This one appears as slightly faded when compared to the smaller lure. As seen in photos. HEDDON MIDGET DIGIT LURE ITEM 03 GOLD EYES VERY NICE YOU ARE BUYING A VINTAGE HEDDON" MIDGET DIGIT" FISHING LURE. Special thanks to John Fishkat for the picture and providing the information regarding the box differences! Pearl white or bone color body with pink, yellow and blue spots randomly placed on the lure. I prefer to leave the rarer vintage lures"as is" and let the buyer decide the method and extent Chapter 29 Page - For the color code 9YB, change to read:
Heddon Midget (Midgit) Digit | Old Antique Fishing Lures, Tackle and Value
Used bass fishing lures. These date to the 1st version of the River Runt Spook Floater in the Yellow Shore Minnow color and the the 2nd version of the Sinker model as well, both dating to and earlier. Feel free to print this page to supplement your book! Vintage Heddon River Runt lure in original box Green yellow silver and red No sure if it is wooden or plastic Printed on belly as shown Measures approx.
The super sonic and midget digit have been used and have some imperfections! Made by Georg Homan of California, these two Heddon River Runt lures including the Standard Sinker, series top and the wood version series bottom were covered with authentic Rattlesnake skin. In original box with foldout pocket catalog. Also, the color code system changed so what you have is a pre-WWII box with a 'new' color code system.
AS ALWAYS IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS PLEASE FEEL FREE TO CONTACT US. VINTAGE HEDDON GREEN SHORE COLOR MIDGET DIGIT FISHING LURE GOLD EYES SURFACE HW. Both lures are marked in black letters on the belly. If you have antique fishing tackle and lures you'd like to consign with The Antique Lure Store email us. I'll be listing more on a regular basis so look back for other nice old items. Jointed Go-Deeper River Runt Spook in Shad, series DSD. River Runt Spook Sinker, series XWR Solid white body with red ribs and face, gold eyes.