Allcocks superb

The Allcocks Rods forum.
User avatar
Nobby
Wild Carp
Posts: 10076
Joined: Sun Oct 02, 2011 2:40 pm
Location: S.W.Surrey
Contact:

Re: Allcocks superb

Post by Nobby » Sun Jan 06, 2019 9:48 am

One must be careful using Allcock's Guides as provenance, but the three piece Superb seems to have been made for only one year and is considered highly collectable by some.

In truth it was probably superceded by better rods quite quickly, but to the collector it's the rarity that grabs his attention.

I've seen two others in all this time....and one was a 'ringer'.

User avatar
Lea Dweller
Tench
Posts: 2861
Joined: Thu Nov 07, 2013 1:58 am

Re: Allcocks superb

Post by Lea Dweller » Sun Jan 06, 2019 11:16 am

Wallys-Cast wrote:
Thu Jan 03, 2019 2:46 pm
Hi TenchBread, welcome to the forum.

This information is from a "new for this year" supplement inside a 1959 Allcocks Catalogue. It shows the Superb as a carp rod and as Olly says, the green whippings are correct. Only 6 rings in total but I think I would be tempted to give it a couple more.

Image

Keep us up to date with restoration.

Wal.
If I am not mistaken, I sold a lovely example of this rod to “shark boy” some time ago, but I cannot find the pictures?
Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall!
Confucius

User avatar
Olly
Ferox
Posts: 5492
Joined: Sat Dec 15, 2012 12:58 pm
Location: Hants/Surrey/Berks borders.

Re: Allcocks superb

Post by Olly » Sun Jan 06, 2019 3:17 pm


Post Reply

Return to “Allcocks Cane Rods”

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 3 guests