Heddon box dating

28-Sep-2016 23:39

I always appreciate pictures for those series number marked "No picture available" or to replace those of poor quality! DH - Double hooks on lures that had trebles as the standard hooks.Best pictures including a good side view with ruler in the picture; other views and if possible, box pictures also welcome and will be used if provided! H - Treble hooks on lures that had trebles as the standard hooks.Here is a wonderful array of early Heddon lures that were found in a basement in California.Most were never rigged with hooks because they were part of a salesman sample case used to show retailers the current line of Heddon fishing lures.Heddon created a variety of fishing lures for close to a century.You will see a myriad of baits that were offered by Heddon in either standard or special order methods.NOTE: The 'size' column is the first cataloged size. JH - Jersey hook rigging, i.e., double hook on belly and single hook on tail.

This one has a tiny metal pin in the joint of the nose. This flyrod Flaptail is actually a miniature wooden lure, complete with metal flapping tail.While he worked his "home territory" he served customers in Michigan and Northern Ohio. West visited the Dowagiac plant often and became very acquainted with the Heddon staff there. West moved to Rogers, Arkansas to assume a management position at the Daisy-Heddon Sales Company.He became the marketing liaison person between Rogers and Dowagiac. West has enjoyed a long and pleasant career in the fishing lure industry and has been associated with Heddon throughout his career. 1983 - 1984 was the transition period from Heddon to PRADCO.This table lists the series numbers for Heddon lures, along with the lure's size, type of material it was made from, the date is was first cataloged, and the date is was last cataloged.The table is in numeric order starting with the lowest series number.

This one has a tiny metal pin in the joint of the nose. This flyrod Flaptail is actually a miniature wooden lure, complete with metal flapping tail.

While he worked his "home territory" he served customers in Michigan and Northern Ohio. West visited the Dowagiac plant often and became very acquainted with the Heddon staff there. West moved to Rogers, Arkansas to assume a management position at the Daisy-Heddon Sales Company.

He became the marketing liaison person between Rogers and Dowagiac. West has enjoyed a long and pleasant career in the fishing lure industry and has been associated with Heddon throughout his career. 1983 - 1984 was the transition period from Heddon to PRADCO.

This table lists the series numbers for Heddon lures, along with the lure's size, type of material it was made from, the date is was first cataloged, and the date is was last cataloged.

The table is in numeric order starting with the lowest series number.

I - This letter was used to indicate a research color lure or were samples handed out by Heddon sales personnel.