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Auctioneer Guyette & Deeter 410-745-0485
Auction Date Apr 26 Auction
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St. Charles, IL
Time 11:00AM
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Lot: 1 - Pair of hollow carved bluebills, Ivar Fernlund,

Pair of hollow carved bluebills, Ivar Fernlund, Hamilton, Ontario, 1st quarter 20th century. Hen has slightly turned head.

Lot: 2 - Pair of solid body bluebills, 1st quarter 20th

Pair of solid body bluebills, 1st quarter 20th century. Found in Kingston, Ontario. Similar to work of George Warin. Both have subtle feather paint detail. Both have "Warkworth and Son" stencil on underside.

Lot: 3 - Long body style canvasback drake, Tom Chambers,

Long body style canvasback drake, Tom Chambers, Toronto, Ontario. Rare solid body style. Branded "THOS. CHAMBERS MAKER," and "JT MCMILLAN" for James T. McMillan 1913 St. Clair Flats Shooting Company Member in the underside.

Lot: 4 - Short body style canvasback drake, Tom Chambers,

Short body style canvasback drake, Tom Chambers, Toronto, Ontario. Hollow carved.

Lot: 5 - Bluebill hen, John R. Wells, Toronto, Ontario.

Bluebill hen, John R. Wells, Toronto, Ontario. Good feather paint detail on lower sides and comb painting on back.

Lot: 6 - Solid body style bluebill drake, George Warin,

Solid body style bluebill drake, George Warin, Toronto, Ontario, last quarter 19th century. Subtle feather paint detail on back. Branded "FTM" for Fred T McMurray, St. Clair Flats Shooting Club Member 1922-1949. And "Bunbury" a St. Clair Flats

Lot: 7 - Hollow carved canvasback drake, carved in the St.

Hollow carved canvasback drake, carved in the St. Clair Flats Club style, John R. Wells, Toronto, Ontario, last quarter 19th century. From the Toronto Big Creek Club.

Lot: 8 - Hollow carved canvasback hen, attributed to Scott

Hollow carved canvasback hen, attributed to Scott Peters, Walpole Island, Ontario, 1st quarter 20th century. Tag on underside reads that Peters was a Potawatomi Indian who lived on Walpole Island reservation. He was a boat builder for Criscraft.

Lot: 9 - Hollow carved redhead drake, Phineas Reeves, 3rd

Hollow carved redhead drake, Phineas Reeves, 3rd quarter 19th century. "HH" painted on underside for Horatio Hathaway, Long Point Club member 1879-1897.

Lot: 10 - Bluebill drake, Toronto, Ontario, last quarter

Bluebill drake, Toronto, Ontario, last quarter 19th century. Branded "G and J Warin makers, Toronto" and "WBW". Subtle feather paint detail.

Lot: 11 - Wonderfully carved pair of miniature wood ducks,

Wonderfully carved pair of miniature wood ducks, Otto Garren, Canton, Illinois, 1st half 20th century. Mounted on small shelf. Stylish reared back heads and carved crest on both.

Lot: 12 - Miniature pair of mallards, Otto Garren, Canton,

Miniature pair of mallards, Otto Garren, Canton, Illinois, 1st half 20th century. 8" in length. Both with glass eyes. Hen has detailed bill carving. Newspaper residue stuck to top of hen's head.

Lot: 13 - Pair of 1/4 size bluewing teal, Oliver Lawson,

Pair of 1/4 size bluewing teal, Oliver Lawson, Crisfield, Maryland. Signed and dated 1970. Both have slightly turned heads.

Lot: 14 - Very rare standing miniature Canada goose, Rowley

Very rare standing miniature Canada goose, Rowley Horner, West Creek, New Jersey, circa 1930. Mounted on mahogany base. Fine paint detail and incised wingtip carving. Approximately 7" from tip of tail to tip of bill.

Lot: 15 - Three 1/4 size decoys, Joe Wooster, Ashley, Ohio.

Three 1/4 size decoys, Joe Wooster, Ashley, Ohio. A swan, Canada goose, and loon. All are signed and dated 1981 and 1982. All have detailed feather carving.

Lot: 16 - Exceptional and very early pair of miniature

Exceptional and very early pair of miniature mallards, Charles Perdew, Henry, Illinois. Fine original paint by Edna Perdew. Both have thin flat weights on underside stamped, "Chas. Perdew, Henry Illinois." Both have fine feather paint detail, drake

Lot: 17 - Extremely rare and important preening mallard hen,

Extremely rare and important preening mallard hen, Robert Elliston, Bureau, Illinois, circa 1880. Outstanding paint detail and patina. Branded "Chadbourn".

Lot: 18 - Gadwall drake, Otto Garren, Canton, Illinois, 1st

Gadwall drake, Otto Garren, Canton, Illinois, 1st half 20th century. Signed "O Garren" on underside. Unrigged.

Lot: 19 - Wood duck drake, Otto Garren, Canton, Illinois,

Wood duck drake, Otto Garren, Canton, Illinois, 1st half 20th century. Unrigged. Signed "O Garren" on underside. Long sweeping comb paint on back of head.

Lot: 20 - Shoveler drake, Otto Garren, Canton, Illinois.

Shoveler drake, Otto Garren, Canton, Illinois. Signed "O Garren" on the underside.

Lot: 21 - Pair of mallards, Robert Weeks, Bureau, Illinois,

Pair of mallards, Robert Weeks, Bureau, Illinois, circa 1920s. "RW" painted on the underside of each.

Lot: 22 - Rare greenwing teal drake, Robert Elliston,

Rare greenwing teal drake, Robert Elliston, Bureau, Illinois, circa 1880s.  

Lot: 23 - Pintail hen, George Behrman, McMinnville, Oregon,

Pintail hen, George Behrman, McMinnville, Oregon, circa late 1930s.  

Lot: 24 - Hollow carved pintail drake, Charles Pice,

Hollow carved pintail drake, Charles Pice, Astoria, Oregon, circa 1930.  

Lot: 25 - Mallard hen, Gordon "Mula" Olsen, Astoria, Oregon,

Mallard hen, Gordon "Mula" Olsen, Astoria, Oregon, circa 1950.  

Lot: 26 - Hollow carved pintail drake, Percy Bicknell,

Hollow carved pintail drake, Percy Bicknell, Richmond, British Columbia. Good scratch paint feather detail and raised "V" wingtip carving.

Lot: 27 - Pair of greenwing teal, Vern Perret, Delta,

Pair of greenwing teal, Vern Perret, Delta, British Columbia. "VP" carved in underside. Also the hen is signed and dated 1986.

Lot: 28 - Pintail drake, George Behrman, McMinville, Oregon,

Pintail drake, George Behrman, McMinville, Oregon, circa 1940.  

Lot: 29 - Pintail drake, Frank Bay, Astoria, Oregon.

Pintail drake, Frank Bay, Astoria, Oregon. Made in 1933. Old tag on decoy reads "Repainted by Bay," by the carver in 1939.

Lot: 30 - Pintail drake, Richard Janson, Sonoma Creek,

Pintail drake, Richard Janson, Sonoma Creek, California.  

Lot: 31 - Large pintail drake, Emile Peterson, Astoria,

Large pintail drake, Emile Peterson, Astoria, Oregon.  

Lot: 32 - Pintail hen, Richard Janson, Sonoma Creek,

Pintail hen, Richard Janson, Sonoma Creek, California.  

Lot: 33 - Oversize hollow carved mallard drake, Harold

Oversize hollow carved mallard drake, Harold McGillivray, Sacramento, California. Branded "MCG" and "EAW." Relief wing carving with good feather detail.

Lot: 34 - Carved fish plaque of a brook trout in relief,

Carved fish plaque of a brook trout in relief, Oscar Peterson, Cadillac, Michigan, 1st quarter 20th century. Trout measures 22" in length. Length of board is 28" x 9.5". Early thick board with two metal straps on back. Both fish and board have very

Lot: 35 - Bass fish decoy, Gordon Pecore Fox, Mount Clemens,

Bass fish decoy, Gordon Pecore Fox, Mount Clemens, Michigan. 11 1/2" in length. Carved gills and mouth.

Lot: 36 - Trout fish decoy, Harry Seymour, last quarter 19th

Trout fish decoy, Harry Seymour, last quarter 19th century. Metal fins, curved leather tail, and tack eyes. Also carved fin. Subtle scale paint detail. Jigging stick included.

Lot: 37 - Fish decoy, Horace "Bart" Perkins, New Baltimore,

Fish decoy, Horace "Bart" Perkins, New Baltimore, Michigan, 1st quarter 20th century. Perch. Measures 7 1/4" in length with tack eyes, well carved mouth and gills.

Lot: 38 - Bass fish decoy, Hans Janner, Mount Clemens,

Bass fish decoy, Hans Janner, Mount Clemens, Michigan. 12" in length. Natural finish with white paint on belly and copper fins.

Lot: 39 - Walleye fish decoy, Andy Trombley, circa 1950.

Walleye fish decoy, Andy Trombley, circa 1950. 13 1/2" in length. Scaled paint pattern with glass eyes.

Lot: 40 - Perch fish decoy, Andy Trombley, (1919-1975),

Perch fish decoy, Andy Trombley, (1919-1975), Mount Clemens, Michigan. 8" in length. Glass eyes.

Lot: 41 - Muskie fish decoy, Oscar Peterson, Cadillac,

Muskie fish decoy, Oscar Peterson, Cadillac, Michigan. 5 1/2" in length. Painted eye and gold and black spots painted on side.

Lot: 42 - Fish decoy, Oscar Peterson, Cadillac, Michigan.

Fish decoy, Oscar Peterson, Cadillac, Michigan. Walleye. 9" in length. Width 1/2". Tack eyes.

Lot: 43 - Fish decoy, Oscar Peterson, Cadillac, Michigan.

Fish decoy, Oscar Peterson, Cadillac, Michigan. Sucker. Earlier example, measuring 9" in length and 3/4" wide. Two belly weights. Tack eyes.

Lot: 44 - Perch fish decoy, Abraham DeHate (1890-1968),

Perch fish decoy, Abraham DeHate (1890-1968), Mount Clemens, Michigan. 11" in length. Glass eyes. Fins have been bent up against the body. Carved mouth and gill.

Lot: 45 - Fish decoy, Larry Joseph Peltier, Mt. Clemens,

Fish decoy, Larry Joseph Peltier, Mt. Clemens, Michigan, circa 1930. Glass eyes with carved gill. 6 3/4" long.

Lot: 46 - Very rare albino trout, Ken Bruning, Tower,

Very rare albino trout, Ken Bruning, Tower, Michigan. 7 1/2" in length.

Lot: 51 - Full size standing black duck, Marty Hanson,

Full size standing black duck, Marty Hanson, Hayward, Wisconsin. Signed. On carved wooden base with carved shell. Bird is approximately 21" long, has raised wings, and slightly turned head. Highly detailed scratch feather paint. An exceptional

Lot: 52 - Pair of goldeneye, Marty Hanson, Hayward,

Pair of goldeneye, Marty Hanson, Hayward, Wisconsin. Hollow with bottom boards. Both are signed on underside along with carved initials, "MH". Drake is also signed under tail. These are working decoys with Marty's highest grade carving style. Highly

Lot: 53 - Rigmate pair of redheads, Marty Hanson, Hayward,

Rigmate pair of redheads, Marty Hanson, Hayward, Wisconsin. Hollow with bottom boards. Both have Hanson's Prior Lake stamp and are signed on undersides. Both have turned heads and raised carved crossed wingtips.

Lot: 54 - Eider drake, Marty Hanson, Hayward, Wisconsin.

Eider drake, Marty Hanson, Hayward, Wisconsin. "MH" carved in underside. Inlet head and detailed bill carving. An open bill with a mussel in it.

Lot: 55 - Wood duck drake, Marty Hanson, Hayward, Wisconsin.

Wood duck drake, Marty Hanson, Hayward, Wisconsin. Signed. Good form with relief wingtip carving and very slightly turned head.

Lot: 56 - Important sleeping black duck, Shang Wheeler,

Important sleeping black duck, Shang Wheeler, Stratford, Connecticut. Extra fine feather paint detail. Exceptional form with resting head curved around with bill buried under feathers.

Lot: 57 - Black duck, Shang Wheeler, Stratford, Connecticut,

Black duck, Shang Wheeler, Stratford, Connecticut, circa 1930s. Slightly turned head with glass eyes, fine feather paint detail on head.

Lot: 58 - Cork body black duck, Lou Rathmelll, Stratford,

Cork body black duck, Lou Rathmelll, Stratford, Connecticut. Slightly turned head.

Lot: 59 - Very rare possibly one of a kind brant, Gerald

Very rare possibly one of a kind brant, Gerald Tremblay, Alburg, Vermont.  

Lot: 60 - Rare widgeon hen with well sculpted head and neck,

Rare widgeon hen with well sculpted head and neck, Joseph Lincoln, Accord, Massachusetts.  

Lot: 61 - Mallard hen and drake, Ben Schmidt, Detroit,

Mallard hen and drake, Ben Schmidt, Detroit, Michigan. Drake has raised carved wingtips and fluted tail. Hen has carved wingtips.

Lot: 62 - Pair of canvasbacks, Ben Schmidt, Detroit,

Pair of canvasbacks, Ben Schmidt, Detroit, Michigan. Both have slightly turned heads. One is hollowed out from the underside.

Lot: 63 - Pair of widgeon, Ben Schmidt, Detroit, Michigan,

Pair of widgeon, Ben Schmidt, Detroit, Michigan, 2nd half 20th century. This rigmate pair of widgeon is accompanied by a hand written letter from Ben Schmidt dated 1965. In the letter Schmidt details the cost of the decoys at 14 plus 3 for shipping.

Lot: 64 - Pair of redheads, Ben Schmidt, Detroit, Michigan.

Pair of redheads, Ben Schmidt, Detroit, Michigan.  

Lot: 65 - Mallard hen and drake, Ben Schmidt, Detroit,

Mallard hen and drake, Ben Schmidt, Detroit, Michigan.  

Lot: 66 - Two redheads, Ben Schmidt, Detroit, Michigan.

Two redheads, Ben Schmidt, Detroit, Michigan. Drake has slight turned head.

Lot: 67 - Rare and desirable Canada goose, Ben Schmidt,

Rare and desirable Canada goose, Ben Schmidt, Detroit, Michigan, 1st half 20th century. Three piece hollow body. From the important Rodgers rig, from Port Austin, Michigan, with that brand carved in the underside. Strong feather stamping with Ben's

Lot: 68 - Rigmate pair of buffleheads, Ben Schmidt, Detroit,

Rigmate pair of buffleheads, Ben Schmidt, Detroit, Michigan.  

Lot: 69 - Rare pair of pintails, Ken Anger, Dunnville,

Rare pair of pintails, Ken Anger, Dunnville, Ontario, circa 1950.  

Lot: 70 - Rare wood duck drake, Ken Anger, Dunnville,

Rare wood duck drake, Ken Anger, Dunnville, Ontario, circa 1950.  

Lot: 71 - Rigmate pair of goldeneye, Ken Anger, Dunnville,

Rigmate pair of goldeneye, Ken Anger, Dunnville, Ontario.  

Lot: 72 - Pair of mallards, Ken Anger, Dunnville, Ontario.

Pair of mallards, Ken Anger, Dunnville, Ontario. Both are branded "EG" in the undersides for Edward Goss, who hunted on Lake Cayuga in New York State in the 1950s.

Lot: 73 - Very rare pair of shovelers, Ken Anger, Dunnville,

Very rare pair of shovelers, Ken Anger, Dunnville, Ontario, circa 1950.  

Lot: 74 - Classic canvasback drake, Duncan Ducharme,

Classic canvasback drake, Duncan Ducharme, Manitoba, Canada.  

Lot: 75 - Canvasback drake, Ken Anger, Dunnville, Ontario.

Canvasback drake, Ken Anger, Dunnville, Ontario.  

Lot: 76 - Rare preening brant from Malpeque Bay on Prince

Rare preening brant from Malpeque Bay on Prince Edward Island.  

Lot: 77 - Mallard hen, Ken Anger, Dunnville, Ontario.

Mallard hen, Ken Anger, Dunnville, Ontario.  

Lot: 78 - Root head Canada goose field decoy, George Scarey,

Root head Canada goose field decoy, George Scarey, lot 16, Prince Edward Island, 2nd quarter 20th century.  

Lot: 79 - Immature eider drake, Bruce Hopkins, Cape Negro,

Immature eider drake, Bruce Hopkins, Cape Negro, Nova Scotia. Relief wing carving and detailed bill carving.

Lot: 80 - Goldeneye hen, Orel Leboeuf, St. Anicet, Quebec.

Goldeneye hen, Orel Leboeuf, St. Anicet, Quebec. Bold feather carving.

Lot: 81 - Rigmate pair of canvasbacks, Ken Anger, Dunnville,

Rigmate pair of canvasbacks, Ken Anger, Dunnville, Ontario. Both have George Thompson collection stamp on underside.

Lot: 82 - Pair of buffleheads, Ken Anger, Dunnville,

Pair of buffleheads, Ken Anger, Dunnville, Ontario, 2nd quarter 20th century.  

Lot: 83 - Bluebill hen, Orel LeBoeuf, St. Anicet, Quebec.

Bluebill hen, Orel LeBoeuf, St. Anicet, Quebec. Heavy feather carving detail.

Lot: 84 - Well carved bluebill drake, Jim Schmiedlin,

Well carved bluebill drake, Jim Schmiedlin, Bradfordwoods, Pennsylvania. Branded and signed 2011.

Lot: 85 - Bluewing teal drake, Jim Schmiedlin,

Bluewing teal drake, Jim Schmiedlin, Bradfordwoods, Pennsylvania. Branded and signed. Dated 2000. Slightly turned head with relief wingtip carving.

Lot: 86 - Pintail drake, Jim Schmiedlin, Bradfordwoods,

Pintail drake, Jim Schmiedlin, Bradfordwoods, Pennsylvania. Branded and signed. Slightly turned and lifted head. Carved crossed wingtips.

Lot: 87 - Wide body style canvasback hen, Jim Schmiedlin,

Wide body style canvasback hen, Jim Schmiedlin, Bradfordwoods, Pennsylvania. Branded "JAS. Slightly turned head.

Lot: 88 - Pair of earlier style oversize bluebills, Jim

Pair of earlier style oversize bluebills, Jim Schmiedlin Bradfordwoods, Pennsylvania. Signed and dated 1979. Both have raised "V" wingtip carving.

Lot: 89 - Preening ruddy duck with slightly lifted wing, Jim

Preening ruddy duck with slightly lifted wing, Jim Schmiedlin, Bradfordwoods, Pennsylvania. Branded and signed. Dated 2002.

Lot: 90 - White wing scoter, Jim Schmiedlin, Bradfordwoods,

White wing scoter, Jim Schmiedlin, Bradfordwoods, Pennsylvania. Branded "JAS" in underside. Also signed and dated by Jim, 1984 with inscription "One of my favorite ducks". Turned head with unusual feather texturing and raised and crossed wingtips. An

Lot: 91 - Scoter in resting pose, Jim Schmiedlin,

Scoter in resting pose, Jim Schmiedlin, Bradfordwoods, Pennslvania. Signed. Head is turned approximately 45 degrees to one side.

Lot: 92 - Exceptional hollow carved mallard drake, Mason

Exceptional hollow carved mallard drake, Mason Decoy Factory, Detroit, Michigan, circa 1905. Challenge grade with early snakey head style.

Lot: 93 - Black duck, Mason Decoy Factory, Detroit,

Black duck, Mason Decoy Factory, Detroit, Michigan. Premier grade, circa 1905. Oversize solid body Atlantic model with snakey head style.

Lot: 94 - Atlantic brant, Mason Decoy Factory, Detroit,

Atlantic brant, Mason Decoy Factory, Detroit, Michigan. Challenge grade, circa 1910.

Lot: 95 - Rigmate pair of canvasbacks, Mason Decoy Factory,

Rigmate pair of canvasbacks, Mason Decoy Factory, Detroit, Michigan. Premier grade.

Lot: 96 - Rigmate pair of mergansers, Mason Decoy Factory,

Rigmate pair of mergansers, Mason Decoy Factory, Detroit, Michigan. Glass eyes.

Lot: 97 - Rare merganser drake, Mason Decoy Factory,

Rare merganser drake, Mason Decoy Factory, Detroit, Michigan. Challenge grade with early snakey head style. Small "J.J." stamp in back twice.

Lot: 98 - Black duck, Mason Decoy Factory, Detroit,

Black duck, Mason Decoy Factory, Detroit, Michigan. Premier grade.

Lot: 99 - Redhead hen, Mason Decoy Factory, Detroit,

Redhead hen, Mason Decoy Factory, Detroit, Michigan. Early premier grade, circa 1910.

Lot: 100 - Bluewing teal drake, Mason Decoy Factory, Detroit,

Bluewing teal drake, Mason Decoy Factory, Detroit, Michigan. Standard grade with tack eyes.

Lot: 101 - Rare scoter, Mason Decoy Factory, Detroit,

Rare scoter, Mason Decoy Factory, Detroit, Michigan. Standard grade glass eye model.

Lot: 102 - Well sculpted pintail drake, Mason Decoy Factory,

Well sculpted pintail drake, Mason Decoy Factory, Detroit, Michigan, circa 1910. Premier grade with early snakey head style.

Lot: 103 - Exceptional pintail hen, Mason Decoy Factory,

Exceptional pintail hen, Mason Decoy Factory, Detroit, Michigan, circa 1910. Unusual with slightly lifted head. Good feather paint detail.

Lot: 104 - Canvasback hen, Mason Decoy Factory, Detroit,

Canvasback hen, Mason Decoy Factory, Detroit, Michigan. Premier grade, Seneca Lake model circa 1910.

Lot: 105 - Rare Back Bay model canvasback drake, Mason Decoy

Rare Back Bay model canvasback drake, Mason Decoy Factory, Detroit, Michigan, circa 1915. Premier grade.

Lot: 106 - Rare special order goldeneye hen, Mason Decoy

Rare special order goldeneye hen, Mason Decoy Factory, Detroit, Michigan. Challenge grade. Modeled from a George Bacon goldeneye.

Lot: 107 - Mallard drake, Mason Decoy Factory, Detroit,

Mallard drake, Mason Decoy Factory, Detroit, Michigan. Premier grade.

Lot: 108 - Exceptional mallard hen, Mason Decoy Factory,

Exceptional mallard hen, Mason Decoy Factory, Detroit, Michigan. Premier grade.

Lot: 109 - Pair of redheads, Mason Decoy Factory, Detroit,

Pair of redheads, Mason Decoy Factory, Detroit, Michigan. Challenge grade. Good paint detail.

Lot: 110 - Oil on board of dried corn by Alfred Montgomery.

Oil on board of dried corn by Alfred Montgomery. Signed. Image size 19-1/2" x 29-1/2".

Lot: 111 - Oil on board of dried corn, Alfred Montgomery.

Oil on board of dried corn, Alfred Montgomery. Signed. Image size 17" x 22".

Lot: 112 - Oil on canvas board, William Mckendree Snyder

Oil on canvas board, William Mckendree Snyder (1849 - 1930), Cincinnati, Ohio and Liberty, Indiana. Image of setter pointing covey of quail. Signed lower right and dated 1917. Image size 19" x 29 1/2". Inset in highly decorative period carved oak

Lot: 113 - Mountain goat study, Cont'e crayon on paper, Bob

Mountain goat study, Cont'e crayon on paper, Bob Kuhn. Signed. Professionally matted and framed. Image size 8 7/8" x 10 7/8".

Lot: 114 - Lions study, Cont'e crayon on paper, Bob Kuhn.

Lions study, Cont'e crayon on paper, Bob Kuhn. Signed. Professionally matted and framed. Image size 10" x 13 14".

Lot: 115 - "Greenland Fjord King Eiders," an oil on canvas by

"Greenland Fjord King Eiders," an oil on canvas by Harry Curieux Adamson. Signed. Image size 24" x 36".

Lot: 116 - "Grey Lag Geese," an oil on canvas by Sir Peter

"Grey Lag Geese," an oil on canvas by Sir Peter Scott. Signed. Image size 21-3/8" x 25-3/8".

Lot: 117 - "Canada Goose Decoy and Black Necked Stilt,"

"Canada Goose Decoy and Black Necked Stilt," acrylic on board, Donald Malick. Signed and dated 1980. Image size 24" x 30". The decoy in the painting is an early Ward Brothers Canada goose.

Lot: 118 - "Open Water," Oil on canvas, William Zimmerman.

"Open Water," Oil on canvas, William Zimmerman. Signed and dated 1979. Subject matter is two bald eagles at pond with buffleheads. Image size 31" x 40".

Lot: 119 - "Challenge," an exceptional bill elk monument

"Challenge," an exceptional bill elk monument study limited edition bronze sculpture, Gerald Belciar, 6/9, dated 1980. Mounted on hardwood base. Bronze is 37" long and 33" tall.

Lot: 120 - Limited edition bronze sculpture of a prairie

Limited edition bronze sculpture of a prairie falcon, John Scheeler, 11/15 Sculpture includes cactus, rocks, and a bird. Stands approximately 12" tall.

Lot: 121 - Pair of ivory billed woodpeckers on stump, a

Pair of ivory billed woodpeckers on stump, a limited edition bronze sculpture by William Schultz, 4/45. Bronze height 25-1/2".

Lot: 122 - "Old Maude," a limited edition bronze sculpture of

"Old Maude," a limited edition bronze sculpture of a long horn steer with calf, 31/40, Veryl Goodnight, Mancos, Colorado. Signed and dated 1980. Mounted on hardwood base. Approximately 20" long.

Lot: 123 - Limited edition bronze sculpture of a quail, John

Limited edition bronze sculpture of a quail, John Scheeler, 5/25. Approximately 11-1/2" tall

Lot: 124 - Limited edition bronze sculpture of a greenwing

Limited edition bronze sculpture of a greenwing teal drake, 25/100, William Schultz.  

Lot: 125 - Pair of big horn sheep busts on marble and

Pair of big horn sheep busts on marble and hardwood base, Gerald Belciar. Limited edition 3/20 dated 1982. Approximately 15" tall.

Lot: 126 - Limited edition Bronze sculpture of a duck

Limited edition Bronze sculpture of a duck standing in the marsh with a decoy head near its feet, William Koelpin, 6/25. Approximately 16-1/2' tall.

Lot: 128 - Rare rigmate pair of wood ducks, Al Ries, Chicago,

Rare rigmate pair of wood ducks, Al Ries, Chicago, Illinois "LBH" is stamped in underside for Lewis Barkhausen, one of the founders of Ducks Unlimited. Relief wingtip and tail carving.

Lot: 129 - Exceptional pair of mallards, Hiram Hotze, Peoria,

Exceptional pair of mallards, Hiram Hotze, Peoria, Illinois, 1st quarter 20th century. Paint exhibits the exquisite feather painting Hotze is known for. Hen has never been rigged.

Lot: 130 - Bluewing teal hen, Robert Elliston, Bureau,

Bluewing teal hen, Robert Elliston, Bureau, Illinois, last quarter 19th century. Very rare early "round backed" style. Branded Shailer in underside.

Lot: 131 - Rigmate pair of pintails, Hec Whittington,

Rigmate pair of pintails, Hec Whittington, Oglesby, Illinois, 2nd quarter 20th century. Drake has slightly turned head.

Lot: 132 - Early deep "V" style three piece body pintail

Early deep "V" style three piece body pintail drake, Charles Perdew, Henry, Illinois, 1st quarter 20th century. Branded "FJ" in underside. Three piece body.

Lot: 133 - Mallard drake, Charles Perdew, Henry, Illinois,

Mallard drake, Charles Perdew, Henry, Illinois, circa late 1930s.  

Lot: 134 - Mallard hen and drake, Charles Perdew, Henry,

Mallard hen and drake, Charles Perdew, Henry, Illinois. From the Ziegele Rig, branded "JNZ" in undersides. John N. Ziegele an affluent architect from Peoria, Illinois belonged to the Rice Pond Duck Club. He had a large rig of mallards, pintails, and

Lot: 135 - Rare rigmate pair of ringnecks, Vern Cheeseman,

Rare rigmate pair of ringnecks, Vern Cheeseman, Macomb, Illinois.  

Lot: 136 - Rare and stylish bluewing teal drake, Bill Shaw,

Rare and stylish bluewing teal drake, Bill Shaw, Pekin, Illinois, last quarter 19th century. Glass eyes with pencil weight.

Lot: 137 - Pintail drake, Charles Perdew, Henry, Illinois.

Pintail drake, Charles Perdew, Henry, Illinois. Very slightly turned head. Retains Perdew weight.

Lot: 138 - Rare mallard drake, Charles Walker, Princeton,

Rare mallard drake, Charles Walker, Princeton, Illinois, circa 1930s. From the Lawton rig, Princeton Fish and Game Club. Fine comb paint on back and well blended feather painting at wingtips.

Lot: 139 - Merganser hen, George Verity, Seaford, Long

Merganser hen, George Verity, Seaford, Long Island, New York, last quarter 19th century. Small "scooter" style (13 1/4" long) made for hunting at holes in the ice. "GV" carved in underside.

Lot: 140 - Very rare pintail drake, William Bowman, Lawrence,

Very rare pintail drake, William Bowman, Lawrence, Long Island, New York, last quarter 19th century. Hollow carved with relief wing carving.

Lot: 141 - Canada goose, Roy Conklin, Clayton, New York.

Canada goose, Roy Conklin, Clayton, New York. Balsa body with cedar bottom board, head, and neck.

Lot: 142 - Bluebill drake, Ken Harris, Woodville, New York.

Bluebill drake, Ken Harris, Woodville, New York. Long tail style with comb paint detail on back. Harris stamp on underside.

Lot: 143 - Black duck by a member of the Verity family,

Black duck by a member of the Verity family, Seaford, Long Island, New York. Carved eyes.

Lot: 144 - Cork body black duck, George Eberhardt, Stoney

Cork body black duck, George Eberhardt, Stoney Brook, New York. Decoy is in swimming pose.

Lot: 145 - Cork bodied black duck, George Roberts, Quogue,

Cork bodied black duck, George Roberts, Quogue, Long Island, New York.  

Lot: 146 - Brant from Long Island, New York, 1st quarter 19th

Brant from Long Island, New York, 1st quarter 19th century. Very slightly turned head.

Lot: 147 - Bluebill hen from Alexandria Bay, New York.

Bluebill hen from Alexandria Bay, New York.  

Lot: 148 - Pair of mergansers from Long Island, New York, 1st

Pair of mergansers from Long Island, New York, 1st quarter 20th century. One of several pair found by Jim Andrews in the 1990s. Inlet heads and carved wooden crest.

Lot: 149 - Swimming brant, David Cochran, Blue Point, New

Swimming brant, David Cochran, Blue Point, New York.  

Lot: 150 - Bluebill drake, a member of the Verity Family

Bluebill drake, a member of the Verity Family Seaford, Long Island, New York, last quarter 19th century. Carved eyes.

Lot: 151 - Goldeneye drake, Stevens Decoy Factory, Detroit,

Goldeneye drake, Stevens Decoy Factory, Detroit, Michigan. Goiter neck style.

Lot: 152 - Immature goldeneye drake, Chauncey Patterson,

Immature goldeneye drake, Chauncey Patterson, Wellesley Island, New York. Feather paint detail throughout, including the underside of the decoy.

Lot: 153 - Very rare and desirable DuPont poster, Ballistite,

Very rare and desirable DuPont poster, Ballistite, circa 1917. Dense smokeless shotgun powder. Very desirable image by Charles DeFeo. Retains both top and bottom bands. Measures 30" x 20". Professionally framed so that bands are exposed. Retains rich

Lot: 154 - Rare Peters Cartridge Company calendar, 1908.

Rare Peters Cartridge Company calendar, 1908. Retains calendar page from December. Image of two duck hunters in a sneak boat shooting mallards. Professionally matted and framed to expose both top and bottom bands. Measures 27" x 13 1/2".

Lot: 155 - Rare DuPont Company calendar, 1906.

Rare DuPont Company calendar, 1906. Retains the September page. Measures 30" x 15". Image of two duck hunters in sneak boat at the end of the day. Professionally matted and framed to show both bands and hang tag.

Lot: 156 - "Sumpins Gwine to Happen!" an advertisement by

"Sumpins Gwine to Happen!" an advertisement by Hercules Powder Company, copyright 1925. Image of black man and son hunting rabbits. Professionally matted and framed.

Lot: 157 - "Tribute to a Dog," an advertising poster,

"Tribute to a Dog," an advertising poster, Remington firearms. Artwork by Lynn Bogue Hunt. Measures 23 1/2" x 17". Professionally matted and framed. Shows both bands and hang tag. Copyright 1929.

Lot: 157A - Winchester Repeating Arms poster entitled, "The

Winchester Repeating Arms poster entitled, "The Cock of the Woods."  

Lot: 158 - Three limited edition prints of waterfowl scenes,

Three limited edition prints of waterfowl scenes, Roland Clark. "Tranquility," "The Rendezvous," and "Journey's End." All are signed in the margin by the artist.

Lot: 159 - Two prints illustrated by Richard Bishop.

Two prints illustrated by Richard Bishop. One is titled "Map of the surface feeding ducks, swans, and geese of North America" and the other is "Map of diving ducks, eiders, and merganser of North America."

Lot: 160 - Two prints, Derrydale Press.

Two prints, Derrydale Press. "An Anxious Moment," Ralph Boyer, signed in the margin, and "Maryland Marsh," John Frost, limited edition 20/150, signed in the margin.

Lot: 160A - Set of 6 greater yellowlegs from New Jersey, last

Set of 6 greater yellowlegs from New Jersey, last quarter 19th century. All are flat sided with iron bills. Mounted on driftwood base. Base is included.

Lot: 161 - Very rare curlew, Jonas Sprague, Beach Haven, New

Very rare curlew, Jonas Sprague, Beach Haven, New Jersey, last quarter 19th century.  

Lot: 162 - Rare ruddy turnstone John Horn, Oceanville, New

Rare ruddy turnstone John Horn, Oceanville, New Jersey, last quarter 19th century. In spring plumage.

Lot: 163 - Small robin snipe in slightly forward pose, Harry

Small robin snipe in slightly forward pose, Harry V. Shourds, Tuckerton, New Jersey.  

Lot: 164 - Exceptional yellowlegs, Harry V. Shourds,

Exceptional yellowlegs, Harry V. Shourds, Tuckerton, New Jersey, 1st quarter 20th century.  

Lot: 165 - Rare yellowlegs, Lou Barkalow, Forked River, New

Rare yellowlegs, Lou Barkalow, Forked River, New Jersey, last quarter 19th century. "LB" stamp under the tail.

Lot: 166 - Rare curlew, Taylor Johnson, Point Pleasant, New

Rare curlew, Taylor Johnson, Point Pleasant, New Jersey, 1st quarter 20th century.  

Lot: 167 - Ruddy turnstone from New Jersey, last quarter 19th

Ruddy turnstone from New Jersey, last quarter 19th century.  

Lot: 168 - Curlew, Harry V. Shourds, Tuckerton, New Jersey,

Curlew, Harry V. Shourds, Tuckerton, New Jersey, last quarter 19th century.  

Lot: 169 - Rare willet, John Horn, Oceanville, New Jersey,

Rare willet, John Horn, Oceanville, New Jersey, last quarter 19th century.  

Lot: 170 - Root head plover with removable head, Cape May,

Root head plover with removable head, Cape May, New Jersey, last quarter 19th century.  

Lot: 171 - Yellowlegs, Ephraim Hildreth, Cape May, New

Yellowlegs, Ephraim Hildreth, Cape May, New Jersey, last quarter 19th century.  

Lot: 172 - Black bellied plover, Rhodes Truex, West Creek,

Black bellied plover, Rhodes Truex, West Creek, New Jersey, circa 1920.  

Lot: 173 - Yellowlegs from French's Boatyard, New Jersey,

Yellowlegs from French's Boatyard, New Jersey, last quarter 19th century.  

Lot: 174 - "Lumberyard" yellowlegs, last quarter 19th

"Lumberyard" yellowlegs, last quarter 19th century.  

Lot: 175 - Important Canada goose field decoy, John Tax,

Important Canada goose field decoy, John Tax, Osakis, Minnesota. Hollow carved with laminated construction. Slightly turned head with exaggerated bill carving and glass eyes.

Lot: 176 - Rare hollow carved mallard drake from the Kankakee

Rare hollow carved mallard drake from the Kankakee marshes, attributed to Herman Trinosky last quarter 19th century. Made by the same maker as the well known long neck pintails from Kankakee. The carving was modeled from an early Mason factory

Lot: 177 - Rare oversize mallard drake, Jacob Scholer,

Rare oversize mallard drake, Jacob Scholer, Burlington, Iowa, last quarter 19th century. Hollow carved with good form.

Lot: 178 - Bluebill drake, Joseph Wooster.

Bluebill drake, Joseph Wooster. Signed, "Good hunting Joseph Buckeye Joe Wooster. Broadbill drake made for my own rig of hunting decoys." Relief wing carving with carved crossed wingtips and fluted tail.

Lot: 179 - Rare hollow carved bluebill drake from Ohio, 3rd

Rare hollow carved bluebill drake from Ohio, 3rd quarter 19th century. Gouge feather carving under tail and shoebutton eyes.

Lot: 180 - Black duck with relief wingtip carving.

Black duck with relief wingtip carving. Loop feather paint detail.

Lot: 181 - Oversize hollow carved black duck from Michigan.

Oversize hollow carved black duck from Michigan.  

Lot: 182 - Hollow carved canvasback drake from Michigan.

Hollow carved canvasback drake from Michigan. Branded "F. J. Brogan" in underside "F.J. Brogan" is also stamped in the weight.

Lot: 183 - Hollow carved lowhead style redhead drake, from

Hollow carved lowhead style redhead drake, from Lake St. Clair, Michigan.  

Lot: 184 - Hollow carved Canada goose, Butch Schram, Algonac,

Hollow carved Canada goose, Butch Schram, Algonac, Michigan. Tail has been blunted slightly.

Lot: 185 - *WITHDRAWN* Oversize canvasback drake, Ole

*WITHDRAWN* Oversize canvasback drake, Ole Gunderson, Ashby, Minnesota. Slightly turned head.

Lot: 186 - Very rare immature canvasback drake, Joe Marr,

Very rare immature canvasback drake, Joe Marr, Heron Lake, Minnesota. Retains original keel. Tack eyes and painted as an early fall or immature canvasback drake. Head swivels over top of body.

Lot: 187 - Rare robin snipe in spring plumage, Toronto

Rare robin snipe in spring plumage, Toronto Harbor, last quarter 19th century. On two wire legs with the original wooden block stabilizer located midway down the legs. Extra fine feather paint detail on back and sides.

Lot: 188 - Rare ruddy turnstone on two wire legs, Toronto

Rare ruddy turnstone on two wire legs, Toronto Harbor, last quarter 19th century. Cloth thighs.

Lot: 189 - Rare dunlin with two wire legs from Toronto

Rare dunlin with two wire legs from Toronto Harbor, last quarter 19th century. Original iron bill and shoe button eyes. Cloth wrapped around part of wire legs upper to simulate thighs.

Lot: 190 - Robin snipe on wire legs from Toronto Harbor, last

Robin snipe on wire legs from Toronto Harbor, last quarter 19th century.  

Lot: 191 - Ruddy turnstone on wire legs, Toronto Harbor,

Ruddy turnstone on wire legs, Toronto Harbor, Ontario, last quarter 19th century. Tack eyes.

Lot: 192 - Two shorebirds, Harold Haertel, Dundee, Illinois.

Two shorebirds, Harold Haertel, Dundee, Illinois. A Mongolian plover signed and dated 1987, and a snowy plover. Both have detailed feather carving and raised wingtips.

Lot: 193 - Very rare white wing dove, Harold Haertel, Dundee,

Very rare white wing dove, Harold Haertel, Dundee, Illinois. "HH" stamped in underside. In resting pose. Relief wing carving with detailed feather carving at wingtips and at tail.

Lot: 194 - Black necked stilt, Harold Haertel, Dundee,

Black necked stilt, Harold Haertel, Dundee, Illinois. In resting pose with relief wing carving. Detailed feather carving at wingtips.

Lot: 195 - Mourning dove with slightly turned head, Harold

Mourning dove with slightly turned head, Harold Haertel, Dundee, Illinois. Fine paint detail.

Lot: 196 - Sleeping bluewing teal hen, Harold Haertel,

Sleeping bluewing teal hen, Harold Haertel, Dundee, Illinois. Signed and dated 1982. Relief wing carving with slightly raised and crossed wingtips. Bill is buried in feathers.

Lot: 197 - Gadwall drake, Harold Haertel, Dundee, Illinois.

Gadwall drake, Harold Haertel, Dundee, Illinois. Cork body with "TH" carved under the bill. Signed by Harold Haertel in underside. From Tom Haertel's gunning rig. Head is slightly turned. Well executed paint pattern. Originally purchased at one of

Lot: 198 - Rare pair of harlequin ducks, Harold Haertel,

Rare pair of harlequin ducks, Harold Haertel, Dundee, Illinois. Signed and dated 1967. Drake is in content pose. Hen has a slightly turned head. Both have carved wingtips.

Lot: 199 - Pintail drake, Harold Haertel, Dundee, Illinois.

Pintail drake, Harold Haertel, Dundee, Illinois. Signed and dated 1985. Alert head that is slightly turned. Very detailed scratch feather painting on back and side pockets. Well executed feather carving on back and extended and split wingtips.

Lot: 200 - Pintail hen, Harold Haertel, Dundee, Illinois.

Pintail hen, Harold Haertel, Dundee, Illinois. Signed and dated 1977. Raised and slightly turned head. Carved wingtips. Fine feather detailing. Accompanied by five baby pintail ducklings, each of which is signed and dated.

Lot: 201 - Ring neck drake, Harold Haertel, Dundee, Illinois.

Ring neck drake, Harold Haertel, Dundee, Illinois. Carved primaries and secondaries. Fluted tail. Signed "For the Oleynick collection. Harold Haertel 1977."

Lot: 202 - Pied billed grebe in summer plumage, Harold

Pied billed grebe in summer plumage, Harold Haertel, Dundee, Illinois. Signed. Relief wing carving, and slightly turned and lifted head.

Lot: 203 - Full size greenwing teal drake, William Schultz.

Full size greenwing teal drake, William Schultz. Signed, "Original for bronze July 1979," bronze is lot 124 in this auction. Detialed feather carving, slightly turned nestled head.

Lot: 204 - Fulvous tree duck, Jim Schmiedlin, Bradfordwoods,

Fulvous tree duck, Jim Schmiedlin, Bradfordwoods, Pennsylvania. Signed and dated by Jim on underside, 1984. Hollow carved with slightly turned head.

Lot: 205 - Hollow carved redhead hen, Allan Bell.

Hollow carved redhead hen, Allan Bell. Signed and dated 1993. Good paint detail. Nestled and slightly turned head.

Lot: 206 - Hollow carved redhead drake, Allan Bell, Toronto,

Hollow carved redhead drake, Allan Bell, Toronto, Ontario. Signed "Bell 04". Well sculpted carving with turned and slightly nestled head, as well as carved crossed wingtips.

Lot: 207 - Standing black duck, Mark Holland, Florence,

Standing black duck, Mark Holland, Florence, Oregon. Signed and dated 1979. Turned head with open mouth. Raised wings and fanned tail.

Lot: 208 - Hollow carved redhead drake, Jim Foote.

Hollow carved redhead drake, Jim Foote. Signed and dated 1976, with inscription "1st place Canadian Nat 1976". Fine carving and paint detail. Nestled head.

Lot: 209 - Ring neck drake in content pose, William Schultz.

Ring neck drake in content pose, William Schultz. Signed, "Carved for Doug Miller, William Schultz 5/20/75."

Lot: 210 - Walking lesser yellowlegs, Bob White.

Walking lesser yellowlegs, Bob White. Relief wingtip carving and slightly turned head.

Lot: 210A - Small standing Canada goose, John McLoughlin,

Small standing Canada goose, John McLoughlin, Bordentown, New Jersey. Approximately 9" tall. Turned head, relief wingtip carving. Signed under the base.

Lot: 210B - "Thwarted," a wooden carving of a cow moose

"Thwarted," a wooden carving of a cow moose protecting a calf from a bear, Alexander Dumas. Signed and dated 1987. Carving stands approximately 12-1/2" tall.

Lot: 211 - Exceptional solid body redhead drake, George

Exceptional solid body redhead drake, George Warin, Toronto, Ontario, 3rd quarter 19th century. "CRH" written on the underside. "NB" is scratched into one of the weights. Decoys is also branded "G and J Warin". Raised neck seat. Outstanding paint

Lot: 212 - Rare hollow carved pintail drake, George Warin,

Rare hollow carved pintail drake, George Warin, Toronto, Ontario, 3rd quarter 19th century. Branded "FTM" and "Bunbury".

Lot: 213 - Solid body style pair of mallards, John R. Wells,

Solid body style pair of mallards, John R. Wells, Toronto, Ontario. Fine paint detail.

Lot: 214 - Hollow carved canvasback hen, John R. Wells,

Hollow carved canvasback hen, John R. Wells, Toronto, Ontario, last quarter 19th century. Oak Lake style. Branded "JRW maker" on underside, along with painted brand "G. R. C.".

Lot: 215 - Hollow carved redhead hen, John R. Wells, Toronto,

Hollow carved redhead hen, John R. Wells, Toronto, Ontario, first quarter 20th century. Numerous small "g's" are stamped in the underside. Raised neck seat and subtle feather paint detail.

Lot: 216 - Redhead drake, Tom Chambers, Toronto, Ontario.

Redhead drake, Tom Chambers, Toronto, Ontario. Branded "FTM" for Fred T. McMillan, St. Clair Flats Shooting Club member.

Lot: 217 - Pair of long body style canvasbacks, Tom Chambers,

Pair of long body style canvasbacks, Tom Chambers, Toronto, Ontario. Both are hollow and branded "Geo M. Hendrie". Drake has tight comb painting on back area and sides.

Lot: 218 - Important hollow carved redhead drake in content

Important hollow carved redhead drake in content pose, Bob Jones, Demorestville, Ontario. Very wide body. Head is in nestled pose with raised neck.

Lot: 219 - Solid body redhead hen, Tom Chambers, Toronto,

Solid body redhead hen, Tom Chambers, Toronto, Ontario. Branded "Thos. Chambers, Maker," and "JT McMillan."

Lot: 220 - Canvasback drake, John R. Wells, Toronto, Ontario.

Canvasback drake, John R. Wells, Toronto, Ontario. Early style branded "Geo. M. Hendrie".

Lot: 221 - Goldeneye drake, Sam Hutchings, Jones Falls,

Goldeneye drake, Sam Hutchings, Jones Falls, Ontario, 1st quarter 20th century. Detailed feather carving.

Lot: 222 - Pair of wood ducks, D.W. Nichol, Smiths Falls,

Pair of wood ducks, D.W. Nichol, Smiths Falls, Ontario. Species, maker, and location painted on underside by Nichol. Both have raised carved wingtips.

Lot: 223 - Rare hollow carved bufflehead drake from Ontario.

Rare hollow carved bufflehead drake from Ontario.  

Lot: 224 - Rare solid body style redhead hen, George Warin,

Rare solid body style redhead hen, George Warin, Toronto, Ontario, late 3rd quarter 19th century. Branded "T.H.M.".

Lot: 225 - Exceptionally well carved goldeneye drake, Sam

Exceptionally well carved goldeneye drake, Sam Hutchings, Jones Falls, Ontario, 1st quarter 20th century. Fine cross hatch carving detail on body. Relief wing carving with feather detail.

Lot: 226 - A setter and pointer on point, oil on board, T.

A setter and pointer on point, oil on board, T. Bailey. Signed lower right "T. Bailey". Image size 24" x 35".

Lot: 227 - Oil on board of flying geese and decoys, Lloyd

Oil on board of flying geese and decoys, Lloyd Tyler, Crisfield, Maryland. Image size 21 1/2" x 25".

Lot: 228 - Watercolor of retriever with duck, Nick Klepinger.

Watercolor of retriever with duck, Nick Klepinger. Professionally matted and framed. Image size 30" x 25". Signed.

Lot: 229 - Oil on canvas of flying geese, Walter Hemenway.

Oil on canvas of flying geese, Walter Hemenway. Signed. Painting was used for the cover of "Golden Life" magazine. image size 25 1/2" x 19 1/2".

Lot: 230 - "Brant, Great South Bay, Long Island," watercolor

"Brant, Great South Bay, Long Island," watercolor on paper, David Hagerbaumer. Signed. Professionally matted and framed. Image size 7" x 9".

Lot: 231 - Watercolor of flying ducks, Lee Cable.

Watercolor of flying ducks, Lee Cable. Signed. Professionally matted and framed. Image size 9 1/2" x 12" 1/2".

Lot: 232 - Caribou, watercolor on paper, Charles Liedl.

Caribou, watercolor on paper, Charles Liedl. Professionally matted and framed. Image size 11" x 15-1/2".

Lot: 233 - Oil on canvas of fish and teal.

Oil on canvas of fish and teal. Image size 22" x 32".

Lot: 234 - Pastel on board of fish and creel.

Pastel on board of fish and creel. Unsigned. Image size 17 1/2" x 39".

Lot: 235 - Canada geese setting wings, a gouache on paper

Canada geese setting wings, a gouache on paper board by Lynn Bogue Hunt. Signed in the lower left, and the word "Rough" indicating it is a study written below name. On the back it is signed "Edgar Burke, Jersey City, New Jersey," indicating property

Lot: 236 - Set of four pencil drawings, Lem Ward, Crisfield,

Set of four pencil drawings, Lem Ward, Crisfield, Maryland. Signed and dated '82. Image sizes 7" x 10". Frame sizes 12" x 15".

Lot: 237 - Oil painting on canvas, Daniel Loge.

Oil painting on canvas, Daniel Loge. Signed in the lower right. 19 1/2" x 25 1/2". Image of duck hunter in boat with canvasbacks circling.

Lot: 238 - Oil on canvas, William Eaton.

Oil on canvas, William Eaton. Hunters in blind talking with land owner. Probably done as an illustration. Image size 23 1/2" x 22".

Lot: 238A - Oil on canvas of an avocet, Lem Ward, Crisfield,

Oil on canvas of an avocet, Lem Ward, Crisfield, Maryland. Signed and dated, 1983. Image size 14" x 18".

Lot: 239 - Virginia partridge, J.J. Audubon, chromolith by J.

Virginia partridge, J.J. Audubon, chromolith by J. Bien, New York, 1859. Plate Number 289, Number 102. Professionally framed and matted. Image shown measures 25-3/8" x 36-1/2". Retains bold colors.

Lot: 240 - Canvas backed duck, J.J. Audubon, chromolith by J.

Canvas backed duck, J.J. Audubon, chromolith by J. Bien, New York, 1860. "View of Baltimore." Plate Number 395, Number 15-1. Professionally matted and framed. Image showing measures 25 3/4" x 37 1/2".

Lot: 241 - "Pin tailed duck," J.J. Audubon, engraved,

"Pin tailed duck," J.J. Audubon, engraved, printed, and colored by R. Havell, 1834. Number 46, Plate CCXXVII. Professionally framed and matted. Image showing measures 20-1/2" x 26".

Lot: 242 - Stately hollow carved canvasback drake, Joseph

Stately hollow carved canvasback drake, Joseph Sieger, Tustin, Wisconsin.  

Lot: 243 - Hollow carved canvasback drake, Augustus Moak,

Hollow carved canvasback drake, Augustus Moak, Tustin, Wisconsin.  

Lot: 244 - Canvasback drake, Augustus Moak, Tustin,

Canvasback drake, Augustus Moak, Tustin, Wisconsin. "J. Stransky" is painted on the underside, also "JS".

Lot: 245 - Oversize canvasback hen and drake, Augustus Moak,

Oversize canvasback hen and drake, Augustus Moak, Tustin, Wisconsin.  

Lot: 246 - Pair of canvasbacks, Frank Strey, Oshkosh,

Pair of canvasbacks, Frank Strey, Oshkosh, Wisconsin, 1st half 20th century. Both have slightly turned heads. Hen has "FE" carved in underside.

Lot: 247 - Oversize and hollow carved mallard drake, Joseph

Oversize and hollow carved mallard drake, Joseph Gigl, Princeton, Wisconsin. Approximately 24" long.

Lot: 248 - Canvasback drake, Sylvester "Swede" Swedesky,

Canvasback drake, Sylvester "Swede" Swedesky, Neenah, Wisconsin, circa 1930.  

Lot: 249 - Canvasback hen, Augustus Moak, Tustin, Wisconsin.

Canvasback hen, Augustus Moak, Tustin, Wisconsin. From the Sorge rig. Branded "MRS".

Lot: 250 - Oversize redhead drake, Frank Strey, Oshkosh,

Oversize redhead drake, Frank Strey, Oshkosh, Wisconsin.  

Lot: 250A - Duck call, William Clifford, River Forest,

Duck call, William Clifford, River Forest, Illinois. Barrel has two metal bands and stopper has one.

Lot: 250B - Rare and important duck call, William Clifford,

Rare and important duck call, William Clifford, River Forest, Illinois. Five brick style on barrel with two types of wood.

Lot: 250C - Rare and important duck call, Newt Rule,

Rare and important duck call, Newt Rule, Beardstown, Illinois. Measures 5". Three checkered panels on barrel. Protected by a coat of varnish. Appears to have never been used.

Lot: 250D - Duck call, Charles Perdew, Henry, Illinois.

Duck call, Charles Perdew, Henry, Illinois. Carved for VL&A Sporting Goods store, Chicago, Illinois. Checkered teardrop design with "V.L.&A." carved inside.

Lot: 250E - Rare and important duck call, Newt Rule,

Rare and important duck call, Newt Rule, Beardstown, Illinois. Measures 5 3/4". Three checkered panels on barrel. Protected by a coat of varnish. Appears to have never been used.

Lot: 250F - Four crow calls, Charles Perdew, Henry, Illinois.

Four crow calls, Charles Perdew, Henry, Illinois. Smallest measures 3-1/8" long. The three larger size read: "Pat. Nov 2, 1909, Chas. H. Perdew, Henry, Illinois".

Lot: 250G - Three crow calls.

Three crow calls. Two cedar calls by Charles Perdew, Henry Illinois. One small and one large. Third call is by an unknown maker, also carved from cedar.

Lot: 250H - Two duck calls, Newt Rule, Beardstown, Illinois.

Two duck calls, Newt Rule, Beardstown, Illinois. One measures 4 1/2", never been varnished. The other 4".

Lot: 250I - Duck call, Duncan Taylor.

Duck call, Duncan Taylor. Three panel checkered barrel. 5 1/4" with two lead bands, probably added at a later point around barrel.

Lot: 250J - Duck call, Ben Jon, Memphis, Tennessee.

Duck call, Ben Jon, Memphis, Tennessee. Light wood barrel with rosewood stopper. All parts appear original.

Lot: 250K - Hazard Powder Company blue ribbon hanger DuPont

Hazard Powder Company blue ribbon hanger DuPont shooting medal, Western Party 1899, Grand American handicap.  

Lot: 250L - Very rare Chamberlin cartridges 10 gauge shotgun

Very rare Chamberlin cartridges 10 gauge shotgun shell box with shells.  

Lot: 250M - Three 100 count shotgun shell boxes.

Three 100 count shotgun shell boxes. Including Union Metallic Cartridge Company Magic, GL Wood and Sons Universal cartridges, and Winchester repeater.

Lot: 250N - Seven shotgun shell boxes.

Seven shotgun shell boxes. Including Winchester Nublack, smokeless powder pointer, DuPont redhead, and Peters high velocity 36 gauge.

Lot: 250O - Seven shotgun shell boxes.

Seven shotgun shell boxes. Including Peters League and Leader and High Velocity. Western Field load, CAC Black Smokeless.

Lot: 250P - Rare gunpowder tin, Austin Powder Company,

Rare gunpowder tin, Austin Powder Company, Cleveland, Ohio. "Club Sporting”

Lot: 250Q - 9 various sizes of gunpowder tins.

9 various sizes of gunpowder tins. Includes Gray-Dittmar Powder, Dupont, Hercules, American, and Matthews & Sons.

Lot: 250R - Three glass target balls, all from London.

Three glass target balls, all from London. Amethyst color is a Greener, the light blue is E. Jones Gunmaker, and the dark blue is a Greener.

Lot: 250S - Three glass target balls, one American, two from

Three glass target balls, one American, two from London. Amber color is Ira Paine, purple has image of shooter and is an English shooter ball, green is also a shooter ball with shooter on each side.

Lot: 250T - 13 various sizes of gunpowder tins.

13 various sizes of gunpowder tins. Includes Indian Powder, Lafflin & Rand, Hazard Powder, King Powder, Dupont, and Nobel’s.

Lot: 251 - Watercolor of a northern pike, B.K. Hall.

Watercolor of a northern pike, B.K. Hall. Signed. Inscribed on bottom right corner is "Caught by FW Blackmer and RB Dodge, Jr. at Feb 26, 1892 at Tatnuck Mills. Weight 5.5 lbs." Image of pike near weedy bottom with small bait fish swimming above.

Lot: 251A - Trade sign carved in the shape of a fish, probably

Trade sign carved in the shape of a fish, probably a carp from the Midwest, 1st half 20th century. Fish has stamped carved scales and is painted on both sides. 37" x 14 1/2".

Lot: 252 - 7 1/4" long fish decoy, Oscar Peterson, Cadillac,

7 1/4" long fish decoy, Oscar Peterson, Cadillac, Michigan. Original surface with varnished wood sections and painted wood sections.

Lot: 253 - Pike fish decoy from Minnesota.

Pike fish decoy from Minnesota. Unknown maker. 7 1/2" in length. Stylish fish with open mouth and detailed metal fins.

Lot: 254 - Fish decoy, Oscar Peterson, Cadillac, Michigan.

Fish decoy, Oscar Peterson, Cadillac, Michigan. Sucker. 5 1/2" in length. 3/4" wide. Tack eyes.

Lot: 255 - Rare cisco fish decoy, Bunn King, Upper Peninsula,

Rare cisco fish decoy, Bunn King, Upper Peninsula, Michigan. 11" in length with articulated swivel tail. Textured body and button eyes.

Lot: 256 - Unusually large frog spearing decoy, possibly

Unusually large frog spearing decoy, possibly Minnesota, circa 1940. 10 1/4" in length. Large brass tack eyes with copper line tie, side fins, and feet. Feet have been attached with screws and bolts. Has heavy belly weight on underside.

Lot: 257 - Large perch spearing decoy from the Goulette

Large perch spearing decoy from the Goulette Family, Mount Clemens, Michigan. 12" long. Tack eyes.

Lot: 258 - Two fish decoys from Michigan.

Two fish decoys from Michigan. Perch by Andy Trombley and shiner by Discher. Perch measures 7.5" and is very good and original. Shiner measures 6" and has original paint with crazing.

Lot: 259 - Fish decoy, Boelter, Minnesota.

Fish decoy, Boelter, Minnesota. 5 1/2" in length.

Lot: 260 - Fish decoy, Oscar Peterson, Cadillac, Michigan.

Fish decoy, Oscar Peterson, Cadillac, Michigan. Perch. 6" in length. Tack eyes. 3/4" wide.

Lot: 261 - Fish decoy, Frank Mizera.

Fish decoy, Frank Mizera. Black with small fish symbols painted on fish, four on each side and three on top. 9" in length. Typical line striping on both fins and tail.

Lot: 262 - Flower fish, Leroy Howell.

Flower fish, Leroy Howell. Yellow with white and red dots. 6 1/2" in length.

Lot: 263 - Rare fish decoy, William Faue, Minnesota.

Rare fish decoy, William Faue, Minnesota. Tan and white paint with metal fins. Measures 10 1/2" in length.

Lot: 264 - Two fish decoy, Leroy Howell, Minnesota.

Two fish decoy, Leroy Howell, Minnesota. A bass with natural finish and red paint over part of the head, measuring 6.5" long. And an orange and white fish.

Lot: 265 - Sturgeon fish decoy, probably from Wisconsin,

Sturgeon fish decoy, probably from Wisconsin, circa 1930. 18" long with well carved gills and metal fins.

Lot: 266 - Sturgeon spearing decoy, Wisconsin.

Sturgeon spearing decoy, Wisconsin. 30" in length. Metal fins with inset wooden tail. Tack eyes.

Lot: 267 - Sturgeon spearing decoy, Wisconsin.

Sturgeon spearing decoy, Wisconsin. 22" in length.

Lot: 268 - Fish decoy, Alex Meldrum, Mount Clemens, Michigan.

Fish decoy, Alex Meldrum, Mount Clemens, Michigan. 11 1/2" long. Curved body with carved gill and mouth.

Lot: 269 - 7 1/2" long fish decoy from Lake Chautauqua, New

7 1/2" long fish decoy from Lake Chautauqua, New York, last quarter 19th century. Metal fins. Carved gills. Tack eyes, and curved leather tail.

Lot: 270 - Rare fishing plug, Oscar Peterson, Cadillac,

Rare fishing plug, Oscar Peterson, Cadillac, Michigan. Yellow jacket. Measures 2 1/2" in length. Has two treble hooks.

Lot: 271 - Reproduction of an Oscar Peterson fish vase,

Reproduction of an Oscar Peterson fish vase, Reggie Birch, Chincoteague, Virginia. Signed. Approximately. 10 " tall.

Lot: 272 - Ten fish decoys from Minnesota and Wisconsin.

Ten fish decoys from Minnesota and Wisconsin. Including a large sucker by Arno Lau of Hilbert, Wisconsin. Others by various makers, including a unique red and silver pan fish, a green and gold fish with extremely curved tail and at fins.

Lot: 273 - Eight fish decoys from Michigan.

Eight fish decoys from Michigan. Five of which are attributed to Marv Mason. Also a sucker by Irvin Steward.

Lot: 274 - Brook trout fish decoy, A.J. Downey, Michigan,

Brook trout fish decoy, A.J. Downey, Michigan, circa 1970. 14" in length. Well executed original paint. Weight on underside with Downey's name.

Lot: 275 - Pintail drake, Mason Decoy Factory, Detroit,

Pintail drake, Mason Decoy Factory, Detroit, Michigan. Standard grade with glass eyes.

Lot: 276 - Bluewing teal drake, Mason Decoy Factory, Detroit,

Bluewing teal drake, Mason Decoy Factory, Detroit, Michigan. Standard grade with glass eyes.

Lot: 277 - Pintail drake, Mason Decoy Factory, Detroit,

Pintail drake, Mason Decoy Factory, Detroit, Michigan. Challenge grade.

Lot: 278 - Canvasback drake, Mason Decoy Factory, Detroit,

Canvasback drake, Mason Decoy Factory, Detroit, Michigan. Premier grade, Seneca Lake model.

Lot: 279 - Greenwing teal drake, Hayes Decoy Factory,

Greenwing teal drake, Hayes Decoy Factory, Detroit, Michigan. Standard grade with glass eyes.

Lot: 280 - Mallard hen, Mason Decoy Factory, Detroit,

Mallard hen, Mason Decoy Factory, Detroit, Michigan. Early premier grade style with snakey head. "RR" carved in underside.

Lot: 281 - Pintail hen, Mason Decoy Factory, Detroit,

Pintail hen, Mason Decoy Factory, Detroit, Michigan. Premier grade.

Lot: 282 - Bluewing teal hen, Mason Decoy Factory, Detroit,

Bluewing teal hen, Mason Decoy Factory, Detroit, Michigan. Standard grade with glass eyes. Branded "Walker" in underside.

Lot: 283 - Pair of canvasbacks, Mason Decoy Factory, Detroit,

Pair of canvasbacks, Mason Decoy Factory, Detroit, Michigan. Rare standard paint eye models.

Lot: 284 - Mallard drake, Mason Decoy Factory, Detroit,

Mallard drake, Mason Decoy Factory, Detroit, Michigan, 1st quarter 20th century. Challenge grade.

Lot: 285 - Canvasback hen and drake, Mason Decoy Factory,

Canvasback hen and drake, Mason Decoy Factory, Detroit, Michigan. Standard grade with glass eyes.

Lot: 286 - Bluebill drake, Mason Decoy Factory, Detroit,

Bluebill drake, Mason Decoy Factory, Detroit, Michigan. Challenge grade.

Lot: 287 - Merganser drake, Mason Decoy Factory, Detroit,

Merganser drake, Mason Decoy Factory, Detroit, Michigan. Standard grade with glass eyes.

Lot: 288 - Bluebill drake, Mason Decoy Factory, Detroit,

Bluebill drake, Mason Decoy Factory, Detroit, Michigan. Standard grade with painted eyes.

Lot: 289 - Early bluebill hen with turned head, Mason Decoy

Early bluebill hen with turned head, Mason Decoy Factory, Detroit, Michigan. Standard grade with glass eyes.

Lot: 290 - Pair of greenwing teal, D.W. Nichol, Smiths Falls,

Pair of greenwing teal, D.W. Nichol, Smiths Falls, Ontario. Drake is identified on the underside by Nichol.

Lot: 291 - Pair of goldeneye, D.W. Nichol, Smiths Falls,

Pair of goldeneye, D.W. Nichol, Smiths Falls, Ontario. Signed and identified on the underside.

Lot: 292 - Pair of mallards, D.W. Nichol, Smiths Falls,

Pair of mallards, D.W. Nichol, Smiths Falls, Ontario. Identified and signed on the underside. Hen has very slightly turned head.

Lot: 293 - Pair of hollow carved redheads, Don Reid,

Pair of hollow carved redheads, Don Reid, Hamilton, Ontario. Both are branded "DR".

Lot: 294 - Hollow carved redhead hen, Tom Chambers, Toronto,

Hollow carved redhead hen, Tom Chambers, Toronto, Ontario. Earlier style with arched back head and raised neck seat. Branded "Geo. M. Hendrie".

Lot: 295 - Two decoys, D.W. Nichol, Smiths Falls, Ontario.

Two decoys, D.W. Nichol, Smiths Falls, Ontario. Bluewing teal and greenwing teal drakes. Both are identified on undersides. Bluewing teal has very slightly turned head.

Lot: 296 - Pair of hooded mergansers, Oliver King, Port

Pair of hooded mergansers, Oliver King, Port Severn, Ontario. Relief wingtip carving and slightly lifted heads.

Lot: 297 - Hollow carved redhead drake, David Ward, Toronto,

Hollow carved redhead drake, David Ward, Toronto, Ontario, 3rd quarter 19th century. Branded "WRP".

Lot: 298 - Redhead drake, D.W. Nichol, Smiths Falls, Ontario.

Redhead drake, D.W. Nichol, Smiths Falls, Ontario. Comb paint detail.

Lot: 299 - American merganser hen, Lawrence Davis, Ontario.

American merganser hen, Lawrence Davis, Ontario. Relief wing carving and slightly lifted head.

Lot: 300 - Redhead drake, D.W. Nichol, Smiths Falls, Ontario.

Redhead drake, D.W. Nichol, Smiths Falls, Ontario. Good comb paint detail.

Lot: 301 - Large mallard drake, Frances Patterson, Toronto,

Large mallard drake, Frances Patterson, Toronto, Ontario, 1st quarter 20th century.  

Lot: 302 - Two sickle billed curlews, David Personius.

Two sickle billed curlews, David Personius. Signed and dated 2017. Both have iron bills. Both are hollow and have relief wing carving.

Lot: 303 - Lowhead style black duck, Bob White, Tullytown,

Lowhead style black duck, Bob White, Tullytown, Pennsylvania. Bob White weight on underside.

Lot: 304 - Pair of hooded mergansers, George Strunk,

Pair of hooded mergansers, George Strunk, Glendora, New Jersey. Each is stamped "G Strunk" in the weight and signed. Hen is in content pose, drake has slightly turned head.

Lot: 305 - Pair of bluewing teal, George Strunk, Glendora,

Pair of bluewing teal, George Strunk, Glendora, New Jersey. "Strunk" is stamped in each weight. Both have carved, crossed wingtips and slightly turned head.

Lot: 306 - Oversize eider drake, Keith Mueller, Killingworth,

Oversize eider drake, Keith Mueller, Killingworth, Connecticut. Signed. Good feather carving detail.

Lot: 307 - Pair of black ducks, George Strunk, Glendora, New

Pair of black ducks, George Strunk, Glendora, New Jersey. Each is stamped "G Strunk" in the weight. One is in content pose, the other a slightly turned head.

Lot: 308 - Pair of pintails, Ben Heinemann.

Pair of pintails, Ben Heinemann. Signed, also have embossed weights. Both have carved crossed wingtips and slightly turned heads.

Lot: 309 - Ruddy turnstone, Bob Brown, Barnegat, New Jersey.

Ruddy turnstone, Bob Brown, Barnegat, New Jersey. Relief wing carving, glass eyes, and turned head. "RJ Brown" stamp in underside.

Lot: 310 - Brant in swimming pose, George Strunk, Glendora,

Brant in swimming pose, George Strunk, Glendora, New Jersey. "G Strunk" stamped in weight. Head is slightly turned.

Lot: 311 - Oversize black duck carved in the Eastern Shore of

Oversize black duck carved in the Eastern Shore of Virginia tradition, Ira Skees. Signed. Inlet head and raised wingtip carving.

Lot: 312 - Wood duck drake, Len Carnaghi, Romeo, Michigan.

Wood duck drake, Len Carnaghi, Romeo, Michigan. Signed and dated 2003. Also branded "LC". Slightly turned head and raised crossed wingtips.

Lot: 313 - Wood duck drake, Woodson Roddy, Clinton, Missouri.

Wood duck drake, Woodson Roddy, Clinton, Missouri. Signed and dated 2005.

Lot: 314 - Rowley Horner style brant, George Stump.

Rowley Horner style brant, George Stump. "G. Stump" carved in underside.

Lot: 315 - Stylish wood duck pair, Gene Konopasek, Chicago,

Stylish wood duck pair, Gene Konopasek, Chicago, Illinois. Both in preening position.

Lot: 316 - Preening black bellied plover, Jerry Siloski.

Preening black bellied plover, Jerry Siloski.  




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