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Allcocks Record Breaker 10 1/2′

Allcocks Record Breaker 10 1/2′£ 175.00 Sold Out

“General purpose bottom rod for float fishing and light ledgering. 3 joint built cane, cork handle, full stand off intermediate rings, agatine lined butt and end rings; sliding winch fittings and butt cap; two tone red and green whippings; partitioned rod bag” (Allcocks Anglers Guide 1965). A great all round rod – the example here […]

The “Hardly Perfection” Minnow – 2′ Limited Edition

The “Hardly Perfection” Minnow – 2′ Limited Edition£ 90.00

When my friend Richard first showed me photographs of the mad project that he was undertaking I knew I had to get some for The Vintage Fishing Company! “Splendidly bonkers” as one person described them – these miniature rods measure just 24″ long and yet are as beautifully crafted as a full size rod: of […]

Sharpe’s “Scottie” fly rod – 9′ #6

Sharpe’s “Scottie” fly rod – 9′ #6£ 75.00

This 2 piece fly rod is made in Sharpe’s distinctive “impregnated” dark cane. Replete with chrome snake guides (chrome low bell stripping guide and tip ring), alloy screw down reel seat and characteristic deep purple whips this is a great “user” rod for someone just getting into fly fishing with traditional gear. Complete with original […]

Farlow’s “Elf” brook rod – 6′ 6″

Farlow’s “Elf” brook rod – 6′ 6″£ 225.00

Rated for #4 – #5 lines, this rod is silk whipped in a lovely deep dark brown with a slight metallic sheen. Alloy reel fittings, snake guides and suction joint. Complete with original named bag this is a lovely little rod for a spot of wild brown trout wangling. As always we will try and […]

Olivers of Knebworth 10′ fly rod

Olivers of Knebworth 10′ fly rod£ 100.00

Smashing fly rod by Ted Oliver – trumpet shaped handle, rubber end button, screw up reel seat, low bridge guides throughout and whipped in a lovely golden yellow. Some of the varnish has cracked over a few whippings (see photos) but the guide as re firm and so we will infill these cracks and where […]

J. S . Sharpe 9′ #6 fly rod

J. S . Sharpe 9′ #6 fly rod£ 85.00 Sold Out

An impregnated cane rod by the famous Aberdeen maker – snake guides (lined stripping guide and pitchfork tip eye), alloy screw down reel fitting, cork handle and original purple/maroon whips. We’ve given the whips a fresh coat of varnish to freshen them up a little. The Scottie dog transfer on this one is about 85% […]

Allcocks Super Wizard 11′

Allcocks Super Wizard 11′£ 200.00 Sold Out

“3 joint, whole cane butt, built cane joint and top, cork handle, stand-off … agate rings throughout, sliding aluminium winch fittings, rubber button.” (1967 Allcocks Anglers Guide) Simply putt – a classic! A great river rod and all round float rod: the example here has a later rectangular label and has been completely restored by […]

Allcocks Lucky Strike

Allcocks Lucky Strike£ 120.00 Sold Out

“3 Joint, built cane, cork handle, full stand-off rings, mounted end ring, bronzed suction ferrules…” (1956 Allcocks Catalogue). One of the most popular Allcocks rods these days (probably due to its all built cane construction and the fact that a certain Mr. Yates is a deovtee!), the Lucky strike is a versatile tool – from […]

REDUCED Marco Tony Fordham “Hornet” fly rod – 10 1/2 ft

REDUCED Marco Tony Fordham “Hornet” fly rod – 10 1/2 ft£ 65.00

Of deep orange/ umber hollow glass construction, whipped in purple (tipped orange) and with a 14.5″ cork handle this rod is rated for #7-9 weight lines. Low bridge guide throughout, with hay-fork tip guide, sliding alloy reel bands and hook keeper – a rare rod that is hard to find in this excellent condition. Complete […]

Early Charles Farlow 6 piece Ash rod

Early Charles Farlow 6 piece Ash rod£ 150.00

With 3 greenheart tips this rod can be made up in variation sbetween c.11′ – 12′. Snkae guides, stained brass ferrules with all original wood/ brass stoppers, brass tube reel seat, engraved butt cap (see below) and fitted butt spear. This rod has been sympathetically and gently restored using matching thread and is now in […]