HL Leonard Model 51 Tournament Bamboo Rod 9' 3/1 #6/7


For sale here is a H.L. Leonard pre-fire Model 51 Tournament bamboo rod. 9' 3/1 6-7wt bamboo rod. Likely made in the early 1940s. The rod is in excellent original condition. There are a few small chips and nicks in the varnish. All sections are full length and reasonably straight. Patent date on butt section female ferrule. Gold silks. Amber colored agate stripper and clear agate tip-top. Oxidized guides. Bronzed ring hook-keeper. Bright nickel silver checks. The cigar grip is 5 1/2" in length with light ridging throughout. All nickel silver, down-locking, cap and ring reel seat. The ferrules are size 12/64 and 18/64 and the fit is excellent. Indented witness marks. The action is medium. The rod weighs in at 6 1/4 oz. Replacement bag, no tube. 

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