Braemar series of non impregnated rods?

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Braemar series of non impregnated rods?

Post by Liphook » Tue Aug 06, 2019 3:25 pm

I've just acquired an 8ft Sharpes Braemar spinning rod. It's not impregnated but varnished. Can anybody date this or tell me any more about them? I know they did a series of fly and spinning rods with the Braemar label. Presumably they were before the impregnation process was developed/perfected? I wish I had asked even more questions when I had my Saturday job at Seaforth Rd in the early 90s :roll:

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Re: Braemar series of non impregnated rods?

Post by Wallys-Cast » Tue Aug 06, 2019 4:26 pm

I have a catalogue from 1969 which still lists 11 various non impregnated fly rods but the Braemar is no longer listed. I read a trade catalogue a few years ago and in the Sharpes listings they offered most of their well known rods in either impregnated or none impregnated form.


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Re: Braemar series of non impregnated rods?

Post by Nigel Rainton » Tue Aug 06, 2019 4:28 pm

edit, crossed with WC :-)

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