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I have a Ted Williams bamboo fly rod that i would like to get a value on its model 535 medium action 9 ft two piece rod made by sears roebuck and company

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I've not seen a bamboo rod made for Sears with a 535 model designation.  Those were fiberglass rods.  If it is glass it's worth about $40 in good condition.  If it is bamboo it's worth anywhere from nothing to maybe $150 in great condition.  Condition is crucial to old cane rods and the value drops off quicky when they are not in great shape - particularly the mass produced blue collar rods like that one you have.  I hope that helps.
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Rich Morrison

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I can answer questions about all types of Powell fly rods. I know more than just about anyone when it comes to info on vintage Powell rods. You can email me at rich@classicpowellrod.com and include questions, photos, and descriptions of any Powell rods you want info on. Thanks!!

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I've been collecting/buying/selling and researching Powell rods for almost 10 years. I grew up in Chico and I own an extensive set of Powell documentation going back years. Please feel free to visit my website at www.classicpowellrod.com

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BA in biology - but that does not really metter here.

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