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Got this "little" gem in the mail yesterday...
Discussion in 'All Categories' started by Scott Jedd - Mar 10th, 2016 7:40 am.
Scott Jedd
Scott Jedd
Probably a saltwater / striper lure given the Blue Flash color but possibly for Muskies as well? Measures 9" long and has a unique pentagonal shape. Very well built with a tail wrap about twice the length of an Emmerson & Ruhren. The tiny tail spinner on such a huge bait is ironic, but I do think it's a factory feature. Wire-through construction with wide rim brass cups. At least FIVE belly weights and the weights are then sealed in with sawed-off dowel. Hook points are all uniformly factory bent forward. And I think the eyes are glass. It is for sale, delivered to your door for the first $60, but really I'm more interested in learning about who might've made this awesome beast. Probably circa 1950s-60s. Any info is appreciated. Personal check is ok for NFLCC members.

Thanks, Scott
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re: Got this "little" gem in the mail yesterday... by Scott Jedd - Mar 11th, 2016 1:23 pm
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Scott Jedd
Scott Jedd
Thanks for the feedback. Anyone interested can have it delivered to your door for $25.

Scott
re: Got this "little" gem in the mail yesterday... by Joe Stagnitti - Mar 10th, 2016 8:16 pm
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Joe Stagnitti
Joe Stagnitti
Just looked at belly photos….$20 might be optimistic….
re: Got this "little" gem in the mail yesterday... by Joe Stagnitti - Mar 10th, 2016 7:37 pm
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Joe Stagnitti
Joe Stagnitti
It is Bill Wolfgang….and it is c1990's…..in that condition it would be $20….
re: Got this "little" gem in the mail yesterday... by Scott Jedd - Mar 10th, 2016 1:53 pm
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Scott Jedd
Scott Jedd
Brilliant, John! I believe you nailed it, I googled Bill Wolfgang and found this pic. Undeniable stylistic match. Thank you for your help!

Scott
Scott Jedd
re: Got this "little" gem in the mail yesterday... by John Savu - Mar 10th, 2016 11:53 am
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John Savu
John Savu
Hard to tell without having it in hand, but I think it is an Ohio bait made by Bill Wolfgang. John
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