H.V. Shourds

Redhead Drake

Beautiful, hollow carved, redhead drake by Harry V. Shourds (Tuckerton, NJ), ca. 1890. This exact decoy is pictured in the upper right on page 31 of Decoys of the Mid-Atlantic Region by Fleckenstein. In Cedar Bonnett Gun Club Paint (Manahawkin, NJ), ca. 1940s. Stamped "MORRIS" for B.P. Morris and ink stamped "Hillman Collection". Measures 14 3/4" in length.

Sold: $900

Dodge Co.


Nice solid carved canvasback drake by the Dodge Decoy Company (Detroit, MI), ca. 1880s. Paint is mostly good and original. There has been a small amount of paint stregthening on the tail area as well as neck filler repair by Larry Rucker. OOS

Sold: $295

John Winter

Pintail Hen

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

Sold: $125

Nick Kojich 


Wonderful Pacific black brant by Nick Kojich (Tomales Bay, CA), ca. 1940s. Hollow carved western red cedar body and redwood head. See pages 46-47 of Wildfowl Decoys of California by Michael Miller for additional information on this important early Tomales Bay individual. Measures 21" in length. IS

Sold: $400