Lot 4: Mallard drake, Robert Elliston, Bureau, Illinois, circa 1880.
April 25, 2013
St. Charles, IL, USALive Auction
Description: Mallard drake, Robert Elliston, Bureau, Illinois, circa 1880. Elliston weight on underside. Elliston's rarer round body style.
Condition Report: Original paint with minor wear on much of the decoy; moderate wear on underside, a few small dents.
Literature: "Decoys of the Mississippi Flyway", Alan Haid, p. 156.