Antique Lures



Shakespeare fishing lure minnows

Metalized copper, gold, nickel finish fishing lure minnows

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A three hook underwater minnow in yellow perch color, with flat plate hardware in the correct wood box. Note the sweeping gill marks back to the cup. This is a mark of Shakespeare.

Next are several small underwater minnows like the 00 and 03 made by Shakespeare.

At the bottom is a photo of a Shakespeare Saltwater lure in white with red eye blush and silver flitter.

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Two series 33 Shakespeare underwater minnows in red, and white.  

Next are two Rhodes (round body 33 minnows in crackle back, and rainbow.

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A gold plated 33 with flat plate hardware, B notched props, and not shown is the correct wood box with end label for this lure.

A nickel plated 33 with flat plate hardware, later plain pointed props.

A copper plated 00 with plain props and tail feather.

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Solid Copper metalized minnow.  This lure has B notched props and would be from c. 1910.   (Lure surface is shiny and sound, those are refections on the surface). shakcopper.JPG (58199 bytes)shakcopbxnd.JPG (46619 bytes)
Solid Gold metalized minnow.  This lure has B notched props and is c. 1910. 

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