This rod was chemically stripped and modernized by a FFR member. I really liked what he did with it, so I decided to buy it. New cork, wraps and guides. The metal ferrule was removed and a spigot ferrules was retrofitted.
It appears that Conolon Live Fiber F87's were made in the 1950's in Cost Mesa, CA. I'll post more info once I find out more on the history.
Here is a link to the thread on Fiberglass Fly Rodders.
Here is a link to a Conolon | Garcia wiki so you can see the history of Narmco - Conolon - Garcia.