For sale here is a LH Design Sapphire 4/5 reel.
Leen Huisman from The Netherlands has been making fly rods and reels for over 30 years. His designs and exquisite craftsmanship are very well-respected worldwide, and by reviewing the photos of this reel, you will see why.
The Sapphire reel (also known now as Series D) features a frame made of 100% titanium and a spool made from PEI (polyetherimide), an advanced thermoplastic. It also comes with a second spool, this one being a ventilated titanium spool. The reel has a fixed two-way click system with equal click tension each way, so the reel can be fished right or left hand retrieve with adequate tension. The reel features a Bickerdyke-style line guard, made of stainless spring steel in a traditional design. The spool is 2.8" in diameter (with the frame being 3") with a spool width of 0.80". The reel weighs 4.40 oz. with the PEI spool and 4.55 oz. with the titanium spool. Capacity is a WF4F line plus 50 yds of 20# backing. It also comes with the original black fleece reel pouch and red spare spool pouch. The reel is in near mint condition with only the slightest of handling marks that most would not even notice. Don't miss out to grab this wonderfully designed trout reel!