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Old 02-24-2004, 12:18 AM
fredaevans fredaevans is offline
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This is really off the top of my head ...

but, if memory serves, the 'black finish' on the hooks is/was referred to as "Japanned." Can only assume this may indicate the 'black finish' hooks first came out of there at some point in time.
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