Dating old bamboo fly rods

The decal of the early 1950's was rectangular with a small gold foil diamond logo.

The final decal was a simple red diamond with a large white H-I.

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I have a 2 piece tonkin cane pole with red H-I on off white diamond logo also the word Columbus scribed on it . With only 2 eyes which look like brass.inside a green cloth was given to me by my grandfather.

It has 1 eyelet on the base shaft and 2 eyelets on the other half . And a hand written "North Point"to the right of rod is 2 piece. I believe from around 1940 s.is like brand new.have brand new penn fishing reel to go with it still in the box..

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It also has a rubber piece on the end of the handle. I also have a genuine Tonkin cane.a white diamond has H-I in it..flanked by fish rod in a white rectangle. I wonder what the rod is worth I've had my grandfather's fly rod since I was a child and always wondered about it's history. I have what you describe as the Trout Logo on a "Favorite" rod - as you've described, "The Trout logo decal was then used until 1929. I bought a fishing rod at a sale it is 7 ft long Has Hi in a white circle and Mohawk looks like 14??

It is rarely seen." Unfortunately, some of the logo is worn off but, enough remains of the top of the head and tail with "Utica, NY" that it can easily be identified as such. : The H-I decals featuring a bright red H-I on a white diamond and accompanied by two banners reading Fish Rod and Genuine Tonkin Cane. after it but is scraped of it says tournament taper and Rigid Butt Tip on it. Thanks CHRIS Hello and welcome Chris and everyone, I hope that this reply finds you all doing well and that you all are being 'blessed! Thank you for visiting The Fishing Talks site and I would like to invite you to sign-up as a 'NEW' member as it does not cost anything to join -- IT IS F-R-E-E! I can try to do some research on the information that you have provided BUT WHAT IS THE POSSIBLITY OF YOU POSTING SOME PICTURE SO WE CAN SEE JUST WHAT YOU HAVE? You may have to join FT in order to post the pictures and that is a 'simple' process!

S., most use the term "bamboo." The "heyday" of bamboo fly rod production and use was an approximately 75-year period from the 1870-s to the 1950s when fiberglass became the predominant material for fly rods.

Nevertheless, bamboo fly rods made from skilled makers continue to be 'state-of-the-art' in performance and are cherished and revered by their owners.

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It is said to be one of the strongest bamboo species because of its high density of fibers.