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VGS - Gold/Brown Chrome


COLOR NAME: Gold/Brown Chrome
COLOR CODES: VGS
LURE(S) PICTURED: Lucky 13 Spook (2525VGS), Tiny Torpedo (364VGS), Chugger Jr (9522VGS), Super Sonic (9387VGS)
DESCRIPTION:

Gold chrome finish with brown stripe down the back and a brown blush around the eyes with brown scales on the sides; red chin blush. This is a cataloged color for these lures in 1971. The Gold/Brown Chrome color along with 5 other 'chrome' colors were introduced in Heddon's 1971 catalog for a number of other Heddon lures. The colors included NPY (Yellow Chrome), NPR (Red Chrome), NFD (Green Shad Chrome), NBL (Black Chrome) and VRB (Rainbow Chrome). In addition, Heddon assigned a different series number to every lure produced in the Chrome color, i.e., '9520' was the standard series number for the Chugger Jr but in a Chrome color, it was 9522. That series number continued to 1974 and then Heddon reverted back to the standard series number for the lure(s).

(Picture of Tiny Torpedo courtesy of Kevin Graveline!)
(Picture of Chugger Jr courtesy of Jerry Cheek!)
(Picture of Super Sonic courtesy of Scott Rhodes!)

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