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Auctioneer A&M Auctioneers & Appraisers, LLC 410-835-0384
Auction Date Sep 14 Auction
8000 Esham Road
Parsonsburg, MD
Time 05:00PM
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12th Annual Decoy and Wildfowl Arts Auction

Selling from Several Estates and consignors!!

Friday September 14th, 2018 @ 5:03 PM  

Held at the A&M Auction Facility @

 8000 Esham Road, Parsonsburg, MD


400+ Lots including 200 Decoys, Original Artwork, Primitives, Selection of Carved Fish Decoys & much more!

Carvers to include: Ward Brothers, Ben Dye, Joe Dye, Daddy Holly, Madison Mitchell, Wally Algard, Scott Jackson, Paul Gibson, Samuel Barnes & many others!

Auctioneers Note: We are proud to continue our tradition of this Annual Eastern Shore Event.  This years event is huge and packed full of world renown carvers. PLEASE VIEW OUR WEBSITE FOR A FULL CATALOG!!

Directions: At the intersection of Rt. 50 & Forest Grove Rd., in Parsonsburg, turn North onto Forest Grove Rd. and follow for 0.5 miles to Old Ocean City Rd. Right onto Old O. C. Rd. and follow for 1.2 miles to Esham Rd. Left onto Esham Rd. and follow for 1.2 miles to burgundy/tan building on left. Signs Posted.     

Eastern Shore Decoys: Ward Brothers: Bluebill drake, Rare Alvin Meekins full size swan, Early Dorchester Co. full size Canada Goose, Doug Jester: Canvasback drake, Hooded Merganser drake, Gene Travers: Green Winged Teal, Merganser hen and drake, Dick Drescher: Ruddy Duck, Ron Rue: Pair Green Wing teal, Jimmy Bouden Brant decoy, 1932 Ward Brothers replica by Habbart Dean, Please view a full listing with more than 2,000 photos at       

Upper Bay Decoys: James Holly: Redhead drake branded “North Carolina”, c. 1890, Canada goose c. 1895, Canvasback hen and drake in orig. paint c. 1890, high head Canvasback drake c. 1900, John Daddy Holly: Canvasback drake, Joe Dye: Canvasback drake Ben Dye: Scaup drake c. 1880, William Holly: Canvasback Drake c. 1910, Carrol Wally Algard: Canvasback hen and drake c. 1915, Scott Jackson: Canvasback Drake from the John Henson rig c.1920, Paul Gibson: Full size Canada goose  c. 1950, Mallard hen and drake c. 1955, Redhead hen 1955, Redhead drake 1950, Pr of Buffleheads 1960, Pr of Blue Wing teal 1960, Rare Coot 1950, Black Duck,  William Heverin: Scaup Drake C. 1910  Madison Mitchell: Canada Goose c. 1950, Pr of Goldeneyes hen and drake 1954, Pair of Greater Scaup hen and drake signed dated 1954, Pr of Redheads 1954,  Pr of Canvasbacks hen and drake 1958, Canvasback drake 1954, Black Duck 1953, Baldpate hen,Pr of Scaup signed and dated 1958,  Al Thomas: Canvasback drake Charlie Joiner: Canvasback Drake 1950, Jim Currier: Mallard Drake, Ed Pearson Canvasback hen and drake, Sam Barnes: Black Duck and many more this is only a partial listing.

Factory Decoys/Shorebirds: Full size Black Bellied Plover branded “Tater”, vintage “Tinnie” shorebirds, contemporary Yellowlegs on stand, Wildfowler Decoy Co. Green Wing Teal drake, Gary Marshall mourning doves, Dick Drescher Mourning Doves, (2) Paper Mache Owl decoys, (2) paper mache crows, paper mache line doves, Victor Animal trap paper mache decoys and many more!

Miniatures: Bob McGaw: 10+ miniatures on stands to include: Swan, Canada Goose, Pr of pintails, Pr of redheads, Mallard drake, Black duck, Canvasback drake, etc, Doug Jester mini Canvasback drake, Jessie Urie: Pair of mini redheads, Ron Rue:  miniatures to include: Cormorants, Redhead drake, Black Duck, Brand, Scooters, Snow Goose, Dove, sleeping model green winged teal hen, miniature Canada Goose, Blue Goose, White fronted goose and many more!

Fish Decoys/Fishing Lures: Wonderful selection of more than (30) fish decoys to include: Lake Michigan perch, Great Lakes Region vintage catfish, extremely old sucker fish, several minnows, many in original paint, Large Qty of vintage fishing lures and many more!

Wildfowl Art: “Dawn-Isle of White Bay” framed etching by R.F. Purnell, “After the Storm, Ocean City, MD” framed sketch by R.F. Purnell, (3) framed hunting scenes by A. Lassell Ripley (1896-1969) and more!!

Ammunition: Enormous selection of vintage paper shot shell boxes by Western, Hi-Power, Paragon, Powermate, Vintage Dupont powder tins, modern ammunition, many calibers, many sizes and more!

Primitives/Oyster Tins/Special Interest: Warren Denton & Co., Broomes Island, MD Patuxent Brand Oysters Tin, iron eel gig, iron fish gig, Primitive bird houses, Large Qty of vintage shot shell boxes, vintage 1920’s Winchester flashlights, Peters High Velocity 22 wooden countertop advertising showcase, Federal Ammunition countertop protectors, Daisey Model 90 vintage BB gun,  vintage trout net, paper mache corn decoys, Dupont Powder tins, vintage Nitro Solvent bottles, iron sink box decoys and more!

Terms Personal Property: Cash Or Approved Check Day of sale. Visa/MC/Amex/Discover. 15% Buyer

Premium. 3% Discount for cash or check. Everything Sold "As Is" with no warranties of any kind. Auction conducted inside of our 10,000 Sq. Ft. facility. Some seating provided. Food served by Fat Boys Catering of Hebron, MD.

Preview: Friday 9/14 from 12PM – 5 PM. A Complete online Catalog will be available at

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