All the catalog colors are listed for each of the Original Series and the years each color was cataloged for a particular series.
An example: A color is listed, then followed by all the different Original Series that utilized this particular color.
Showing the dates of production of wood and plastic lures from the 1961-1978/9 "Tack Eye" era.
The early METAL baits from CCBCo.
Explaining the confusing differences between Yellow Scale and Green Scale in the metal baits.
A primer on the CCBCo Fly Rod lures FIRST offered before WWII.
Illustrations of some of the late colors used by Creek Chub.
A listing of all catalog colors introduced 1916-1978 using the standardized 1925 "Classic Colors" system plus the "New Era" designs.
Pictures of a Special from many of the CCBCo Series.
These cards were often inserted in CCBCo boxes with fishing directions and features of one or two different baits.
Some miscellaneous rarities from these two lines of baits from CCBCo.
An aid in grading your old lures.
Illustrations of the different grades of cardboard lure boxes.
A quick study of the history of this old-time lure company.
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Box codes used in-house by Western Auto Stores.
This study lists:
The Shur-Strike in-house catalog #, name of the lure color, the number shown in Dr. Smith's book on CCBCo, and the common collector name for each color.
A numerical listing of all the catalog colors and the actual catalog colors for each of the Shur-Strike series.