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Reel seat looks like it is stamped     WEST WOODS    PAT 1908

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Is there a decal or decal shadow on the rod, Anything on the end cap? Do all the snake guides look the same? What is the total length of the rod?

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I have seen these before. I looks to be a pre Great Depression Rod .

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Very cool, could use a bit of TLC. Someone in the past has rewrapped portions of it, different colors, doesn’t look factory.  Without a decal and writing on the rod it becomes extremely difficult to ID and date. My best guess is it looks like a T.H. Chubb fly rod by the style of the locking seat. Chubb was both a component maker and a rod company, and many rods of early 1900 were built with Chubb reel seats. The West Woods stamp could signify it was built for specific sporting goods or store. A brass reel seat generally could be early 1900’s.

Would look great rewrapped in period colors and stripped/varnished properly.

 

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Thanks for your insights Lornce. Rod is 9ft 7", no other identification on rod or cap. 

When I find more time maybe I'll look into putting some effort into restoration

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