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Garrison Vintage Bamboo Fly Rod #228/X9.1 (9ft 1inch) - light salmon rod- 1954- 2/2 (2 piece, 2 tips) 8 ounce weightwith butt section and ferrule plug - conical fighting butt - standard Garrison grip - sliding band and cap seat with cork filler - translucent wraps at guides and brown at ferrules. Super Z ferrules - ferrule plug. All sections full length and straight - photosof mid sectionshowing apparent curve are misleading asrod is very straight.A few bag marks - original bag and tube with brass caps.
Excellent condition - a beautiful, rare rod by one of the old great master rod builders.
I bought this rod in December 1994 at a tackle show in N. Hollywood from the late Phil Snyder and James Gentz. This rod is one of several that they acquired from the late movie/tv/director William Conrad's Estate.