Sold Out $1,050.00 US
For sale here is an H.L. Leonard Duracane Model 800-2 8'0" 2/2 5-6wt bamboo rod. Serial #1941. The rod is in excellent original condition with one exception, the ferrule on one of the tips has been re-wrapped. All sections are full length and straight. The rod features a moderately tempered blank with emerald green wraps. Oxidized guides. The script on the rod remains clean and bold. Ring hook keeper. Nickel silver winding check. Cigar-style grip 6" in length with moderate soiling. Bright aluminum down-locking reel seat with a butternut spacer and a nickel silver butt cap. Someone had engraved what appears to be some sort of serial number on the reel seat where the reel foot sits (see photos). The ferrules are size 13/64 with an excellent fit. Indented witness marks on the ferrules. The rod weighs an at 4.10 oz. Great medium-fast dry-fly action that balances wonderfully on the hand. Though marked as a 6wt it also casts very well with a DT5. Rod includes original yellow bag with wooden stiffening dowel and original tube with brass fittings.