Hardy Trout Fly Fishing Rod, Palakona, John James Hardy No.2

Hardy Trout Fly Fishing Rod, Palakona, John James Hardy No.2

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Vintage Hardy 9'9" Split Cane 'Palakona' Fly Fishing Rod.
The Hardy 'J J H' rod is a split cane Palakona 3-piece trout fly rod with spare tip made by Hardy's of Alnwick. This rod is in very good, original condition with Hardy's 'stud' lockjoints, patent adjustable "screw grip" with fixed housing reel fitting (PAT. No. 14137), cork handle and open rings. The rod has the registration number D3426 dating it to 1924. The rod is 9' 9" long and comes with an old canvas bag. The rod has the black inscription spiralling around the shaft 'The 'John James Hardy, No.2', 'Palakona' and 'No. 246936'.

Showing is also a Hardy's Anglers' Guides catalogue entry for the rod.

Dimensions:

Height 297 cm / 116 2932"
Period

1900-1949

Year

1924

Medium

Bamboo, Split Cane.

Country

United Kingdom

Signed

J.J.H Hardy

Condition

Very good and original. Some whipping replaced at some stage and the cork grip has been cleaned.

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