Collectors have been waiting for the newest book from Dudley and Deanie Murphy. In this volume of more than 3,500 lures shown in full color, the authors address the most collectible fishing lures made since 1940. In addition to the major 'Big Six' companies and miscellaneous lure makers, this volume, for the first time, provides insight into spinning lures, folk art lures, and the rapidly growing area of contemporary collectibles. Considered by collectors to be the most useful reference available on post 1940 vintage antique fishing lures, this volume takes a fresh approach to explaining the hobby. The reader will quickly discover the combination of significant historical information, realistic values, and crisp photography in a concise presentation to be a real asset in lure identification and values. This book is sure to be the most complete and convenient single volume on fishing lures available today. 2006 values.
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Dudley Murphy decided to become a lifelong collector of fishing lures at the age of 13, when his grandfather presented him with a gift of old Heddon, Jamison, and Clark lures. As one of the three founders of the National Fishing Lure Collector's Club, Dudley is an active collector with a variety of interest, including fishing.
Springfield, Missouri artist Deanie Murphy was born in Tulsa, Oklahoma, and was married to Dudley in 1968. They are the parents of two adult children, Quinn and Jennifer. Deanie is also a musician, having played semi-professionally in a bluegrass band with Dudley for 10 years; she also does the typesetting and production for the NFLCC Magazine.
...an in-depth illustrated compendium showcasing the great variety of fishing lures which have been developed from 1940 to the present time. Featuring the many intricate details and specifics which characterizes each of the presented lures, Fishing Lure Collectibles introduces the reader to literally hundreds of lures along with such details as their name, date released, length, a color photograph, short notes, and a price value, Fishing Lure Collectibles really delves...Midwest Book Review
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