Help required 15' E.L. Sowerbutts Cane Rod

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Help required 15' E.L. Sowerbutts Cane Rod

Post by Fredline » Fri Jul 01, 2016 1:07 pm

When I was sorting out some rods to take to Redditch this May I came across this "chunky monkey" from the E.L. Sowerbutts stable. It is 15' 3" over 3 lengths. The top section is perfect but the bottom and middle need a little work. It is a later model hence the E.17 address.What would be nice i would be to find out what E.L.S. named this rod originally. So it is over the you TFFers, if you would be so kind. Much appreciated Fredline.
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Re: Help required 15' E.L. Sowerbutts Cane Rod

Post by Ljm183 » Fri Jul 01, 2016 7:44 pm

John
I dont think E.L. Sowerbutts put names on his rod,s apart from one and that,s "The Master"

I have two that have no name. They just have E.L. Sowerbutts / Maker / Walthamstow / E17. In Indian ink.

1 is a 16 1/2ft four piece, the other a 14ft three piece.
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