19th Century
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Abbey Imbrie Fishing Hook - Lure  Circa 1881
Early St. Lawrence Gang on RARE Dated Card

This is the earliest example of the Abbie Imbrie card made for William Hemming's
"needle baiting hook"...dated 1881.   However, Hemming was not granted a US Patent until
1882. The hook is a size 7/0, gang is complete with wrapped wire gimp.
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