Sold Out $1,950.00 US
For sale here is a lovely Simroe-era H.L. Leonard Model 36 -- 6' 2/2 3-4wt. Serial no. 879. Made in the 1970's. The rod is in excellent plus original condition. All sections are full length and straight.
The cane is a classic Leonard straw color with deep crimson wraps. Darkly blued guides. The serial no. script remains clean and bold. Slightly swelled butt. Bronzed ring hook keeper. Petite cigar grip 4 1/2" in length with light handling marks. Bright nickel silver cap and ring reel seat over a mortised butternut spacer. The spacer does show some slight marks from use.
The bright step-down ferrules are size 10/64 with a great fit. Indented witness marks. The rod weighs in at 2.25 oz. on our digital scale. The action is medium-fast, quite swift and snappy for a Leonard rod. This Model 36 would make for a great dry fly rod for the small streams. The rod includes the original bag with stiffening dowel and the original tube with brass fittings.
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