Antique Lures

 

Pflueger Fishing Lures and Boxes

Monarch's and Neverfail minnows

 

  • 5 hook rainbow Neverfail in maroon box

  • 3 hook perch Neverfail in wood box

  • 5 hook white Monarch in wood box

  • 5 hook red Neverfail in maroon box

  • 5 hook frog Monarch in maroon box

  • 5 hook chub Monarch in maroon box

  • 5 hook yellow perch Monarch in maroon box

  • Triumph Champion minnow in maroon box

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Early Pflueger Neverfail in rainbow, with the correct marked maroon box. 

Lure is in like-new excellent condition, (noting typical Pflueger spotting on back), box is excellent minus condition due to some minor scuffing on one side of the box.  Lure still has the store hanging tag.  No paper.

Additional photos: bottom, top, side, box, box end

Pflueger Neverfail minnow in perch, small cup, c. 1909 gem clip hardware, with correct box. 

Lure is in excellent condition, (noting typical Pflueger spotting on back), box is good.  No paper.

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Pflueger Monarch in all white, c. 1909, with gem clip hardware with a rare wood Monarch box which is marked 2171 (white with blended slate).  

Lure is in excellent plus condition, box is excellent.  No paper.

Additional photos: bottom, top, side, box, box end

Early Pflueger Neverfail minnow in solid lipstick red, with correctly marked box maroon box. 

Lure is in like-new excellent plus condition, box is excellent plus.  No paper.

Additional photos: bottom, top, side, box, box end

Rare Pflueger Monarch large body minnow, Bulldog prop marked Monarch,  in frog, c.1914, in the correctly marked maroon box. 

Lure is in like-new excellent plus condition, box is exc. minus (noting stains on the label. ) Otherwise the box is in excellent condition.  No paper.

Additional photos: bottom, top, side, box

Pflueger slim round body minnow in rare chub scale, c.1914, with the correctly marked (2149) maroon box.  The prop is not marked Monarch, but has the bulldog logo.  

(Note: according to the Pflueger article in the NFLCC Magazine, chub color '146' was only available in Monarch and this lure was in the marked box which came unused from an old hardware store in Chicago, along with the other Monarch's on this page.  Paperwork with the group dated it to 1914.)

Lure is in like-new, excellent plus condition, box is excellent plus.  No paper.

Additional photos: bottom, top, side, box

Rare Pflueger Monarch large body minnow, Bulldog prop marked Monarch, in yellow perch, with the correctly marked maroon box. C. 1914. 

Lure is in like new excellent plus condition, box is excellent.  Sales paper included.    (An outstanding color and condition package.)

Additional photos: bottom, top, side, box

Champion minnow, brass eye tacks, green back, by Pflueger for 'Triumph Manufacturing Co., St. Louis", which is labeled on the end of the correct box. 

Lure is in excellent condition, box is excellent.   No paper.

(An usual and rare miscellaneous piece.)

Additional photos: bottom, back, side, box

 

 

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