Jim Pfeffer: A History & Collector's Guide to Pfeffer Fishing Lures
8.5" x 11" Softcover * Full Color Throughout * 194 Total PagesABOUT THE BOOK
Jim Pfeffer lures were produced for over forty years and to many they are considered beautiful works of art. It was amazing that these lures were produced in such great numbers yet in such a very primitive work environment. There is considerable information about Pfeffer Lures that the novice collector needs to know before they start on this journey of lure collecting. This book will provide you with the needed information since collecting Pfeffer Lures comes with a great deal of confusion and uncertainty, largely because many people copied his work. It is well documented that Pfeffer gave some individuals his blessing to duplicate his work and yet did not provide permission to others. Throughout the book, beautiful illustrations will provide you with the clarifying identification you will need. This book will give the new collector a good understanding of the models, colors and patterns Pfeffer produced. It also provides you with a practical grading system to evaluate the most common to the very rarest examples that might be encountered. Using these criteria will be of benefit in determining the value you can expect for any Pfeffer lure. For the seasoned Pfeffer collector there are never enough pictures and documentation of his work!
Includes a biography of Jim and Betty Pfeffer; a history of the Pfeffer Lure Company; a history of Denmark's Sporting Goods and their connection to Pfeffer; a detailed discussion of colors and patterns; a comparative analysis of the hardware, rigging, and packaging; chapters on the Orlando Shiner, the Other Shiners, the Cripple, the Banana Lure, the Casting Lures and the Hud-Chug, the Dilly, the Mullet, the Darters, the Pigfish, the Pier Bait, and the Sunfish. Also includes chapters on Prototypes, Repaints, and Mysteries, and a comprehensive analysis of the Woodall and Densmore years of the Pfeffer Company.
Truly the definitive work on Jim Pfeffer, one of the greatest lure makers who ever lived!