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W+9P - Luminous Shiner Scale or Shiner Scale, White Belly


COLOR NAME: Luminous Shiner Scale or Shiner Scale, White Belly
COLOR CODES: W+9P
LURE(S) PICTURED: River Runt Spook Sinker Boxes (W9119P), Midget River Runt Spook (W9019P)
DESCRIPTION:

The "W" prefix appears in Heddon's 1936 and 1937 catalogs in listings for luminous color lures for the River Runt Spook Sinker. (To view an article on this subject and a picture of the catalog listing, click HERE.) Though an example of a lure in this color has yet to be found, it is a Shiner Scale color pattern but with a solid white or luminous painted belly. It is only found on pre-WWII lures. The exact name is unknown.

(Picture of Up-Leaping Bass & Midget boxes courtesy of Doug Ramey!)

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