LEONARD MAXWELL 50 DF-5 HUNT 7 ½' ROD...$2,100 SOLD

Three-piece Hunt style rod made during Thomas Maxwell’s tenure at Leonard. Blued hardware, tiger-maple spacer, agate stripper, dark red wraps. Sensitive restoration by Steve Blake. Serial number 795. Rod weighs 3 5/8 ounces on my scale; ferrules are 15/64" and 11/64". The model 49 is a 7 ½' version of the 8' model 50. It features a moderate swelled butt and progressive action. This is a quick rod, casting a 5wt (as marked) with authority and delicacy.

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