Pictures show condition & VALUE. Don't forget these are close up pictures that show everything that you normal cant see just looking at it in your hand. This lure is in the RARE category of the HEDDON lures.It was the first plastic vamp made in the 1930s and had glass eyes and plastic diving lip. It wasn't made very long because the plastic diving lip was prone to crack. Its hard to find these in any condition.
#9501 Rainbow Vamp with correctly marked box. Boxes as collectors know are most the time harder to find then the lures because the fisherman usually threw them away. That makes the box pretty Rare. HEDDON James and Sons, Dowagiac, Michigan.
Also, this was the first plastic lure Heddon made of any of there wood ones. ID & VALUE is in one of the best if not the best lure collecting books out there (CARL LUCKEYS Old Fishing Lures & Tackle 7TH & 8TH Editions Printed In DEC, 2010).
Book picture shows id and value from the year 2010. Most cases today's value is the same or usually higher. Vintage fishing lures and tackle are a good investment.They usually hold there value and in most cases increase higher. The item "RARE HEDDON 9500 Vamp Fishing Lure Glass Eyes USA Dowagiac Mich Shows BOOK VALUE" is in sale since Sunday, December 6, 2020. This item is in the category "Sporting Goods\Fishing\Vintage\Lures". The seller is "danslaptopparts" and is located in Ventura, California. This item can be shipped worldwide.