Abbey & Imbrie vintage Patent 1888 big game sea fishing rod with nickle twin tube guides
A fine vintage Abbey & Imbrie New York Patent big game hickory sea boat fishing big game rod
81” in length including a 19” detachable ebonized handle with nickel fittings and reel rings, the rod comes with factory fitted nickel wire wrapped twin tube or funnel guides and a tulip end ring so it can be fished either way up helping to avoid a set or bend in the rod, cord wrap to top section ferrule, upper reel fitting stamped Patent Jan 10, 1888,.
Makers details to butt cap, although A&I were not the maker, the rod was manufactured by either Horrocks & Ibbotson or Montague and sold through A&I.
A super condition rod, can be fished ort makes affine display piece perhaps fitted with Vom Hofe or Hardy big game reel (, no bag)