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Lot 0177
9 1/2" Long x 5" Wide
A nice reproduction example of a footed minnow trap, this example has "Montana Bait Co Rock Creek MT" in raised lettering. IT also has a Fish shape raised in the glass.
As you can see the piece is the standard pig shape footed form with wire constructed footing and a threaded metal cap/lid.
Traps such as this were placed on stream beds with minnows being forced into the trap by currents then unable to escape through the small holes in the cap.
A great vintage fishing accessory that would look great in any tackle display or on the shelf of a Adirondack style home or camp.

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    SmallClear Glass Minnow Bottle Trap Signed

    Estimate $20 - $30Jan 24, 2018
    Auction Curated By:
    Jessica Mizrachi
    Decorative Arts Specialist
    101 Avenue of the Americas
    Suite 900
    New York, NY 10013
    United States
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