Creek Chub 500 Open Mouth Shiner
The #500 Open Mouth Shiner came out in 1918 and was made until around 1931. CCBC Open Mouth Shiners can be found with wooden bodies and painted eyes or no eyes. They were advertised as having only 4 catalogued colors but many special order colors were also done by request.
This #503 Silver Shiner Open Mouth Shiner Is Special Order!
Creek Chub Open Mouth Shiners have been found in many colors! Some CCBCO boxes have end labels with the color names spelled out. Others are simply stamped with a code. Here is a color chart to help you discover what color your Open Mouth Shiner is.
|500||Natural Shiner Or Pikie Scale|
|502||Red Head White|
|505||Redside Or Dace|
|509||Greenback Or Shad|
|510||White With Blue Head|
|511||Black With White Head|
|520||Green Gar Or Mackerel|
|530||Red And Orange Spotted|
|00 Special||Uncatalogued Colors|
I buy Creek Chub Open Mouth Shiners and vintage old lures from many, many other companies. If you have lures to sell, feel free to contact me. I pay more than most other collectors out there so be sure to get in touch with me.
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