Beach fishing rod, two-piece, 'Beach Beauty', and rod bag , tubular fibreglass / wood / chrome / stainless steel / porcelain / cork / canvas, made by Len Butterworth, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, 1970-1975
Beach fishing rod consisting of a mustard-yellow fibreglass body with wooden butt, cork grip and foregrip, and chrome reel seat used to fit a reel to the rod. The two-piece rod fits together using metal ferrules. The rod gradually tapers to a fine point, and features five stainless steel and porcelain line-guides at incrementally shorter intervals, and a tip-guide. A transfer label on the body of the rod has the text 'Pastime/ TUBULAR FIBREGLASS/ POWERODS/ MADE BY LEN BUTTERWORTH BRISBANE QLD', further along the body is the yellow, cursive text 'Beach Beauty'.
The red canvas rod bag has two internal compartments to store the two halves of the rod. The bag is closed by folding over a canvas flap and tying it shut with two white, cotton ties. The rear of the rod bag has been printed in black, upper case text 'BEACH BEAUTY' using a stencil.