Leonard, HL - Model 51-5 Bamboo Rod

For sale here is a Leonard Model 51-5 bamboo rod -- 8 1/2 feet, 3/2, for a DT5 line. A very desirable three piece 5 weight model! Serial number 81200 - the year after Maxwell left the Leonard Rod Co. The rod has all of the hallmarks of a Maxwell Leonard. Honey guide wraps with burgundy wraps at the ferrules. All sections are full length and original. Oxidized guides and tip tops. Bright n/s ferrules. N/S cap and ring over a tiger maple spacer. Includes the original bag and original aluminum tube with brass fittings (someone drilled a hole in the top of the tube cap for ventilation purposes). The rod weighs 4 3/4 oz and the ferrules are 11/64 and 16/64. The rod features delicate tips that will protect the finest of tippets, with a powerful butt and mid-section.