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We have a old bamboo rod at our cabin and I am trying to find out who was the maker? There is just a portion of the sticker left on it, maybe someone on here will recognize the logo? Thanks for looking.
 

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Montague Rapidan my guess.

Single hand?
 

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Yes , it is a single hander. It's a 7'6" 2 piece trout Rod. Any idea on the age of it and where is that maker out of? Thanks , Mark
 

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Montague City Rod Company, Mass.

Age could be from 1928 (I think that was first production of Rapidan) to 1955. The Rapidan was Montague's multi-build rod, considered a lower ended high-end rod, or a higher ended low-end rod, built in many many configurations. Your trout sized rod would be more valuable/desirable. There are ways to determine the approximate age (of which I'm only a little familiar with), including the color of thread on the wraps, the real seat material (and configuration I think), etc. Your best bet would be to post a lot of pics on the classic fly rod forum w w w.classicflyrodforum.com. IIRC is a book by Michael Sinclair that describes the Montague rods in great detail.
 
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