RARE HOMER “NEWS OF THE WORLD” PRIZE ROD RESTORED by PAUL COOK

RARE HOMER “NEWS OF THE WORLD” PRIZE ROD RESTORED by PAUL COOK

£645.00 £545.00

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Description

In superb condition as it has been beautifully restored by one of England’s finest rod builders, complete with a flamed whole cane butt section and two tips, one is spliced with split cane and the other spliced with a greenheart, agate butt ring with stand-off rings throughout, black silk whippings, tight suction ferrule joints, and complete with its original fitted rod bag (which is a tatty)  The rod was presented by the News of the World newspaper on the 15th October 1936 for a record dace weighing 1lb1oz to L Whiting….Making this rod a super piece of angling history.