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The preening canvasback deserves extra respect as a senior among decoys. Made in the third quarter of the 19th century, it is, said Deeter, “getting very old for decoys.” It was carved by Albert Laing, who had a market selling ducks at the Fulton Fish Market in New York City, and it is thought that the $34,500 decoy was part of his rig.The preening canvasback deserves extra respect as a senior among decoys. Made in the third quarter of the 19th century, it is, said Deeter, ...

North American Decoys at Auction | Maine Antique Digest

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Standing Canada goose by Charles Schoenheider

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Dating from the last quarter of the 19th century, the approximately 31" long hollow-carved slot-neck Canada goose sold for $632,500. Guyette Deeter’s detailed catalog entry notes who found it and where, the make of a crosspiece, the intended use for the decoy, details on the decoy’s removable head, the dates and locations of previous sales, etc., plus literature, including page numbers. At Sotheby’s January 2000 McCleery sale, it sold for $233,500. Guyette Deeter photo.Slot neck Canada goose

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Realized Price: $18960 Seabrook, New Hampshire Canada goose decoy by George Boyd (1873-1941), retaining its original painted surface, 18" h., 28" l., 9" w. Provenance: Mary Page, Warner, New Hampshire.

Wooden c. 1920 Brant Goose Decoy Long Island Nice!

Wooden c. 1920 Brant Goose Decoy Long Island

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Sold for $2,176 Four painted and hollow carved working decoys attributed to john blair, sr. (1842-1928 ), philadelphia, pa, late 19th/early 20th c Including a sleeping black duck, all with two dowels evident at underside, bear brand of "JD Norcom," with leaded weights.

THE PENNSYLVANIA SALE - SALE 1477 - LOT 536 - FREEMAN'S

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Realized Price: $3198 Carved swimming duck decoy, early 20th c., 20 1/2" l.

1977 & 1968 & 1966 Annual Decoy Collector's Guides by Hal Sorenson - Being sold on eBay - starting bid $10.

Floating Sculpture The Decoys of the Delaware River 1st ed. The best reference book available for Delaware River decoys, including John Blair. Nice color photos.

Sold $2,600 Carved swimming duck decoy, early 20th c., 20 1/2'' l.

This pair of wood ducks by Ben Schmidt flew over estimate at $20,700.

Sold $3,000 Wood Outdoor Duck Trade Sign with original bracket. Very good original condition. 31 X 19 X 4 inches.

Sold for: $369 Painted Balsa Wood Hooded Merganser Decoy, possibly Maryland, with worn inscription "LEM WARD CRISFIELD MD" on base, with finely carved head...

Sold for: $369 Pintail Drake Decoy, possibly Ward Brothers, Crisfield, Maryland, with painted eyes, applied iron weight, and a label inscribed "Pintail/War...

Sold $800 Rig of five carved and painted mallard duck decoys, mid 20th c., with a pine carry rack. Provenance: The Estate of Kristina Barbara Johnson,...

Sold for: $2,520 Eight Painted and Carved Mostly Black Duck Decoys, including black duck hens and sleepers, ht. to 6 1/2, wd. to 16 in.

LOT SOLD. 767,000 USD Rare and Important Eider Drake, Maker Unknown, Probably Mohegan Island, Maine Circa 1900 Solid body with inlet head and bill carving. Original paint with minor wear. Height 8 in. by Width 7 3/4 in. by Length 16 1/2 in.

$2,176 Four painted and hollow carved working decoys attributed to john blair, sr. (1842-1928 ), philadelphia, pa, late 19th/early 20th c Inc...

Sold $2,400 Carved and painted Cobb Island style swimming Canada goose decoy, mid 20th c., signed M. S. McNair, 28 1/4''

Sold $1,900 Canadian carved and painted eider decoy, ca. 1930, attributed to Jesse Obed, Nova Scotia, 14 1/4'' l.

Sold $425 New England carved and painted merganser duck decoy, early 20th c., 19 1/2'' l.

Sold $425 Decoy lot of (2) New Jersey Merganser decoys. Condition: fair to good.