Mail icon Four of the duck decoys among the plus lots to be sold beginning at 10 a. And two ducks made by the famed Ward Brothers of Crisfield, Md. What distinguishes these ducks from others that do well at auction is their function as working, as opposed to purely decorative, decoys, although the Ward Brothers black duck was never used, according to the catalog description. The two Ward Brothers decoys also have heads slightly turned, a nod to enhancing their credibility to the ducks they lured. The bulk of the decoys are far more affordable, particularly the newer, nonworking models. A large number of the decoys were made by New Jerseyans. Steve Morey of Tuckerton has more than two dozen, most with presale estimates in the mid-three-figure range. There are 10 decoys by the Shourds dynasty, also expected to bring three figures. Perhaps the most unusual decoy is a swan carved by Bob Kerr of Smith Falls, Ontario, in a sleeping position, with its bill tucked under a raised wing.
Snowden as a wedding gift not long after it opened. The hotel had 75 rooms, with private bathrooms, and numerous elegant public rooms. Lee and Nathan Bedford Forrest. Jefferson Davis , the former President of the Confederacy , lived there in when he worked as president of an insurance company. The building was demolished and Lowenstein’s department store was constructed there. A patron could bring a bottle acquired elsewhere into the hotel bar, The Creel, where the bartender would tag it and mix drinks from it at the patron’s request.
Antique Duck Decoys. Related Categories. Auction Alerts. Birds of a feather flock together. In this case, the cliché rings true, and Native Americans knew it. When the colonists first arrived in North America, they found that the natives were using mud, bulrushes, fowl carcasses, and other materials to create imitations of ducks and other fowl.
More information can be found online at www. Waterfowl hunting continues to evolve as decoys become more realistic each season. While the waterfowl hunting experience of decoying birds may be thousands of years old dating back to the beginnings of man, the escalation of movement, realism and concealment options continue to redefine decoy hunting for ducks and geese. Most ardent waterfowl hunters will agree that the right equipment combined with the right knowledge and experience gained in the marsh or field is the ultimate formula for success.
Perhaps nothing has changed field duck hunting like spinning wing decoys over the last 15 years. Spinning wing decoys like the Lucky Duck HD continue to become more durable with better recharging systems and remotes that allow hunters to synchronize several decoys on one remote system. With that being said, in the eyes of ducks… all spinning wing decoys are equal if the wings are spinning fast enough to blur.
In the eyes of duck hunters however, having a spinning wing decoy that is both functional and rugged tops the list of importance. Lucky Duck Decoy Co.
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Purchase We’re pleased to offer a nice selection of Decoys from various factories on West Coast Decoys. If you see anything that you’d like additional information on please e-mail me at westcoastdecoys gmail. Feel free to call me at 1 Thick all original paint with the J. An absoultely stunning example of Mason’s finest carving and painting.
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But maybe we should start from the beginning. In we published an article by Jamie Reason on Charles Sumner Bunn, a Shinnecock Native American who Jamie was convinced made the duck and shorebird decoys that had long been attributed to Bill Bowman. According to Bill Mackey, who introduced him to the decoy collecting world in , Bowman was a drunk who lived in a tent in the marsh on the south shore of Long Island where he reportedly carved and painted some of the finest shorebird decoys ever made in America.
In the following two to three issues of the magazine we fielded numerous letters from collectors who either agreed or disagreed with his conclusions. Many took neither side, simply stating that regardless of who made them they were, indeed, superior works of art. We were more than happy to host this debate.
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QR Code Diagram of the plan of a 5-pipe duck decoy A duck decoy is a device to capture wild ducks or other species of waterfowl. Formerly the birds were slaughtered and used for food. More recently they have also been used for ornithological research.
Samples were retrieved from two duck decoys and A. J. T. Tull of the University of Arizona, Tucson conducted the dating of the specimens. In he reported the dates to Don D. Fowler. Duck Decoy 13/, Lovelock Cave was dated at 2, + BP, and Duck Decoy 13/B was dated at 2, + .
What is a Cheating Decoy Investigation? A cheating decoy or honey trap investigation is one in which an investigator is employed to make contact with a partner suspected of cheating, and present them with the opportunity to exhibit unfaithful behavior. Who are Cheating Decoy Investigations For?
This decoy was never rigged, weighted, or used. It has thick detailed original paint with no wear and the “Evans Decoy”, factory stamp on the bottom. It has just a few flakes of paint loss on the tail and the neck seat areas and a tight crack in the neck with no movement, that runs to the seat area and not through the neck. This is truly an investment grade Evans Decoy for the serious collector.
Harold’s first decoys were designed using Lowery patterns. Walter Lowery even painted and carved the heads of Harold’s first decoy rig.
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I answer all emails. If you do not get a reply, look in your spam or junk folder. They range from very early to last, many are one of a kind and or have a special letter attached. Most, if not all, are Mint, most have boxes and papers. If any one has a serious interest in all of them, contact me. I am not interested in breaking them up. Harlan, Howard and Andrews, Crew. Special Ducks Unlimited Edition.
Laid in is a card from DU stating the book has over calls covered and makers, plus the history of duck calls. The photo shows both the book and the laid in price guide, it is not two pics of the book. Yes it is dated, but it gives relative values. Book is very fine. Dj has edge chips and small tears. Top left front of dj has a white spot where a price tag was removed, I presume.
Canadian Museum of History acquires outstanding collection of antique decoys
Moorestown Police Officer Tom Lewis, born and raised in Burlington City, has always possessed a resourcefulness, knack for woodworking and love of the great outdoors. At age 6, Lewis began carving wooden masterpieces out of whatever tools he could find, including glass, scrap metal, weaving grass and sticks. Without instruction, he would create canoes, totem poles and figures inspired by the natural objects in nature. As a child, he did not have the money to buy decoys, so instead he started making them.
Not signed but very much looks like the work of Jay who is known as a fish decoy maker and is listed in Kimball’s Fish Decoy maker book. Jay is the son of the very well known sporting collectible experts Joe and Donna Tonelli.
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