Wilcox Wiggler Antique Lure Patent
In this Wilcox Wiggler Antique Lure Patent we see what Charles M Wilcox of New Paris Ohio intended with his Wilcox Wiggler lure. Produced in 1907 filed for patent 1908. The Wilcox Wiggler has always been a tough lure to find, and a treasure to own for antique lure collectors.
923,095 FISH LURE Charles M Wilcox New Paris Ohio assignor by direct and mesne assignments to The Wiggler Manufacturing Company Elwood Ind. a Corporation of Indiana. Filed July 1 1908 Serial No 441,285
1. A fish lure comprising a buoyant body a head pivoted to the body for lateral movements with relation thereto a single blade spinner pivoted in rear of the body said spinner being disposed at an angle and simulating a fish tail and having a channel formed in its forward face said channel being disposed at an angle extending to one side from the center of the rear end of the spinner.
2. A fish lure comprising a buoyant body a head pivoted to the body and adapted to have lateral movements with relation thereto a metal frame extending longitudinally through the body a thimble extending across through the body with one member of said frame removable extending there through a pin extending through each end of the thimble and locked in position when the thimble is secured in position by said member and a group of hooks depending from each of said pins.
3. A fish lure comprising a buoyant body and a head independent of each other a frame on which the head and body are mounted a double blade spinner mounted on the frame in advance of the head a single blade spinner mounted on the frame in rear of the body a thimble removably secured in the body and extending flush therewith a pin extending across through the outer portion of said thimble and removable only when the frame is disconnected from the thimble and the thimble has been moved endwise and a group of hooks pivoted on said pin all substantially as set forth.
4. A fish lure comprising a body a rod disposed longitudinally in the center of the body a thimble extending across through the body at right angles to said rod said rod extending there through a pin extending across through each end portion of the thimble and parallel to said rod the rod being adapted to hold the thimble in position and preventing the removal of said pins when the parts are assembled and hooks pivoted to said pins and removable therefrom only when said pins are released.
5. A fish lure having a thimble movable therein and extending there across pins disposed across through the thimble a rod removable disposed longitudinally through the lure and adapted to extend through the thimble to hold the thimble in position and a group of hooks from each of said pins said hooks being removable only when said rod is removed from said thimble and when the thimble has been moved end wise to allow the removal said pins Claims 6 and 7 not printed in the Gazette.