HL Leonard Model 38H "Baby Catskill" Bamboo Rod 7' 2/2 #4


For sale here is an H.L. Leonard Model 38H "Baby Catskill" bamboo rod -- 7' 2/2 4wt. Serial no. 421. Very early post-fire rod. Excellent original condition having been cared for very well. All sections are full length and straight.

Ruby colored wraps and olive tipping at the winding check and male ferrules. Deeply blued guides. Ring hook keeper over a moderately swelled butt. Nickel silver checks. The petite cigar grip measures 4 1/2" in length with a bit of soiling though the cork remains very smooth. Bright nickel silver cap and ring reel seat over a mortised butternut spacer. The bright nickel silver ferrules have retained an excellent fit. The rod weighs 2.95 oz. The action is on the medium side of medium fast. Includes the original bag with stiffening dowel and original tube. Although the tube has been labeled Model 38, the rod is certainly a 38H. Pick up this coveted Leonard model while you can! 

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