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Auction Description for Guyette & Deeter: Rare Waterfowl Decoy Auction - Day 2
Auction Description:
Rare Waterfowl Decoy Auction - Day 2

Rare Waterfowl Decoy Auction - Day 2

by Guyette & Deeter

Platinum House

223 lots | 219 with images

July 30, 2006

Boston, MA, 02108 USA

Hollow carved bluebill drake, Fred Allen, Monmouth, Illinois, circa 1900.

Lot 264: Hollow carved bluebill drake, Fred Allen, Monmouth, Illinois, circa 1900.

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Description: Comb painting on back.

Condition Report: Original paint with minor wear on white areas; moderate wear on black areas; small dents.

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Mallard drake, Bert Graves, Peoria, Illinois.

Lot 265: Mallard drake, Bert Graves, Peoria, Illinois.

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Description: Retains Graves weight. Marked "VBR" on underside, from the Vern Robinson rig.

Condition Report: Original paint with minor wear on most of the decoy; old overpaint has been taken off of the head; lightly hit by shot.

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Early hollow greenwing teal hen, Robert Elliston, Bureau, Illinois, last quarter 19th century.

Lot 266: Early hollow greenwing teal hen, Robert Elliston, Bureau, Illinois, last quarter 19th century.

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Description: Retains the original Elliston weight embossed with Elliston's name; also branded "TREGO". Used at Lake Puckaway, Wisconsin. Purchased at Oshkosh Show in 1988.

Condition Report: Old working coat of overpaint has been taken down to reveal the original Catherine Elliston paint; a few shot marks evident; overall structurally sound.

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Pintail drake, McKenzie Brothers, Henry, Illinois, circa 1915.

Lot 267: Pintail drake, McKenzie Brothers, Henry, Illinois, circa 1915.

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Description: Good comb paint detail. Purchased in 1975 from a boat house near St. Louis along with several others in this sale.

Condition Report: Original paint with minor wear; several small dents.

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Mallard drake, Fred Allen, Monmouth, Illinois, circa 1900.

Lot 268: Mallard drake, Fred Allen, Monmouth, Illinois, circa 1900.

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Description: Purchased by the consignor in Monmouth, Illinois in 1975.

Condition Report: Original paint with moderate wear; rough area on one edge of tail; small dents.

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