Antique Lures


Shakespeare Fishing Lures and Boxes: Page Two

5 hook sienna minnow

3 hook sienna minnow

33 rainbow minnow in wood box

33 rainbow minnow in gray box

Floating minnow in wood box

Slim Jim minnow in intro box

5 hook yellow in gray box

33 metalized gold minnow in wood box

Spinner in wood box

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Shakespeare three hook minnow in sienna crackleback.  Flat plate hardware and plain props. 
Shakespeare minnow #33 in rainbow, flat plate hardware, 'B' props, in an extremely rare early, correctly labeled and marked wood box. C. 1909. 

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Shakespeare 33 minnow in rainbow, flat plate hardware, with correct marked gray box. 

Lure is in like-new excellent plus condition, box is excellent minus.

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Rare Shakespeare floating minnow #42, high forehead, flat plate hardware, B prop, with the wood box. C. 1910. 

Box is not correct number (marked 44) for this floater but is correct era and color RY,  No paper.

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Rare early small eye Shakespeare Slim Jim #33 with the vertical stripes in the Introduction white box. C. 1908. 

( A rare package.  You see the lure from time to time, but never the box.)  No paper.

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Shakespeare minnow, solid yellow, sweeping gill marks,  flat plate hardware, plain props, with the correct marked box.  No paper.
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Rare Shakespeare metalized #33 (gold) minnow, B props, flat plate hardware, in the correct marked wood box. C.1912. 

(Any metalized Shakespeare is rare, gold in the correct box....!  Rare.) 

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Shakespeare Surface Spinner, flat plate hardware, in the correct marked wood box. C.1914. 

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