Antique Lures


155 pages of Quality Antique Lures and Lure Boxes

A place to research early, pre-1940 wood fishing lures and boxes

Take a quick tour of 1902-1940 wood lures and boxes?

Pflueger   |   Wood Box Lures   |   Early Heddon   |   Boxes   |   Shakespeare

For a more extensive tour, see the  Table of Contents  or see the bottom of each page 

Got lures or a collection for sale? 

Contact us by email

  • Special Heddon lures I need for my collection

  • More information about what we want to buy...HERE

  • Reasons you might not want to sell your lures on eBay

    See each lure company's index below for hundreds of photos and extensive written information on lures and boxes

Early Wood Lures & Lure Boxes

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Stories about some of the people who have sold their lures and boxes into this collection:  a Tribute to some of the families and individuals who preserved our heritage.

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Have lures or reels you want  to sell?  Click here for contact information

Books & References Library for Antique Lures

Where to find fishing lure reference books for all lures!



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Got a lure question?

Want to identify or price your lures?

You only need one $30 book...

Enter here for

Collector books and references



What are you looking for on AntiqueLures Web site?

Use our Search engine or see the Table of Contents


We are interested in buying well preserved  lures and lure boxes, box brochures, reels, as well as lure catalogs...

  See our Wanted to Buy list  

Currently Buying

We have $250,000 available to invest in buying collections.  We have paid out over $1,790,000 in the past ten years...will you be next?

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Information on Advanced Lure Collecting

This section contains over 105 pages of written, printable, information your mother never told you about...

Click here to go to Advanced Articles & Knowledge

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Heddon lures

Heddon pre-1920 lures & boxes

Pflueger lures

Shakespeare lures

South Bend lures

Early miscellaneous lures

Lure colors and rarity

Identification of various underwater lures

Grading wood lures




Heddon boxes: wood and cardboard

Pflueger boxes : wood and cardboard

Shakespeare boxes: wood and cardboard

Creek Chub boxes: cardboard

Grading lure boxes

Detailed information regarding:

  • Estate appraisals and executor assistance for collections
  • Want lists and how to sell your lures for this collection
  • Photography and video hints for documenting collections
  • Digital and Scanning hints to forward images of your items
  • Packaging and shipping information for lures and boxes


Have lures or reels you want  to sell?   Contact Gabby Talkington:  Contact information

Lure and Lure Box Prices We Pay


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