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James Holly Canvasback
Canvasback drake by James Holly (1855-1935) of Havre de Grace, Maryland near the famous Susquehanna Flats…the youngest son of John “Daddy” Holly…he was also well known for making bushwack or sneak boats…15”L. 
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Bluebill drake by August Heinefield (1883-1952) of Rock Hall, MD circa 1930’s in dry original paint containing the Grays Inn Point Gun Club brand (“G.I.PT”) on the bottom.  The club was located near Eastern Neck Island and Langford Bay…13”L.  $550
Bluebill drake by August Heinefield (1883-1952) of Rock Hall, MD circa 1930’s in dry original paint containing the Grays Inn Point Gun Club brand (“G.I.PT”) on the bottom.  The club was located near Eastern Neck Island and Langford Bay…13”L.  $550
August Heinefield Bluebill
Bluebill drake by August Heinefield (1883-1952) of Rock Hall, MD circa 1930’s in dry original paint containing the Grays Inn Point Gun Club brand (“G.I.PT”) on the bottom.  The club was located near Eastern Neck Island and Langford Bay…13”L.   
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Ward Bros. Blue Wing Teal
Outstanding pair of blue wing teal by Lem & Steve Ward from Crisfield, MD...beautiful paint with minor wear...ding in back of drake...both signed and dated 1952...sweet pair measuring 9"L. 
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John Dilley Dowitcher
Classic long-billed dowitcher by John Dilley from Quogue, NY circa 1890…exquisite paint detail typical of his work…bill is likely professional replacement…outstanding Long Island shorebird…approximately 11”L.
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George "Wash" Barnes Teal
Exceedingly rare drake blue wing teal by George Washington Barnes from Charlestown, MD near Carptenter's Point...overpaint professionally removed to reveal the original surface...original leather thong & weight remain...circa 1900...measures 14"L. 
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Carl Malmstrom Pheasants
Wonderful pair of flying pheasant wall plaques by Carl Malmstrom of Long Cove, Maine…hen displaying breast and feet while cock bird showing off full plumage color...pencil signed on backs…circa 1940's...14.5”L. 
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Davey Nichol Ringbill
Extremely rare drake Ringbill by Davey Nichol of the famous Smiths Falls School of carving in Ontario, Canada... stylized carving including raised wings, carved crest and bill detail…original paint with wear...13”L.         
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Oliver Lawson Widgeon
Outstanding and early pair of wideon by this master from Crisfield, MD…made for Jim Ennis of Pocomoke City when he was 19…got enough white cedar as payment to make the decoys and build a skiff...signed and dated 1957 on bottom.         
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Cigar Daisey Bluebill Pair
Great early pair of bluebills by Cigar Daisey from Chincoteague, VA…exquisite paint and carving with raised, crossed wings...signed & branded on bottoms…personalized to Norris Pratt…circa 1960's and near mint with few rubs…approximately 12”L.
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Buck Crawford Goldeneye
Fantastic drake goldeneye from Smiths Falls, Ontario, Canada circa 1920’s with the finest carving, stamping and paint associated with that school of carvers...retains original swing weight and "WJC" brand on bottom.
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Jess Blackstone Quail
Early example of this Pembroke, NH  carver...nice original paint with a few dings and damage to tail area…carved feet on a woodend base that includes his paper label...raised wings and incredibly detailed paint patterns...eyes appear to be glass...circa early 1940's...4” l. 
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Dan English Bufflehead
Exceedingly rare, hollow bufflehead by Dan English from Florence, NJ...mixture of early overpaint to white surfaces and original paint...fluted tail and great carving on head...circa 1920's...his father's name is written on the bottom...measures 11"L. 
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"Over the Marsh"
Chet Reneson (American, b. 1934) framed watercolor painting depicting classic duck hunting scene of hunter awaiting ducks arrival...brush signed “RENESON” lower right…overall excellent condition…image size 18”h x 28”w.
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Black duck by John R. Wells of Toronto, Canada with glass eyes, worn paint, wafer thin hollow body construction and “JRW” cold stamped into bottom board…16”L.  $650
Black duck by John R. Wells of Toronto, Canada with glass eyes, worn paint, wafer thin hollow body construction and “JRW” cold stamped into bottom board…16”L.  $650
John Wells Black Duck
Black duck by John R. Wells of Toronto, Canada with glass eyes, worn paint, wafer thin hollow body construction and “JRW” cold stamped into bottom board…16”L.  
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Lloyd Sterling Goldeneye
Exceedingly rare drake goldeneye from Crisfield circa 1930…exhibits beautiful although worn original paint and outstanding form...several cracks and knots evident in photos...approximately 17”L. 
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Pintail hen by Miles Hancock of Chincoteague, VA circa 1930’s in original paint with cedar body and minor “repair” to neck that looks to have been done in his shop prior to original paint being applied…very minor wear overall…17”L.  $1150
Pintail hen by Miles Hancock of Chincoteague, VA circa 1930’s in original paint with cedar body and minor “repair” to neck that looks to have been done in his shop prior to original paint being applied…very minor wear overall…17”L.  $1150
Miles Hancock Pintail
Pintail hen by Miles Hancock of Chincoteague, VA circa 1930’s in original paint with cedar body and minor “repair” to neck that looks to have been done in his shop prior to original paint being applied…very minor wear overall…17”L.
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"Ohio Blair" Teal
An outstanding teal from the Ottowa Shooting Club circa 1870's...Blair School form and wafer thin body...original paint with wear..."B B" hot brand on bottom for Barney Blee, one of the founding members...11"L.
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Obediah Verity Peep
Extremely rare peep shorebird from this Seaford, Long Island maker in 100% original condition with wear and shot scars…wood loss to portion of original bill...raised wings and carved eyes as were his trademarks...circa 1870's…approximately 7”L. 
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Ward Bros. Teal Pair
Decorative green wing teal pair from the early 1960's with varnished bottoms…both in extraordinary original paint...hollow cedar construction...drake is preening and hen is alert position, both with beautiful form...approximately 9”L. 
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George Warin Redheads
Sleek looking pair of redheads by this Toronto, Canada carver circa 1880's...hen is hollow with incised "H" on bottom...drake has solid body with "P. H. Deming" stencil on bottom from the St. Clair Flats Shooting Company...worn original paint with shot scars and paint loss...12”L.
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"John Woodcock"
Lynn Bogue Hunt (1878-1960) original pencil etching on artist board done for “Our American Game Birds” set completed in 1917 and distributed by Field & Stream... pencil signed lower right and on back…overall excellent condition…7”h x 6”w.  
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Richard Jansen Pintail
Wonderful hen pintail by "Fresh Air Dick" from Napa, CA with raised wings, fluted tail and incised primaries and secondaries…beautiful paint and warm patina with minor paint loss…approximately 15”L. 
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Ezra Hankins Bluebills
Stylish pair of hollow bluebills from Point Pleasant, NJ...exhibiting his turned head style with well defined jaws, carved eyes and bill...both have combination of worn original and over paint...both weights cold stamped "E. B. Hankins"...13"L.
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Ned Burgess Coot
Rare and outstanding Churches Island, North Carolina coot with a swimming head position and original paint with honest gunning wear…very small bite marks on sides of head...circa 1920's...12”L.
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Willie Ross Merganser
This hen red breasted merganser represents folk art at its best!  Displaying great form and inset head that would have originally had peacock quill crest typical of Chebeague Island, Casco Bay, Maine... worn original paint that has mellowed to a warm patina...measuring 18"L. 
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Charles Edwards Brant
Outstanding brant in swimming position with forward leaning head and solid body construction…worn original paint with gunning wear...made in Core Sound, North Carlina around 1925...19”L.
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Ward Bros. Canvasbacks
Nice pair of gunning style canvasbacks each with poems on the underside…drake in sleeping position and hen with turned head...original paint with some shrinkage on the hen...signed and dated 1973...approximately 14”L.
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"Ohio Blair" Black Duck
Recently discovered in CT is this Porter Rig black duck from the Winous Point Shooting Club circa 1870's...Blair School form and wafer thin body...early paint with wear...see Mississippi Flyway frontispiece photo of rig mate decoy...16"L.
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Frank Finney Snipe
Wonderfully done Wilson's Snipe or Jack Snipe by this Capeville, VA artist…made in the style of the great Elmer Crowell the paint and patina are unparalleled...extensive carving on wings and tail feathers...mounted on a wooden "rock" base...signed on base...10.5”t.
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Marty Hanson Widgeon
Mint drake widgeon by one of the premier contemporay carvers in the country today from Prior Lake, Minnesota...from his first rig of widgeon but never hunted...flat bottom includes ink stamp from 1988...15”l. 
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Pete Peterson Swan
Graceful hollow swan made by this Cape Charles, VA carver…neck is mortised into the body for added strength...branded with inscription on bottom "My 15th Swan" and "October 1981"...retains tag from the collection of John Hillman...area of slight blistering of paint on back...approximately 32”l.
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Holten Legg Swan
Elegant swimmer head swan by this Kent Island carver circa 1940...hollow, laminated body construction with minor separation cracks and crazing...mellowed original paint that is pleasing to the eye...signed on the underside "William Holten Legg"...about 29”L. 
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