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Auction Description for Guyette & Deeter: Fall Decoy Auction Session One | November 7, 2012
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Day One of Guyette, Schmidt & Deeter's annual Fall Decoy Auction from Easton, Maryland.

Fall Decoy Auction Session One | November 7, 2012

by Guyette & Deeter

Platinum House

419 lots with images

November 7, 2012

Live Auction

Talbot County Community Center

Easton, MD, 21601 USA

Phone: 410.745.0485

Fax: 410.745.0487

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Golden plover on carved wooden base, William Gibian, Onancock, Virginia.

Lot 288E: Golden plover on carved wooden base, William Gibian, Onancock, Virginia.

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Description: Golden plover on carved wooden base, William Gibian, Onancock, Virginia. Signed. Slightly turned head. Relief wing carving. Flat finish.

Condition Report: Several small paint flakes missing from metal legs, otherwise very good and original.

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Yellowlegs on carved wooden base, William Gibian, Onancock, Virginia.

Lot 288F: Yellowlegs on carved wooden base, William Gibian, Onancock, Virginia.

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Description: Yellowlegs on carved wooden base, William Gibian, Onancock, Virginia. Signed. Slightly turned head. Detailed feather carving. Flat finish.

Condition Report: Very good and original

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Two items, Charles Perdew, Henry Illinois

Lot 288G: Two items, Charles Perdew, Henry Illinois

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Description: Two items, Charles Perdew, Henry Illinois A carved wooden dog, approximately 7" long, and a crow, approximately 6" long. Photo is included of Charles Perdew carving the dog.

Condition Report: On the crow the end of bill and tip of tail is chipped off and one wire leg and base appears to be from something else; dog is original and good.

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Pair of 2/3 size decorative wood ducks, Wayne Shaddock, Trenton, Ontario.

Lot 288H: Pair of 2/3 size decorative wood ducks, Wayne Shaddock, Trenton, Ontario.

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Description: Pair of 2/3 size decorative wood ducks, Wayne Shaddock, Trenton, Ontario. "W.L.S." carved under each tail.

Condition Report: The hen has a tiny thin chip at one edge of the tail, otherwise both are in mint condition.

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2/3 size decorative wood duck drake, Bob Hand.

Lot 288I: 2/3 size decorative wood duck drake, Bob Hand.

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Description: 2/3 size decorative wood duck drake, Bob Hand. Signed "Bob Hand Sag Harbor, 1986".

Condition Report: The metal legs has been broken off.

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Hummingbird on perch with carved wooden flower, Frank Finney, Virginia Beach, Virginia.

Lot 288J: Hummingbird on perch with carved wooden flower, Frank Finney, Virginia Beach, Virginia.

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Description: Hummingbird on perch with carved wooden flower, Frank Finney, Virginia Beach, Virginia. Detailed feather carving. Finney ink stamp on underside of base.

Condition Report: Very good and original.

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Pair of wood duck bookends, Ken Harris, Woodville, New York.

Lot 288K: Pair of wood duck bookends, Ken Harris, Woodville, New York.

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Description: Pair of wood duck bookends, Ken Harris, Woodville, New York. Harris stamp on undersides.

Condition Report: Very good and original.

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Cinnamon teal, Ken Harris, Woodville, New York.

Lot 288L: Cinnamon teal, Ken Harris, Woodville, New York.

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Description: Cinnamon teal, Ken Harris, Woodville, New York. Slightly turned head, relief wing carving and fluted tail. Felt on underside with traces of Harris ink stamp.

Condition Report: Slight wear at tip of bill, otherwise very good and original.

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Red breasted merganser drake with fish in bill, Chris Sprague, Beach Haven, New Jersey.

Lot 288M: Red breasted merganser drake with fish in bill, Chris Sprague, Beach Haven, New Jersey.

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Description: Red breasted merganser drake with fish in bill, Chris Sprague, Beach Haven, New Jersey. Signed and dated 1957.

Condition Report: Very good and original.

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1/3 size canvasback hen carved in the style of Ferdinand Bach, Detroit, Michigan by Robert Kerr.

Lot 288N: 1/3 size canvasback hen carved in the style of Ferdinand Bach, Detroit, Michigan by Robert Kerr.

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Description: 1/3 size canvasback hen carved in the style of Ferdinand Bach, Detroit, Michigan by Robert Kerr. Detailed wing tip carving. Aproximately 8 1/2" long

Condition Report: Excellent and original.

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1/2 size mallard drake Ward Brothers, Crisfield, Maryland.

Lot 289: 1/2 size mallard drake Ward Brothers, Crisfield, Maryland.

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Description: 1/2 size mallard drake Ward Brothers, Crisfield, Maryland. Cedar construction with slightly turned head and raised wing tips.

Condition Report: Light paint shrinkage on breast, otherwise very good and original.

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Rare pair of Canada goose bookends, Oliver Lawson, Crisfield, Maryland.

Lot 290: Rare pair of Canada goose bookends, Oliver Lawson, Crisfield, Maryland.

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Description: Rare pair of Canada goose bookends, Oliver Lawson, Crisfield, Maryland. Both are signed and dated 1976 and have slightly turned heads.

Condition Report: Minor discoloration on the part that goes against the book, otherwise very good and original.

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Preening willet, Eddie Wozny, Cambridge, Maryland.

Lot 291: Preening willet, Eddie Wozny, Cambridge, Maryland.

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Description: Preening willet, Eddie Wozny, Cambridge, Maryland. Finely carved with lifted wing. Good paint and feather carving detail. Signed and dated 2004.

Condition Report: Excellent and original.

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Three shorebirds on wooden platforms from Crisfield, Maryland.

Lot 292: Three shorebirds on wooden platforms from Crisfield, Maryland.

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Description: Three shorebirds on wooden platforms from Crisfield, Maryland.

Condition Report: Original and good.

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Bluebill drake, Paul Nock, Salisbury, Maryland.

Lot 293: Bluebill drake, Paul Nock, Salisbury, Maryland.

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Description: Bluebill drake, Paul Nock, Salisbury, Maryland. Signed and dated 1968. Highly detailed feather carving and slightly turned head.

Condition Report: Very good and original.

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Pair of 1/4 size pintails, Oliver Lawson, Crisfield, Maryland.

Lot 294: Pair of 1/4 size pintails, Oliver Lawson, Crisfield, Maryland.

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Description: Pair of 1/4 size pintails, Oliver Lawson, Crisfield, Maryland. Slightly turned heads.

Condition Report: Tip of drake's tail is missing, otherwise very good and original.

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Decorative yellowlegs with wire bill from Crisfield, Maryland.

Lot 295: Decorative yellowlegs with wire bill from Crisfield, Maryland.

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Description: Decorative yellowlegs with wire bill from Crisfield, Maryland.

Condition Report: Original paint with minor wear; crack in underside.

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Oyster catcher, William Gibian, Onancock, Virginia.

Lot 296: Oyster catcher, William Gibian, Onancock, Virginia.

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Description: Oyster catcher, William Gibian, Onancock, Virginia. Signed. Relief wing carving with extended wing tips.

Condition Report: Very good and original.

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Brant from Long Island, New York, last quarter 19th century.

Lot 297: Brant from Long Island, New York, last quarter 19th century.

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Description: Brant from Long Island, New York, last quarter 19th century. Ackerly Family influence.

Condition Report: Old in use repaint; small cracks; small shallow chip missing from one side of head.

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Merganser hen, William Henry Bennett, Springs, Long Island, New York.

Lot 298: Merganser hen, William Henry Bennett, Springs, Long Island, New York.

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Description: Merganser hen, William Henry Bennett, Springs, Long Island, New York. Cork and wooden body with wooden keel and head.

Condition Report: Original paint with minor to moderate wear; chip missing from cork in lower breast.

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Root head merganser hen from the Seaford Long Island, New York area.

Lot 299: Root head merganser hen from the Seaford Long Island, New York area.

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Description: Root head merganser hen from the Seaford Long Island, New York area. Carved eyes.

Condition Report: Original paint with moderate wear; small cracks; small chip in one side of tail.

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Hollow carved red breasted merganser drake, Charles Strang, Amityville, Long Island, New York,  circa 1890.

Lot 300: Hollow carved red breasted merganser drake, Charles Strang, Amityville, Long Island, New York, circa 1890.

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Description: Hollow carved red breasted merganser drake, Charles Strang, Amityville, Long Island, New York, circa 1890. Branded "C.G.S." twice in underside. Slightly turned head.

Condition Report: Original paint with minor to moderate discoloration and wear; a few small dents; small crack partway through neck; several tiny shot marks.

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Exceptionally well carved red breasted merganser drake from Long Island, New York, first quarter 20th century.

Lot 301: Exceptionally well carved red breasted merganser drake from Long Island, New York, first quarter 20th century.

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Description: Exceptionally well carved red breasted merganser drake from Long Island, New York, first quarter 20th century. Finely carved flipped up tail. Detailed feather carving on crest. Particularly fine form with thrust back head and neck. Fine paint pattern on back. Branded "Samuel Squires" in underside.

Condition Report: Original paint with good patina and very minor wear; a few small dents.

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Early root head heron, Long Island, New York, last quarter 19th century.

Lot 302: Early root head heron, Long Island, New York, last quarter 19th century.

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Description: Early root head heron, Long Island, New York, last quarter 19th century. Three piece body construction.

Condition Report: Good old surface with moderate wear; cracks and shot marks in head and neck; small chip missing from the top of bill.

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Very rare stick up root head egret.

Lot 303: Very rare stick up root head egret.

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Description: Very rare stick up root head egret.

Condition Report: Numerous coats of old paint; cracks; small defects in the wood; bark was left on root head and neck when decoy was made; some of that bark is falling off; tip of bill has broken off.

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Heron from the south shore of Long Island, last quarter 19th century.

Lot 304: Heron from the south shore of Long Island, last quarter 19th century.

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Description: Heron from the south shore of Long Island, last quarter 19th century. The head is removable. The bird measures roughly 34" in length.

Condition Report: Old working repaint; cracks down the back and the underside, as well as on one lower side.

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Very rare root head merganser, Wilbur Corwin, Belleport, Long Island, New York, circa 1880's.

Lot 305: Very rare root head merganser, Wilbur Corwin, Belleport, Long Island, New York, circa 1880's.

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Description: Very rare root head merganser, Wilbur Corwin, Belleport, Long Island, New York, circa 1880's. Slightly turned head with glass eyes.

Condition Report: Original paint with minor discoloration and wear; numerous small dents; bill is a replacement.

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Hollow carved merganser hen from Long Island, New York, circa 1900.

Lot 306: Hollow carved merganser hen from Long Island, New York, circa 1900.

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Description: Hollow carved merganser hen from Long Island, New York, circa 1900. In rare swimming pose. Very light weight, being hollowed out a great deal/

Condition Report: Original paint with good patina and minor wear; small area on back where filler was applied to a defect in the wood when the decoy was made; some of that filler has fallen out.

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Two canvasback drakes, Cigar Daisey, Chincoteague, Virginia.

Lot 307: Two canvasback drakes, Cigar Daisey, Chincoteague, Virginia.

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Description: Two canvasback drakes, Cigar Daisey, Chincoteague, Virginia. From one of his older hunting rigs. Both are branded "Cigar".

Condition Report: Original paint with minor discoloration and wear; separation on neck; long thin chip missing from the edge of one bill.

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Canada goose, Miles Hancock, Chincoteague, Virginia.

Lot 308: Canada goose, Miles Hancock, Chincoteague, Virginia.

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Description: Canada goose, Miles Hancock, Chincoteague, Virginia.

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

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Canada goose, Ira Hudson, Chincoteague, Virginia.

Lot 309: Canada goose, Ira Hudson, Chincoteague, Virginia.

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Description: Canada goose, Ira Hudson, Chincoteague, Virginia.

Condition Report: Worn old paint that is mostly a second coat; small cracks; small chip missing from one side of neck.

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Bluebill drake, Ira Hudson, Chincoteague, Virginia, 1st quarter 20th century.

Lot 310: Bluebill drake, Ira Hudson, Chincoteague, Virginia, 1st quarter 20th century.

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Description: Bluebill drake, Ira Hudson, Chincoteague, Virginia, 1st quarter 20th century. Round body style.

Condition Report: Original paint with good detail and moderate wear; small cracks and dents.

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Bufflehead drake, Charles Birch, Willis Wharf, Virginia, circa 1930.

Lot 311: Bufflehead drake, Charles Birch, Willis Wharf, Virginia, circa 1930.

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Description: Bufflehead drake, Charles Birch, Willis Wharf, Virginia, circa 1930.

Condition Report: Old in use repaint with moderate flaking and wear; professional bill chip repair.

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Brant, Dave Watson, Chincoteague, Virginia.

Lot 312: Brant, Dave Watson, Chincoteague, Virginia.

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Description: Brant, Dave Watson, Chincoteague, Virginia. Hollow carved.

Condition Report: Old repaint; cracks through neck.

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Hollow carved blackduck Dave Watson, Chincoteague, Virginia.

Lot 313: Hollow carved blackduck Dave Watson, Chincoteague, Virginia.

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Description: Hollow carved blackduck Dave Watson, Chincoteague, Virginia.

Condition Report: Worn old paint, some of which appears to be original, small dents and cracks.

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Two redhead drakes carved in the style of Ira Hudson, Cigar Daisey, Chincoteague, Virginia.

Lot 314: Two redhead drakes carved in the style of Ira Hudson, Cigar Daisey, Chincoteague, Virginia.

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Description: Two redhead drakes carved in the style of Ira Hudson, Cigar Daisey, Chincoteague, Virginia. Both are branded "CIGAR".

Condition Report: One has had some overpaint removed, and has a tight crack at the base of the neck; the other is original and good.

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Two decoys carved in the style of Ira Hudson, Cigar Daisey, Chincoteague, Virginia.

Lot 315: Two decoys carved in the style of Ira Hudson, Cigar Daisey, Chincoteague, Virginia.

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Description: Two decoys carved in the style of Ira Hudson, Cigar Daisey, Chincoteague, Virginia. A bluebill and a redhead. From Daisey's hunting rig, circa 1960's. Both are branded "Cigar".

Condition Report: Original paint with minor wear; bluebill has been heavily hit by shot.

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Pair of oversize red breasted mergansers, Cigar Daisey, Chincoteague, Virginia.

Lot 316: Pair of oversize red breasted mergansers, Cigar Daisey, Chincoteague, Virginia.

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Description: Pair of oversize red breasted mergansers, Cigar Daisey, Chincoteague, Virginia. Both have slightly turned heads. Drake has a horse hair crest. Both are branded, signed and dated 1972.

Condition Report: Very good and original.

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Rare bluebill drake with turned and slightly lowered head, Ira Hudson, Chincoteague, Virginia.

Lot 317: Rare bluebill drake with turned and slightly lowered head, Ira Hudson, Chincoteague, Virginia.

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Description: Rare bluebill drake with turned and slightly lowered head, Ira Hudson, Chincoteague, Virginia. Flat bottom style with fluted tail and ice groove behind neck.

Condition Report: Original paint with minor to moderate wear; small cracks; most of bill has been replaced.

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Two Canada geese from Chincoteague, Virginia.

Lot 318: Two Canada geese from Chincoteague, Virginia.

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Description: Two Canada geese from Chincoteague, Virginia.

Condition Report: Both in working repaint by Miles Hancock showing moderate to considerable wear; some wear to the wood from extended exposure to the elements.

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Canada goose, Doug Jester, Chincoteague, Virginia, 1st quarter 20th century.

Lot 319: Canada goose, Doug Jester, Chincoteague, Virginia, 1st quarter 20th century.

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Description: Canada goose, Doug Jester, Chincoteague, Virginia, 1st quarter 20th century.

Condition Report: Original paint with moderate wear on most of the decoy, the rest appears to have an old in use repaint by Miles Hancock; numerous cracks.

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Goldeneye drake, Doug Jester, Chincoteague, Virginia, first quarter 20th century.

Lot 320: Goldeneye drake, Doug Jester, Chincoteague, Virginia, first quarter 20th century.

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Description: Goldeneye drake, Doug Jester, Chincoteague, Virginia, first quarter 20th century.

Condition Report: Old repaint; small cracks and dents; minor rough area on one side; small crack in one eye.

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Large pintail drake attributed to Ira Hudson Chincoteague, Virginia.

Lot 321: Large pintail drake attributed to Ira Hudson Chincoteague, Virginia.

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Description: Large pintail drake attributed to Ira Hudson Chincoteague, Virginia. Unusual flat bottom style.

Condition Report: Worn old paint with some original showing; small cracks.

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Hooded merganser drake carved in the style of Doug Jester, Cigar Daisey, Chincoteague, Virginia.

Lot 322: Hooded merganser drake carved in the style of Doug Jester, Cigar Daisey, Chincoteague, Virginia.

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Description: Hooded merganser drake carved in the style of Doug Jester, Cigar Daisey, Chincoteague, Virginia. Unsigned.

Condition Report: Original paint with moderate wear; small cracks.

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Hooded merganser drake, Miles Hancock, Chincoteague, Virginia.

Lot 323: Hooded merganser drake, Miles Hancock, Chincoteague, Virginia.

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Description: Hooded merganser drake, Miles Hancock, Chincoteague, Virginia. Signed.

Condition Report: Very good and original; small chip of filler missing at top of head.

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Merganser drake, Miles Hancock, Chincoteague, Virginia.

Lot 324: Merganser drake, Miles Hancock, Chincoteague, Virginia.

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Description: Merganser drake, Miles Hancock, Chincoteague, Virginia. Signed.

Condition Report: Glass eyes appear to be original; original paint with minor to moderate discoloration and wear; hairline crack in neck base.

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Mallard drake, Charles Birch, Willis Wharf, Virginia, first quarter 20th century.

Lot 325: Mallard drake, Charles Birch, Willis Wharf, Virginia, first quarter 20th century.

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Description: Mallard drake, Charles Birch, Willis Wharf, Virginia, first quarter 20th century.

Condition Report: Old in use repaint; numerous cracks and dents.

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Flying pintail drake, maker unknown from Chincoteague, Virginia.

Lot 326: Flying pintail drake, maker unknown from Chincoteague, Virginia.

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Description: Flying pintail drake, maker unknown from Chincoteague, Virginia. Balsa or cotton wood body. A rough attempt at duplicating the work of the Hudson brothers of Chincoteague.

Condition Report: Original paint with some touchup around some damage and missing pieces at the tail.

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Brant carved in the style of Nathan Cobb Jr, Cobb Island, Virginia.

Lot 327: Brant carved in the style of Nathan Cobb Jr, Cobb Island, Virginia.

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Description: Brant carved in the style of Nathan Cobb Jr, Cobb Island, Virginia.

Condition Report: Worn old paint; small cracks and dents.

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Large blackduck, Ira Hudson, Chincoteague, Virginia, 1st quarter 20th century.

Lot 328: Large blackduck, Ira Hudson, Chincoteague, Virginia, 1st quarter 20th century.

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Description: Large blackduck, Ira Hudson, Chincoteague, Virginia, 1st quarter 20th century. Paint has been restored in the Hudson style.

Condition Report: Minor wear; small dents.

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