W+1 - Luminous Rainbow or Rainbow, White Belly

COLOR NAME: Luminous Rainbow or Rainbow, White Belly
LURE(S) PICTURED: River Runt Spook Sinker Box (W9111)
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 Rainbow color pattern but with a solid white or luminous painted belly rather than a scale pattern belly. It is only found on pre-WWII lures. The exact name is unknown. (Special thanks to Doug Ramey for the pictures!)

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