Listed is a rare and all original Pigeon Decoy from Great Britain, circa 1900. The tail is made up of inserted aluminum slats held in place by screws from the bottom. This Pigeon has gunning wear, but in original paint and has great patina! Measures 15" Bill to Tail
Black duck by Frank Finney of Virginia, carved in the style of Nathan Cobb. This hollow bird has Cobb's typical aggressive style inlaid head, lead pad weight and is branded "N" on the bottom. This decoy was formally in the John Maddox collection of the Chincoteague Wildlife Refuge Museum in Virginia.
George Stevens Canvsback, Weedsport New York c 1880
What a bird to add to a Stevens decoy collection! This circa 1880's Canvasback is branded with George Steven's personal brand, G.W. STEVENS WEEDSPORT NY. A second owner then added his brand of HA MANDEVA... The paint is a later repaint, the head is an early replacement and this decoy has the inlet line tie and inlet lead weight.
A great pair of Pintails by "Dipper" Ortley of Point Pleasant New Jersey. Both birds are hollow showing gunning wear, but are in good original paint! There may be a small additional cost for shipping depending on location
A great north east yellowlegs shorebird in all original paint attributed to Herbert S Randall of Sea Brook, New Hampshire. Bill has slight separation but appears to be original to the bird. Circa late 1920s, there is working wear and shotmarks on the underside. Measures 11.5" bill to tail.
Here is a pair of bluebills by Sunny and Lloyd Johnson of Bay Head New Jersey. Decoys are in original paint and condition with glass eyes and a unique canvas covered base. This pair is most likely out of Sunny and Lloyd Johnson's personal rig as both decoys are stamped LJ on their keel, with the drake also having AEJ on the keel. Both decoys are carved hollow with slightly turned heads and the drake has an attractive combed feathering added to the paint. There may be a small additional cost for shipping depending on location
Early Sandpiper from the Long Island area of New York. This shorebird has some gunning wear but is in original paint and condition. An old bird with a unique and attentive style. Measures 9" bill to tail
A Large Eider in original paint from the coastal area of Maine or Canada. Has an attractive inlaid snaked head and humped back. In typical eider fashion, a mussel is carved in the mouth.There may be a small additional cost for shipping depending on location
Listed for sale is a rare Willet by Herbert S Randall of Seabrook, New Hampshire circa 1930. This Willet has a rare and attractive turned head position, split tail, and is in original paint and original condition. Measures 11" Bill to Tail
This is a fine example of Folk Art with a Semi-High neck and an aggressive posture. A copper tag on the bottom reads "Art Pavone Decoys, Media PA." Glass eyes, long thin paddle tail and all original paint make this bird a one of a kind piece.