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  • Item Category: Sports
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: May 02, 2011
  • Channel: Auction House

I currently have around 50 high quality antique fishing lures listed.... Most are historic MADE in WISCONSIN lures of Showcase quality collector lures including - WI 1930s Joe Froelich DEEP RUNNER LURE ~~ WI 1920s BROOK SHINER Lure ~~ WI 1930s PROTOTYPE CRITTER LURE ~~ ~~ IL 1930s SCHALLER THREE BAGGER MUSKY Lure MIB ~~ WI 1950 MUSKY BILL FROG Lure ~~ WI 1930s WONDER SPOON LAUBY Lure ~ ~~~~ WI 1940s MUSKY SCATBACK LURE ~~~~ WI 1950s CATCH ALL MUSKY LURE ~~~~ WI Marathon Bait OL BUDDY MUSKY LURE ~~ ~~ WI 1950s Louis Fisher TEK NEEK MUSKY LURE ~~ IL 1940s Frank Steel WIGGLE FROG Lure MIB ~~~~ WI 1930s ZINKE MINNOW Lure ~~ ~~~~~ WI 1940s Chair Leg Tackle Co MUSKY LURE BOX ~~~~~ WI 1940 Harold Van Bussum HANDCRAFTED BASS LURE ~~~~~~~~~~~ ~~~ WI 1940s SCHULTZ MUSKY DUCK LURE MT ~~ WI 1920s Biff Bait Company BIFF MOUSE Lure -- BIFF GODEVIL Lure -- BIFF SINGLE WOBBLER Lure MIB ~~~~~ WI 1940 OTTO KRAUSE LURE ~~~~~~ WI 1920s Oscar Schaefer TURBULENT EXCITOR LURE ~~~~~~~~~~ ~~~~ MN 1940s Leech Lake CRITTER MUSKY LURE ~~~~ WI STAN A WAH Musky Lure ~~~~ WI 1930s Lew Morrison TIN LURE BOX ~~~~ ~~ WI Holter LITTLE GIANT Lure ~~~~ WI 1920s HEUEL HOPPER BOTTLE Live Bait Tin ~~~~ WI 1905 HARTFORD MINNOW FLOAT~~~~ MI 1910 Shakespeare Co CHIPPEWA & CHEETEK BASS FLY LURES Royal Coachman, Professor and Beaverkill PATTERN Fly Fishing Flies MOC

**** .... Showcase quality TWO piece Lot of historic original EARLY 1920s made in Milwaukee, Wisconsin -- BIFF BAIT COMPANY genuine honest as found collectibles.... Historic EARLY PRE PATENT Production Bait -- Patent was issued December 1925 with later made lures stamped as such -- This rarely found FLAWLESS CONDITION Red & White hand painted wood (Cork) BIFF BAIT SURFACE SINGLE WOBBLER Lure retains Pristine RARE MINT ORIGINAL paint and CLEAN MINT aluminum frame maker stamped "BIFF BAIT MILWAUKEE WIS." and "PAT. PEND." on the aluminum frame....

Included is an outstanding original condition historic ultra rare BIFF BAIT SURFACE SINGLE WOBBLER 2-pc LURE BOX.... Home production made Biff Lures typically received poor quality original paint which frequently cracked, chipped and flaked increasingly with the amount of fishing use or number of years spent in storage over the decades.... Many original mint/near mint Biff lures collected by early lure collectors back in the 1960s and 70s frequently managed to eventually lose near flawless old original paint that naturally flaked off the their lure bodies during years of careful protective long term storage. This RARE pristine example has managed to remain absolutely as flawless as the day it was handcrafted and handpainted in the early 1920s. A genuine exceptional 100% maker original found example looking as outstanding as the day it was completed. The average unused 1920s Biff wood lures found by lure collectors over the decades rarely can be graded GEM MINT like this lure remains.... Comes in the great looking illustrated original 2-piece cardboard box.... This rare very early made handcrafted Biff lure was made during the pre-patented era -- the handcrafted lure CLEARLY maker stamped into the aluminum frame -- "PAT. PEND." and "BIFF BAIT MILWAUKEE WIS.".... A genuine honest FLAWLESS ultra rare condition SURFACE SINGLE WOBBLER No. 778 RED & WHITE with pristine clean, bright and bold original red and white paint that has acquired a pleasing 100% natural original patina over the decades.... Includes the equally RARE highly collectible 1"H x 2-3/9"W x 3-1/8"L original TOP Illustrated 2-PC LURE BOX that is absolutely clean, sound and overall excellent with natural age toned paper.... This RARE ORIGINAL Patent Pending (Factory Marked Lure) historically dates itself to handcrafted BEFORE t...

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