3/2
bag and tube
2 handed
up-screwing reel seat
circa 1959
14.75 ounces, lid says 12.5 oz
#10 or #11
beautiful dark amber coloured cane
copper wraps with black tipping 

Asking $5000 Contact me - churchillsporting@gmail.com
(the final deal will be direct with the owner) The rod is in Norway