Superstrike Shrimp Lure
The Superstrike Shrimp Lure was first introduced in the late 1920’s. The lure made by the Florida Artificial Bait Company of Saint Augustine Florida. This celluloid lure has quite a interesting history. The lures celluloid was salvaged from the wings of an experimental airplane purchased by George Ettles and Henry Farrin. I can honestly say that’s probably the first and the last time you can say a lure came from airplane parts. The lure itself is linked together in riveted sections to bend in a way it really is a realistic lure with its paint bead eyes and segmented body. The antique saltwater fishing shrimp lure was made in a few different sizes and was offered in a few different paint schemes. The Shrimp depending on the size sometimes had one or two treble hooks attached. The lure came or was housed in a box showing a graphic or picture of the antique lure.