Vintage J C Higgins wooden lure

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Vintage J C Higgins wooden lure

Post by MXB » Sun Sep 27, 2009 11:08 am

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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Re: Vintage J C Higgins wooden lure

Post by MXB » Tue Dec 21, 2010 3:44 pm

And here's another lure from J C Higgins;

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Jointed minnow style lure in a perch style pattern

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Re: Vintage J C Higgins wooden lure

Post by rivermandave » Wed Dec 22, 2010 12:57 am

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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).

After several years the Ted Williams line came out howdy
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