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Auctioneer Guyette & Deeter 410-745-0485
Auction Date Apr 27 Auction
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St. Charles, IL
Time 11:00AM
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Lot: 317 - Important hollow carved Canada goose, attributed

Important hollow carved Canada goose, attributed to John Reeves, Port Rowan, Ontario, last quarter 19th century. Believed to be an earlier "pre Merideth rig" example of his work. One other goose of this style is currently known to exist. Branded "FH

Lot: 318 - Rare redhead hen, Markham rig, Markham, Ontario,

Rare redhead hen, Markham rig, Markham, Ontario, 1st quarter 20th century. Slightly turned head with the high style paint found only on a few of these hens with a well executed bill and jowl carving.

Lot: 319 - Hollow carved Canada goose, George Warin, Toronto,

Hollow carved Canada goose, George Warin, Toronto, Ontario circa 1875. Fine feather paint detail and raised neck seat.

Lot: 320 - Hollow carved bluebill drake, Robert Rennardson,

Hollow carved bluebill drake, Robert Rennardson, Toronto, Ontario, 3rd quarter 19th century. Subtle comb paint on back. Raised neck seat.

Lot: 321 - Canvasback drake, Tom Chambers, Toronto, Ontario,

Canvasback drake, Tom Chambers, Toronto, Ontario, 1st quarter 20th century. Hollow with bottom board. Comb painting to white areas on back.

Lot: 322 - Hollow carved redhead hen, Tom Chambers, Toronto,

Hollow carved redhead hen, Tom Chambers, Toronto, Ontario. Raised neck seat and slightly lifted head.

Lot: 323 - Delicate hollow carved bluewing teal hen, circa

Delicate hollow carved bluewing teal hen, circa 1900. Slightly turned head. Similar to the work of John Welles. Glass eyes. Branded "Kangas" on underside.

Lot: 324 - Canada goose, Harry "Spud" Norman, Wolfe Island,

Canada goose, Harry "Spud" Norman, Wolfe Island, Ontario, 2nd quarter 20th century. Relief wing carving with slightly raised tips and fluted tail.

Lot: 325 - Very rare greenwing teal hen, William Chrysler,

Very rare greenwing teal hen, William Chrysler, Belleville, Ontario, 1st quarter 20th century. Head in alert pose.

Lot: 326 - Exceptional pair of full size standing pintails on

Exceptional pair of full size standing pintails on driftwood base, Oliver Lawson, Crisfield, Maryland. Signed and dated 1973. Both have highly detailed feather carving and fine paint detail. Hen has open and lifted wings and is in calling pose.

Lot: 327 - Outstanding full size standing Canada goose,

Outstanding full size standing Canada goose, Oliver Lawson, Crisfield, Maryland. Signed and dated 1973. Slightly turned head. Highly detailed feather carving with carved crossed wingtips, raised secondaries, and fluted tail. Fine paint detail.

Lot: 328 - Large hollow carved heron, Marty Hanson, Hayward,

Large hollow carved heron, Marty Hanson, Hayward, Wisconsin. Signed and dated 1990. Approximately 26" from tip of bill to tip of tail.

Lot: 329 - Pintail drake, Steve Worona.

Pintail drake, Steve Worona. Signed and dated 2000. Highly detailed and layered feather carving with turned head. Exceptional paint detail.

Lot: 330 - Preening redhead hen, Steve Worona.

Preening redhead hen, Steve Worona. Signed and dated 1998. Hollow carved. Relief wingtip carving. Bill is buried in the feathers under one wing.

Lot: 331 - Shooting model canvasback hen, William Schultz.

Shooting model canvasback hen, William Schultz. Relief wing carving.

Lot: 332 - Mallard hen, Mike Frady, New Orleans, Louisiana.

Mallard hen, Mike Frady, New Orleans, Louisiana. Signed, "Louisiana Wildfowler Carvers and Collectors Guild, 1983". Relief carved primaries and secondaries. Turned head.

Lot: 333 - Pair of canvasbacks, Jim Foote.

Pair of canvasbacks, Jim Foote. Signed and dated 1976 with inscription "Best pair of show Canadian Nat 1976" on the underside. Both have slightly turned heads, fine carving detail with carved, crossed wingtips and fluted tail.

Lot: 334 - Hollow carved black duck, Cigar Daisey,

Hollow carved black duck, Cigar Daisey, Chincoteague, Virginia, circa 1970s. Branded "Cigar" and signed. Very slightly turned head. Highly detailed carved primaries and secondaries as well as fluted tail. Good paint detail.

Lot: 335 - Rare full size decorative ring necked plover,

Rare full size decorative ring necked plover, Elmer Crowell, East Harwich, Massachusetts. Crowell's rectangular stamp is under carved wooden base that is made to represent a clam shell. Extra fine paint detail. Approximately 5" tall.

Lot: 336 - Full size decorative sandpiper, Elmer Crowell,

Full size decorative sandpiper, Elmer Crowell, East Harwich, Massachusetts. Approximately 4 1/2" tall. Carving is on wooden base with Crowell's rectangular stamp on the underside. Also signed "AE Crowell Cape Cod."

Lot: 337 - Carved wooden bluejay on wooden carved double

Carved wooden bluejay on wooden carved double maple leaf base, Elmer Crowell, East Harwich, Massachusetts. Signed "AE Crowell Cape Cod" on underside of base. Good feather paint detail. Carving stands 6 1/2" tall.

Lot: 337A - Carved wooden black crown night heron, Elmer

Carved wooden black crown night heron, Elmer Crowell, East Harwich, Massachusetts. On carved wooden base with identification on underside. Also stamped "JP French". Approximately 5" tall.

Lot: 338 - Shooting model brant, attributed to William

Shooting model brant, attributed to William Schultz. Slightly turned head, relief wingtip carving.

Lot: 339 - Hunting model black duck, William Schultz.

Hunting model black duck, William Schultz. Oversize with relief wingtip carving. Slightly tuned head.

Lot: 340 - Black duck with relief wing carving, Ken Scheeler.

Black duck with relief wing carving, Ken Scheeler. Signed with electropen on the underside.

Lot: 341 - Pair of full size flying greenwing teal, Mike

Pair of full size flying greenwing teal, Mike Borrett. Signed and dated 2005. Approximately 16" between wingtips. Feather carving detail.

Lot: 342 - Ruddy duck hen, Harold Haertel, Dundee, Illinois.

Ruddy duck hen, Harold Haertel, Dundee, Illinois. Signed and dated on underside as a gift for Gene Konopasek, 1969. Cork body with wooden head, slightly turned.

Lot: 343 - Sleeping mourning dove on wooden base, Joe

Sleeping mourning dove on wooden base, Joe Wooster, Ashley, Ohio. Signed and dated 1981.

Lot: 344 - 3/4 size flying mallard drake, Delbert Hudson,

3/4 size flying mallard drake, Delbert Hudson, Chincoteague, Virginia. Wing span is approximately 18". Detailed scratch feather paint. Label on underside of wing indicates this decoy was lot 577 in a March 1988 Richard Bourne decoy auction. "P" brand

Lot: 345 - Pair of American coot, William Schultz.

Pair of American coot, William Schultz. Both have original keels, slightly turned heads, and relief wing carving with extended tips. Both are signed. One was a first place winner for species International Decoy Show August 1970.

Lot: 345A - Full size carving of greenwing teal on wooden base

Full size carving of greenwing teal on wooden base with carved butterflies, William Koelpin. Signed and dated 1976. Both birds have carved, extended wingtips and slightly turned heads.

Lot: 345B - Decorative old squaw drake, Pat Godin.

Decorative old squaw drake, Pat Godin. Signed with the inscription, "Old squaw drake 1995 an original creation by Pat Godin." Decoy is in content pose with slightly turned head. Raised and layered wingtip carving and carved secondaries.

Lot: 345D - Hollow carved brant, Marty Hanson, Hayward,

Hollow carved brant, Marty Hanson, Hayward, Wisconsin. Marty's old Prior Lake stamp on underside. Decoy is carved in a Virginia style with raised "V" wingtip carving. Branded "JDC" twice in the underside.

Lot: 345E - Pair of hollow carved swimming Canada geese, Frank

Pair of hollow carved swimming Canada geese, Frank Finney, Cape Charles, Virginia. Both have his name carved in the underside. Good feather paint detail.

Lot: 345F - Pair of bluewing teal carved in the style of John

Pair of bluewing teal carved in the style of John Blair, Sr., Bob Seabrook. "Seabrook" brand in underside of each. Hollow carved.

Lot: 345G - Large hollow carved mallard, Mark McNair,

Large hollow carved mallard, Mark McNair, Craddockville, Virginia. "McNair" carved in underside. Also written is "Bagley Walker, Jr." Slightly turned head

Lot: 345H - Pair of widgeon, George Strunk, Glendora, New

Pair of widgeon, George Strunk, Glendora, New Jersey. Each has "Strunk" stamped in the weight. Both have slightly turned heads.

Lot: 345I - Pair of oversize canvasbacks, George Strunk,

Pair of oversize canvasbacks, George Strunk, Glendora, New Jersey. Stamped "G Strunk" in weight. Hen is in rare sleeping pose. Drake has head turned.

Lot: 346 - Important hollow carved swimming goldeneye drake,

Important hollow carved swimming goldeneye drake, Ward Brothers, Crisfield, Maryland, circa late 1920s. Slightly turned and cocked head with wide cheeks. Good feather paint detail at wingtips.

Lot: 347 - Redhead drake, Ward Brothers, Crisfield, Maryland.

Redhead drake, Ward Brothers, Crisfield, Maryland. 1932 model. Signed. Tag on underside indicates that the decoy was at one time exhibited by Davison Hawthorne at the Ward Foundation.

Lot: 348 - Goldeneye drake, Ward Brothers, Crisfield,

Goldeneye drake, Ward Brothers, Crisfield, Maryland, circa 1950s. Slightly turned head.

Lot: 349 - Black duck, Ward Brothers, Crisfield, Maryland.

Black duck, Ward Brothers, Crisfield, Maryland. 1948 model with balsa body, inserted cedar tail, and slight turned cedar head.

Lot: 350 - Pair of shooting stool model bluebills , Ward

Pair of shooting stool model bluebills , Ward Brothers, Crisfield, Maryland. Both are signed 1 of 50 and dated 1972. Both have a poem on the underside written by Lem Ward. Both have turned heads.

Lot: 351 - Goldeneye hen, Ward Brothers, Crisfield, Maryland,

Goldeneye hen, Ward Brothers, Crisfield, Maryland, circa 1930s. Slightly turned and lifted head. Good feather paint detail.

Lot: 351A - Goldeneye hen, Ward Brothers, Crisfield, Maryland.

Goldeneye hen, Ward Brothers, Crisfield, Maryland. Slightly turned head.

Lot: 352 - Pair of shooting stool model redheads, Ward

Pair of shooting stool model redheads, Ward brothers, Crisfield, Maryland. Hollow carved with turned heads. Both are signed and dated 1965.

Lot: 353 - Well carved black duck, Ward Brothers, Crisfield,

Well carved black duck, Ward Brothers, Crisfield, Maryland. Signed and dated 1936. Highly detailed feather paint. Slightly turned and lifted head.

Lot: 353A - Classic swimming Bishops Head Club Canada Goose,

Classic swimming Bishops Head Club Canada Goose, Ward Brothers, Crisfield, Maryland, circa early 1930s. Great form with slightly lifted head. Ice dip behind neck. Signed by Lem Ward on the underside. Well executed loop feather paint. Painted crossed

Lot: 354 - Pair of teal, Adam Gisclaire, Galliano, Louisiana.

Pair of teal, Adam Gisclaire, Galliano, Louisiana. Signed and dated 1970. Good carving detail.

Lot: 355 - Pair of bluewing teal, Alfonse Verdin, Pointe au

Pair of bluewing teal, Alfonse Verdin, Pointe au Chien, Louisiana. Relief wingtip carving.

Lot: 356 - Pair of mallards, Willie Carmadelle, Bayou Gauche,

Pair of mallards, Willie Carmadelle, Bayou Gauche, Louisiana. Both have Charles Frank's brass tags on undersides.

Lot: 357 - Pair of preening mallards, Arthur Pellegrin,

Pair of preening mallards, Arthur Pellegrin, Houma, Louisiana. Both have Charles Frank's brass tags on the underside.

Lot: 358 - Two Hutchinson decoys from Louisiana.

Two Hutchinson decoys from Louisiana. Both are marked "Hut" in the undersides. The pintail has carved, crossed wingtips and fluted tail.

Lot: 359 - Greenwing teal hen, Xavier Bourg, Larose,

Greenwing teal hen, Xavier Bourg, Larose, Louisiana. Relief wing carving.

Lot: 366 - Extremely rare swimming greenwing teal drake, Adam

Extremely rare swimming greenwing teal drake, Adam Ansardi, Devant, Louisiana. Classic Ansardi body shape with raised tail and slightly dipped bill. Carved separation between wing and tail. Detailed scratch painting on back of neck and top of back.

Lot: 367 - Widgeon drake, Herman Chauvin, Boutte, Louisiana.

Widgeon drake, Herman Chauvin, Boutte, Louisiana. Stamped and signed.

Lot: 368 - Swimming mallard hen from Louisiana.

Swimming mallard hen from Louisiana. Relief wing carving.

Lot: 369 - Pair of mallards, Clovis Vizier, Galliano,

Pair of mallards, Clovis Vizier, Galliano, Louisiana. Both have relief wing carving and fanned tails.

Lot: 370 - Two well executed tip up decoys, Don Gearhart,

Two well executed tip up decoys, Don Gearhart, Tulsa, Oklahoma, circa 1940. Each tip up is carved with raised wingtips, feet, and fluted tails. Both are mounted on designer base.

Lot: 371 - Rigmate pair of greenwing teal, Don Gearhart,

Rigmate pair of greenwing teal, Don Gearhart, Tulsa, Oklahoma, circa 1940. Both have slightly turned heads. Wings are carved in relief with highly detailed feather painting.

Lot: 372 - Greenwing teal drake, Don Gerhart, Tulsa,

Greenwing teal drake, Don Gerhart, Tulsa, Oklahoma. Relief wing carving and glass eyes.

Lot: 373 - Pair of bluewing teal, Reme Roussel, Raceland,

Pair of bluewing teal, Reme Roussel, Raceland, Louisiana. An exceptional example of Roussel's work. Signed and dated 1970. Good paint detail and raised "V" wingtip carving.

Lot: 374 - Extremely rare ring neck drake, Mason Decoy

Extremely rare ring neck drake, Mason Decoy Factory, Detroit Michigan, circa 1910. Premier grade. "BARTHALOMEY" brand in underside.

Lot: 375 - Rare matched pair of snakey headed canvasbacks,

Rare matched pair of snakey headed canvasbacks, Mason Decoy Factory, Detroit, Michigan, circa 1905. Challenge grade.

Lot: 376 - Bluebill hen, Mason Decoy Factory, Detroit,

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

Lot: 377 - Mallard drake, Mason Decoy Factory, Detroit,

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

Lot: 378 - Pair of canvasbacks, Mason Decoy Factory, Detroit,

Pair of canvasbacks, Mason Decoy Factory, Detroit, Michigan. Premier grade, Seneca Lake models.

Lot: 379 - Rare pair of buffleheads, Mason Decoy Factory,

Rare pair of buffleheads, Mason Decoy Factory, Detroit, Michigan. Challenge grade.

Lot: 380 - Pair of bluebills, Mason Decoy Factory, Detroit,

Pair of bluebills, Mason Decoy Factory, Detroit, Michigan. Premier grade with wide bills.

Lot: 381 - Extremely rare bufflehead hen, Mason Decoy

Extremely rare bufflehead hen, Mason Decoy Factory, Detroit, Michigan. Challenge grade.

Lot: 382 - Canvasback drake, Alvirah Wright, Duck, North

Canvasback drake, Alvirah Wright, Duck, North Carolina. Iron keel attached with bent nails. Scooped out tail and stately high head.

Lot: 382A - Cast iron brant wing duck, North Carolina, circa

Cast iron brant wing duck, North Carolina, circa 1900.  

Lot: 383 - Merganser drake, Doug Jester, Chincoteague,

Merganser drake, Doug Jester, Chincoteague, Virginia. Longer body style.

Lot: 384 - Merganser drake, Doug Jester, Chincoteague,

Merganser drake, Doug Jester, Chincoteague, Virginia. Unusual high head style. Carved crest.

Lot: 385 - Extremely rare mallard hen, Ned Burgess, Churchs

Extremely rare mallard hen, Ned Burgess, Churchs Island, North Carolina. Decoy has never been rigged for gunning.

Lot: 386 - Outstanding hollow carved mallard hen in sleeping

Outstanding hollow carved mallard hen in sleeping pose, Charles Perdew, Henry, Illinois, early 2nd quarter 20th century.  One of the finest Perdew decoys to ever come to auction. Exhibiting the very best of Edna Perdew’s fine subtle feather

Lot: 387 - Rare rigmate pair of mallards, Charles Perdew,

Rare rigmate pair of mallards, Charles Perdew, Henry, Illinois, circa late 1920s.  

Lot: 388 - Mallard drake, Charles Perdew, Henry, Illinois,

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

Lot: 389 - Rigmate pair of wood ducks, Charles Schoenheider,

Rigmate pair of wood ducks, Charles Schoenheider, Jr., Peoria, Illinois, 2nd half 20th century. Both are signed on underside.

Lot: 390 - Rare ringbill drake, Perry Wilcoxen, Liverpool,

Rare ringbill drake, Perry Wilcoxen, Liverpool, Illinois, 1st quarter 20th century. Marked "PWW" which designated it was from Wilcoxen's personal hunting rig.

Lot: 391 - Mallard drake, Charles Perdew, Henry, Illinois.

Mallard drake, Charles Perdew, Henry, Illinois. Retains Perdew weight.

Lot: 392 - Mallard drake, Charles Ruggles, Henry, Illinois,

Mallard drake, Charles Ruggles, Henry, Illinois, last quarter 19th century.  

Lot: 393 - Rare bluewing teal drake, Bill Shaw, Pekin,

Rare bluewing teal drake, Bill Shaw, Pekin, Illinois, last quarter 19th century. Glass eyes.

Lot: 394 - Rare and important mallard drake, Henry Ruggles,

Rare and important mallard drake, Henry Ruggles, Henry, Illinois. Ruggles best style with tack eyes, sleek body, and snakey style head. Exhibits Ruggles dowel in top of body to remove moisture. Branded "Morris Sellers" and "Denton".

Lot: 395 - Exceptional "white sided" mallard drake, Bert

Exceptional "white sided" mallard drake, Bert Graves, Peoria, Illinois. Extremely fine combing and feather paint detail.

Lot: 396 - Black duck, Bert Graves, Peoria, Illinois.

Black duck, Bert Graves, Peoria, Illinois. From the Caswell Rig. Branded "CJC" twice in the underside. Subtle feather paint detail.

Lot: 397 - Mallard hen, Charles Walker, Peoria, Illinois.

Mallard hen, Charles Walker, Peoria, Illinois. Round bottom style with wing carving and turned head. Underside is painted #25 for the Zearing rig.

Lot: 398 - Pair of widgeon, George Kessler, Pekin, Illinois.

Pair of widgeon, George Kessler, Pekin, Illinois. Both are stamped "ECB" in underside. Good feather paint detail.

Lot: 399 - Important black duck, Charles Perdew, Henry,

Important black duck, Charles Perdew, Henry, Illinois, circa 1950. One of three made for Otto Myer.

Lot: 400 - Rare rigmate pair of oversize mallards, Bert

Rare rigmate pair of oversize mallards, Bert Graves, Peoria, Illinois, 1st quarter 20th century. Both have fine swirl feather paint by Catherine Elliston. Both are branded "JBC".

Lot: 400A - Canada goose field decoy, Dan Voorhees, 1st

Canada goose field decoy, Dan Voorhees, 1st quarter 20th century. Cast iron head. Branded "DWV."

Lot: 401 - Important pair of hollow carved canvasbacks, John

Important pair of hollow carved canvasbacks, John R. Wells, Toronto, Ontario, last quarter 19th century. Branded "HNT" for Harry N Torrey and "Meredith" for Howard K. Meredith, both St. Clair Flats Shooting Company members.

Lot: 402 - Hollow carved bluewing teal, John R. Wells,

Hollow carved bluewing teal, John R. Wells, Toronto, Ontario.  

Lot: 403 - Pair of canvasbacks, Ray Andress, Ginnanockway,

Pair of canvasbacks, Ray Andress, Ginnanockway, Ontario. Good comb paint detail.

Lot: 404 - Pair of redheads, Bob Burke, Wolfe Island, Ontario

Pair of redheads, Bob Burke, Wolfe Island, Ontario Relief wingtip carving.

Lot: 405 - Hollow carved black duck, John R. Wells, Toronto,

Hollow carved black duck, John R. Wells, Toronto, Ontario, circa 1900. Raised neck seat.

Lot: 406 - Oversize black duck, Ralph Smithers, Dunnville,

Oversize black duck, Ralph Smithers, Dunnville, Ontario, 2nd quarter 20th century. Relief wing carving and good scratch paint detail on head.

Lot: 407 - Hollow carved canvasback drake, John Morris,

Hollow carved canvasback drake, John Morris, Hamilton, Ontario, circa 1900. Relief wing carving.

Lot: 408 - Very rare rigmate pair of hollow carved pintails,

Very rare rigmate pair of hollow carved pintails, John R. Wells, Toronto, Ontario, 1st quarter 20th century. Branded "JRW maker". Both are from the Oak Lake Club in Winnipeg.

Lot: 409 - Rigmate pair of redheads, D.W. Nichols, Smiths

Rigmate pair of redheads, D.W. Nichols, Smiths Falls, Ontario. Good comb paint detail.

Lot: 410 - Hollow carved Canada goose, Phineas Reeves, Port

Hollow carved Canada goose, Phineas Reeves, Port Rowan, Ontario, 3rd quarter 19th century.  

Lot: 411 - Solid body bluebill drake, George Warin, Toronto,

Solid body bluebill drake, George Warin, Toronto, Ontario, last quarter 19th century. Branded "FH Walker", "WLM", and "Mills". All St. Clair Flats Shooting Club members.

Lot: 412 - Set of 3 black ducks from the Toronto Harbor area,

Set of 3 black ducks from the Toronto Harbor area, 1st quarter 20th century. Subtle scratch feather painting. Two have glass eyes.

Lot: 413 - Hollow carved blackduck, Fred Croft, Belleville,

Hollow carved blackduck, Fred Croft, Belleville, Ontario. Good scratch feather paint detail.

Lot: 414 - Hollow carved blackduck, William Hart, Belleville,

Hollow carved blackduck, William Hart, Belleville, Ontario. "W.H.H." carved in underside. Scratch feather paint detail.

Lot: 415 - Hollow carved bluebill hen, John R. Wells,

Hollow carved bluebill hen, John R. Wells, Toronto, Ontario. Branded "JFC" and signed "JC Forman, Toronto" on underside. Good comb paint detail.

Lot: 415A - Hollow carved bluebill drake, Will Smith,

Hollow carved bluebill drake, Will Smith, Bloomfield, Ontario, circa 1920s. Scratch paint detail on back.

Lot: 416 - Delicate rigmate pair of bluebills, Addie Nichols,

Delicate rigmate pair of bluebills, Addie Nichols, Smiths Falls, Ontario, last quarter 19th century. Both are hollow with an incredible amount of artistic design carved and stamped into the backs of each decoy. Drake's wingtips are raised

Lot: 416A - Solid body blackduck, John R. Wells, Toronto,

Solid body blackduck, John R. Wells, Toronto, Ontario. Subtle feather paint detail.

Lot: 416B - Very rare solid body ring neck drake, William

Very rare solid body ring neck drake, William Chrysler, Belleville, Ontario.  

Lot: 416C - Solid body goldeneye hen, William Chrysler,

Solid body goldeneye hen, William Chrysler, Belleville, Ontario, first quarter 20th century.  

Lot: 416D - Hollow carved black duck from the Toronto Harbor

Hollow carved black duck from the Toronto Harbor area. Glass eyes. "TC" painted on underside.

Lot: 416E - Bufflehead drake, D.W. Nichols, Smiths Falls,

Bufflehead drake, D.W. Nichols, Smiths Falls, Ontario, circa 1940s.  

Lot: 417 - Exceptional black bellied plover, Obediah Verity,

Exceptional black bellied plover, Obediah Verity, Seaford, Long Island, New York, 3rd quarter 19th century. Relief wing carving and carved eyes. Wide beetle head style with one eye a little lower than the other.

Lot: 418 - Running sandpiper, Obediah Verity, Seaford, Long

Running sandpiper, Obediah Verity, Seaford, Long Island, New York, 3rd quarter 19th century. Carved eyes and relief wing carving. Good feather paint detail.

Lot: 419 - Rare black bellied plover, Andrew Verity, Seaford,

Rare black bellied plover, Andrew Verity, Seaford, Long Island, New York. Carved eyes. Relief wing carving and good feather paint detail.

Lot: 420 - Running sandpiper Obediah Verity, Seaford, Long

Running sandpiper Obediah Verity, Seaford, Long Island, New York, 3rd quarter 19th century. Relief wing carving and large carved eyes.

Lot: 421 - Yellowlegs, Ira Hudson, Chincoteague, Virginia,

Yellowlegs, Ira Hudson, Chincoteague, Virginia, last quarter 19th century. Good scratch feather paint detail.

Lot: 422 - Black bellied plover from the Delancy Nichol rig.

Black bellied plover from the Delancy Nichol rig. Wide beetle head style with carved eyes.

Lot: 423 - Black bellied plover by a member of the Verity

Black bellied plover by a member of the Verity Family, Long Island, New York, last quarter 19th century. Relief wing carving and carved eyes.

Lot: 424 - Verity family black bellied plover, Seaford, Long

Verity family black bellied plover, Seaford, Long Island, New York, last quarter 19th century.  

Lot: 425 - Black bellied plover from Long Island, New York,

Black bellied plover from Long Island, New York, last quarter 19th century. Two piece body construction with removable hardwood head and neck. Relief wing carving.

Lot: 426 - Black bellied plover, John Dilley, Quogue, Long

Black bellied plover, John Dilley, Quogue, Long Island, New York, last quarter 19th century. Relief wing carving and shoe button eyes.

Lot: 427 - Yellowlegs, George Boyd, Seabrook, New Hampshire,

Yellowlegs, George Boyd, Seabrook, New Hampshire, 1st quarter 20th century. Finely detailed feather paint.

Lot: 428 - Black bellied plover, George Boyd, Seabrook, New

Black bellied plover, George Boyd, Seabrook, New Hampshire, 1st quarter 20th century. Fine feather paint detail.

Lot: 429 - Very rare Canada goose, Dodge Decoy Factory,

Very rare Canada goose, Dodge Decoy Factory, Detroit, Michigan, last quarter 19th century. Solid body model with tack eyes. Interesting feather paint on tail.

Lot: 430 - Very rare merganser drake, Dodge Decoy Factory,

Very rare merganser drake, Dodge Decoy Factory, Detroit, Michigan, circa 1880s.  

Lot: 431 - Rare dowitcher in fall plumage, Mason Decoy

Rare dowitcher in fall plumage, Mason Decoy Factory, Detroit, Michigan, circa 1900. Glass eye model with sponge painting on back.

Lot: 432 - Yellowlegs, Dodge Decoy Factory, Detroit,

Yellowlegs, Dodge Decoy Factory, Detroit, Michigan, circa 1880. Tack eye model with wooden bill.

Lot: 433 - Factory made yellowlegs similar to the work of the

Factory made yellowlegs similar to the work of the Dodge Decoy Factory. Stamped "FF" in underside.

Lot: 435 - Very rare special order robin snipe in spring

Very rare special order robin snipe in spring plumage, Mason Decoy Factory, Detroit, Michigan, circa 1910. Elaborate paint detail suggests decoys is a salesman sample. Glass eye model with extra fine feather paint detail and painted wings.

Lot: 436 - Rare dunlin in spring plumage, Mason Decoy

Rare dunlin in spring plumage, Mason Decoy Factory, Detroit, Michigan. Glass eye model.

Lot: 437 - Very rare hollow carved swan, Dodge Decoy Factory,

Very rare hollow carved swan, Dodge Decoy Factory, Detroit, Michigan, last quarter 19th century.  

Lot: 439 - Black duck, Peterson Decoy Factory, Detroit,

Black duck, Peterson Decoy Factory, Detroit, Michigan, last quarter 19th century. Detailed bill carving.

Lot: 440 - Bluebill hen, Dodge Decoy Factory, Detroit,

Bluebill hen, Dodge Decoy Factory, Detroit, Michigan, last quarter 19th century.  

Lot: 441 - Pair of wood ducks, Wildfowler Decoy Factory,

Pair of wood ducks, Wildfowler Decoy Factory, Point Pleasant, New Jersey. Both have a Point Pleasant stamp in the underside.

Lot: 442 - Mammoth style canvasback drake, Evans Decoy

Mammoth style canvasback drake, Evans Decoy Factory, Ladysmith, Wisconsin. Evans stamp on underside.

Lot: 442A - Rare early slope breasted style mallard drake,

Rare early slope breasted style mallard drake, Mason Decoy Factory, Detroit, Michigan. Challenge grade with very slightly turned head.

Lot: 443 - Two special order oversize canvasbacks drakes,

Two special order oversize canvasbacks drakes, Pratt Decoy Factory, Joliet, Illinois.  

Lot: 444 - Bluewing teal drake, Peterson Decoy Factory,

Bluewing teal drake, Peterson Decoy Factory, Detroit, Michigan, circa 1880.  

Lot: 446 - Classic Canada goose, Elmer Crowell, East Harwich,

Classic Canada goose, Elmer Crowell, East Harwich, Massachusetts. Crowell's oval brand is in the underside.

Lot: 447 - Sleeping goldeneye drake, Elmer Crowell, East

Sleeping goldeneye drake, Elmer Crowell, East Harwich, Massachusetts. Crowell's rectangular stamp is in the underside.

Lot: 448 - Hollow carved pre brand goldeneye hen, Elmer

Hollow carved pre brand goldeneye hen, Elmer Crowell, East Harwich, Massachusetts. Carved, crossed wingtips and slightly turned head. Applied bottom board. Branded "JWW" for John Ware Willard.

Lot: 449 - Rigmate pair of old squaw, Gus Wilson, South

Rigmate pair of old squaw, Gus Wilson, South Portland, Maine. Carved eyes and relief wing carving. Decoys are made with swivel heads.

Lot: 450 - Oversize black duck, Elmer Crowell, East Harwich,

Oversize black duck, Elmer Crowell, East Harwich, Massachusetts. Crowell's oval brand is in the underside. Slightly lifted head.

Lot: 451 - Black duck, Joseph Lincoln, Accord, Massachusetts,

Black duck, Joseph Lincoln, Accord, Massachusetts, 1st quarter 19th century. Slightly turned head.

Lot: 452 - Very rare rocking head blackduck with open mouth,

Very rare rocking head blackduck with open mouth, Gus Wilson, South Portland, Maine. Moveable rocking head is attached ot the body with a thin hardwood pin. Relief wing carving and carved eyes. Mussel is carved inside of open mouth.

Lot: 453 - Full size decorative bluewing teal drake, Ward

Full size decorative bluewing teal drake, Ward Brothers, Crisfield, Maryland. Signed and dated 1966. Head is turned approximately 45 degrees. Detailed feather carving.

Lot: 454 - Pair of mallard bookends, Ward Brothers,

Pair of mallard bookends, Ward Brothers, Crisfield, Maryland. Both are 1936 model with the "LT Ward and Bro" ink stamp on the underside.

Lot: 455 - Large standing quail, Ward Brothers, Crisfield,

Large standing quail, Ward Brothers, Crisfield, Maryland. Signed and dated 1966. Carving is in preening pose with lifted wings and fanned tail.

Lot: 456 - Rare decorative snow goose, Ward Brothers,

Rare decorative snow goose, Ward Brothers, Crisfield, Maryland. Signed and dated 1958. Raised, crossed primaries and carved secondaries. Fluted tail and slight turned head.

Lot: 457 - Eider drake, Allan Bell, Toronto, Ontario.

Eider drake, Allan Bell, Toronto, Ontario. Slightly turned head. "Bell" carved in underside.

Lot: 458 - Bluebill drake with carved wingtips, Allan Bell,

Bluebill drake with carved wingtips, Allan Bell, Toronto, Ontario. "Bell" carved in underside. Slightly turned head.

Lot: 459 - Hooded merganser drake in content pose, Allan

Hooded merganser drake in content pose, Allan Bell, Toronto, Ontario. Slightly turned head. "Bell" carved in underside.

Lot: 460 - Widgeon drake in content pose, Allan Bell,

Widgeon drake in content pose, Allan Bell, Toronto, Ontario. Carved crossed wingtips. "Bell" carved in underside.

Lot: 461 - Ringneck drake in alert pose, Allan Bell, Toronto,

Ringneck drake in alert pose, Allan Bell, Toronto, Ontario. Wingtip carving. "Bell" carved in underside.

Lot: 462 - Bufflehead drake with carved crossed wingtips,

Bufflehead drake with carved crossed wingtips, Allan Bell, Toronto, Ontario. Head is turned approximately 90 degrees. "Bell" carved in underside.

Lot: 463 - Full size saw-whet owl, Gary Eigenberger.

Full size saw-whet owl, Gary Eigenberger. Signed and dated 2009. Carving is 13" tall.

Lot: 464 - Hollow carved ruddy duck drake in content pose,

Hollow carved ruddy duck drake in content pose, Allan Bell, Toronto, Ontario. "Bell" carved in underside.

Lot: 465 - Goldeneye drake, Allan Bell, Toronto, Ontario.

Goldeneye drake, Allan Bell, Toronto, Ontario. Relief wing carving and slightly turned head. "Bell" Carved in the underside.

Lot: 466 - Canvasback hen and drake hat rack, Ben Schmidt,

Canvasback hen and drake hat rack, Ben Schmidt, Detroit, Michigan. Signed and dated 1963 on back.

Lot: 467 - Wood duck drake, Len Carnaghi.

Wood duck drake, Len Carnaghi. "LC" branded in underside. Slightly turned head and feather carving detail.

Lot: 468 - 2/3 size redhead drake, John Zachman.

2/3 size redhead drake, John Zachman. Branded "JZ". Very slightly turned head and detailed wingtip carving.

Lot: 469 - Bold classic canvasback drake, Ferdinand Bach,

Bold classic canvasback drake, Ferdinand Bach, Detroit, Michigan, circa 1930. Carved and fluted tail. Carved and raised wingtips with ice groove and shapely shoulders. "F. Bach" carved in underside.

Lot: 470 - Black duck, Ben Schmidt, Detroit, Michigan.

Black duck, Ben Schmidt, Detroit, Michigan.  

Lot: 471 - Canvasback drake, Ed "One Arm" Kelly, Monroe,

Canvasback drake, Ed "One Arm" Kelly, Monroe, Michigan. Very slight turned head.

Lot: 472 - Widgeon hen and drake, Hank Walters.

Widgeon hen and drake, Hank Walters. Detailed wingtip carving.

Lot: 473 - Ferdinand Bach black duck head.

Ferdinand Bach black duck head.  

Lot: 474 - Canvasback drake, Ben Schmidt, Detroit, Michigan,

Canvasback drake, Ben Schmidt, Detroit, Michigan, circa 1930. Hollow, drilled out from underside. With unusual bobtail and tack eyes.

Lot: 475 - Large black duck, Frank Schmidt, Detroit,

Large black duck, Frank Schmidt, Detroit, Michigan. Slightly turned head.

Lot: 476 - Hollow carved Canada goose, Ben Schmidt, Detroit,

Hollow carved Canada goose, Ben Schmidt, Detroit, Michigan.  

Lot: 477 - Very rare oversize Canada goose, Chris Smith,

Very rare oversize Canada goose, Chris Smith, Algonac, Michigan. Hollow carved with inserted bill.

Lot: 478 - Hollow carved bluebill drake, George Sibley,

Hollow carved bluebill drake, George Sibley, Whitehall, Michigan. Inserted hardwood bill.

Lot: 479 - Two pinch necked canvasbacks from Point Mouillee,

Two pinch necked canvasbacks from Point Mouillee, Michigan.  

Lot: 480 - Merganser drake, Bill Brown, Manahawkin, New

Merganser drake, Bill Brown, Manahawkin, New Jersey, 1st quarter 20th century.  

Lot: 481 - Merganser hen, Harry V. Shourds, Tuckerton, New

Merganser hen, Harry V. Shourds, Tuckerton, New Jersey, 1st quarter 19th century.  

Lot: 482 - Rare mallard drake in eclipse plumage, Dan

Rare mallard drake in eclipse plumage, Dan English, Florence, New Jersey. Nestled head with raised "V" wingtip carving and fluted tail.

Lot: 483 - Large, full body black duck, Harry V. Shourds,

Large, full body black duck, Harry V. Shourds, Tuckerton New Jersey. Scratch loop feather paint on back and tack eyes.

Lot: 484 - Black duck, Dan English, Bordentown, New Jersey.

Black duck, Dan English, Bordentown, New Jersey. In slightly feeding pose.

Lot: 485 - Rare balsa body canvasback hen, John McLoughlin,

Rare balsa body canvasback hen, John McLoughlin, Bordentown, New Jersey, 2nd quarter 20th century. Nestled cedar head that is slightly turned to one side.

Lot: 486 - Rare working swan decoy, Ben Hance, Point

Rare working swan decoy, Ben Hance, Point Pleasant, New Jersey, 1st quarter 20th century.  

Lot: 487 - Rare merganser hen, John Dawson, Trenton, New

Rare merganser hen, John Dawson, Trenton, New Jersey, 1st quarter 20th century. Heavily carved raised "V" wingtips and slightly lifted head. "JD" is carved in the underside.

Lot: 488 - Hollow carved pintail drake, John Blair, Jr.,

Hollow carved pintail drake, John Blair, Jr., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, last quarter 19th century. Retains typical Blair pad weight and has unusual eyes made with an approximately 1/4" diameter hardwood pin through that part of the head. Detailed

Lot: 489 - Very rare swimming hollow carved bluebill hen,

Very rare swimming hollow carved bluebill hen, John Blair, Sr., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, last quarter 19th century. Traces of tie strap are attached with square nails.

Lot: 490 - Black duck in content pose, Tom Fitzpatrick,

Black duck in content pose, Tom Fitzpatrick, Delanco, New Jersey. Subtle feather paint detail.

Lot: 491 - Black duck, Harry V. Shourds, Tuckerton, New

Black duck, Harry V. Shourds, Tuckerton, New Jersey, 1st quarter 20th century.  

Lot: 492 - Brant, Harry V. Shourds, Tuckerton, New Jersey.

Brant, Harry V. Shourds, Tuckerton, New Jersey.  

Lot: 493 - Harry V. Shourds style brant, Charles Birdsall,

Harry V. Shourds style brant, Charles Birdsall, Point Pleasant, New Jersey. Signed. Stamped "CRB" in underside.

Lot: 494 - Rare windmill weight from the Elgin Manufacturing

Rare windmill weight from the Elgin Manufacturing Company, Elgin, Illinois. Form is in the shape of a squirrel. 17" tall x 13" wide.

Lot: 495 - Desirable windmill weight, known as the rainbow

Desirable windmill weight, known as the rainbow rooster. 14" x 16".

Lot: 496 - Three canes.

Three canes. Wooden carved cane with snake and ball. Wooden cane with dog head and sterling silver band, last quarter 19th century. And Wooden carved cane with lizard and snake circa 1900 with good paint detail on snake.

Lot: 497 - Ten State of Pennsylvania resident hunting license

Ten State of Pennsylvania resident hunting license pins. From 1939 to 1959. In small wooden case.

Lot: 498 - Copper eagle weathervane.

Copper eagle weathervane. Stands approximately 20" tall.

Lot: 499 - Rare relief carved plaque of a canvasback hen, J.

Rare relief carved plaque of a canvasback hen, J. Coudon, Aiken, Maryland. Signed "Coudon" in the lower left and also in pencil on back "Done by Joseph Coudon, August 1950". Measures 11" x 30".

Lot: 500 - Two carvings of people working at cigar making

Two carvings of people working at cigar making desks. Both appear to be quite old. Good carving detail. Both are approximately 10 1/2" tall.

Lot: 501 - Hand made wooden canoe with two paddles.

Hand made wooden canoe with two paddles. Canoe measures 19". "Jennie" is painted on each side.

Lot: 502 - Well carved ram's head with applied wooden horns.

Well carved ram's head with applied wooden horns. Approximately 25" wide. Highly detailed carving emulating wool. Decorative motif and frame around neck. All in natural wood that has color variation due to oxidation.

Lot: 503 - Full size carved rooster with metal feet and bone

Full size carved rooster with metal feet and bone bill. Detailed feather carving. Bird stands just under 16" tall.

Lot: 504 - Wonderfully carved and painted Northwest Coast

Wonderfully carved and painted Northwest Coast dugout canoe, 1st half 20th century. 34" in length and 8" wide. Carved from one piece of wood. In traditional shape of northwest boats. Appealing Indian motifs painted similarly on both sides.

Lot: 505 - Two canoes that appear to be Northwest Coast

Two canoes that appear to be Northwest Coast Indian. One measures 34" and one measures 25 1/2". Both carved from one piece of wood. Both show good age. Both have intricate motif carving and paint.

Lot: 506 - Black duck diagram, Long Island Sound, plate #3 by

Black duck diagram, Long Island Sound, plate #3 by Joel Barber. Framed and mounted under glass.

Lot: 507 - "The Quail Hunters," a print by Ogden Pleissner.

"The Quail Hunters," a print by Ogden Pleissner. A limited edition of 425 printed by Cross Roads of Sports. Signed in the margin.

Lot: 508 - Rare rigmate pair of pintails, Lloyd Tyler,

Rare rigmate pair of pintails, Lloyd Tyler, Crisfield, Maryland. Drake's head is turned slightly.

Lot: 509 - Rigmate pair of widgeon, Lloyd Tyler, Crisfield,

Rigmate pair of widgeon, Lloyd Tyler, Crisfield, Maryland.  

Lot: 510 - Pair of canvasbacks, Ward Brothers, Crisfield,

Pair of canvasbacks, Ward Brothers, Crisfield, Maryland. 1948 models with balsa bodies, slightly turned cedar heads, inserted cedar tails and wooden bottom board.

Lot: 511 - Canvasback drake, Ward Brothers, Crisfield,

Canvasback drake, Ward Brothers, Crisfield, Maryland. Balsa body with slightly turned cedar head and inserted cedar tail. Signed and dated 1948.

Lot: 512 - Canvasback hen, Will Heverin, Chestertown,

Canvasback hen, Will Heverin, Chestertown, Maryland, 1st quarter 20th century.  

Lot: 513 - Canvasback drake, Taylor Boyd, Perryville,

Canvasback drake, Taylor Boyd, Perryville, Maryland, last quarter 19th century.  

Lot: 514 - Pintail hen, Oliver Lawson, Crisfield, Maryland.

Pintail hen, Oliver Lawson, Crisfield, Maryland. Signed and dated 1958. Balsa body.

Lot: 515 - Canvasback drake, James T. Holly, Havre de Grace,

Canvasback drake, James T. Holly, Havre de Grace, Maryland, circa 1900. Copper tag with the name "John Mckeag Darby Pennsylvania" on underside. Also bears Henry Fleckenstein's brand, F".

Lot: 516 - Canvasback drake, Ward Brothers, Crisfield,

Canvasback drake, Ward Brothers, Crisfield, Maryland. Decoy is made with some sort of cast resin.

Lot: 517 - Redhead drake, Dick Howlett, Havre de Grace,

Redhead drake, Dick Howlett, Havre de Grace, Maryland, last quarter 19th century. "RECKLESS" brand in underside.

Lot: 517A - Large swan from Maryland.

Large swan from Maryland. Not very old.

Lot: 518 - Cast iron sink box decoy.

Cast iron sink box decoy.  

Lot: 519 - 3/4 size mallard drake, Oliver Lawson, Crisfield,

3/4 size mallard drake, Oliver Lawson, Crisfield, Maryland. Approximately 11 1/2" long. Signed and dated 1962. Slightly turned head. Balsa body.

Lot: 520 - Swimming snow goose, Madison Mitchell, Havre de

Swimming snow goose, Madison Mitchell, Havre de Grace. Slightly turned head. Signed and dated 1980 with electropen.

Lot: 521 - Redhead drake cast iron sinkbox decoy.

Redhead drake cast iron sinkbox decoy. Possibly from Long Island, New York.

Lot: 522 - Deep body canvasback wing duck, probably from

Deep body canvasback wing duck, probably from Maryland, last quarter 19th century.  

Lot: 523 - Black duck, Oliver Lawson, Crisfield, Maryland.

Black duck, Oliver Lawson, Crisfield, Maryland. Signed and dated "To Mort Kramer, Christmas 1993". Slightly turned head.

Lot: 524 - Pair of pintails, Mark McNair, Craddockville,

Pair of pintails, Mark McNair, Craddockville, Virginia. Signed. Well carved with raised carved wingtips and good paint detail. Hen is in preening pose.

Lot: 526 - Swan, David Ward, Essex, Connecticut.

Swan, David Ward, Essex, Connecticut. Hollow carved with "DBW" stamped in underside, 1980. Measures 37" in length. Aged and stressed surface made to look old.

Lot: 527 - Pair of canvasbacks, Ken Scheeler.

Pair of canvasbacks, Ken Scheeler. Signed on the undersides with electro pen. Both have slightly turned heads.

Lot: 528 - Running curlew, Mark McNair, Craddockville,

Running curlew, Mark McNair, Craddockville, Virginia. Signed. Approximately 23" long. Relief wing carving shot marks in each side.

Lot: 529 - Feeding yellowlegs, Mark McNair, Craddockville,

Feeding yellowlegs, Mark McNair, Craddockville, Virginia. McNair carved in the underside. Carved in the style of Fred Nichols. On original base.

Lot: 530 - Large reaching curlew, Marty Hanson, Hayward,

Large reaching curlew, Marty Hanson, Hayward, Wisconsin. "MH" carved under tail. An inset pitchfork iron bill. Glass eyes. Shoulder carving and wing tail execution similar to Crowell's finest examples, with raised and split wingtips. Detailed paint

Lot: 531 - Hollow carved ruddy turnstone, Mark McNair,

Hollow carved ruddy turnstone, Mark McNair, Craddockville, Virginia. McNair carved in the underside. Relief wing carving.

Lot: 532 - Classic widgeon drake, Jim Foote, Detroit,

Classic widgeon drake, Jim Foote, Detroit, Michigan. Signed by Jim on underside. Hollowed out with bottom board. Tucked head is slightly turned, resting over puffed breast. Wings are raised from tail and slightly crossed. Strong combing on back and

Lot: 533 - Two oversize decoys, George Strunk, Glendora, New

Two oversize decoys, George Strunk, Glendora, New Jersey. In various poses. Both "G Strunk" stamped in the weight.

Lot: 534 - Running whimbrel, carved in the style of Nathan

Running whimbrel, carved in the style of Nathan Cobb, Jr., Mark McNair, Craddockville, Virginia. McNair carved in the underside.

Lot: 535 - Ruddy duck, Mark McNair, Craddockville, Virginia.

Ruddy duck, Mark McNair, Craddockville, Virginia. Signed and dated 2000.

Lot: 536 - Canada goose in alert pose, Bob White, Tullytown,

Canada goose in alert pose, Bob White, Tullytown, Pennsylvania. Signed and dated 1999. Slightly turned head.

Lot: 537 - Full size flying goldeneye drake, Mike Borrett,

Full size flying goldeneye drake, Mike Borrett, Madison, Wisconsin. Signed. Detailed feather carving on wings and tail.

Lot: 538 - Pair of flat bottom style greenwing teal, George

Pair of flat bottom style greenwing teal, George Strunk, Glendora, New Jersey. "Strunk" stamp in weight, also signed by the maker. Both have raised, carved, crossed wingtips and slightly turned head.

Lot: 539 - Pair of ruddy ducks, George Strunk, Glendora, New

Pair of ruddy ducks, George Strunk, Glendora, New Jersey. "Strunk" stamped in weight. Slightly turned head, and wide, fanned tails.

Lot: 540 - Black bellied plover, Mark McNair, Craddockville,

Black bellied plover, Mark McNair, Craddockville, Virginia. McNair carved in the underside. Extended wingtips that have been pinned onto the body.

Lot: 541 - Dunlin, Mark McNair, Craddockville, Virginia.

Dunlin, Mark McNair, Craddockville, Virginia. McNair carved in the underside. Relief wing carving with detailed feather carving on wingtips. On original base signed "For my good pal Mort Kramer. Dunlin 2010."

Lot: 542 - Hollow carved willet, Mark McNair, Craddockville,

Hollow carved willet, Mark McNair, Craddockville, Virginia. McNair carved in underside. Relief wing carving.

Lot: 543 - Running sandpiper carved in the style of Obediah

Running sandpiper carved in the style of Obediah Verity, Mark McNair, Craddockville, Virginia. McNair carved in the underside. On original base. Signed, "Made for my friend, Mort Kramer. Mark McNair 2011."

Lot: 544 - Greenwing teal drake, Perry Wilcoxen, Liverpool,

Greenwing teal drake, Perry Wilcoxen, Liverpool, Illinois.  

Lot: 545 - Mallard drake, Bert Graves, Peoria, Illinois.

Mallard drake, Bert Graves, Peoria, Illinois. Graves weight on underside.

Lot: 546 - Coot, Hec Whittington, Ogelsby, Illinois.

Coot, Hec Whittington, Ogelsby, Illinois. Stamped and dated January 1977. Signed on underside "To Hal (Sorenson) from Hec April 30/77."

Lot: 547 - Rigmate pair of mallards, Walter "Tube" Dawson,

Rigmate pair of mallards, Walter "Tube" Dawson, Putnam, Illinois.  

Lot: 548 - Cork body canvasback drake, Harold Haertel, Dundee

Cork body canvasback drake, Harold Haertel, Dundee Illinois. Signed and dated 1960.

Lot: 549 - Pintail drake, Parry Wilcoxen, Liverpool,

Pintail drake, Parry Wilcoxen, Liverpool, Illinois. Good scratch paint detail.

Lot: 550 - Flat bottom mallard drake, Charles Walker,

Flat bottom mallard drake, Charles Walker, Princeton, Illinois. From the Jolly rig.

Lot: 551 - Mallard hen, Henry Holmes, Bureau, Illinois.

Mallard hen, Henry Holmes, Bureau, Illinois.  

Lot: 552 - Pintail drake, Henry Holmes, Bureau, Illinois,

Pintail drake, Henry Holmes, Bureau, Illinois, circa 1880s.  




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