WALKER BAMPTON "THE HALFORD" 6’ 2-PIECE...$300 SOLD

This rod is marked "The Halford"/Made in Alnwick/England/By/Walker Bampton in spiral script on the butt shaft. Serial number is 35038. Length is 73", weight is 2 7/8 ounces, ferrules are 14/64". Butt measures 37"; tip measures 36 ½". Note: British rods are made with the tips slightly shorter than the butts. Well-made rod from the 1970s, probably imported by Norm Thompson Outfitters, Portland, Oregon. Fun to cast with a 5wt. Light-in-the-hand rod with crisp dry-fly action. Comes with an after-market hard tube with fabric cover.

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