Early Heddon Lures: Page Two

  • 150J frogscale minnow

  • 3000 green crackleback Spindiver

  • 300 green crackle back surface bait

  • 103 bluntnose aluminum minnow

  • Underwater Dowagiac Minnow 

  • 154 red minnow

  • 104 red minnow


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A c. 1920 Heddon 159J in frogscale, yellow head. L-rig hardware, marked props, early slim body version, with no Heddon mark on the belly.  Unusual color of the head makes this one unique and one of my favorites.  Lure is in like-new excellent plus condition. 


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A c. 1918 Heddon 3000 Spindiver in tough color green crackleback. L-rig hardware.

Lure is in solid excellent condition.  Even the tail is in excellent condition, which is rare.  Any Spindiver is rare, but this one is in crackleback which was not common.

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Heddon 300 in green crackleback.  C. 1913 cup rig hardware.  Gill marks.  Belly hook forward of belly weight. 

Lure is in excellent condition.

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A c. 1908 Heddon 103, 'bluntnose' in aluminum back.  Unmarked props.  Lure is in excellent condition without the usual marks on this rare color.


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A c. 1903 extremely rare Heddon "Dowagiac" underwater minnow in aluminum, with brass hardware.   One of the toughest early Heddon's featuring the large front spinning prop and rear 'rudder' prop. 

Lure is in excellent minus condition.

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A c. 1917 Heddon 154 fat body, in solid red, early L-rig, long sweeping gill marks. 

Lure is in excellent plus condition.


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A c. 1913 Heddon 104 fat body, in solid red, cup rig, no name on the prop, black gill marks.

Lure is in excellent plus condition.


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