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Approx. life sized male towhee mounted on driftwo49 - Approx. life sized male towhee mounted on driftwo
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Approx. life sized male towhee mounted on driftwood by Peter Peltz, The Bird Barn, Sandwich, MA. XOC. Sanborn collection. (decoy)
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Estimates : 450.00 - 650.00
Sold to floor for (100.00 + 20.00) x 1 = 120.00
 
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Miniature flying white wing scoter drake with a 649X - Miniature flying white wing scoter drake with a 6
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Miniature flying white wing scoter drake with a 6 1/2 in wing span signed "A. J. Dando" on the underside of the wing. Minor damage to the ...
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Estimates : 250.00 - 450.00
Sold to floor for (125.00 + 25.00) x 1 = 150.00
 
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Miniature woodcock signed John E. Davis, Berlin, 50 - Miniature woodcock signed John E. Davis, Berlin,
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Miniature woodcock signed "John E. Davis, Berlin, NH" on the bottom of the base. XOC. Sanborn collection. (decoy) ...
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Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to floor for (400.00 + 80.00) x 1 = 480.00
 
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Miniature flying black duck with a 6 1/2 in wing 50X - Miniature flying black duck with a 6 1/2 in wing
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Miniature flying black duck with a 6 1/2 in wing span signed "A. J. Dando, "32" on the underside of the wing. Chip on the left wing t...
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Estimates : 250.00 - 450.00
Sold to floor for (150.00 + 30.00) x 1 = 180.00
 
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Miniature great blue heron on a burl base in XOC.51 - Miniature great blue heron on a burl base in XOC.
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Miniature great blue heron on a burl base in XOC. Signed on the bottom " Ira Frost, Great Blue Heron, 1985" Sanborn collection. (decoy) ...
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Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to floor for (300.00 + 60.00) x 1 = 360.00
 
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Miniature flying goldeneye drake with a 6 in wing51X - Miniature flying goldeneye drake with a 6 in wing
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Miniature flying goldeneye drake with a 6 in wing span by A. J. Dando but not signed. Small amount of fading on the upper wing. (decoy)
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Estimates : 250.00 - 450.00
Sold to floor for (125.00 + 25.00) x 1 = 150.00
 
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Lot of two miniature balsa decoy models made in t52 - Lot of two miniature balsa decoy models made in t
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Lot of two miniature balsa decoy models made in the Ward Brothers style. A canvasback drake with a narrow neck check and a dent on one side. A mallard
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to floor for (100.00 + 20.00) x 1 = 120.00
 
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Miniature flying eider drake with a 6 in wing spa52X - Miniature flying eider drake with a 6 in wing spa
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Miniature flying eider drake with a 6 in wing span signed "A. J. Dando, "33" on the underside of the wing. Clean break in the lower w...
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Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to floor for (150.00 + 30.00) x 1 = 180.00
 
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Lot of two miniature decoy models from The Red Fa53 - Lot of two miniature decoy models from The Red Fa
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Lot of two miniature decoy models from The Red Farm Studios, Providence, RI. A pintail drake painted by M. Stannert and signed on the bottom and a car
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Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to floor for (75.00 + 15.00) x 1 = 90.00
 
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Wonderful early folky mallard drake decoy made of53A - Wonderful early folky mallard drake decoy made of
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Wonderful early folky mallard drake decoy made of cypress or tupelo by Wilson Michel, New Orleans, LA, ca. 1930. XOP with a few rubs to the surface. T
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Estimates : 1,500.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to floor for (1,100.00 + 220.00) x 1 = 1,320.00
 
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Folky Louisiana mallard hen decoy with a tucked h53B - Folky Louisiana mallard hen decoy with a tucked h
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Folky Louisiana mallard hen decoy with a tucked head, carved wing outlines and no eyes. Made in the Bourg-Montegut area by an unknown craftsman. Very
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Estimates : 500.00 - 800.00
Sold to floor for (600.00 + 120.00) x 1 = 720.00
 
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Turned head shoveler drake decoy with Curtis Chau53C - Turned head shoveler drake decoy with Curtis Chau
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Turned head shoveler drake decoy with "Curtis Chauvin, Raceland, LA" burned into the bottom Nice raised wing carving detail, scratch paint...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to floor for (75.00 + 15.00) x 1 = 90.00
 
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Large hand carved Mississippi River delta style m53D - Large hand carved Mississippi River delta style m
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Large hand carved Mississippi River delta style mallard drake by Mike Tonguis, Mandeville, LA in XOC. Round bottom, carved eyes and nicely carved wing
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
 
 
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Pirogue dugout canoe ca. early 1900s from Bayou B53E - Pirogue dugout canoe ca. early 1900s from Bayou B
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Pirogue dugout canoe ca. early 1900's from Bayou Barataria, LA in good condition. Bottom has had fiberglass applied and the whole is painted duc...
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Estimates : 900.00 - 1,200.00
Sold to floor for (800.00 + 160.00) x 1 = 960.00
 
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Pirogue dugout canoe ca early 1900s from Bayou Ba53F - Pirogue dugout canoe ca early 1900s from Bayou Ba
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Pirogue dugout canoe ca early 1900's from Bayou Barataria, LA in good condition. Bottom has had fiberglass applied and the whole is painted duck...
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Estimates : 900.00 - 1,200.00
Sold to floor for (700.00 + 140.00) x 1 = 840.00
 
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Miniature flying red breasted merganser drake wit53X - Miniature flying red breasted merganser drake wit
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Miniature flying red breasted merganser drake with a 6 in wing span signed "A. J. Dando" on the underside of the wing under a wash of pain...
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Estimates : 150.00 - 250.00
Sold to floor for (75.00 + 15.00) x 1 = 90.00
 
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OUTSTANDING Hollow mallard hen decoy from the Mis54 - OUTSTANDING Hollow mallard hen decoy from the Mis
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OUTSTANDING Hollow mallard hen decoy from the Mississippi River area with glass eyes. In XOC with minor touch up at the neck and body join. One of the
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Estimates : 4,500.00 - 6,500.00
Sold to floor for (2,250.00 + 450.00) x 1 = 2,700.00
 
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Miniature Audubons Warbler by Jess Blackstone, Co54X - Miniature Audubons Warbler by Jess Blackstone, Co
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Miniature Audubon's Warbler by Jess Blackstone, Concord, NH. In XOC with "#4", "Audubon's Warbler" and the typical JB si...
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Estimates : 1,200.00 - 1,800.00
Sold to floor for (600.00 + 120.00) x 1 = 720.00
 
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Mallard hen decoy made by Rudy LeCompte from Bour55 - Mallard hen decoy made by Rudy LeCompte from Bour
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Mallard hen decoy made by Rudy LeCompte from Bourg, LA. B. 1910. Neck joint is re glued and weight has been removed. XOP with light overall wear to
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Estimates : 1,500.00 - 2,500.00
Sold to floor for (900.00 + 180.00) x 1 = 1,080.00
 
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Miniature spotted sandpiper by Jess Blackstone, C55X - Miniature spotted sandpiper by Jess Blackstone, C
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Miniature spotted sandpiper by Jess Blackstone, Concord, NH. In XOC with "#6817" and "Spotted Sandpiper" on the bottom of the mo...
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Estimates : 1,500.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to floor for (2,200.00 + 440.00) x 1 = 2,640.00
 
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Louisiana pintail hen by Victor Alfonso (1899-19856 - Louisiana pintail hen by Victor Alfonso (1899-198
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Louisiana pintail hen by Victor Alfonso (1899-1982) with cypress neck peg construction and OP. Glass eyes, carved wing outlines and great form. Struck
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Estimates : 2,000.00 - 3,000.00
Sold to floor for (1,200.00 + 240.00) x 1 = 1,440.00
 
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Miniature winter wren by Jess Blackstone, Concord56X - Miniature winter wren by Jess Blackstone, Concord
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Miniature winter wren by Jess Blackstone, Concord, NH. In XOC with "#4", "Winter Wren" and the typical JB signature on the botto...
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Estimates : 1,200.00 - 1,800.00
Sold to floor for (900.00 + 180.00) x 1 = 1,080.00
 
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OUTSTANDING Pintail hen by Alfred Herbert (1900-157 - OUTSTANDING Pintail hen by Alfred Herbert (1900-1
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OUTSTANDING Pintail hen by Alfred Herbert (1900-1974) from Montegut, LA. In his best very early style. Consignor felt that this decoy was buy Alcide
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Start Price : 1,000.00 | Estimates : 2,000.00 - 3,000.00
 
 
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Hen canvasback decoy in old working paint with bi58 - Hen canvasback decoy in old working paint with bi
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Hen canvasback decoy in old working paint with bill tip damage, end missing. JH, NOLA brand on the bottom. X Haneman collection. (decoy)
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Estimates : 500.00 - 750.00
Sold to floor for (200.00 + 40.00) x 1 = 240.00
 
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Pintail drake by James Curtis Rousell b. 1911, Ch59 - Pintail drake by James Curtis Rousell b. 1911, Ch
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Pintail drake by James Curtis Rousell b. 1911, Chalmette, LA. Fitted with glass eyes. In XOP with light wear. Nicely carved wing outlines and prima
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Estimates : 1,500.00 - 2,500.00
Sold to floor for (1,600.00 + 320.00) x 1 = 1,920.00
 
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Mallard hen decoy ca. 1930 in nearly unused condi60 - Mallard hen decoy ca. 1930 in nearly unused condi
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Mallard hen decoy ca. 1930 in nearly unused condition by Alvin Larose of Lockport, LA. In XOP with a few tight age checks on the body and the original
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Estimates : 1,000.00 - 1,250.00
Sold to floor for (950.00 + 190.00) x 1 = 1,140.00
 
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Yellowlegs decoy from LA in XOP with light wear a61 - Yellowlegs decoy from LA in XOP with light wear a
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Yellowlegs decoy from LA in XOP with light wear and a neck check. Body is carved like a boat. Made without eyes. (decoy)
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Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to floor for (325.00 + 65.00) x 1 = 390.00
 
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Solid body blue wing teal hen decoy from Canada w62 - Solid body blue wing teal hen decoy from Canada w
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Solid body blue wing teal hen decoy from Canada with impressed feathers on the back and wing outline carving. XOC, unused. (decoy)
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to floor for (75.00 + 15.00) x 1 = 90.00
 
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Ring bill drake decoy Sidney Foret (1902-1975) fr63 - Ring bill drake decoy Sidney Foret (1902-1975) fr
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Ring bill drake decoy Sidney Foret (1902-1975) from LA in original paint with painted eyes. (decoy)
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Estimates : 500.00 - 750.00
Sold to floor for (325.00 + 65.00) x 1 = 390.00
 
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Ring bill drake decoy from by Alfred Herbert (19064 - Ring bill drake decoy from by Alfred Herbert (190
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Ring bill drake decoy from by Alfred Herbert (1900-1974), Montegut, LA. In old paint with the original weight, nice form. (decoy)
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Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor for (250.00 + 50.00) x 1 = 300.00
 
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Ringbill drake decoy ca 1930, signed Alvan LaRose65 - Ringbill drake decoy ca 1930, signed Alvan LaRose
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Ringbill drake decoy ca 1930, signed Alvan LaRose, Lockport, LA in good old working paint. Struck by a few shot , tail edge wear, painted eyes. (decoy
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Estimates : 500.00 - 750.00
Sold to floor for (250.00 + 50.00) x 1 = 300.00
 
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Oversized mallard drake made in the Albert Cormad65A - Oversized mallard drake made in the Albert Cormad
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Oversized mallard drake made in the Albert Cormadelle or Bayou Gauche style by an unknown maker. Metal strap lead weight. Two exhibit tags attached to
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 10.00 - 23.00
Sold to floor for (2,000.00 + 400.00) x 1 = 2,400.00
 
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Miniature flying mallard hen from LA by Leslie Wa65B - Miniature flying mallard hen from LA by Leslie Wa
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Miniature flying mallard hen from LA by Leslie Waits, deceased, of Larose, LA. OP with bill roughage. (decoy)
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Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
Sold to floor for (200.00 + 40.00) x 1 = 240.00
 
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Pair of folky miniature mallards from Galliano-Ba65C - Pair of folky miniature mallards from Galliano-Ba
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Pair of folky miniature mallards from Galliano-Bayou LaFouche, LA. OP with wear and crackles. Carved wing detail. (decoy)
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
Sold to floor for (200.00 + 40.00) x 1 = 240.00
 
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Lot of two items. A carved wooden larger than lif66 - Lot of two items. A carved wooden larger than lif
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Lot of two items. A carved wooden larger than life sized rattlesnake with open mouth and protruding fangs. Very folky carving signed by Paul LeCompte
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Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold to floor for (75.00 + 15.00) x 1 = 90.00
 
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Bluebill drake decoy by Benjamin Schmidt, Detroit67 - Bluebill drake decoy by Benjamin Schmidt, Detroit
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Bluebill drake decoy by Benjamin Schmidt, Detroit MI. Signed on the bottom and dated 1964. BB 64 painted under the tail and Mike Ellis collection stam
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Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to floor for (475.00 + 95.00) x 1 = 570.00
 
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Pair of White wing scoter decoys by Benjamin Schm68 - Pair of White wing scoter decoys by Benjamin Schm
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Pair of White wing scoter decoys by Benjamin Schmidt, Detroit. MI. in XOC. Hen has glass eyes and drake has pearl bead eyes. Both have the Ellis and B
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Estimates : 2,500.00 - 4,500.00
Sold to floor for (900.00 + 180.00) x 1 = 1,080.00
 
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Miniature mallard drake by Benjamin Schmidt, Detr69 - Miniature mallard drake by Benjamin Schmidt, Detr
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Miniature mallard drake by Benjamin Schmidt, Detroit, MI. Made in two pieces with a bottom board. "BJS" in pencil on the bottom. XOC. (dec...
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Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to floor for (400.00 + 80.00) x 1 = 480.00
 
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Miniature black duck by Benjamin Schmidt. In XOC.70 - Miniature black duck by Benjamin Schmidt. In XOC.
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Miniature black duck by Benjamin Schmidt. In XOC. Signed on the bottom "Benj. J. Schmidt, Nov. 1959". (decoy)
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Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to floor for (400.00 + 80.00) x 1 = 480.00
 
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IMPORTANT OUTSTANDING EARLY English wood pigeon o71 - IMPORTANT OUTSTANDING EARLY English wood pigeon o
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IMPORTANT OUTSTANDING EARLY English wood pigeon or rock dove decoy in fine OP. Very light wear to surface. Great color and patina. Screw eyes and an
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Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to floor for (500.00 + 100.00) x 1 = 600.00
 
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Rare pair of red breasted mergansers ca 1900, fro72 - Rare pair of red breasted mergansers ca 1900, fro
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Rare pair of red breasted mergansers ca 1900, from Martha's Vineyard, MA with wonderful long upswept bills and sculptured bodies. Hollow with s...
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Estimates : 15,000.00 - 25,000.00
Sold to floor for (22,000.00 + 4,400.00) x 1 = 26,400.00
 
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OUTSTANDING Early pair of mallards by Max Gresser73 - OUTSTANDING Early pair of mallards by Max Gresser
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OUTSTANDING Early pair of mallards by Max Gresser, Blue Earth, MN. Ca 1930's. XOP with original coat of varnish and original weights. Made with ...
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Estimates : 2,000.00 - 4,000.00
Sold to floor for (3,300.00 + 660.00) x 1 = 3,960.00
 
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Wonderful small perky bufflehead hen with painted74 - Wonderful small perky bufflehead hen with painted
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Wonderful small perky bufflehead hen with painted tack eyes and great form. Old tight neck check. Head is pegged to the body. Knot in lower right brea
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Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
Sold to floor for (650.00 + 130.00) x 1 = 780.00
 
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Canada Goose decoy in rich thick dry near mint or75 - Canada Goose decoy in rich thick dry near mint or
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Canada Goose decoy in rich thick dry near mint original paint by Joseph Lincoln of Accord, MA. ca early 19th century. Typical narrow bottom check fro
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Estimates : 35,000.00 - 45,000.00
Sold to floor for (68,000.00 + 13,600.00) x 1 = 81,600.00
 
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Hollow red breasted merganser hen decoy possibly 76 - Hollow red breasted merganser hen decoy possibly
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Hollow red breasted merganser hen decoy possibly from the Kingston, MA. area with painted tack eyes, and "F. R. F. H." branded on the bott...
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Estimates : 2,000.00 - 3,000.00
Sold to floor for (1,150.00 + 230.00) x 1 = 1,380.00
 
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Relic upright Lincoln goose decoy with tack eyes 77 - Relic upright Lincoln goose decoy with tack eyes
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Relic upright Lincoln goose decoy with tack eyes and typical 1/2 in check in right side of the body along with numerous line age checks. Nearly devoid
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Estimates : 800.00 - 1,200.00
Sold to floor for (1,000.00 + 200.00) x 1 = 1,200.00
 
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Red breasted merganser in natural wood by Ben Smi78 - Red breasted merganser in natural wood by Ben Smi
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Red breasted merganser in natural wood by Ben Smith, Martha's Vineyard, MA. Head re-glued, glass eyes. Few surface checks and slivers of wood m...
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Estimates : 1,200.00 - 1,800.00
Sold to floor for (950.00 + 190.00) x 1 = 1,140.00
 
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Redhead decoy by Robert Elliston, Bureau, IL.  Ho79 - Redhead decoy by Robert Elliston, Bureau, IL. Ho
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Redhead decoy by Robert Elliston, Bureau, IL. Hollow, shot struck, and void of paint with a bit of roughage along side of bill and tail. Covered with
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Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to floor for (250.00 + 50.00) x 1 = 300.00
 
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Hollow bluebill hen decoy by Lou Reineri in XOC. 80 - Hollow bluebill hen decoy by Lou Reineri in XOC.
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Hollow bluebill hen decoy by Lou Reineri in XOC. Signed Reineri-99 on the bottom. (decoy)
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Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor for (100.00 + 20.00) x 1 = 120.00
 
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Rare early life sized bob white quail by A. E. C81 - Rare early life sized bob white quail by A. E. C
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Rare early life sized "bob white" quail by A. E. Crowell, East Harwich, MA. Very delicate carving with a notched crest and carved tail . S...
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Estimates : 24,000.00 - 28,000.00
Sold to floor for (18,000.00 + 3,600.00) x 1 = 21,600.00
 
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