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Vintage Decoys
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Dowitcher by Bob White of Tullytown, Pennsylvania, ca. 1980. SOLD
 
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Miniature grouse by George Strunk of Glendora, New Jersey. SOLD
 
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Swan by Torrey Ward of Manitoba, Canada, ca. 1970. Hollow-carved and branded "L.T. Ward." Inscription on the bottom reads "For the side of your hot tub." SOLD
 
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Virginia style curlew by Cameron McIntyre of New Church, Virginia. Big, fat full-bodied shorebird with a feeding posture and an excellent paint pattern. SOLD
 
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Yellowlegs by Ira Hudson of Chincoteague, Virginia, ca. 1920s. Possible replaced bill. SOLD
 
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Canada goose by Sam Barnes of Havre de Grace, Maryland, ca. 1915. Excellent original paint and condition. Found in a barn bordering the Sassafras River on Maryland's Eastern Shore and used as a stick-up field decoy. Only one of three known to exist. Early Canada geese by any Upper Chesapeake Bay maker is a rarity. SOLD
 
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Redhead by Ed Phillips of Cambridge, Maryland, ca. 1930. Excellent original paint with just a few missing flakes. A terrific example by Dorchester County's premier decoy maker. Ex-collection of Bill Purnell. SOLD
 
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Hooded merganser by a member of the Jester family of Chincoteague, Virginia, ca. 1940. Wonderfully little "hairy head" with a mixture of original and gunning repaint. Fully rigged. It's amazing that this survived considering the delicate thin neck. A terrific piece of folk art from one of Virginia's famed decoy making families. SOLD
 
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Canada goose by Miles Hancock of Chincoteague, Virginia, ca. 1960. Light weight cotton wood construction. Elongated body with pointed paddle tail. Slight repair to the original bill. Weight has been removed. SOLD
 
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Pair of hooded mergansers by "Hurricane" Pete Peterson of Cape Charles, Virginia, 1992. SOLD
 
Pair of 1/2-sized pintails by Cameron McIntyre of New Church, Virginia, 1993. SOLD
 
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Bluebill by Frank Louis of Ogdensburg, New York, ca. 1920. Referred to as an "Ogdensburg humpback," this folky decoy is in old gunning repaint. Fully rigged. SOLD
 
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Redhead by Davey Nichol of Smiths Falls, Ontario, 1960s. Never rigged. SOLD
 
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Pair of miniature redheads by Dave Blackiston of Chestertown, Maryland. SOLD
   
   

 

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