Lot 515: Rare pinch breast style pintail drake, Ward Brothers, Crisfield, Maryland.
April 25, 2014
St. Charles, IL, USALive Auction
Description: Rare pinch breast style pintail drake, Ward Brothers, Crisfield, Maryland. Slightly turned head.
Condition Report: Original paint on much of the decoy; old touchup on white areas and top of bill; the decoy was varnished a long time ago; hairline crack in underside; filled curing crack in back has had some of the filler fall out.
Provenance: From the White Mallard Club near Calusa, California. Rigmate to lot 24 in our August 2013 auction.