Lot 447: Preening widgeon drake, Jim Schmiedlin, Bradfordwoods, Pennsylvania, circa 1990.Platinum House
April 26, 2013
St. Charles, IL, USALive Auction
Description: Preening widgeon drake, Jim Schmiedlin, Bradfordwoods, Pennsylvania, circa 1990. Hollow carved with right wing slightly raised, carved and crossed wing tips. Hunting history is written on underside detailing that 149 ducks were shot and retrieved over this decoy.
Condition Report: Strong original paint and structurally sound; two shot marks in left side of head.