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Old 06-12-2007, 05:57 PM   #1
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Some new ones

Found these today at a customers house. Floyd Romans, Gibbs, Atoms, and a Spofford Needle.
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Old 06-12-2007, 07:26 PM   #2
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Found these today at a customers house. Floyd Romans, Gibbs, Atoms, and a Spofford Needle.

Maybe you need me to go in first to make sure its safe?

Nice find

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Old 06-12-2007, 08:29 PM   #3
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You got to keep those?!! Unreal.,

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Can anybody date that Spofford needle? It's plastic and has a Marthas Vinyard address.
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Old 06-13-2007, 06:11 AM   #5
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those are some nice lookin lures. cant come into my house




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Spofford started making lures on MV in the late 1970s, give or take. He made them until he died about 10-12 years ago. His widow tried to keep the company going afterwards. I'm not sure whether the Roberts guy bought them or they finally went under. I still see a handful of Spofford lures here and there.

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Thanks, he had a few more Atoms left that he said he would put to the side for me.
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Spofford started making lures on MV in the late 1970s, give or take. He made them until he died about 10-12 years ago. His widow tried to keep the company going afterwards. I'm not sure whether the Roberts guy bought them or they finally went under. I still see a handful of Spofford lures here and there.
Congrats Biteme, very nice find! Have to love them Romans

Mike P is also on the money, but a few years back I was fishing and ran into Spofford's ,,, I think son-inlaw ? Very nice guy! He told me that he was still making some and as I remember, he gave me one or 2
They were much smaller as we were fishing for Albies
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