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Rare Waterfowl Decoy Auction - Day 2Platinum House
223 lots | 219 with images
July 30, 2006
Boston, MA, 02108 USA
Description: Comb painting on back.
Condition Report: Original paint with minor wear on white areas; moderate wear on black areas; small dents.View additional info »
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.View additional info »
Lot 266: Early hollow greenwing teal hen, Robert Elliston, Bureau, Illinois, last quarter 19th century.
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.View additional info and full condition report »
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.View additional info »
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.View additional info »