Someone may remember--I don't although I knew a guy who built a Scott kit rod and saw it from the start as he worked on it--what state of finish the kits were supplied in. I think they may have been "labeled"/marked so they would have had HW's writing, and they may have been supplied with the grip and/or reel seat installed. Pretty sure these were packaged up from a very lean inventory as they were ordered.
Another dusty adventure in the attic I am not up for, even knowing I have FFM with advertisements--small ones in the back pages--for Scott 'glass. Somebody will have better detail anyhow.
whrlpool - if you happen to find one of those vintage Scott ads in the back of your old FFM stash, I'd be interested in acquiring a copy or two, if that's something of interest!