1939 to 1949
The "Musky Size" Jitterbug was introduced in 1940, with a lengh of 4-1/2" and a weight of 1-1/2oz. It came in Red & White, Black & Silver Scale, and Perch. The original two hook model had disappeared from catalogs in 1942. The "Musky Size" Jitterbug was reintroduced in 1947 with three hooks.
There are and were many other series of Jitterbugs offered in various styles and sizes. Most are still being produced today, see Newer Jitterbug Colors.
See Key Dates to help identify year produced.
I am not perfect. If you see any mistakes, please email me. The images are low resolution, but should give you a good idea. My Color Guides are printed at a much higher resoultion, which can be purchased.
*indicates that the color was offered after 1949, see Newer Jitterbug Colors.
For other Arbogast colors, see Newer Jitterbug Colors.
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