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Roe Terry Merganser
A stylish "wavy crest" drake hooded merganser by the DUC-MAN from Chincoteague, Virginia...textured paint, hollow body and fluted tail...branded "ROE" and "R" under bill...signed with "Top of the Line Gunning Bird"...out of his personal gunning rig...14”L. 
SOLD
Contemporary Decoy 99
Frank Finney Mallard Pair
Outstanding pair of oversize mallards by Frank Finney of Capeville, VA…made in the style of the Caines Brothers rig that was used at Hobcaw Barony near Georgetown, SC...outstanding form and patina...circa 1978...approximately 19”l. 
$3,200/pr.
Oliver Lawson Gadwalls
Classic pair of gadwalls in the style of his mentors, Lem & Steve Ward from Crisfield, Maryland...outstanding form and paint on this beautiful pair...signed on the bottom...mint condition...15”L.
SOLD
Mark Daisey Bufflehead
Early drake dipper as they are known on Chincoteague Island by the nephew of the famous Cigar Daisey…extensive wing carving and feather delineation with carved cape on head...recently found on the eastern shore of Maryland, it is signed and dated 1981...approximately 11”l.
SOLD
Contemporary Decoy 1621
Madison Mitchell Pintails
Matched pair of pintails by this master carver from Havre de Grace, MD…both in original paint having never been in the water...purchased directly from Mitchell's shop in the early 1960's...both have tight neck cracks...approximately 17” & 19"l.
$650
Contemporary Decoy 767
Pierre Bacon Brant
Smart looking brant from this carver from Quebec, Canada…hollow body construction with beautiful paint that has been purposefully antiqued to create a soft patina..."P B" stamped into bottom with leather line tie for use in the water...approximately 19”l.
$325
Contemporary Decoy 697
Pierre Bacon Brant
Smart looking brant from this carver from Quebec, Canada…hollow body construction with beautiful paint that has been purposefully antiqued to create a soft patina..."P B" stamped into bottom with leather line tie for use in the water...approximately 19”l.
$325
Andre Broussard Loon
Impressive loon decoy from Quebec, Canada...glass eyes and bill carving enhance original paint purposely worn to wood in places revealing beautiful wood grain...retains original ballast weight...tight crack in neck and chip in underside of bill...measures about 22"L. 
$625
Contemporary Decoy 777
Cigar Daisey Mallards
Minty pair of cork body mallards by this legend from Chincoteague, Virginia...cork bodies with wooden heads, tail inserts and keels in unused condition...glass eyes and extraordinary paint...both are branded and signed on the bottom...16”L.
SOLD
Contemporary Decoy 1727
Madison Mitchell Goose
Early working Canada goose by this master carver from Havre de Grace, MD…original paint with some wear from use...purchased directly from Mitchell's shop in the early 1960's...two available for purchase...approximately 24"l.
$350
Pete Peterson Widgeon
Intense looking drake widgeon made by this Cape Charles, VA carver…alert pose with high head as if he is protecting his hen during nesting season...minor wear and area of blistering of paint under tail...branded, signed and dated 1980...approximately 13.5”l.
$525
Contemporary Decoy 810
Rick Brown Wood Ducks
Content pair of wood ducks by this accomplished New Jersey carver…tucked heads sit on hollow carved bodies with raised, delineated wings, fluted tail and nice bill carving...near mint original paint, having never been hunted...circa 1990...approximately 13.5”l.
$450/pr.
Contemporary Decoy 1737
William Alley Beal Scoter
Preening white wing scoter in the downeast tradition by this carver from Maine identified by Johnny Hillman tag attached...raised wings and inset head very similar to Gus Wilson...original leather thong remains...ballast weight has been removed for the shelf...measures about 17"L. 
$950
Contemporary Decoy 1738