1950 Edo Wazao Pole Unfished.

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LuckyLuca
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Re: 1950 Edo Wazao Pole Unfished.

Post by LuckyLuca » Mon Apr 09, 2018 8:54 pm

What a lovely thing!
Would love to see some action shots of it in action.
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Re: 1950 Edo Wazao Pole Unfished.

Post by NiceRoach » Mon Apr 09, 2018 11:32 pm

Absolutely stunning item, what an item in such condition is an amazing find. I have a 'Gourd' bamboo pole but
nothing as grand as this. :tea:
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Re: 1950 Edo Wazao Pole Unfished.

Post by Reedling » Tue Apr 10, 2018 10:21 am

A little work of art it looks so tactile and begs to be used. I noticed that the cloth/paper? cover inside has a Perch? and a old Mitchell 300 type reel drawn on it, anything else interesting on there?

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Re: 1950 Edo Wazao Pole Unfished.

Post by Fredline » Tue Apr 10, 2018 1:57 pm

ImageThis is what came in the box. There are 2 of the paper wrappings, a dedicated cloth bag and a letter with an interpretation of the lettering on the pole and paper wraps. Interesting to note that the reel is showing a full bale arm.
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Re: 1950 Edo Wazao Pole Unfished.

Post by Wallys-Cast » Tue Apr 10, 2018 2:37 pm

A wondrous thing indeed, there must be many more of these treasures stashed away. Eyes peeled now.

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Re: 1950 Edo Wazao Pole Unfished.

Post by Olly » Tue Apr 10, 2018 3:00 pm

I wish there were! The only markets seem to be Japan & USA - unfortunately.

They are available new at a price - an expensive one!

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