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18th Annual Decoy, Firearm & Wildfowl Arts Auction

Wed Sep 20 - 05:00PM

8000 Esham Rd, Parsonsburg, MD Click to Map

A&M Auctioneers & Appraisers, LLC

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18th Annual Decoy, Firearm & Wildfowl Arts On-Line Only Auction!

Selling for several local Eastern Shore/Mid Atlantic Estates & Consignors!

Online Only Auction – Held Wednesday Sept. 20th, 2023 Starting @ 5 PM.

All items located at the A&M Auction Facility 

8000 Esham Rd., Parsonsburg, MD 21849

Online Bidding will be available at via!

Original Artwork, Decoys, Primitives, Shotshell Boxes, Oyster Tins, Decoy Related Books, 30+Firearms, 23 Gun Safe, Hunting/Shooting Accessories, Hunting Decoys, Skipjack Models, Bows, Reloading/Shooting/Hunting supplies, Vintage Fishing Rods/Reels, Ammunition & more!

DECOYS BY: Ward Brothers, Charlie Joiner, Bennett Scott, Bette Holt, Madison Mitchell, Paul Gibson, Dan Vaughan and others!

Preview: Monday Sept. 18th, 2023 from 5 PM – 7 PM

Auctioneer’s Note: This sale is massive. There is something for every sportsman from several well-known estates. From Firearms to Decoys to Hunting Items Don’t miss your chance to bid the price you want to pay at View more than 5,000 photos.

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.  

Featured Decoy Carvers/Decoys: Ward Brothers, Crisfield, MD 1948 Balsa model Canada Goose decoy signed and dated, Nice selection of Charlie Joiner, Chestertown, MD decoys to include: Pair of 1962 Preening Mallards, Pr of 1970 Canvasbacks, 1971 1/3 size carved Canada Goose,  1962 Green Wing Teal, 1972 full size Brant, 1975 1/3 size Whistling Swan, and others, Superb selection of Bennett Scott, Berlin, MD decorative birds to include Pair of 2007 Green Wing Teal, Pair of 2008 Wood Ducks, Blue Wing Teal, Canvasback and others, Oliver Lawson Duck House Rumbley, MD miniature carved Pintail drake, Pair of Ward Brothers, Crisfield, MD miniature carved Hooded Mergansers, Ben Heinemann, Durham, NC Mallard Hen with slightly turned head, Pair of R. Madison Mitchell Bluebills, Madison Mitchell Black Ducks, Outstanding John M. Mullican 1975 Wood Duck drake with slightly turned head, Several Paul Gibson decoys, 1987 Clarence Bauer, Harve de Grace, MD Canvasback, Large Qty of Capt Dan Vaughan, Tilghman Island Decoys, Large Qty of Bill Conroy, Rhode Island Eider decoys, Jobes Family Havre de Grace, MD birds, Albanus Phillips 1984 carved Black Duck, Qty of Butch Parker, Holtwood, PA birds, Large Qty of Captain Bill Perry Decoys, 2008 Ken Kirby full size flying Green Wing Teal drake, Jimmy Bowden preening Pintail Drake, Joe Revello Essington, PA 1971 hand carved Redhead drake, Ardell Waterfield, Knotts Island, NC Canvasback Drake, Charlie Bryant Middle River, MD preening Red-Breasted Merganser, Large Qty of carved ducks and geese by William L. Adams, Pair of 1989 Shirley Green, Crisfield, MD Mallards, William Veasey, Elkton, MD half size carved Mallard Decoys, Qty of David Walker birds, Pair of Pete Rodgers, Danville, PA carved Goldeyes Drake and Hen, Pair of A.J. Birdsall Decoys Canvasbacks, several Woodrow T. Wilson Crisfield, MD decoys, Large George “Coot” Garton Swan decoy,  John Clark, Vernon Bryant, Jim Pierce and so much more!

Shorebirds/Birds/Decoy Miniatures: Outstanding selection of Shorebirds and Songbirds by Jack and Bette Holt, Wilmington, DE to include: Killdeere, Spotted Sandpiper, Golden Crowned Kinglet, White Throated Sparrow, House Wren, Yellow Warbler, and others, Eddie Cheezum Hillsboro, MD hand carved miniature Kestrel Hawk on stand, W.A. Schauber Still Pond, MD 1973 Miniature carved Flying Canada Goose, Pair of Rufus Adkins, Rock Hall, MD miniature carved Mallards, Pair of Captain Roger Urie Rock Hall, MD miniature carved Canada Geese, several William Adams carved miniatures and much more. 

Artwork/Duck Stamp Prints: Superb Fritz Martens (Dutch/American 1880-1955) Oil On Canvas landscape of Flying Mallard Ducks over Moonlight Marsh, Orig Myrna McGrath Oil of canvasbacks over marsh, (2) original Myrna McGrath framed Pencil sketches of flying Canada Goose and Mallards, “Tangier Island” framed print by David Knowles, Wild Turkeys” framed carving on wooden plaque by Don Lamboy Annapolis, MD, “Pintails” framed print by Robert Verity Clem 1961, “Once in a Lifetime” framed print of Whitetail Buck Deer signed and numbered Phillip Crowe, Framed original Oil on Canvas by Marge Burman, Original 1884 Forest and Stream Rod and Gun Whitney Improved Rifles and United States Cartridge Advertisement, “Frankly my Dear” framed Limited Edition Wood Duck print, Larry Tawes Jr. framed print of Canada Geese, Marsh Veterans” framed print by David Noll, John Taylor framed Wood Duck print Ducks Unlimited Classic American Antique Decoy Collection framed collage and so much more!

Special Interest/Skipjack Models: “Captain Rab” hand crafted skipjack model on custom crafted stand by Robert Cheseldine complete with dredge nets and sails, several hand crafted Skipjack models by William Adams, Crab Boat “Drake Tail” hand carved half hull model by William Adams, Superb hand crafted Eastern Shore of Maryland Skipjack model with stand, RARE Sussex County Delaware 19th Century carved and turned hallowed Gun Powder storage vessel, Mid 19th Century Shot flasks, Qty of Oyster cans and Crab meat cans, Painted Men’s Dress Tie of Pair of Pintails signed L.T. Ward, (22) Bradford Exchange W.L. Goerge Fine China Federal Waterfowl Stamp plates in original packaging, Large Selection of Decoy and Waterfowl related books to include: Tom Youngs Skipjacks, Decoys at Shelbourne Museum, Decoys of the Mid-Atlantic Region by Henry Fleckenstein, Ward Brothers North American Decoys, Pioneer Decoy Carvers A Biography of Lem and Steve Ward, The Bird Decoy, Chesapeake Bay Skipjacks, American Waterfowl

Hunting Decoys: 12 Alpha Magnum Higdon Full Body Canada Geese, Decoy weights, Cork Goose Decoys & more!


 Bolt Action Rifles: Marlin Firearms MDl 882-S Bolt Action .22 Rifle, Remington Arms Co Mdl 673 Bolt Action .350 Rem Mag w/Leupold 3-9x40mm Scope, Sturm, Ruger & Co., Inc 77/17 All Weather Bolt Action Rifle in .17 HMR with BSA Sweet 17 Scope, Weatherby Vanguard bolt Action .300 Wby Mag w/Leupold scope.

Lever Action Rifles: Henry Repeating Arms .45 ACP Lever action rifle, Henry Repeating Arms .22 Cal Lever Action Rifle, Marlin Firearms Mdl 1894 Cowboy Limited .45 Colt Lever Action Rifle. Marlin Firearms Co. Mdl 444 Lever Action .444 Marlin Rifle.

Semi Auto Rifles: Sturm, Ruger & Co., Inc Mdl 10/22 Semi Auto Rifle w/Stainless BBL. Sturm, Ruger & Co., Inc Mdl 10/22 Semi Auto Rifle, Norinko Act III BWK-92 Sporter Semi Auto 5.56x45mm Rifle, Windham Weaponry Mdl WW15 AR-15 Semi Auto in .223 Cal.

Combo Rifle/Shotgun: New England Firearms SB1 Single Shot .410 GA/.45 Colt

Revolving rifle: Taurus/Braztech SCJ 4510 Circuit Judge Revolving Rifle.

Black Powder: Thompson Center FX 209x50 Mag Blackpowder Rifle with Leupold scope. Traditions Buck Stalker .50 Cal Inline Blackpowder rifle with scope, A. Rossi/Imp by Braztech Black Powder Tib up BBL Rifle.


Pump Action Shotguns: Mossberg Mdl 535 12 GA Tactical Pump Shotgun. Mossberg 500A Pump Action Shotgun. Mossberg 500A Pistol Grip 12 GA pump Shotgun.

SXS Shotgun: E.R. Amantino SXS Coach double barrel shotgun.

Single Shot Shotgun: Iver Johnson Arms & Cycle Works Champion Mdl 36 single shot 12 GA Shotgun, New England Firearms Pardner single Shot 12 GA Camo Shotgun, Sears & Roebuck Mdl 101.100 20 GA Single Shot Shotgun. J. Stevens A & T Co Little Pet single shot .410 shotgun.


Double Action Revolvers: Harrington & Richardson Automatic Ejecting 3RD Mdl .38 S&W.

Semi Auto Pistols: Astra Unceta & Compania Espana Mdl 1921 (400) 9mm Largo Pistol. Hihjos De A. Echeverria Vesta .32 ACP Semi Auto Pistol. KEL-TEC CNC, INC PLR-22 Semi Auto Pistol.


Special Interest: Remington Branded 23 Gun Safe w/Dial Combo. Made by Liberty Safe. We have Combo, Bushnell Range Finder Yardage Pro 200400 w/carry case, Deer Cam Scouting Camera Mdl DC-200 in Box, large Qty of hunting clothes, Qty of knives to include: Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation Skinning Knife w/sheath, Buck/RMEF Paklite knife w/sheath in Box. US Buck-RMEF 679 Hunting Knife w/ Sheath Box, Two Fixed blade Gut Hook knives with sheaths, Bushnell 18-36x50mm spotting scope w/table top Tripod and carry bag and much more!

Bows: Matthews Solocam SQ2 Compound Bow with Fiber Optic Sight, Ten Point 3x Pro-View Crossbow scope in Box, Martin M-14 Firecat Compound bow w/Quiver, Stabilizer, post sight and others!

Hunting Items: Mister Twister Electric fisherman fillet knife still in packaging, Avian Lifeline 360 Decoy Motion system still in packaging, Large Qty of Duck and Goose Calls to include: Bay Country Calls Shorething Goose Call (Black), Bay Country Calls Shorething Bay Call (Neon Green), Foiles Migratory “Straight Meat Honker” (Amber), Vocal Destruction Goose Call (Black), 2 P.S. Olt Co Wood 800 Goose Call, 2nd Goose & DR-115 Duck Call, Deer Grunt call, Deer Calls, Bleat calls, 2 Primos Bleat cans, Elk Vocalization tapes, Doe Tape, Glynn Scoby Goose & Duck calls, Ducks Unlimited Folding camp/hunting chair, Cabela’s Neoprene Chest Waders, Neoprene hip boots, Tree stands, Variety of Deer Corn feeders & much more!

Shooting Accessories: Bench Master Aluminum gun vise, Hoppes Bench Rest front w/Suede bag, Caldwell Lead Sled, Tipton Gun Vise, Two MEC Shotshell reloaders, Bog Pod Gear collapsible shooting Tripod, Shooting bipod sticks, Hardshell Rifle cases, Chilled Lead shot, RCBS Balance powder scale, Funnel, powder trickle, Caliper, Lyman Case trimmer, Several Partial Boxes of Primers CCI LG Rifle, Federal Lg Rifle, RCBS Shell holders, RCBC hand held primer & much more! 

Ammunition/Powder: Large Qty of Shotgun, rifle, and handgun ammo to include: 300 Win Mag Ammo 12 GA 3 & 3.5” Turkey & Waterfowl shotshells. full boxes of Cheyenne Cartridge Co. .44 WCF rounds, Boxes of 5 12 GA 3” Hevi-Shot #2, Rem. 12 GA 3” Mag #4 Partial Box, Federal 12 GA 3.5” #4 Partial Box, Rem. Hevi-Shot 12 GA 3.5” #6 Shot (2 Rds), Fed Premium 12 GA 3.5” BB (Partial), 3 Boxes Hevi-Shot 12 GA 3” & 3.5” , 40 Rds) of Hornady .204 Ruger .32 Grn V-Max (#83204), 5 Boxes (of 50 Rds +/-) of FNH USA 5.7x28mm 40 Grn Hornady V-Max (250 Rds +/-), Fed 12 GA 3” Slugs, 100 Rds +/- .38 Special F.C. Head stamped M41 Ammo by Federal Corp, Lg Qty of Remington Goose and Duck loads, cans of Gun Powder to include: Dupont IMR 4895, Dupont IMR 7828, Can Smokeless Powder, Hodgdon H380 Rifle Powder, Hodgdon Select Pyrodex, Hodgdon FFFG Triple Seven powder, Hodgdon RS Pyrodex and much more!

Vintage Fishing Rods and Reels: Vintage Meisselbach “Good Luck” sidewinder Mahogany fly fishing reel with Horseshoe and fish trademark made in the USA between 1890 and 1919, E.D. Evans Utica New York, vintage 4pc 12ft bamboo fishing pole in fitted wooden box, Vintage Alcock & Pierce Melbourne, Australia 4pc 12 ft Bamboo fly fishing rod and reel combo, Penn. No. 49 level wind fishing reel, Pflueger Ocean-C fishing reel , Penn Leveline 350 and Peer 209, four piece 8ft bamboo fly fishing rod with “The Climax” fly fishing reel, Ocean City No. 112 level wind fishing reel, Martin Fish Reel Co. H-I Utica New York, Gayle “Simplicity” No. 2, Made in USA un-named reel, System 1 model 456, Mastery Series WF-4f, Pflueger Medalist, (2) Vintage A.L. Floss, Clevland, Ohio Pork Rind Minnows in original tins “Shimmy Wiggler” and “Oriental Wiggler” and more!



Terms Personal Property: Visa/MC/Amex/Discover or approved check. 18% Buyer Premium for all Online Bids. 6% MD Sales Tax. All property is sold "As Is, Where Is", and All Sales are Final. Property is open to thorough public inspection. It is the Bidder's responsibility to determine condition, age genuineness, authenticity, value or any other determinative factor. Allen & Marshall Auctioneers and Appraisers, LLC may attempt to describe the merchandise in advertising, on the phone, on the internet and at the auction but makes no representations. In no event shall Allen & Marshall Auctioneers and Appraisers, LLC be held responsible for having made or implied any warranty of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose. Bidder shall be the sole judge of value.

Required Gun Paperwork: All modern firearms will be transferred through a licensed FFL dealer, who will be onsite, to process the required paperwork to transfer the firearms. A transfer fee will be collected by the FFL dealer. Our FFL can transfer Modern Rifles/Shotguns to Residents of MD, DE, VA, WV & PA. If you live out of Maryland and purchase a pistol or banned firearm the firearm(s) must be transferred to an FFL Dealer in your state to process the required paperwork. FFL dealers must bring an original signed copy of their FFL. MD Handgun purchasers must possess an HQL License. Maryland Regulated Firearm purchases are being completed online as or Jan. 1, 2017. If you are a MD Resident with an HQL please visit the MD State Police Website to fill out your paperwork. This paperwork can be filled out in advance of your purchase. You will be provided a Pin/Tracking # at the conclusion of filling out the paperwork. Bring that Pin # to the Auction. We can attach the Handgun information to your online paperwork and submit it directly to the MD State Police for processing. Questions can be addressed to the FFL Dealer, A&M Auctioneers, LLC at 410-835-0384. Contact Auction Co or view website for complete details.

Pickup: We will be onsite at the Auction Facility on Friday the 22nd of Sept., 2023 from 3 PM - 6 PM or the following week Monday Sept. 25th – 29th by Appointment. Buyer is responsible for removing all items. Buyer is responsible for bringing any required manpower, tools, boxes, wrapping paper, blankets, wheel cart or dollies needed to remove your items from the property. Items not picked or shipping arrangements made by Friday Sept. 29th, 2023 may be considered abandoned and will be disposed of at the discretion of the Auction Company.

Firearm Shipping: A&M Auctions will handle the shipping of Firearms & High Capacity Mags. Payment for the packing, materials, boxes, insurance, Signature Confirmation, handling & shipping of purchased lots is the sole responsibility of the buyer. Buyer is responsible for the actual cost of shipping. Shipping via US Postal Service Priority Mail or UPS. Shipping fees must be paid prior to the items being shipped. Shipping charges may be billed separately from the items won at auction. It may be 7-10 days time from the day the invoice for items won is charged & shipping charges are determined. IT SHOULD BE UNDERSTOOD SHIPPING HAS BECOME VERY EXPENSIVE. NO REFUNDS WILL BE GIVEN IF YOU CHOSE NOT TO HAVE YOUR ITEMS SHIPPED.


Shipping for Non-Firearm Items: A & M Auctions will NOT handle the shipping of Non-Firearm items. All Non Firearm items requiring shipping will be out sourced to one of three 3rd Party Shippers utilized by the Auction Co. We use the UPS Pack and Ship Store located in Salisbury, MD/Delmar, DE and a Parcel Plus Store located in Rehoboth Beach, DE. Payment for the packing, materials, boxes, insurance, Signature Confirmation, handling & shipping of purchased lots is the sole responsibility of the buyer. Buyer is responsible for the actual cost of shipping. Shipping fees must be paid prior to the items being shipped. Buyers will be notified or delivery to the 3rd Party Shipper. You will be responsible for Paying the Shipper Directly. IT SHOULD BE UNDERSTOOD THIS TYPE OF SHIPPING CAN BE VERY EXPENSIVE. NO REFUNDS WILL BE GIVEN IF YOU CHOSE NOT TO HAVE YOUR ITEMS SHIPPED. Shipping will not be available on some larger sized items. These items will be marked in the catalog. If you purchase an item marked with shipping not available the buyer will be responsible for hiring a moving/freight company and pay all associated costs.


Preview: Monday Sept. 18th, 2023 from 5 PM - 7 PM!


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