We're pleased to offer a nice selection of great, lower priced Decoys on West Coast Decoys.  If you see anything that you'd like additional information on, please e-mail me at westcoastdecoys@gmail.com.  Feel free to call me at 1 (800) 942-0309.  Thanks for looking!


"Junky" Fuhrmann

Mallard Pair

Original, rigmate pair of mallards by Herman August "Junky" Fuhrmann (Berkeley, CA), c. 1950.  Bodies are constructed of Styrofoam on board.  Fuhrmann was an accomplished boat builder and his portrait and model ships remain on display at the famous Berkeley landmark, Spenger's Fish Grotto.  See pages 223-224 of Wildfowl Decoys of the Pacific Coast by Miller and Hanson.

Price: $200

 

 


Wildfowler Co.

Green-Winged Teal

Excellent little green-winged teal drake from the Babylon factory of the Wildfowler Decoy Company (Babylon, New York), ca. 1980's.

Price: $120

 

 


Wildfowler/Peters

Wigeon

Solid balsa drake wigeon by the Wildfowler Decoy Company (unstamped).  Expert repaint by the accomplished contemporary California decoy maker, Bill Peters.  Measures approximately 14" in length. 

Price: $100

 

 


Wildfowler/Peters

Pintail Hen

Solid cedar pintail hen by the Wildfowler Decoy Company (stamped).  Expert repaint by the accomplished contemporary California decoy maker, Bill Peters.  Measures approximately 13.5" in length.  I believe the stamp indicates the Quoque factory.  However, it's difficult to read.

Price: $100

 

 


Jim Lawson

Canvasback

Half-sized canvasback by Tim Lawson of Lawson's Decoy Shack, Manchester, Iowa.  Signed and dated 8/07.  Measures 13" in length.

Price: $85

 

 


Unknown Maker

Cork Black Duck

Nicely done cork body black duck by a maker unknown to me.  Paint is good and original.  Measures 14.5" in length.

Price: $150

 

 


"A.J.P."

Hissing Brant

Solid carved working brant in a turned head hissing posture.  Paint is good and original.  The initials "AJP" are branded in the tail.  Measures 15" in length.

Price: $175

 

 


Tim Lawson

Mallard

Half-sized mallard by Tim Lawson of Lawson's Decoy Shack, Manchester, Iowa.  Signed and dated 8/07.  Measures 13" in length.

Price: $75

 

 


Herters Factory

Eider

Herters Decoy Factory (Waseca, MN) model 1893 Eider. Very rare species for this factory. Measures approximately 17.5" in length. Excellent original paint. Tight crack along the bottom of the bill.

Price: $175


Unknown Maker

Canvasback

Solid carved redwood canvasback by an unknown San Francisco Bay maker. Measures 14" in length. Paint is excellent and all original.

Price: $45


Bill Goenne

Canvasback

Solid carved canvasback drake by the talented Bill Goenne (King City, CA). Bill is documented in Decoys, Sixty Living and Outstanding North American Carvers by Loy Harrell Jr. This example is very early, ca. 70s and likely from Bill's personal hunting rig. Paint is good and all original. Measures 17" in length.

Price: $100


Unknown Maker

Mallard Drake

Folksy hollow carved and painted mallard drake by a maker unknown to me. The bottom is signed. However, I can't make out the signature. Measures approx. 15.5" in length.

Price: $100


Unknown Maker

Canvasback Drake

Nicely hollow carved and painted canvasback drake by a maker unknown to me. Rigged for use and perhaps lightly used. Nice comb painting.

Price: $120


Manny Avila

Canvasback

Original paint, solid redwood canvasback drake by Manuel Avila, Rodeo, CA. See pages 218-219 of Wildfowl Decoys of California by Michael Miller. The bottom is signed by the maker. I believe this to be a later example in unrigged, unused condition.

Price: $145


Unknown Maker

Canvasback

Nicely styled canvasback drake by a San Francisco Bay area maker unknown to me. Solid carved redwood and branded M.J. RAMOS on the bottom.

Price: $160


Unknown Maker

Bluebill Drake

Sillouette style bluebill drake by a San Francisco Bay maker unknown to me. Branded E.B. on the bottom. Very similar in style to that of Cy Gomes of Richmond, CA, ca. 1940s.

Price: $145


Armstrong Co.

Pintails

Armstrong Featherweight Co. (TX). Three drakes and one hen pintail ca. 1940s in good original condition. Stuffed canvas.

Price: $190


Mason Co.

Bluebill Hen

Mason Co. (Detroit, MI), standard grade glass-eye model bluebill hen in old working repaint. ca. 1910.

Price: $55


Sperry Company

Goldeneye Hen

Solid balsa goldeneye hen. ca. 1920 by the Sperry Company (New Haven, CT).  Paint is worn but all original. See page 351 of North American Factory Decoys by Ken Trayer for a similar example.

Price: $145


J.M. Hays Co.

Bluebill Hen

Solid bluebill hen ca. 1920s from the J.M. Hays Wood Products Company of Jefferson City, Missouri. Old repaint.

Price: $55


Unknown Maker

Mallard Hen

Good all original paint on this mallard hen. Appers to be factory made. I'd estimate it to 1930s. Measures just under 17" in length.

Price: $50


Unknown Maker

Canvasback

Solid carved canvasback drake in old working repaint.

Price: $60


Pratt Company

Canvasbacks

Two pair of solid carved canvasbacks from the Wm. E. Pratt Manufacturing Company of Joilet & Chicago, Illinois, ca 1930s. Nice old working repaint on this group.

Price: $220


Unknown Maker

Canvasback

Robust solid carved canvasback drake from a St. Clair Flats, MI maker unknown to me. Paint appears to be good and all original ca. 1940.

Price: $145


Unknown Maker

Canvasback

Hollow carved canvasback drake in a mix of original and old in use repaint. Maker unknown to me. 

Price: $190


Paul LaCombe

Goldeneye Drake

Original paint goldeneye drake by Paul Emile Lacombe of Quebec, Canada. Measures 15" in length. See page 74 of Traditions in Wood by Patricia Fleming. 

Price: $150


Paul LaCombe

Bluebill Drake

Paint is a mix of original and old in use repaint on this drake bluebill by Paul Emile Lacombe of Quebec, Canada. Measures 16" in length. See page 74 of Traditions in Wood by Patricia Fleming.

Price: $120


Unknown Maker

Canada Goose

Large hollow carved canada goose from the Deleware River region. Paint has been stripped. Estimated to be ca. 1890. Stable neck crack. Measures 26" in length.

Price: $125

 


Herters Co.

Snow Goose

Cork snow goose ca. 1950s from the Herters Company of Waseca, MN. Appears to be repaint. Measures 21" in length.

Price: $100


Riley (attrib.)

Bluebill Pair #1

Bluebill pair attributed to a Riley (Claire, MI). Old working repaint, ca. 1940s.

Price: $100


Riley (attrib.)

Bluebill Pair #2

Bluebill pair attributed to a Riley (Claire, MI). Old working repaint, ca. 1940s.

Price: $100


Riley (attrib.)

Bluebill Pair #3

Bluebill pair attributed to a Riley (Claire, MI). Old working repaint, ca. 1940s.

Price: $100


Unknown Maker

Bluebill Hen

Bobtail style bluebill hen by a Michigan maker unknown to me, ca. 1930s-40s.

Price: $120


Unknown Maker

Bluebill Hen

Bobtail style bluebill hen by a Michigan maker unknown to me, ca. 1930s-40s. Branded "LS".

Price: $150


Unknown Maker

Bluebill Drake

Bobtail style bluebill drake by a Michigan maker unknown to me, ca. 1930s-40s. Branded "ED".

Price: $140


Unknown Maker

Bluebill Drake

Bobtail style bluebill hen by a Michigan maker unknown to me, ca. 1930s-40s.

Price: $155


Unknown Maker

Canvasback Pair

Bobtail style canvasback pair by a Michigan maker unknown to me, ca. 1930s-40s. The drake retains his keel and the hen's has been removed.

Price: $300


Wildfowler Co.

Brant

Balsa model brant by the Wildfowler Decoy Company of Old Saybrook, CT. Old in use repaint. Measures 20" in length.

Price: $50


Bill Goenne

Black Brant #1

Solid carved redwood black brant by Bill Goenne (King City, CA). These are some of Bill's early working decoys, ca. 1980s.

Price: $90


Bill Goenne

Black Brant #2

Solid carved redwood black brant by Bill Goenne (King City, CA). These are some of Bill's early working decoys, ca. 1980s.

Price: $90


Unknown Maker

Wood Duck Hen

Cork body wood duck hen with carved swivel head. Purchased in S. Carolina in 1990. Unknown maker.

Price: $45


Hilliard & Sons

Teal Pair

Excellent and unused green-winged teal pair by Hilliard & Sons. The keel retains the stamp. Cork body with inserted tails and carved heads.

Price: $190


"Junky" Fuhrmann

Pintail Pair

Original, rigmate pair of oversized pintail by Herman August "Junky" Fuhrmann (Berkeley, CA), c. 1950. Bodies are constructed of Styrofoam on board. Fuhrmann was an accomplished boat builder and his portrait and model ships remain on display at the famous Berkeley landmark, Spenger's Fish Grotto. See pages 223-224 of Wildfowl Decoys of the Pacific Coast by Miller and Hanson.

Price: $200


Charles Bell

Goose

Vertically hollow goose by Charles Bell of Aberdeen, WA, ca. 1920s. The neck is cracked and reglued. Both eyes are missing. Paint is worn and repainted. Measures 19.5" in length. See pages 59 of Wildfowl Decoys of the Pacific Coast by Miller and Hanson.

Price: $90


"Junky" Fuhrmann

Pintail Hen

Early, cork on board pintail hen by Herman "junky" Fuhrmann (Berkeley, CA). Some significant wear and cork missing. However, this is definately one of his early carvings and shows his excellent knowledge of the species.

Price: $100


Bill Goenne

Bufflehead Drake

Solid carved redwood bufflehead drake by Bill Goenne (King City, CA). See Sixty Living and Outstanding North American Carvers by Loy Harrell. All original. Measures 12.5" in length.

Price: $75


Bill Goenne

Bluebill Drake

Solid carved redwood bluebill drake by Bill Goenne (King City, CA). See Sixty Living and Outstanding North American Carvers by Loy Harrell. All original. Measures 15" in length.

Price: $75


Bill Goenne

Canvasback

Solid carved redwood canvasback drake by Bill Goenne (King City, CA). See Sixty Living and Outstanding North American Carvers by Loy Harrell. All original. Measures 17" in length.

Price: $75


Anderson Decoy

Pintail #3

Hollow stamped metal pintail drake from Anderson Decoy of San Francisco, CA ca. 1930s. Paint appears to be mostly repainted. See pages 334-335 of Wildfowl Decoys of California by Michael Miller.

Price: $105

 


Anderson Decoy

Pintail #4

Hollow stamped metal pintail drake from Anderson Decoy of San Francisco, CA ca. 1930s. Paint appears to be mostly repainted. See pages 334-335 of Wildfowl Decoys of California by Michael Miller.

Price: $100

 


Unknown Maker

Mallard Pair

Nicely carved and painted mallard pair from the San Francisco bay area. 

Price: $195

 


Unknown Maker

Pintail Hen

Stylish San Francisco bay pintail hen by an unknown maker. Paint appears to be original. 

Price: $100

 


Unknown Maker

Pintail Drake

Paint has been taken down to original on this solid carved pintail drake by a Sacramento valley maker unknown to me. The collectors tag indicates Howard Nethercott (page 541 of Wildfowl Decoys of California). 

Price: $100


Unknown Maker

Mallard Drake

Nice old hunter repaint on the high head mallard drake by a San Francisco bay maker unknown to me. 

Price: $110

 


Unknown Maker

Teal Drake

Nice little solid carved redwood green-winged teal drake attributed to Jack Smith with wonderful paint by Ed Snyder (Rio Vista, CA). 

Price: $120


Unknown Maker

Mallard Hen

Paint appears good and all original on this mallard hen believe to be from Oregon.

Price: $125

 


Dick Allen

Pintail/Mallard

Dick Allen (Vallejo, CA) pintail in well executed paint to represent a mallard drake. See pages 172-175 of Wildfowl Decoys of California by Michael Miller.

Price: $150


John Winter

Pintail Hen

Good original paint on this pintail hen by John Winter (Cleveland Wrecking Company) of Burlingame, CA. ca. 1948.

Price: $125

 


Frank Garatti

Canvasback Drake

Nice working repaint on this canvasback drake by Frank Garatti of San Rafael, CA, ca. 1930s. See pages 147-149 of Wildfowl Decoys of California by Michael Miller.

Price: $150

 


Jim Peterson

Bufflehead Hen

Rare bufflehead hen by Jim Peterson (San Rafael, CA), ca. 1940s. See page 160 of Wildfowl Decoys of California. Paint appears to be in service repaint.

Price: $125


Downeast Sportcraft

Black Duck

Old hunters repaint on this solid carved black duck by the Downeast Sportcraft Company of Freeport, Maine (1946-1950). See pages 120-121 of North American Factory Decoys by Kenneth Trayer. Measures 19" in length. Nice shelf appeal on this relatively uncommon factory black duck in swimming posture.

Price: $100


Evans Company

Canvasback Drake

Nicely repainted canvasback drake from the Evans Company of Ladysmith, WI, ca. 1930. See page 135 of North American Factory Decoys by Ken Trayer. Measures 15" in legth.

Price: $90


Gundelfinger Co.

Mallard Drake

Original mallard drake from the Gundelfinger Wood Products Company of St. Louis, MI, ca. 1920s. See page 175 of North American Factory Decoys by Ken Trayer. Measures 16" in legth.

Price: $60


Victor Animal Trap

Pintail Drake

Worn but original pintail drake from the Victor Animal Trap Company of Pascagoula, MS, ca. 1940s. See page 14 on North American Factory Decoys by Ken Trayer. Head is loose. Measures 16.5" in length.

Price: $45