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Decoys

From ducks and geese to trout and frogs, vintage decoys have become valuable relics of early American fishing and hunting. Decoys were used not only in the commercial supply of fish and game to restaurants, but also for the personal need of feeding one's family.

The earliest decoys were made by Native Americans over a thousand years ago, with grasses, plants, and bones used as building materials. As settlers came to North America in the 19th century and began to fish and hunt, they generated a great demand for decoys, sparking a new industry of wood carvers and crafters that would cater to them. Of all bird decoys created, duck decoys were the most commonly made, however it wasn’t unusual to produce other species, such as geese, turkeys, swans, grouse, partridge... Read more

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Signed Goose Decoy

February 24, 2018, 9:00 AM EST
Chester Springs, PA, USA

$25 (starting bid)

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Ontario blue bill decoy

February 24, 2018, 9:45 AM EST
Williston, VT, USA

$100 (1 bid)

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Massachusetts style snipe decoy

February 24, 2018, 9:45 AM EST
Williston, VT, USA

$100 (starting bid)

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Turned head snipe shore bird decoy.

February 24, 2018, 9:45 AM EST
Williston, VT, USA

$150 (starting bid)

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Signed Rupert King Jr Canadian goose decoy

February 24, 2018, 9:45 AM EST
Williston, VT, USA

$50 (starting bid)

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19th c working shore bird decoy

February 24, 2018, 9:45 AM EST
Williston, VT, USA

$100 (1 bid)

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Lake Champlain goldeneye decoy

February 24, 2018, 9:45 AM EST
Williston, VT, USA

$50 (starting bid)

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early 20th c wooden ice fishing decoy

February 24, 2018, 9:45 AM EST
Williston, VT, USA

$100 (starting bid)

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mid 20th c wooden ice fishing decoy

February 24, 2018, 9:45 AM EST
Williston, VT, USA

$50 (1 bid)

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A Pair of Seagull Decoys

February 24, 2018, 3:00 PM EST
Lakeland, FL, USA

$175 (starting bid)

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February 25, 2018, 9:45 AM EST
Williston, VT, USA

$50 (starting bid)

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Gerald Trombley VT minature goldeneye drake

February 25, 2018, 9:45 AM EST
Williston, VT, USA

$50 (starting bid)

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Gerald Trombley VT minature teal

February 25, 2018, 9:45 AM EST
Williston, VT, USA

$50 (starting bid)

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February 25, 2018, 9:45 AM EST
Williston, VT, USA

$50 (starting bid)

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February 25, 2018, 9:45 AM EST
Williston, VT, USA

$50 (starting bid)

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February 25, 2018, 9:45 AM EST
Williston, VT, USA

$50 (starting bid)

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February 25, 2018, 9:45 AM EST
Williston, VT, USA

$50 (starting bid)

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February 25, 2018, 9:45 AM EST
Williston, VT, USA

$20 (starting bid)

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February 25, 2018, 9:45 AM EST
Williston, VT, USA

$50 (starting bid)

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February 25, 2018, 9:45 AM EST
Williston, VT, USA

$50 (starting bid)

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February 25, 2018, 9:45 AM EST
Williston, VT, USA

$20 (starting bid)

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3 Decoys from Rupert King Jr.

February 25, 2018, 9:45 AM EST
Williston, VT, USA

$20 (starting bid)

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5 composition body bluebill & goldeneye decoys

February 25, 2018, 9:45 AM EST
Williston, VT, USA

$20 (starting bid)

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No Image Available

February 25, 2018, 9:45 AM EST
Williston, VT, USA

$50 (starting bid)

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Assorted Lot Of  4 Wood Decoys & 1 Box

February 25, 2018, 11:00 AM EST
Stamford, CT, USA

$50 (starting bid)

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Decoy and Shore Bird Grouping

March 3, 2018, 9:00 AM EST
York, PA, USA

$10 (1 bid)

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Hand Carved Goose Decoy

March 3, 2018, 9:00 AM EST
York, PA, USA

$50 (starting bid)

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Casey Edwards Snapping Turtle Fishing Lure Decoy

March 3, 2018, 11:00 AM EST
Cranston, RI, USA

$100 (starting bid)

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One Dozen Complete Johnson's Folding Goose Decoys

March 3, 2018, 10:00 AM MST
Bozeman, MT, USA

$30 (starting bid)

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ASSEMBLED RIG OF (7) EARLY YELLOWLEG DECOYS

March 9, 2018, 10:00 AM EST
Amesbury, MA, USA

$250 (2 bids)

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CARVED AND PAINTED YELLOW EYE DECOY

March 9, 2018, 10:00 AM EST
Amesbury, MA, USA

$75 (starting bid)

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EIDER HEN DECOY From Maine. Original paint. Carved to underside

March 10, 2018, 10:00 AM EST
East Dennis, MA, USA

$80 (starting bid)

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YELLOWLEGS DECOY Tack eyes. Mounted on a driftwood base. Height 10

March 10, 2018, 10:00 AM EST
East Dennis, MA, USA

$80 (starting bid)

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