1930s~goodwin Granger Favorite~model Gf9050~antique Bamboo Fly Rod W/9043 Tube~
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1930s~goodwin Granger Favorite~model Gf9050~antique Bamboo Fly Rod W/9043 Tube~:
This sale is for an extremeley scarce 1930's antique GF9050 fly fishing rod with anoriginal GF9043 tube and sock, marked on the tube label: GRANGER FAVORITE - NUMBER GF9043 - LENGTH 9 FEET - WEIGHT 4 3/4 OZS. - and with a CAUTION note for care of the rod and signed: GOODWIN GRANGER CO. - DENVER, COLO. - marked on the rod: GRANGER FAVORITE - and marked on the reel seat: PAT. PENDING - MADE BY GOODWIN GRANGER COMPANY - DENVER. This 3 piece fly fishing rod has the original extra tip for 4 pieces total. This GF9050rod actually weighs 5 3/4 ozs. and only the tube is a GF9043.The ferrules on thisGF9050are 1/64" larger than a GF9043. When assembled it is perfectly straight with either tip, it has no chips or cracks in the cork and the varnish is an estimated 99% complete. This rod is fully functional and in near mint, excellent condition and appears just barely used. It is all original with no damages or repairs and you will have a very hard time finding a better original GF9050 than this. The sock and tube are also in excellent condition showing just light storage wear with no damages. Total weight in the 37" tube is 1 lb. 3 ozs.
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*Be sure to add me to your favorites list!On Apr-15-13 at 09:28:50 PDT, seller added the following information:
another added fact is this rod is dated to 1934 -1935.