Vintage Rare Fred Arbogast Sunfish Tin Liz Gllass Eyes In Box For SaleUP FOR saleRARE!!!!!!!FRED ARBOGAST SUNFISH TIN LIZ IN BOX!!THIS LURE IS IN GREAT CONDITION.THE RIGHT GLASS EYE DOES HAVE A CRACK IN IT BUT ALL IS THERE ONLY SEE BY MAGNIFY GLASS..THIS LURE IS SIGNED UNDER RIGHT EYE WHICH SAIDS TIN LIZ.UNDER RIGHT EYE IS HAS SOME MINOR RUB MARKS ONLY SEE WITH MAGNIFY GLASS.THE TAIL IS STAMPED "FRED ARBOGAST AKRON, OHTHE BOX DOES HAVE INK MARK THAT SAIDS DV 75.BOX IS IN VERY GOOD CONDITION.THIS LURE HAS BEEN IN DISPLAY CASE ALONG WITH OTHERS I AM POSTING.IF ANY ? FEEL FREE TO E-MAIL ME.THANKS BARBIE
On Jul-14-13 at 19:29:36 PDT, seller added the following information:
The Tin Liz, Fred's first commercially produced lure, was trademarked in 1932. Fred described this metal minnow as "the most natural cripple ever made." His fishing friends thought so, too. Demand for the lure grew so quickly that he started his own fishing lure company. Fred eventually produced over a half dozen models of this lure including a fly rod Tin Liz in three sizes; the Twin Liz, a tandem bail; a "snake" Tin Liz, which resembled a two-inch pickerel, a "sunfish" Tin Liz, which swam on its side, and a "Kicker."
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