The tube is a bit marked and scratched due to storage problems, but all the rods, including this one, are in excellent condition. If you are looking for a top class Sage rod, these rods are indeed that. Please no comments about the tubes. Comes with its original bag and original tube. The item "Sage Graphite XP IIIe 9'6 #9 Fly Fishing Rod" is in sale since Saturday, December 19, 2020. This item is in the category "Sporting Goods\Fishing\Rods & Poles". The seller is "reeld_60" and is located in Chester. This item can be shipped worldwide.