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. Wooden stand included.
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.
Listed for sale is large and heavy Goose that most likely floated somewhere on the Eastern Shore of the Chesapeake Bay. Large and heavy body measuring 24". Crack repairs on the neck and the body has had it's paint worn down to bare wood, giving a great patina!
Here is a nice old canvasback by Henry Davis from Perryville, Maryland, in old gunning paint. In Henry Davis style, there is a pronounced V bottom with a wider, flat paddle tail. Glass eyes were added to this bird at some point.
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 antique 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
This decoy listed for sale is an early, circa 1900, hollow Black Duck by Joe Tom Cranmer of Manahawkin, New Jersey. This bird is in great structural condition and in old working paint. This bird was once part of the Somers Headley Collection, stamped SGH.
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
Here is a beautiful and large hollow antique goose in a mix of Original and working paint with split tail feathering on the rear, by Burl Adams of Ship Bottom, New Jersey. This goose came out of the rig of Lloyd Johnson, and is branded as such on the bottom "LLOYD JOHNSON" This bird has carved nostrils and carved eyes.
There is an additional fee for shipping based on location
A Black Bellied Plover in Original Paint, out of New Jersey. Some minor flaking and shot marks. This bird has a nice plump body tapering up to the neck and a nice round head. Original Paint and Original Bill.