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    Posted 5 years ago

    spikeless
    (4 items)

    When given this lure about 60 years ago, it was referred to as a "Jitterbug."
    While similar to the Arbogast Jitterbug, its eyes and its diving plane don't seem to be consistent. It is a wood lure, all black with painted eyes and the body length measures 3".
    It was older and well used when I received it so I am very comfortable that it dates to the early 50's and is likely older.
    What is it actually?
    Thanks.

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    Comments

    1. sellinbaits, 5 years ago
      normally when you find these older lures from the 1950's with that decal eye with a little check in them they are knock off lures from japan. while old they have very little value. b
    2. spikeless, 5 years ago
      Thanks. I hadn't thought it had much value but am interested in the identification side. I have probably 50 lures from the era and earlier as well as another 50 from the 60's that my granddaughter has some interest in and am organizing them a bit. I just posted some photos in a new thread .

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