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

 

 


Grayson Chesser

Gray Coot

Solid carved gray coot in the swimming posture by Grayson Chesser of Jenkins Bridge, VA. Paint is excellent and original. There is an age split on the left side. Branded on the bottom with the Chesser brand. Measures 14" in length.

Price: $200


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