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Old 08-13-2007, 04:20 PM   #1
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Two Plug Identity and Potential Value Question

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Is the lipped swimmer an old Gibbs? Value?


The darter? The eye is telling? Value? both are dirty but could be cleaned up a bit.

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Old 08-13-2007, 04:21 PM   #2
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Old 08-13-2007, 04:34 PM   #3
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Darter is a wooden Musso 3 oz...B
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Old 08-13-2007, 06:40 PM   #4
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nice surprise on the Musso Mike ... just sold some epay ...in demand ..

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Old 08-13-2007, 10:58 PM   #5
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Thanks in advance.

Is the lipped swimmer an old Gibbs? Value?


The darter? The eye is telling? Value? both are dirty but could be cleaned up a bit.

Best,
Mike


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Anyone on the minnow bait? I thought I saw something like this in the past attributed to Stan Gibbs....slot cut for plastic lip and painted over....was in a bag with mostly other Gibbs... some little dannies, darters, and a tiny polaris....

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sorry...swimmer not a gibbs..home made folk art.

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Old 08-14-2007, 12:34 PM   #7
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Thanks all..... I swear I saw something very similar to the folksy one in some old thread or pics attributed to Stan Gibbs

Oh............... brain fart..... did`nt he have one with an open gap behind diving lip?

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your thinking of the atom reactor..short.chubby//white belly-silverside-blue top...lip was on a wire molded into the plug,,flopped back an forth.

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Yes!

I think MAC just posted one on the other site under collectors forum with two other old interesting baits.

Thank you CS!

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The swimmer is a Creek Chub Viper. Worth about 5 bucks.

Why even try.........
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Old 08-15-2007, 09:28 AM   #11
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The swimmer is a Creek Chub Viper. Worth about 5 bucks.

Thanks Steve.... looked a bit production though rough.

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