HL Leonard Appalachian Trail Duracane Bamboo Rod 8' 4/2 #4/5

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For sale here is a H.L. Leonard Duracane "Appalachian Trail" 8' 4/2 4-5wt bamboo rod. Serial no. 1806. Built during Ted Simroe's tenure. Quite a rare configuration from Leonard. The rod is in excellent overall condition. All sections are full length and straight. 

Impregnated Duracane finish with darkly tempered cane. Emerald green wraps. Blued guides and nickel silver ferrules. Ring hook-keeper. The script remains clean and bold. Sculpted nickel-silver winding check. The cigar grip is 6" in length and only mildly soiled. Bright aluminum down-locking reel seat over a varnished butternut spacer with a nickel silver butt cap featuring the Leonard stamp. The ferrules are size 9/64, 14/64, and 18/64 with an excellent fit, nice and tight. Indented witness marks on the ferrules. The rod weighs 4.65 oz. The action is medium-fast. Includes original bag and tube with brass fittings.