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Vintage J C Higgins wooden lure

Posted: Sun Sep 27, 2009 11:08 am
by MXB
Hi all . . .

Heres a nice old wooden lure by J C Higgins that was in direct competition with the CCBC 'Injured Minnow'. Probably c. 1950's

Great 'perchy' colour pattern thumbsupsmilie thumbsupsmilie

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MXB

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Re: Vintage J C Higgins wooden lure

Posted: Tue Dec 21, 2010 3:44 pm
by MXB
And here's another lure from J C Higgins;

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Jointed minnow style lure in a perch style pattern

MXB

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Re: Vintage J C Higgins wooden lure

Posted: Wed Dec 22, 2010 12:57 am
by rivermandave
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JC Higgins was sold exclusively through Sears...and he was an actual employee of the company.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/J._C._Higgins

http://www.searsarchives.com/brands/jchiggins.htm

They sold several types of sporting goods with the "brand"...but the items were always made by other companies (Montgomery Wards and JC Penny's did the same thing).

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