We're pleased to offer a nice selection of Decoys from Various Regions 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!

Paul Gibson

Mallard Pair

A mint condition mallard pair by Paul Gibson of Havre De Grace, MD.  Signed and dated 1976.  Purchased directly from Gibson by the consignor in 1976.

Price: $450



Art Birdsall

Redhead Drake

Balsa body construction drake redead by Art Birdsall of Point Pleasant, NJ.  Signed by the maker.  Excellent all original condition.

Price: $250



Roy Hays

Canvasback Drake

This is a great canvasback drake by a maker unfamiliar to me.  It is branded on the bottom..."#12 Roy L Hays 11/93".  It is also signed by the maker.  Interesting decoy, appears to have age that doesn't match the date.

Price: $175



Unknown Maker

Goldeneye Drake

This is a wonderful, folk art goldeneye drake by a maker unknown to me.  I would suspect it to be of Canadian origin and c. 1950's.  Solid carved construction and good original paint and condition.  Very nice, folky feather carving on the head.  Measures 13" in length.  The bottom is signed "J. Niell".  Uncertain if that is the maker or hunters mark.

Price: $225



Unknown Maker

Michigan Bobtail

Solid carved bobtail canvasback drake very similar to the work of Nick Purdo of Mount Clemons, MI.  The head appears to be intentionally loose (swivel).  Paint is a mix of original and old working repaint.  Measures approximately 17" in length.

Price: $175



Ron Koch

Teal Hen

Solid carved blue-winged teal hen by Ron Koch of Omro, Wisconsin.  Excellent original paint working decoy with Ron Koch stamped in the bottom along with D1 10.

Price: $100



Madison Mitchell

Canada Goose

Excellent and all original Canada goose engraved in electro-pen on the bottom "R. Madison Mitchell Havre de Grace, Md, 1958".  Measures 25.5" in length.

Price: $500



George Warren

Redhead Drake

Solid carved and all original redhead drake by George Warren of Toronto, Ontario, Canada, c 1890.  Branded "C.H.C.T" and signed Dr. McKenzie.  Check out of the top of the head and lightly hit by shot on the left side (pictured).  Measures approximately 14" in length.

Price: $2750



John Dorsett

Bluebill Hen

Hollow carved, original paint, bluebill hen by John Dorsett of Point Pleasant, New Jersey, c 1880's.  See page 136 of Classic New Jersey Decoys by James Doherty.  Measures just over 13" in length.

Price: $2000



George Schaub

Blue-winged Teal

Solid carved blue-winged teal drake by George Schaub of Baltimore, MD.  Measures 14" in length and is branded "GS" on the bottom.

Price: $90


Frank DeRoven


Original paint, solid carved canvasback drake by Frank DeRoven of Ontario, Canada.  The bill is repainted and may be a replacement.  Measures just over 17" in length.

Price: $150

Paul Lacombe


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.  There appears to be a signiture and a date of 1940.

Price: $200

Paul Lacombe

Redhead Hen

Original paint redhead hen by Paul Emile Lacombe of Quebec, Canada.  Measures 16" in length.  See page 74 of Traditions in Wood by Patricia Fleming.  

Price: $200

D. Douglass

Goldeneye Pair

Wonderful and all original goldeneye pair by D. Douglass of Ogdenberg, NY.  Painted with a "D.D." on the bottom of each.

Price: $325

Blair School

Bluebill Drake

Hollow carved bluebill drake c. 1870 in moderately worn original paint from the Winous Point Shooting Club, Port Clinton, OH. See Fish & Fowl Decoys of the Great Lakes by Donna Tonelli, p. 27 for a rigmate. This exact decoy was pictured in the 2007 Ohio Decoy Calendar. Measures 13" in length. Head is loose.

Price: $5750


Ward Bros.


Hollow carved brandt by the Ward Brothers, Crisfield, MD, c 1967. Signed by both Lem and Steve and presented to Mr. & Mrs. Amos Waterfield. Excellent original paint and condition with a couple of small areas of paint shinkage over knots on the back. Turned head. Measures 17 3/4" in length. From the Pitt collection.

Price: $5900 


Lester Carrigan


High head canvasback drake by Lester Carrigan (Rome, IL), c. 1930s. Paint is a very unique style for this maker and is protected by a coat of varnish. 

Price: $500

Vincent Goddard

Black Duck

Excellent and original hollow carved black duck by Vincent Goddard (Bordentown, NJ). River model with the raised wings and weep hole. There is a tail chip on approximately 1/3 of the tail. Measures 17" in length. One eye is missing.

Price: $400

Milwaukee Museum

Bluebill Hen

Excellent original paint and condition on this hollow carved bluebill hen attributed to a Milwaukee Museum maker, c. 1950s. Measures approximately 11" in length.

Price: $550

George Soule

Bluebill Drake

Hollow carved bluebill drake by George Soule of Freeport Maine. Signed and dated 1974. Measures 14.5" in length.

Price: $300

Stanley Alexander

Bluebill Hen

Stately bluebill hen by Stanley Alexander (Detroit,MI), ca. 1920s. Excellent all original paint on textured surface. Measures 15" in length.

Price: $250

Oliver Drahn


Robust canvasback drake by Oliver Drahn (Oshkosh, WI) ca. 1930s. Paint is good and all original. Measures 18" in length.

Price: $590

Ben Schmidt

Canvasback Pair

Excellent and all original solid carved canvasback pair by Ben Schmidt of Detroit, MI. Nicely detailed paint and carving. The drake is branded "P.V.T 27804". The hen is likely earlier than the drake. The head on the drake may have been made by carving partner Nick Purdo. Some paint yellowing from an old coat of varnish.

Price: $650

Unknown Maker


Canvasback drake by a Michigan maker unknown to me. Paint is good and all original. The keel on the bottom has been removed. Measures 16" in length.

Price: $220

Gilmore Wagner

Canvasback Pair

All original pair of canvasbacks by Gilmore Wagner (Havre de Grace, MD) signed and dated 1986. The hen has a repaired neck crack.

Price: $200

George Robert

Mallard Drake

Cork body mallard drake by George Robert (Long Island) ca. 1940s. Paint is great and all original. The bill is likely an old replacement. Stylish old decoy.

Price: $250

Herb Daisey Jr.

Bufflehead Drake

Miniature bufflehead drake by Herb Daisey Jr. (Chincoteague, VA). signed on the bottom. Measures 7" in length.

Price: $75