Graham's Vintage Tackle
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Coarse & Spinning Rods





Unless stated otherwise, each rod is in good usable condition and complete with a cloth bag.

UK delivery charges (including a suitable tube) will be added when you click the "Buy Now" button.

Important: For delivery to UK Highlands or Islands or non-UK destinations please contact me before ordering.

Rods are listed in alphabetical order by maker or brand name...

I often have more items waiting to be listed, so if you can't find what you want on this website, or would like some help choosing, please 'phone me...

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S Allcock & Co Ltd. "LIGHT CASTER" 7ft Split Cane Spinning Rod (made in Redditch, England circa 1930's (or possibly late 40's / early 50's)


Allcock's world famous LIGHT CASTER 7' two piece split cane spinning rod* with up-locking screw winch fitting, brass butt cap (stamped with Allcock's logo), screw-in rubber button, hook keeper ring, bronzed brass splint end suction ferrules with agate lined nickel silver guides and burgundy whippings throughout, traditional hardwood & cork ferrule stopper. Everything appears original except for a few of the whippings and the addition of a hand-stitched leather male ferrule protector. A highly useable and lively rod in very good condition in partitioned cloth bag with hanging loop and maker's embroidered badge.

*Also makes a super float or stalking rod, particularly on overgrown ponds and streams.

GBP 100.00 (Item reference SRD145) + 12.00 for UK Mainland economy delivery (except Scottish Highlands*)
Important: *Delivery to UK Highlands or Islands would cost considerably more so please contact me before ordering. Sorry, this item is not for export (see international shipping)  




Hardy Bros (Alnwick) Ltd.  12ft MATCHMAKER (made in England 1973)


Hardy MATCHMAKER 12ft three piece hollow fibreglass fast action match rod built in by Hardy's in Alnwick on their own newly developed spigot joint blanks. 25'' cork handle, sliding aluminium reel fittings, aqualite lined stand-off tip & butt guides with durable hard-chromed stand-off intermediates, orange whippings throuout. Weight:- 10oz. Excellent condition with few signs of use but slight damage to butt section (mostly cosmetic) which has now been reinforced with black nylon whipping thread and sealed with polyurethane varnish which I guarantee for 1 year against breakage (while in fair use) or your 75 quid back! Complete with original rubber stoppers and partitioned cloth bag with hanging loop...

GBP 75.00 (Item reference CRD298) + 25.00 for UK Mainland delivery (except Scottish Highlands*)
IImportant: *Delivery to UK Highlands or Islands would cost considerably more so please contact me before ordering. Sorry, this item is not for export (see international shipping)  




Recent addition
E. KERRY (Lockton, Pickering, York) 10ft Split Cane (Made in England circa 1950s)


E Kerry 10' 2-pce split cane rod with fully corked handle (26" overall) with tapered brass butt cap & screw-in rubber button, unusual adjustable stainless steel winch fittings which enable the reel to be secured anywhere on the handle*, bronzed brass splint-end spiral Lockfast ferrule, amber colour agate lined guides throughout with burgundy whippings. Designed as a salmon spinning rod and slightly more powerfull than a B James MkIV Carp with a slightly faster taper for better balance and greater versatility, it would make a superb carp or big barbel rod. Weight:- 16oz. Very good condition complete with aluminium ferrule stopper and partitioned cloth bag with hanging loop...

*Also supplied with conventional aluminium reel fittings (see photos).

GBP 200.00 (Item reference SRD147) + 30.00 for UK Mainland delivery (except Scottish Highlands*)
IImportant: *Delivery to UK Highlands or Islands would cost considerably more so please contact me before ordering. Sorry, this item is not for export (see international shipping)  




Recent addition
Walker Bampton 10ft Heavy Duty Split Cane (Made in Alnwick, England circa 1950s)


Walker Bampton 10' 2-pce heavy duty split cane rod with fully corked handle (26" overall) with original tapered aluminium butt cap (cracked but reinforced with custom-made detachable tapered sleeve) engraved with makers details & complete with screw-in rubber button. The high quality sliding aluminium screw-lock winch fitting safely locks your reel anywhere on the handle*. The bronzed brass splint-end spiral Lockfast ferrule and the translucent agate lined guides are in excellent condition with burgundy whippings throughout. Similar to a B James MkIV SU carp rod but more powerful so ideal for monster carp, pike, catfish and even the mighty mahseer! Weight: approx 18oz. Complete with traditional hardwood & cork ferrule stopper and original partitioned cloth bag with hanging loop and maker's embroidered badge.

*Also supplied with the more comfortable John Roberts nylon reel fittings (see photos above).

GBP 270.00 (Item reference SRD146) + 30.00 for UK Mainland delivery (except Scottish Highlands*)
Important: *Delivery to UK Highlands or Islands would cost considerably more so please contact me before ordering. Sorry, this item is not for export (see international shipping)  



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(This page was last updated 13th September 2021)

Important notice
During the Coronavirus pandemic and until further notice there may be delays of up to a week in despatching orders so if your order is urgent 
please 'phone me to discuss delivery before ordering online. Thank you.