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Vintage Decoys
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Pair of hollow buffleheads with raised wingtips by Joe Savko of Trenton, New Jersey. According to his chapter in "Floating Sculpture," he only made six buffleheads.
Pair of miniature green-winged teal by Charlie Joiner of Chestertown, Maryland. SOLD Pair of hollow buffleheads with raised wingtips by Joe Savko of Trenton, New Jersey. According to his chapter in "Floating Sculpture," he only made six buffleheads. SOLD
Pair of miniature balsa-bodied wigeon by the Ward brothers of Crisfield, Maryland. Early miniature balsa-bodied mallards by Oliver Lawson of Crisfield, Maryland, signed and dated 1957.
Pair of miniature balsa-bodied wigeon by the Ward brothers of Crisfield, Maryland. SOLD Early miniature balsa-bodied mallards by Oliver Lawson of Crisfield, Maryland, signed and dated 1957. SOLD
Pair of folky wigeon by J. Eldridge Tyler of Crisfield, Maryland. SOLD
Hissing Canada goose by Miles Hancock of Chincoteague, Virginia. Wonderful posture and early paint pattern. Hollow "turtle back" bluebill with a bottom board by Norm MacDonald of Prince Edward County, Ontario, ca. 1920. Wonderful form with a nice dry surface patina.
Hissing Canada goose by Miles Hancock of Chincoteague, Virginia. Wonderful posture and early paint pattern. SOLD Hollow "turtle back" bluebill with a bottom board by Norm MacDonald of Prince Edward County, Ontario, ca. 1920. Wonderful form with a nice dry surface patina. SOLD
Pintail with excellent original paint by John Glenn of Rock Hall, Maryland
Pintail with excellent original paint by John Glenn of Rock Hall, Maryland. SOLD Pair of green-winged teal by Charlie Joiner of Chestertown, Maryland, signed and dated 2005. SOLD
Miniature sleeping Canada goose by Bob Kerr of Smiths Falls, Ontario. Miniature sleeping Canada goose by Bob Kerr of Smiths Falls, Ontario.
Miniature sleeping Canada goose by Bob Kerr of Smiths Falls, Ontario. SOLD
Wonderful pair of miniature wigeon by Dan Brown of Salisbury, Maryland, signed and dated 1968. Wonderful pair of miniature wigeon by Dan Brown of Salisbury, Maryland, signed and dated 1968.
Wonderful pair of miniature wigeon by Dan Brown of Salisbury, Maryland, signed and dated 1968. SOLD
Balsa-bodied brant with a roothead by an unknown Long Island maker. Nice original paint and condition.
Balsa-bodied pintail with a cedar tail insert by the Ward brothers of Crisfield, Maryland. SOLD Red-breasted merganser by the Herter's decoy company of Waseca, Minnesota. SOLD
Bluebill by the Ward brothers of Crisfield, Maryland, ca. 1930. Cheeky, bulbous head with nicely carved wings. Great early bird! Bluebill by the Ward brothers of Crisfield, Maryland, ca. 1930. Cheeky, bulbous head with nicely carved wings. Great early bird!
Bluebill by the Ward brothers of Crisfield, Maryland, ca. 1930. Cheeky, bulbous head with nicely carved wings. Great early bird! SOLD
Canvasback by Ned Burgess of Churches Island, North Carolina in 100% dry original paint, ca. 1930. SOLD Canvasback by Ned Burgess of Churches Island, North Carolina in 100% dry original paint, ca. 1930
Rare black duck by John Glenn of Rock Hall, MD. Rare black duck by John Glenn of Rock Hall, MD.
Rare black duck by John Glenn of Rock Hall, MD. SOLD
Wooden canvasback wing duck from the Griff Sinclair gunning rig in excellent original paint, ca. 1920, formerly in the collection of Norris Pratt. Wooden canvasback wing duck from the Griff Sinclair gunning rig in excellent original paint, ca. 1920, formerly in the collection of Norris Pratt.
Wooden canvasback wing duck from the Griff Sinclair gunning rig in excellent original paint, ca. 1920, formerly in the collection of Norris Pratt. SOLD
Hollow black duck made for the Winous Point Gun Club in Sandusky, Ohio, ca. 1870. Rigged but possibly used once. Outstanding form and wonderful dry paint. An iconic Ohio decoy. Hollow black duck made for the Winous Point Gun Club in Sandusky, Ohio, ca. 1870. Rigged but possibly used once. Outstanding form and wonderful dry paint. An iconic Ohio decoy.
Hollow black duck made for the Winous Point Gun Club in Sandusky, Ohio, ca. 1870. Rigged but possibly used once. Outstanding form and wonderful dry paint. An iconic Ohio decoy. SOLD
Red-breasted merganser by an unknown maker from the New Jersey coast, ca. 1920
Red-breasted merganser by an unknown maker from the New Jersey coast, ca. 1920. SOLD Root head merganser by an unknown Dorchester County, Maryland maker with great folk art appeal. SOLD
Sleeping canvasback by Ed "One Arm" Kellie of Monroe, Michigan. Likely was modified as a sleeper. Sleeping canvasback by Ed "One Arm" Kellie of Monroe, Michigan. Likely was modified as a sleeper.
Sleeping canvasback by Ed "One Arm" Kellie of Monroe, Michigan. Likely was modified as a sleeper. SOLD
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Cork-bodied eider by L.L. Bean of Freeport, Maine, 1950s. Nice condition and fully rigged. SOLD
Pair of miniature old squaw by Pete Wilbur of Island Heights, New Jersey, ca. 1980. SOLD Click to view large photo
Near-mint goldeneye by Madison Mitchell of Havre de Grace, MD, ca. 1940s. SOLD
Pair of wigeon by Madison Mitchell, ca. 1950s, with a nice patina and honest gunning wear. Pair of wigeon by Madison Mitchell, ca. 1950s, with a nice patina and honest gunning wear. SOLD
Wigeon in near-mint original paint by John Glenn of Rock Hall, MD. SOLD
Hissing balsa-bodied Canada goose by Percy Gant of Osbornville, NJ. SOLD
Early hollow seagull by Hurley Conklin of Manahawkin, NJ. SOLD
Mallard hen by Dewey Pertuit of Raceland, Louisiana Pair of cork-bodied snow geese with removable heads by a Mr. Pruss of Saginaw Bay, Michigan, ca. 1930. Terrific folk art appeal.
Mallard hen by Dewey Pertuit of Raceland, Louisiana. SOLD Pair of cork-bodied snow geese with removable heads by a Mr. Pruss of Saginaw Bay, Michigan, ca. 1930. Terrific folk art appeal. SOLD
Bluebill hen by D.K. Nichol of Smiths Falls, Ontario Red knot in full spring plumage by Julian Hamilton Jr. of Beaufort, North Carolina
Bluebill hen by D.K. Nichol of Smiths Falls, Ontario. SOLD Red knot in full spring plumage by Julian Hamilton Jr. of Beaufort, North Carolina. SOLD
Pair of high head canvasbacks by Cameron McIntyre of New Church, Virginia. A wonderful pair by one of America's top contemporary carvers. Best pair we've ever had for sale. Pair of high head canvasbacks by Cameron McIntyre of New Church, Virginia. A wonderful pair by one of America's top contemporary carvers. Best pair we've ever had for sale.
Pair of high head canvasbacks by Cameron McIntyre of New Church, Virginia. A wonderful pair by one of America's top contemporary carvers. Best pair we've ever had for sale. SOLD
Canvasback by Pete Peterson of Cape Charles, Virginia, branded "Pete." Canvasback by Pete Peterson of Cape Charles, Virginia, branded "Pete." SOLD
Canvasback hen by Henry Davis of Perryville, Maryland in near-mint condition. Never rigged or used. SOLD
Canvasback hen in old gunning paint by Standley Evans of Elkton, MD. SOLD
Bluebill by Paul Gibson of Havre de Grace, MD, 1950s Bluebill by Paul Gibson of Havre de Grace, MD, 1950s
Bluebill by Paul Gibson of Havre de Grace, MD, 1950s. SOLD
Pair of hollow-carved mallards by Mike Shurada of Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin, ca. 1930s. Nice original paint with a wonderful dry surface patina. Black-bellied plover by Obediah Verity of Seaford, Long Island, New York, ca. 1890.
Pair of hollow-carved mallards by Mike Shurada of Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin, ca. 1930s. Nice original paint with a wonderful dry surface patina. SOLD Black-bellied plover by Obediah Verity of Seaford, Long Island, New York, ca. 1890. SOLD
Large godwit by Mark McNair of Craddockville, Virginia. Large godwit by Mark McNair of Craddockville, Virginia.
Large godwit by Mark McNair of Craddockville, Virginia. SOLD
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Hollow-carved black duck by Joe Tom Cranmer of Manahawkin, New Jersey, ca. 1920. Ex-collection of John Hillman. SOLD

Pictured at the left is the bottom of the Cranmer black duck with the Hillman collection stamp.
Pair of hollow American mergansers by Herb Miller of Long Beach Island, New Jersey Pair of hollow American mergansers by Herb Miller of Long Beach Island, New Jersey
Pair of hollow American mergansers by Herb Miller of Long Beach Island, New Jersey. SOLD
Hollow swan by Charlie Birdsall of Point Pleasant, New Jersey, signed and dated "1875." Canvasback hen by Ned Burgess of Churches Island, North Carolina, ca. 1930. In near-mint, never been used condition. Nearly impossible to find a better example
Hollow swan by Charlie Birdsall of Point Pleasant, New Jersey, signed and dated "1875." SOLD Canvasback hen by Ned Burgess of Churches Island, North Carolina, ca. 1930. In near-mint, never been used condition. Nearly impossible to find a better example. SOLD
Canvas-covered pintail attributed to Avery Tillett of Kitty Hawk, NC. Goldeneye by Orel LeBouef of St. Anicet, Quebec
Canvas-covered pintail attributed to Avery Tillett of Kitty Hawk, NC. SOLD Goldeneye by Orel LeBouef of St. Anicet, Quebec. SOLD
Late 19th century curlew by Joe King of Tuckerton, New Jersey with the original bill. Late 19th century curlew by Joe King of Tuckerton, New Jersey with the original bill.
Late 19th century curlew by Joe King of Tuckerton, New Jersey with the original bill. SOLD
Curlew by William Henry Bennett of Springs, Long Island, New York, ca. 1950. Never drilled for use Early canvasback hen by Madison Mitchell of Havre de Grace, MD
Curlew by William Henry Bennett of Springs, Long Island, New York, ca. 1950. Never drilled for use. SOLD Early canvasback hen by Madison Mitchell of Havre de Grace, MD. SOLD
Rare pinch-breast bluebill by the Ward brothers of Crisfield, Maryland with an original attached bottom board in Miles Hancock paint used at a gunning club near Wallops Island Rare pinch-breast bluebill by the Ward brothers of Crisfield, Maryland with an original attached bottom board in Miles Hancock paint used at a gunning club near Wallops Island
Rare pinch-breast bluebill by the Ward brothers of Crisfield, Maryland with an original attached bottom board in Miles Hancock paint used at a gunning club near Wallops Island. An extremely unique piece of Crisfield sculpture. SOLD
Pair of hollow buffleheads by Rick Brown of Brick, New Jersey. Pair of hollow buffleheads by Rick Brown of Brick, New Jersey. SOLD
Early canvasback hen by Madison Mitchell of Havre de Grace, MD Redhead by Taylor Johnson of Point Pleasant, NJ
Early canvasback hen by Madison Mitchell of Havre de Grace, MD. SOLD Redhead by Taylor Johnson of Point Pleasant, NJ. SOLD
Brant by Ira Hudson of Chincoteague, Virginia with nice form and overpaint on most of the decoy. Brant by Ira Hudson of Chincoteague, Virginia with nice form and overpaint on most of the decoy.
Brant by Ira Hudson of Chincoteague, Virginia with nice form and overpaint on most of the decoy. SOLD
Yellowlegs by Harry V. Shourds of Tuckerton, New Jersey, ca. 1900. Ex-Joe French collection. Yellowlegs by Harry V. Shourds of Tuckerton, New Jersey, ca. 1900. Ex-Joe French collection.
Yellowlegs by Harry V. Shourds of Tuckerton, New Jersey, ca. 1900. Ex-Joe French collection. SOLD
Rare wooden canvasback by Joe Travers of Vienna, Maryland. Rare wooden canvasback by Joe Travers of Vienna, Maryland.
Rare wooden canvasback by Joe Travers of Vienna, Maryland. SOLD
Merganser by "Gunner" Alvin Meekins of Hoopers Island, Maryland. Decorative preening black duck by Ernie Fox of Brockville, Ontario.
Merganser by "Gunner" Alvin Meekins of Hoopers Island, Maryland. SOLD Decorative preening black duck by Ernie Fox of Brockville, Ontario. SOLD
Reaching curlew by Cameron McIntyre of New Church, VA.
Reaching curlew by Cameron McIntyre of New Church, VA. SOLD
Pair of miniature redheads by A.J. King of North Scituate, RI, ca. 1940. Pair of miniature redheads by A.J. King of North Scituate, RI, ca. 1940. SOLD
Pair of miniature mallards by the Ward brothers of Crisfield, Maryland.
Pair of miniature mallards by the Ward brothers of Crisfield, Maryland. SOLD
Miniature seagull by Robert Morse of Ellsworth, Maine, ca. 1940. SOLD Click to view large photo
Pair of miniature red-breasted mergansers by Norman Hudson of West Ocean City, Maryland with wonderful paint. Pair of miniature red-breasted mergansers by Norman Hudson of West Ocean City, Maryland with wonderful paint.
Pair of miniature red-breasted mergansers by Norman Hudson of West Ocean City, Maryland with wonderful paint. SOLD
Bluebill by Jim Holly of Havre de Grace, Maryland with the weight removed. Bluebill by Jim Holly of Havre de Grace, Maryland with the weight removed.
Bluebill by Jim Holly of Havre de Grace, Maryland with the weight removed. SOLD
Fully rigged gunning style pintail by Dan Brown of Salisbury, Maryland in Ward brothers style paint.
Fully rigged gunning style pintail by Dan Brown of Salisbury, Maryland in Ward brothers style paint. SOLD Bluebill by Jess Urie of Rock Hall, Maryland. SOLD
Decorative preening black duck by Ernie Fox of Brockville, Ontario. Black duck by Ernie Fox of Brockville, Ontari
Decorative preening black duck by Ernie Fox of Brockville, Ontario. SOLD Black duck by Ernie Fox of Brockville, Ontario. SOLD
Bluebill by Chauncey Wheeler of Alexandria Bay, New York. SOLD Bluebill by Chauncey Wheeler
Bufflehead by Bill Schauber of Chestertown, Maryland, 1996. Pair of redheads by Bill Schuaber of Chestertown, Maryland, 1998.
Bufflehead by Bill Schauber of Chestertown, Maryland, 1996. SOLD Pair of redheads by Bill Schauber of Chestertown, Maryland, 1998. SOLD
Pair of goldeneyes by Bill Schauber of Chestertown, Maryland, 1997 Merganser and bufflehead hen by "Gunner" Alvin Meekins of Hoopers Island, Maryland.
Pair of goldeneyes by Bill Schauber of Chestertown, Maryland, 1997. SOLD Bufflehead hen by "Gunner" Alvin Meekins of Hoopers Island, Maryland. SOLD
Black duck by Miles Hancock of Chincoteague, Virginia Black duck by Miles Hancock of Chincoteague, Virginia
Black duck by Miles Hancock of Chincoteague, Virginia. SOLD
Hissing Canada goose by Charlie Joiner of Chestertown, MD, signed and dated 1982. SOLD Hissing Canada goose by Charlie Joiner of Chestertown, MD, signed and dated 1982
Pair of redheads by Charlie Joiner of Chestertown, MD, signed and dated 2003. Pair of redheads by Charlie Joiner of Chestertown, MD, signed and dated 2003.
Pair of redheads by Charlie Joiner of Chestertown, MD, signed and dated 2003. SOLD
Miniature red-breasted merganser hen by Miles Hancock of Chincoteague, Virginia, signed and dated. Miniature red-breasted merganser hen by Miles Hancock of Chincoteague, Virginia, signed and dated.
Miniature red-breasted merganser hen by Miles Hancock of Chincoteague, Virginia, signed and dated. SOLD
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Pintail hen by Madison Mitchell of Havre de Grace, Maryland, ca. 1940. This decoy has Mitchell's earliest paint pattern - most pintail hens have scratch feather paint. Fully rigged. Some damage to the top of the tail. A rare hard to find example. SOLD
Canvasback by Al "Shoebill" Thomas of Harford County, MD, ca. 1910. Canvasback by Al "Shoebill" Thomas of Harford County, MD, ca. 1910.
Canvasback by Al "Shoebill" Thomas of Harford County, MD, ca. 1910. SOLD
Early canvasback, ca. 1940, by Madison Mitchell in strong original paint and a mellow patina. Early canvasback, ca. 1940, by Madison Mitchell in strong original paint and a mellow patina. SOLD
Red-breasted merganser by Bob Seabrook of Absecon, NJ Red-breasted merganser by Bob Seabrook of Absecon, NJ
Red-breasted merganser by Bob Seabrook of Absecon, NJ. SOLD
"Ward style" mallard by Bill Schauber of Chestertown, Maryland, 1970. 
Balsa-bodied Canada goose by the Ward brothers of Crisfield, Maryland, signed and dated 1948. Nice form, slightly turned head and dry original paint. Ex-collection Dr. Mort Kramer.
"Ward style" mallard by Bill Schauber of Chestertown, Maryland, 1970. SOLD Balsa-bodied Canada goose by the Ward brothers of Crisfield, Maryland, signed and dated 1948. Nice form, slightly turned head and dry original paint. Ex-collection Dr. Mort Kramer. SOLD
Balsa-bodied black duck by Ira Hudson in Norman Hudson paint. Balsa-bodied black duck by Ira Hudson in Norman Hudson paint.
Balsa-bodied black duck by Ira Hudson in Norman Hudson paint. SOLD
Pair of high head canvasbacks by James T. Holly of Havre de Grace, MD in old gunning paint, ca. 1890 Pair of high head canvasbacks by James T. Holly of Havre de Grace, MD in old gunning paint, ca. 1890
Pair of high-head canvasbacks by James T. Holly of Havre de Grace, MD in old gunning paint, ca. 1890. SOLD
Canvasback by John McKenny of Chestertown, MD, 1950s Canvasback by John McKenny of Chestertown, MD, 1950s
Canvasback by John McKenny of Chestertown, MD, 1950s. SOLD
Canvasback wooden wing duck by Charles Nelson Barnard of Havre de Grace, Maryland, ca. 1930. Excellent original condition. Canvasback by Henry Lockard of Elk Neck, MD in Bob McGaw paint
Canvasback wooden wing duck by Charles Nelson Barnard of Havre de Grace, Maryland, ca. 1930. Excellent original condition. SOLD Canvasback by Henry Lockard of Elk Neck, MD in Bob McGaw paint. SOLD
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Redhead by an unidentified maker from Upstate New York, ca. 1920. Folky, almost "helmet-like" head. Near perfect original paint. Branded "T Wlson" on the bottom. Ex-collection of Colonel Connor. SOLD
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Black duck by Rhodes Truex of Atlantic City, New Jersey, ca. 1915. Hollow-carved construction, carved eyes and inletted weight. Small repair to a chip in the tail. Terrific form. SOLD
Hollow-carved bluebill hen by Charles Sumner Bunn with an inletted head, carved eyes and a terrific surface patina. Hollow-carved bluebill hen by Charles Sumner Bunn with an inletted head, carved eyes and a terrific surface patina.
Hollow-carved bluebill hen by Charles Sumner Bunn with an inletted head, carved eyes and a terrific surface patina. SOLD
Pintail hen with excellent paint pattern by the Wright Decoy Company of Berkeley, CA, ca. 1930. Pintail hen with excellent paint pattern by the Wright Decoy Company of Berkeley, CA, ca. 1930.
Pintail hen with excellent paint pattern by the Wright Decoy Company of Berkeley, CA, ca. 1930. SOLD
Pacific bland brant by Rob Capriola Pacific bland brant by Rob Capriola
Pacific black brant by Rob Capriola, one a back preener and the other a hisser, used in his personal gunning rig on Humboldt Bay in California. SOLD
Pair of hollow redheads by Bill Cranmer of Long Beach Island, New Jersey, dated 1977.
Miniature pintails by Bill Cranmer of Spray Beach, New Jersey, 1970s. SOLD Pair of hollow redheads by Bill Cranmer of Long Beach Island, New Jersey, dated 1977. SOLD
Black duck by Madison Mitchell of Havre de Grace, MD, ca. 1950. Pair of canvasbacks by Miles Hancock of Chincoteague, Virginia in terrific original paint.
Black duck by Madison Mitchell of Havre de Grace, MD, ca. 1950. SOLD Pair of canvasbacks by Miles Hancock of Chincoteague, Virginia in terrific original paint. SOLD
Bluebill by Jim Currier of Havre de Grace, MD, ca. 1950. Bluebill by Jim Currier of Havre de Grace, MD, ca. 1950.
Bluebill by Jim Currier of Havre de Grace, MD, ca. 1950. SOLD
Mason Challenge brant decoy, ca. 1915 Mason Challenge brant decoy
, ca. 1915
Challenge grade brant by the Mason decoy factory of Detroit, ca. 1915. SOLD
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Redhead by John "Daddy" Holly of Havre de Grace, Maryland, ca. 1870. Mixture of original and old gunning repaint. Nice dry surface patina with wear to bare wood in a couple of spots. Crack in one side of the neck. Nice example of an early Susquehanna Flats decoys. SOLD
Henry Lockard canvasback hen decoy, ca. 1915 Henry Lockard canvasback hen decoy, ca. 1915
Canvasback hen by Henry Lockard of Elk Neck, Maryland in Bob McGaw paint, ca. 1915. SOLD
Pair of blue-winged teal by Bill Schauber of Chestertown, Maryland, the hen the only sleeper he ever made Black duck by Charles Jobes of Havre de Grace, Maryland, dated 1989, all rigged and ready to go
Pair of blue-winged teal by Bill Schauber of Chestertown, Maryland, the hen the only sleeper he ever made. SOLD Black duck by Charles Jobes of Havre de Grace, Maryland, dated 1989, all rigged and ready to go. SOLD
Two drake canvasbacks by Charlie Joiner of Chestertown, Maryland. Both are fine examples of his early gunning decoys with wide bills and a hint of a Roman nose. One is signed and dated 1959 and the other is singed and dated 1962. Two drake canvasbacks by Charlie Joiner of Chestertown, Maryland. Both are fine examples of his early gunning decoys with wide bills and a hint of a Roman nose. One is signed and dated 1959 and the other is singed and dated 1962.
Two drake canvasbacks by Charlie Joiner of Chestertown, Maryland. Both are fine examples of his early gunning decoys with wide bills and a hint of a Roman nose. One is signed and dated 1959 and the other is singed and dated 1962. SOLD
"Ward style" humpback black duck by Frank Finney of Pungo, Virginia, 1970s. Black duck by a member of the Stites family of Cape May County, NJ.
"Ward style" humpback black duck by Frank Finney of Pungo, Virginia, 1970s. SOLD Black duck by a member of the Stites family of Cape May County, NJ. SOLD
Canvasback by Edson Gray of Ocean View, Delaware from his personal gunning rig, ca. 1930. Canvasback by Edson Gray of Ocean View, Delaware from his personal gunning rig, ca. 1930.
Canvasback by Edson Gray of Ocean View, Delaware from his personal gunning rig, ca. 1930. SOLD
Canada goose by Madison Mitchell of Havre de Grace, Maryland, ca. 1950. Coot decoy, ca. 1950s, with a slightly turned head and slight gunning wear by Madison Mitchell.
Canada goose by Madison Mitchell of Havre de Grace, Maryland, ca. 1950. SOLD Coot decoy, ca. 1950s, with a slightly turned head and slight gunning wear by Madison Mitchell. SOLD
Pair of balsa-bodied miniature mallards by the Ward brothers of Crisfield, Maryland, ca. 1950s. Pair of miniature mallards by Oliver "Tuts" Lawson of Crisfield, Maryland, ca. 1960
Pair of balsa-bodied miniature mallards by the Ward brothers of Crisfield, Maryland, ca. 1950s. SOLD Pair of miniature mallards by Oliver "Tuts" Lawson of Crisfield, Maryland, ca. 1960. SOLD
Pair of wigeon by Charles Jobes of Havre de Grace, Maryland, dated 1989, all rigged and ready to go Lawson Mini Ringneck Pair
Pair of wigeon by Charles Jobes of Havre de Grace, Maryland, dated 1989, all rigged and ready to go. SOLD Miniature ringneck pair by Oliver Lawson of Crisfield, Maryland, signed and dated 1981. SOLD
Canada goose by Miles Hancock of Chincoteague, Virginia Canada goose by Miles Hancock of Chincoteague, Virginia
Canada goose by Miles Hancock of Chincoteague, Virginia. SOLD
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Sleeping black duck by Madison Mitchell of Havre de Grace, Maryland, ca. 1938. Rare sleeping model puddle duck from the Brummett rig, which included pintails and black ducks and was used on the Delaware River. Fine scratch feather paint. Check on the bottom. One of the earliest puddle ducks ever made in Mitchell's shop. SOLD
Brant by Ira Hudson of Chincoteague, VA restored by Frank Finney Bluebill by Doug Jester of Chincoteague, Virginia, ca. 1940. Jester's best paint pattern. Near mint condition.
Brant by Ira Hudson of Chincoteague, VA restored by Frank Finney. SOLD Bluebill by Doug Jester of Chincoteague, Virginia, ca. 1940. Jester's best paint pattern. Near mint condition. SOLD
Click to view large photo Hooded merganser by J. Corb Reed of Chincoteague, Virginia. One of Corb's finest decorative efforts.
Pair of miniature buffleheads by J.J. West of Bordentown, New Jersey, signed and dated 1977. SOLD Hooded merganser by J. Corb Reed of Chincoteague, Virginia. One of Corb's finest decorative efforts. SOLD

Red-breasted merganser from Seaford, Long Island, New York, ca. 1900. Classic Long Island merganser worn to traces of original paint with a Mackey collection stamp on the bottom. Hollow-carved mallard hen by Claude Trader of Florence, New Jersey, ca. 1920. Recently rescued from an old North Carolina hunting rig.
Red-breasted merganser from Seaford, Long Island, New York, ca. 1900. Classic Long Island merganser worn to traces of original paint with a Mackey collection stamp on the bottom. SOLD Hollow-carved mallard hen by Claude Trader of Florence, New Jersey, ca. 1920. Recently rescued from an old North Carolina hunting rig. SOLD
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Black duck by Doug Jester of Chincoteague, VA.
"Big Eyed" yellowlegs by an unidentified maker from Long Island, New York, ca. 1870. Nice early shorebird with the head slightly cocked. Nice surface patina. Partial bill replacement. SOLD Black duck by Doug Jester of Chincoteague, VA. SOLD
Running curlew from Cobb Island, 
Virginia, ca. 1880. Ex-collection of 
David Rockefeller. Running curlew from Cobb Island, 
Virginia, ca. 1880. Ex-collection of 
David Rockefeller.
Running curlew from Cobb Island, Virginia, ca. 1880. Ex-collection of David Rockefeller. SOLD
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Black duck by Madison Mitchell of Havre de Grace, Maryland, ca. 1955. Nice early gunning decoy with excellent scratch feather painting. Fully rigged. SOLD
Miniature balsa-bodied mallard hen by Oliver Lawson of Crisfield, Maryland, 1950s
Pair of hollow black ducks by Roy Collins of Connecticut, ca.1930. Collins was an illustrator who did magazine covers in the 1930s and 40s. SOLD Miniature balsa-bodied mallard hen by Oliver Lawson of Crisfield, Maryland, 1950s. SOLD
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Blue-winged teal by Don Gearhart of Tulsa, Oklahoma, ca. 1930. This decoy has a unique weight that fits into the keel on its bottom. It is marked with his name and place of origin. Original paint with some wear throughout, particularly a spot on the head. A delightful little decoy. SOLD
Pair of Heron Lake style buffleheads by Pete Peterson of Cape Charles, Virginia. Bottom brand from Heron Lake style buffleheads by Pete Peterson of Cape Charles, Virginia.
Pair of Heron Lake style buffleheads by Pete Peterson of Cape Charles, Virginia. SOLD
Canada goose by the Ward brothers of Crisfield, Maryland, signed and dated 1970. Pair of mallards by Ron Sabatini.
Canada goose by the Ward brothers of Crisfield, Maryland, signed and dated 1970. SOLD Pair of mallards by Ron Sabatini. SOLD
Curlew by an unknown maker of indeterminate age. Curlew by an unknown maker of indeterminate age.
Curlew by an unknown maker of indeterminate age. SOLD
Black duck by Turk Libensperger of Trenton, New Jersey, ca. 1960s. Excellent carving and painting detail with incised speculums. Miniature goldeneyes by George Strunk of Glendora, New Jersey
Black duck by Turk Libensperger of Trenton, New Jersey, ca. 1960s. Excellent carving and painting detail with incised speculums SOLD Miniature goldeneyes by George Strunk of Glendora, New Jersey. SOLD
Hollow black duck by Charles Hart of Glouchester, Massachusetts, ca. 1920, with terrific carving detail and in excellent original paint. Hollow black duck by Charles Hart of Glouchester, Massachusetts, ca. 1920, with terrific carving detail and in excellent original paint.
Hollow black duck by Charles Hart of Glouchester, Massachusetts, ca. 1920, with terrific carving detail and in excellent original paint. SOLD
Curlew by Joe King of Tuckerton, New Jersey, ca. 1890, with a replaced bill. Curlew by Joe King of Tuckerton, New Jersey, ca. 1890, with a replaced bill.
Curlew by Joe King of Tuckerton, New Jersey, ca. 1890, with a replaced bill. SOLD
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Hollow-carved brant by Rowley Horner of West Creek, New Jersey, ca. 1920. Mostly original paint. SOLD
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Diminutive bluebill decoy from Crisfield, Maryland, ca. 1920. All original. Rigging removed. SOLD
Miniature goldeneye by Dan Brown of Salisbury, Maryland, 1966. Lawson Mini Goldeneye Pair
Miature goldeneye by Dan Brown of Salisbury, Maryland, 1966. SOLD Pair of miniature goldeneyes by Oliver Lawson of Crisfield, Maryland, signed and dated 1982. SOLD
Pair of miniature blue-winged teal by Charlie Joiner of Chestertown, Maryland, signed and dated 2006.
Pair of miniature blue-winged teal by Charlie Joiner of Chestertown, Maryland, signed and dated 2006.
Pair of miniature blue-winged teal by Charlie Joiner of Chestertown, Maryland, signed and dated 2006. SOLD
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Pair of miniature shovelers by J.P. Hand of Cape May Courthouse, New Jersey. SOLD Miniature shoveler by Dan Brown of Salisbury, Maryland, 1966. SOLD
Balsa-bodied wigeon hen by Ward Broa., ca. 1940s. onClick= Balsa-bodied wigeon hen by the Ward brothers of Crisfield, Maryland, 1940s.
Balsa-bodied wigeon hen by the Ward brothers of Crisfield, Maryland, 1940s. SOLD
Balsa-bodied mallard hen by the Ward brothers of Crisfield, Maryland, 1940s, never rigged. Balsa-bodied mallard hen by the Ward brothers of Crisfield, Maryland, 1940s, never rigged.
Balsa-bodied mallard hen by the Ward brothers of Crisfield, Maryland, 1940s, fully rigged. SOLD
Balsa-bodied mallard by the Ward brothers of Crisfield, Maryland, 1940s, never rigged. Balsa-bodied mallard by the Ward brothers of Crisfield, Maryland, 1940s, never rigged.
Balsa-bodied mallard by the Ward brothers of Crisfield, Maryland, 1940s, never rigged. SOLD
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Canvasback hen by Jim Currier of Havre de Grace, Maryland, ca. 1920. Early "Roman nose" style with Cecil County style "angel wing" paint pattern. Wonderful dry surface with no structural repairs. The weight has been removed by an early collector. SOLD
Hooded merganser by Oliver King of Port Severn, Ontario. Goldeneye by the Sperry Decoy Co. of Connecticut, ca. 1930s.
Hooded merganser by Oliver King of Port Severn, Ontario. SOLD Goldeneye by the Sperry Decoy Co. of Connecticut, ca. 1930s. SOLD
Miniature Canada goose by Bob McGaw of Havre de Grace, Maryland, 1930s. Miniature Canada goose by Bob McGaw of Havre de Grace, Maryland, 1930s.
Miniature Canada goose by Bob McGaw of Havre de Grace, Maryland, 1930s. SOLD
Pair of wigeon by Charlie Joiner of Chestertown, Maryland, signed and dated 1983.
Pair of miniature wigeon by Charlie Joiner of Chestertown, Maryland, signed and dated 1983. SOLD
Miniature mallards by Charlie Joiner of Chestertown, Maryland, signed and dated 1969.
Miniature mallards by Charlie Joiner of Chestertown, Maryland, signed and dated 1969 .SOLD
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Miniature old squaw by Elmer Crowell of East Harwich, Massachusetts, ca. 1920s. SOLD
Scoter with a 90 degrees turned head by Gus Wilson of South Portland, Maine, ca. 1920 in old gunning paint. Terrific form!
Scoter with a 90 degrees turned head by Gus Wilson of South Portland, Maine, ca. 1920 in old gunning paint. Terrific form! SOLD
Blue-winged teal by Ron Laber of Dorchester County, Maryland, ca. 1970s. Pair of green-winged teal by Ron Laber of Dorchester County, Maryland, ca. 1970s
Blue-winged teal by Ron Laber of Dorchester County, Maryland, ca. 1970s. SOLD Pair of green-winged teal by Ron Laber of Dorchester County, Maryland, ca. 1970s. SOLD
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Canvasback hen by Scott Jackson of Charlestown, Maryland, ca. 1890. Old gunning repaint with excellent surface patina. Glass eyes that were later added have been removed. Fully rigged. A rare Cecil County decoy by one of its few celebrated makers. SOLD
1/2-sized (12 inches) snow goose that Al Glassford of Scarborough, Ontario made for Hal Sorenson in 1967. SOLD
Oversized canvasback by Jim Currier of Havre de Grace, Maryland, ca. 1950. Oversized canvasback by Jim Currier of Havre de Grace, Maryland, ca. 1950.
Oversized canvasback by Jim Currier of Havre de Grace, Maryland, ca. 1950. SOLD
Bluebill by the Ward brothers of Crisfield, Maryland, signed and dated 1970. Yellowlegs by Charles Spiron of Greensboro, North Carolina.
Bluebill by the Ward brothers of Crisfield, Maryland, signed and dated 1970. SOLD Yellowlegs by Charles Spiron of Greensboro, North Carolina. SOLD
Decorative standing green-winged teal by J. Corbin Reed of Chincoteague, Virginia. SOLD
Hooded merganser by J. Corbin Reed of Chincoteague, Virginia Hooded merganser by J. Corbin Reed of Chincoteague, Virginia
Hooded merganser by J. Corbin Reed of Chincoteague, Virginia. SOLD
Hooded merganser hen by J. Corbin Reed of Chincoteague, Virginia. Hooded merganser hen by J. Corbin Reed of Chincoteague, Virginia.
Hooded merganser hen by J. Corbin Reed of Chincoteague, Virginia. SOLD
American merganser by J. Corbin Reed of Chincoteague, Virginia. American merganser by J. Corbin Reed of Chincoteague, Virginia.
American merganser by J. Corbin Reed of Chincoteague, Virginia. SOLD
Ruddy duck by J. Corbin Reed of Chincoteague, Virginia. Ruddy duck by J. Corbin Reed of Chincoteague, Virginia.
Ruddy duck by J. Corbin Reed of Chincoteague, Virginia. SOLD
 
Red-breasted merganser by J. Corbin Reed of 
Chincoteague, Virginia Red-breasted merganser by J. Corbin Reed of 
Chincoteague, Virginia
Red-breasted merganser by J. Corbin Reed of Chincoteague, Virginia. SOLD
 
Blue-winged teal by J. Corbin Reed of Chincoteague, Virginia. Blue-winged teal by J. Corbin Reed of Chincoteague, Virginia.
Blue-winged teal by J. Corbin Reed of Chincoteague, Virginia. SOLD
 
Mallard hen by J. Corbin Reed of Chincoteague, Virginia. Mallard hen by J. Corbin Reed of Chincoteague, Virginia.
Mallard hen by J. Corbin Reed of Chincoteague, Virginia. SOLD
 

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Early miniature canvasback by Bob McGaw of Havre de Grace, Maryland, 1920s. Rare ink stamp on bottom: "Robert F. McGaw, Havre de Grace, Md., Maker of Decoys." Crack in neck. SOLD
 
Rare Canada goose by Doug Jester of Chincoteague, Virginia, ca. 1920. Worn original paint with a wonderful dry surface.
Rare Canada goose by Doug Jester of Chincoteague, Virginia, ca. 1920. Worn original paint with a wonderful dry surface. SOLD
 
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Pair of miniature canvasbacks by Oliver Lawson of Crisfield, Maryland, signed and dated 1968. SOLD
 
Two-piece Eskimo curlew by Mark McNair of Craddockville, Virginia. Two-piece Eskimo curlew by Mark McNair of Craddockville, Virginia.
Two-piece Eskimo curlew by Mark McNair of Craddockville, Virginia. SOLD
 
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Pair of pintails by Herb Miller of Ship Bottom, New Jersey, ca. 1990. SOLD
 
Pair of cinnamon teal by Bob White of Tullytown, Pennsylvania from his personal hunting rig, 1991. SOLD
 
Canvasback by Scott Jackson of Charlestown, Maryland, ca. 1880. Branded "JH" under the tail, it's from the John Hanson rig. Canvasback by Scott Jackson of Charlestown, Maryland, ca. 1880. Branded "JH" under the tail, it's from the John Hanson rig.
Canvasback by Scott Jackson of Charlestown, Maryland, ca. 1880. Branded "JH" under the tail, it's from the John Hanson rig. SOLD
 
Dowitcher or plover from New Jersey's "Lumberyard" rig, ca. 1900. Dowitcher or plover from New Jersey's "Lumberyard" rig, ca. 1900.
Dowitcher or plover from New Jersey's "Lumberyard" rig, ca. 1900. SOLD
  
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