Leonard, HL - Model 50-5 Hunt Bamboo Rod

For sale here is an H.L. Leonard Hunt Model 50-5 bamboo rod -- 8 feet 3/2 5wt. Serial no. 82102. Made in 1982 just after Tom Maxwell's tenure and clearly influenced by him. The rod is in near mint condition. All sections are full length and straight. Moderately tempered cane with transparent deep red wraps with full intermediates. Blued guides with a ruby colored agate stripper. The tip sections are numbered. Mildly swelled butt. Cigar grip 6" in length. Elegant cap and ring reel seat over a mortised tiger maple spacer. There is one very small dent in the spacer, likely the way it came from the factory. The ferrules are size 10/64 and 16/64 with an excellent fit. The rod weighs 4 3/8 oz. The action is medium-fast. Original bag and tube.