R.L. WINSTON 8' 6" ROD...$1,250 SOLD

This is a Winston 8'6" rod from the late 1940s, made by Lew Stoner in San Francisco.  Serial number is 7109. There is an extra tip by Winston, which was finished by Steve Blake.  Rod weight as marked on the shaft is 4 ¼ ounces; the ferrule size is 15/64".  This rod features a San Francisco style reel set, duronze ferrules, three bridge guides above the stripper, blued steel snakes, and original bag and tube. The tube is missing its cap. The casting characteristics are excellent with a 5wt line.

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