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Marty Hanson, Prior Lake, MN Standing Mallard 

 

Rare full bodied standing mallard decoy by Marty Hanson.  This decoy is approximately life size in a reaching head position.  It has excellent original paint that has mellowed nicely.  It was made as a stick up type field decoy and comes with its original stand and stick.  You will notice that the foot is painted on the base.  This has the maker's mark on the bottom of the base.  The decoy is approximately 10-15 years old and represents the rarest of the rare for Marty Hanson as Marty makes very few standing full bodied decoys.

HC127N Price: $3250.00

 

Marty Hanson, Prior Lake, MN Standing Black Duck

 

 

Rare full bodied resting pose standing black duck decoy by Marty Hanson.  This decoy is approximately life size in a resting pose position.  It has excellent original paint that has mellowed nicely.  It was made as a stick up type field decoy and comes with its original stand and stick.  You will notice that the foot is painted on the base.  This has the maker's mark on the bottom of the body of the decoy.  The decoy is approximately 10-15 years old and represents the rarest of the rare for Marty Hanson as Marty makes very few standing full bodied decoys.  It has an age shrinkage line down the middle of the back of the decoy with a couple of tiny paint chips missing in that area.  Otherwise, the paint is in mint condition.

HC126N Price: $3250.00

 

                                                       

Charles Perdew Pintail Drake with original paint by Cline McCalpin

Cline McCalpin learned to carve decoys as a Protégé of Charles Perdew.  This very rare pintail decoy was Carved by Charles Perdew. Henry, Illinois and painted by Cline McCalpin of Chicago, Illinois.  The decoy was probably made as a decorative for someone as it was never rigged for hunting.  It appears to be unused with excellent original paint.  Circa late 1950's early 1960's.

HC18N Price: $3500.00

 

 

Douglas Mosley, Princeton, IL Mallard Drake, Circa 1890's

 

This Decoy is part of a rig of unused decoys that were found by Joe Tonelli.  It has one spot of flaking paint on the head, otherwise it is in perfect condition.   Doug Mosley made rigs of Mallards, Canvasbacks and Redheads and his wife Sara painted them.  Mosley painted his initials on the bottom of his decoys.  HC242 Price: $3500.00
 

Billy Ellis Blue Bill pair

Unused pair of Blue Bills by Billy Ellis, Canada.  These were a part of a set of decoys that were used as display models in a hardware store that sold decoys.  The are in excellent unused condition.  All original paint  HC128  $1750.00

                            

 

Early John Blair Jr. attributed Gadwall Drake

 

This decoy probably dates to the early 1880's or before.  It has very good original paint.  It does have a repair to the neck crack.  The bill had been broken off and reattached with a nail, probably done by the hunter years ago.  HC129N $3900.00

                                                                  

               

                                   

Duncan DuCharme St Ambrose, Manitoba (Delta Marsh) Canada: Red Head Hen Duck Decoy
Duncan DuSharme RedHead

Canada, St. Ambrose, Manitoba (Delta Marsh Area) Duncan DuCharme Rare Red Head Hen Ca. 1940's.  This decoy is one of six redhead decoys known by DuCharme and is from the  Famed Gaylord Rig, which contained some of the best decoys that DuCharme made. It has excellent original paint probably by Peter Ward who painted many of his decoys and also has the original metal keel common to these decoys. It has a few scuffs to the paint and a slight separation to the neck seat area. Rarely did his decoys ever have eyes.  

 HC66  Price: $ 1400
 

 

Bernard Ohnmacht, Lafayette, Indiana Mallard Hen Ca 1930's

Bernard Ohnmacht , (1899-1975), only made one rig of decoys for himself, a rig of 100 consisting of mallards, black ducks, pintails and a few geese.  He did not make any to sell. For more info see page 149 in the book "Decoys of the Mississippi Flyway" by Alan Haid.  This decoy has very fine and detailed original paint and a small dent in the back.  This is the best Ohnmacht Hen Mallard we have seen.
HC124N   Price: $  4500.00

                              

 

Dewey Pertruit, Raceland, Louisiana Ringbill Drake

 

 

 

This decoy is in excellent condition with probable old hunter repaint.  It retains its original weight and line tie.  HC $495.00  
 

Reeves Family Attributed Hollow St. Clair Flats Style Red Head Drake

 

canvasback

This decoy has original paint with fine combing on much of the body. it has old shoe buttons for eyes. it has a thin bottom board and is lightly hollowed. There is some flaking in several places most likely caused by the decoy cord while stored.

HC3N   Price $425.00

 

Pair of Nova Scotia Mergansers Ca. 1940's
Merganzer pair

 

 

 

 

Both decoys have old working original paint. they are carved by a unknown talented carver.  The head on the drake is of two piece construction and the hen is in a preening position. Both decoys have tack eyes with a small piece of plastic behind that to simulate eyes.

HC12PR  Price:  $1175.00

 

 

 

Unknown Hollow Black Duck upper New York State

 

black duck

Unusual Blind Eye Upper New York State, Alexandria Bay area, deep hollow body Black Duck.  Old Working probably second coat of Paint with some original on head and bill.  Decoy is circa 1920's and was made by a unknown carver.  This decoy is in good condition other than a tail chip and a tight crack in the neck seat area.

    HC5N   Price: $475.00

 

 
 
 
 Early Michigan or Ohio Bobtail Bluebill Drake Duck Decoy

 

This classic bobtail decoy was found in a shed in Ohio. Its carver is unknown to us.  It has a great stylish head with tack eyes and original paint. It has  retained the original keel and rigging.  The head has some tiny worm damage and there are small cracks in the body and a gouge on one side.  It's Circa 1920's.

   HC8N  Price: $295.00

 

 

Rare Toledo, Ohio  Hen Canvasback Duck Decoy

 

This stylish original paint early Ohio hen canvasback is solid and has a unique insert tail piece. It has painted eyes and well carved head and bill  It comes from a rig of decoys that were hunted over by the Stranihan family, original owners of "Champion Spark Plugs" out of Toledo, Ohio. These decoys are believed to have been made in Ohio circ: 1900.

   HC9N   Price: $895.00
 

 

 

 

Early Ohio Red Head Drake Duck Decoy

 

This decoy is by that famous Unknown maker, found in an Ohio shed. Its probably a Ohio club decoy from the 1890's.  It has a perky head with replaced eyes and has several old coats of working re-paint and lots of character.  It has inletted lead weights in the bottom.

   HC10N   Price:  sold

 
 
 
 
Richard Schiebel Wood Duck Pair

Richard Schiebel, Hutchinson, MN, ....nice, hollow and in unused condition.   Not many of Richard's decoys are hollow carved.

HC125N  Price: sold

 
 
 
 
Mike Pavolich Michigan Canvasback Drake

HC14N  Mike's decoys have a similar look to another Michigan carver, One Arm Kelly.  This decoy is in near mint condition with minor wear on the tail. It has a very well carved head and bill.  It retains the original keel and rigging.

Price: $375.00

Unusual Flying Crow Decoy with moveable wings Unknown Maker

 

 

 


this decoy is well proportioned folk art style carved body with moveable wings attached with nails.  It has bill carving and carved eyes.  it is stamped RDV on the bottom, possibly for the maker.  It is approximately 20-30 years old and is in original paint and condition.
HC178   Price:  $175.00
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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