Lot 6: Pair of canvasbacks, Robert McGaw, Havre de Grace, Maryland.Platinum House
November 7, 2012
Easton, MD, USALive Auction
Description: Pair of canvasbacks, Robert McGaw, Havre de Grace, Maryland. Both are on their original wooden bases. Drake is in rare slightly forward swimming pose.
Condition Report: Near mint original paint; hairline crack at drake's neck base; tiny chip missing at front of drake's neck base.
Literature: "Decoys of the Mid Atlantic Region" Henry Fleckenstein, Jr, p. 112.