Lot 1: Important pintail drake, Mason Decoy Factory, Detroit, Michigan.Platinum House
November 6, 2013
Easton, MD, USALive Auction
Description: Important pintail drake, Mason Decoy Factory, Detroit, Michigan. Premier grade with early snakey head style. Just under 20" long.
Condition Report: Original paint with good patina; minor discoloration and very little wear; in factory filled crack in back with some of the filler missing; small amount of paint missing at two knots near in factory crack; small dent in one side of head; retains Mason fac
Provenance: Branded "Chas. McCullough." From the McCullough hunting rig used at the Duck Island Club in Peoria, Illinois.