ANTIQUE & COLLECTIBLE FISHING RODS 4th Printing (November 2002). This most recent printing includes a revised and updated price guide with additional historical data and rod maker listings. It is a valuable resource for the collector, antique dealer or angler interested in classic fly rods, bait casting rods, spinning and ocean rods produced from bamboo, wood, fiberglass and steel. The author provides a concise history of rod construction techniques and offers detailed analysis of important fishing rod design patents granted from 1875 to 1950. Close-up photography of distinctive components for identification with a complete system for evaluating rod condition.
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Here is your no-nonsense path to a complete understanding of rod evaluation. Loaded with information on how to spot rod defects and non-original replaced parts. Several levels of rod condition are discussed from poor-fair to excellent-mint.
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Book Description Forrest-Park Publishers, 1997. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P111879522071
Book Description Forrest Park Pub, 1997. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 1st. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX1879522071
Book Description Forrest Park Pub, 1997. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 1879522071