Goodwin Granger - 'Aristocrat' 8642, 8'6" 3/2 5wt Bamboo Rod
For sale here is a Goodwin Granger 'Aristocrat', model 8642 in excellent condition. 8'6" 3 piece / 2 tips, best with a 5wt. Ammoniated cane with oxidized guides wrapped in gold with dark burgundy tipping. Hand drawn nickel silver ferrules fit well and have witness marks for ease of alignment. Minor casting cracks in the varnish at the ferrules. The original 'Granger Aristocrat' rubber stamp on the butt remains bold and clear. 6.5" cork grip has been replaced and remains as-new. Granger patent up-locking reel seat works as intended. A fine example in a desirable grade. Sold in what appears to be a replacement bag and original enameled tube w/ intact label.