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(All Advertisers are listed in alphabetical order)
American Sporting Classics - Your online source for investment quality antiques, sporting collectibles and art. Featuring decoys by carvers like Ira Hudson, Lem & Steve Ward, Harry Shourds, Nathan Cobb, Gus Wilson, Lee Dudley, Elmer Crowell, Obediah Verity, Madison Mitchell, Charles Perdew, Oscar Peterson, and valuable Factory decoys. Offering work by contemporary carvers such as Mark McNair, Frank Finney, Bob White, Cameron McIntyre and many more. Rods, reels, gaffs and lures plus quality original art by famous artists. Buy or sell! Call 843.284.8312 or email us at Tom@AmericanSportingClassics.com.
The Audubon Gallery - A Joel Oppenheimer Company. Conservators of works of art including works on paper, paintings and photographs. Specializing in Original Audubon Prints and Antique Botanical Prints. "The Finest Natural History Art of the 17th through 19th Centuries." Featured New Collections include Audubon's Watercolors and Edward Lear Birds; visit their website for much more!
Zeb B. Barfield, Professional Auction Sales - Annual decoy auction with related memorabilia in February. Low commissions, new auction facility.
Christie's - Important American Furniture, Folk Art, Silver, Prints and Decoys. Watch some of the world's greatest decoys trade hands during their live auctions in association with Guyette and Schmidt. You can bid online during the often-televised auction or make an absentee bid 24 hours in advance by phone or fax. The catalogs are viewable online or available for purchase beforehand. It's a great way to discover what's hot in the collectibles market today.
Collier's Antiques - From Severna Park, Maryland, they offer a large selection of fine decoys for sale on their website.
Copley Fine Art Auctions, LLC specializes in the finest quality American paintings, sporting art, antique decoys, fishing collectibles and folk art. As leaders in the field, we offer a comprehensive array of services backed by expert knowledge - whether you are buying or selling.
Decoy Heritage Collectible Decoys - Over 25 years of decoy heritage, brought to you by the Allen family, Decoy Collectors & Duck Hunters for more than 25 year. Vview some of our fine early 19th century collectibles. We have much more to offer to the collectors than what is listed on our site, so if you are looking for something specific please contact us.
Decoys Unlimited Inc. - Ted Harmon - Decoys Unlimited is famous for their large, record-setting auctions held on the east coast. You'll want to see and own their fantastic decoys, which can all be seen on their web site at www.decoysunlimitedinc.net. They are always interested in new consignments and feature the lowest commission rates.
Paul Fortin - Decoration Restoration. Restoring the common and the RARE. Extensive experience with decoys and carvers from all regions of the U.S. Specializing in Mason Factory decoys. Visit his website to see samples of his superior restorative talents!
Frank & Frank Decoys - Frank and Frank is dedicated to bringing you a fine selection of decoys and folk art along with selected sporting collectables. They have a spring and fall auction held on the beach-front in Belmar, New Jersey where you can purchase fine, quality decoys, related sporting art and folk art in all price ranges. Also offer free appraisals of all of your sporting collectables.
RJG Antiques - Russ and Karen Goldberger - Have you seen our new website? Multiple images of every decoy. Larger thumbnails. Steamlined menus. More content. A clear discussion of why you should consider working with us. Still offering over 150 quality decoys in original paint with full money-back guarantee. Updated daily. The best decoy website is now better than ever: www.RJGAntiques.com
Guyette and Schmidt - Experienced leaders in the decoy auction field. Check their site for exciting upcoming decoy auctions!
Alan G. Haid - Author, Appraiser, Dealer, Consultant. A large selection of quality decoys for sale. See a current inventory list complete with photographs and prices on his website.
Hanson Decoys - Martin B. Hanson, Traditional Gunning Decoys and Custom Carvings. This new site has big plans for growth in the coming year! The list of new additions include a nice inventory of quality antique and contemporary decoys, folk art, duck calls, old fishing lures, spearing decoys, books and original oil paintings that will be offered for sale - and, of course, decoys by Marty Hanson himself! Services are expected to include restoration, consultation, evaluation, appraisal and auction representation. Bookmark the site and plan to revisit periodically to check for new and exciting changes!
Havre de Grace Decoy Museum - Located on the banks of the historic Susquehanna Flats, the Havre de Grace Decoy Museum houses one of the finest collections of working and decorative Chesapeake Bay decoys ever assembled. You're invited to visit the Decoy Museum to discover the art of decoy making and the waterfowling traditions that truly make Havre de Grace the “Decoy Capital of the World!”
Jode Hillman Decoys - "Continuing the Tradition". Carving decoys since he was only 12 years old, Jode utilizes the tools and techniques which were passed down to him from my father and great-grandfather. The decoys on this site vary from simple gunners to intricately detailed works of art. The essence of each species is expertly captured in these detailed carvings. Although none of the decoys are for sale unless noted, you can commission one or more by contacting Jode.
Hunting Classics Antique Decoys & Sporting Collectibles - antique decoys from all regions and factories, most in original paint and excellent condition. Also listed are contemporary decoys from today's finest makers of traditional working style decoys and shorebirds. The sporting collectibles page features shellboxes, gunning and fishing items, and related advertising memorabilia from Winchester, Remington, DuPont, UMC, Western, Peters, etc.
Kicking Bull Gallery - Decoys, Folk Art, Native American artists and a wide range of vintage decoys and antiques. On-line Vintage Decoys Lists and Folk Art by artist Jay Miles.
Midwest Decoy Collectors Association - The purpose of Midwest Decoy Collectors is to foster the hobby of decoy collecting by attracting new collectors, seeking out and preserving old decoys, gathering data about carvers and their methods, and holding an annual show for decoy collectors and carvers. Membership is open to all and is a great value! For only $15 a year or $40 for three years, you'll receive their annual directory of members, a subscription to their newsletter, and admission to their annual show for the entire family.
NJ Decoys - home of John & Dara Clayton Decoy Collectors. They offer a good selection of decoys and related hunting items memorabilia. You'll also find the current issue of The Watchgander newsletter of the New Jersey Decoy Collectors Association. John is Editor of the New Jersey Decoy Collectors newsletter "The Watchgander", is Chairman of the East Coast Decoy Collectors, on the Board of Directors of the Ward Museum, and was past President of the New Jersey Decoy Collectors.. Along with attending almost all of the decoys auctions and shows, John is kept quite busy with his hobby!
Ohio Decoy Collectors & Carvers Association - The purpose of the ODCCA has been to promote the preservation of old decoys and creation of new decoys for the nearly 40 years. Recognizing the artistry and craftsmanship of decoys and their uniqueness as American Folk Art, they hold an annual show each March at the Holiday Inn Strongsville, OH. Show includes room-to-room activity, two auctions, vintage decoy competition, educational seminars and much, much more. Members receive newsletters, and free admission to show. Membership dues are $25 annually or $55 for 3 years. Visit the web site odcca.net for additional information and the latest news!
Russell Fink Gallery - Specializing in Wildlife and Sporting Art For Over 34 Years. Sales and appraisals of books, etchings, prints, sculpture and more. View their inventory and order online from their website.
Stephen O’Brien Jr. Fine Arts is the country’s leading dealer in antique shorebird and waterfowl decoys. The gallery also specializes in fine American, sporting, and western paintings. Check out their web site to view items they have for sale, which include American and Contemporary Paintings, Antique Bird Decoys, Shorebirds, Prints and Books. You can browse the gallery at www.americansportingart.com.
Ohio Decoy Carvers & Collectors Association - The purpose of the ODCCA has been to promote the preservation of old decoys and creation of new decoys for the nearly 40 years. Recognizing the artistry and craftsmanship of decoys and their uniqueness as American Folk Art, they hold an annual show each March at the Holiday Inn Strongsville, OH. Show includes room-to-room activity, two auctions, vintage decoy competition, educational seminars and much, much more. Members receive newsletters, and free admission to show. Membership dues are $25 annually or $55 for 3 years. Visit the web site odcca.net for additional information and the latest news!
Old-decoys.com - Home of Gary Campbell, who lives on the Eastern Shore of VA, collects fine old antique decoys & sporting collectibles from all areas but prefers old decoys from Virginias Eastern Shore & early Chesapeake Bay region. All items are guaranteed as described with a money back if you are not satisfied. He will buy or trade for your items of interest, accepts some quality decoy consignment items, and can represent you as agent in buying or selling of your decoys, including at auction.
Port Republic Decoys - specializes in Jersey decoys and shorebirds but have branched out into other regions and have carried that a step further and gotten into folk art, oyster tins and collectibles, and antiques in general, especially architectural pieces. Also buys single decoys, whole collections, take trades and also consignments.
Raine's Tavern - Decoys, folk art, collectibles and antiques. Selling and buying quality decoys from the Chesapeake Bay, Chincoteague Virginia, Maryland and Virginia's Eastern Shore. Makers such as: Mitchell, Tyler, Ward, Hancock, Hudson, McNair, Daisey, Cobb, Gibson and others.
Henry Stansbury - An avid collector and authority on hunting decoys and other Maryland artifacts, Mr. Stansbury is the author of Lloyd J. Tyler: Folk Artist and Decoy Maker. Check out Henry's site to see decoys for sale and a current events calendar.
Top of the Line Collectibles - This is where you will find duck decoys, vintage fishing lures, fish decoys, Kentucky Blue Grass casting reels and just about anything related to waterfowling and sportfishing. The purpose of this site is to share their collection, to keep folks abreast of the going-ons in our fields and hopefully, to gain new insights into the history of the artifacts created by these sports. Check out their other links for collector books, for sale lists, articles about decoys, duck calls, and fish decoys. Features will be updated often so stop in and learn the inside scoop on collecting duck decoys, fish decoys, vintage lures and duck calls.
Vincenti Decoys - Vincenti Decoys offer Antique Collectable Decoys from Chesapeake Bay Region, Decoy Making Supplies, Decoy Carving Tools, Ronan Decoy Paints, Vincenti Wooden Duck, Goose & Swan Decoys, Decoy Lamps. Their store has everything for the collector and maker. Don't miss this site!