Heddon Flap Tail Junior Lure
The Heddon Flap Tail Junior Lure was first introduced in around 1935. Heddon of Dowagiac Michigan assigned it a model series number 7110. The Flap Tail was a close cousin to the successful Heddon Vamp lure. The lure had a very similar tapered cigar shape for its boday. This version one of the small ones, measure in at 2 1/2″ in length. The lure had a preattached small leader to the under chin line tie. The lure them would taper back to a pointed tail where you would then find a large flasher attached.
The Flap Tail Junior lure was can be found using the two piece hook hardware configuration as shown. However the lure can also be seen in toilet seat and surface rig as well. The lure was available in the typical standard finishes for it’s era. The lure was successful enough to be produced for many decades. There were two types of standard hook configurations both are shown below, the last in shiner scale being different. The antique fishing lure could be purchased with a single treble hook or it could be purchased with a belly treble and a double rear hook.