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It’s The Condition! Grading Collectible Fishing Lures

1. Most everybody wants perfection, but few have the bucks to pursue it.

2. There are grading guides for almost anything a person collects.

3. Things change and with it so does desirability and demand.

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Worthologist Steve Ellis: Netting rare lures

A Japanese buyer walked into Steve Ellis’s shop, the Fishermen’s Spot, in Van Nuys, California, looking for fishing collectibles – particularly lures. The buyer came with bait – a half-inch stack of traveler’s checks, the one on top for $1,000.

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Look what I found !!!!!

While tearing down an old shed for a customer of mine, we stumbled upon this rare find. It is an old fly fishing rod manufactured by Marshall Co. Japan. I don’t know the age or the origin but I would be interested in reading any input you fellow enthusiast’s might have.

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