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    Bluebill drake by the Ward Brothers

    Decorative Canada goose by the Ward Brothers Auction World Record Price for Ward Brothers Decorative

    Wood Duck Drake Wood Carving Resting

    Jon Deeter calls this drake by the Mason Decoy Factory in Detroit, Michigan, a holy grail of collecting. Premier grade, it couples the rarest species with the highest grade of the factory. The only hollow-carved example known to exist, it is in superb condition. No wonder it was top lot at $690,000, setting a world auction record for the factory maker. It brought $354,500 at the McCleery sale at Sotheby’s in January 2000. Guyette Deeter photo.Wood duck by the Mason Decoy Factory

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    Ward Brothers Canvasback Duck Decoy Vintage Crisfield Maryland ca. 1930

    A rare red breasted merganser drake by the Mason Decoy Factory fetched $34,500.

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    Outstanding pintail drake by the Ward Brothers.

    Canvasback, Ward Bros. 1936

    "High head" canvasback drake by the Ward Brothers

    Pintail drake duck decoy. Stephen Ward (1895–1976) and Lemuel Ward (1896–1984) Crisfield, Maryland c. 1935

    Realized Price: $60,000 Singular rig mate pair of redheads c1920's by Ira Hudson (1876-1949) of Chincoteague, VA. Both heads strongly turned, drake to the left and hen to the right. Especially attractive, plump football shape and thin flat paddle tail so characteristic of Hudson's best work. Strong original paint with well-defined swirling at edge of both breasts. Surface is crackled on breast and on rump of both. Thin, tight check in back and thin crack on bot-tom of both. Each h

    Hand carved Blue Winged Teal Drake Decoy Duck carving - great esty shop of hand carved duck decoys

    Ward Brothers Green Wing Teal Hen


    Rare and Early Ward Brothers Canvasback Drake, Crisfield, Maryland, circa 1930.

    Sold For $ 850 Carved and Painted Redhead Drake Decoy. Red head with clear glass eyes, black bill and a black and gray detailed white body. Applied lead weight strip with stamped mark of a skeleton key with "HAYS beneath on the bottom. Iron tethering staple. 7"h. X 14"l. Condition: Good with light use wear.

    Cinnamon Teal Drake Wood Carving by Randal Martin