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9NC or NC - Natural Crab

COLOR NAME: Natural Crab
LURE(S) PICTURED: Crab Spook & Baby Crab Spook (9909NC), Baby Torpedo (361NC), Go-Deeper Crab (D1900NC)

There are three distinct variations of this color as shown above:

Crab Spook: Brown back with black stripes, yellow belly with red stripes. Cataloged color for this lure, c. mid 1930's.

Baby Torpedo: White body with brown spine and brown vertical rib pattern on sides, solid white belly with orange blush coloring and yellow eyes with black iris. This is a uncataloged color for this lure.

Go-Deeper Crab: Yellow body with a red-brown or orange-brown spine, three large ribs of the same color on either side, gold eyes. This is a cataloged color for this lure, c. 1950's.

(Picture of Crab Spook courtesy of Rod; picture of Baby Torpedo courtesy of Jim Vivano!)

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