W+9N - Luminous Dace Scale or Dace Scale, White Belly


COLOR NAME: Luminous Dace Scale or Dace Scale, White Belly
COLOR CODES: W+9N
LURE(S) PICTURED: River Runt Spook Floater (W9409N)
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.) This is a Dace Scale 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 Larry Stockley for the pictures!)

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