Vintage wildfowler decoys book

Other books have been written on the subject of factory decoys, particularly mason decoys. Theodore williams family from the knotts island, nc area. Illinois river decoys, wooden duck decoy, hunting antiques, duck. Carved and painted black duck decoy with inset glass eyes wildfowler brand on base. At auction is a vintage wildfowler mallard decoy 15 12 long this vintage decoy was made in saybrook. Some have history and stories, others their story may never be known. The identity of wildfowler decoys by factory has always been difficult for several. The market first started with small, niche groups of enthusiasts throughout the united states in the 1950s and 60s who. Vintage lake koshkonong original paint mallard wisconsin working decoy rare. Being experienced collectors, were very active in the decoy community, and attend. Collecting mason decoys this article is excerpted from mason decoys, a complete pictorial guideexpanded edition by russ j. Modern ones may also be made of canvas and plastic.

Ending soon newest price, lowest price, highest title, a to z title, z to a listing id, 0 to 9 listing id, 9. We selltrade in wood duck decoys and collectibles ranging from vintage decoys to. Make offer vintage wildfowler widgeon drake wood duck decoy point pleasant new jersey wildfowler decoy mallard drake babylon n. Were pleased to offer a nice selection of decoys from various factories on west coast decoys.

On you will find one of the largest selections of guaranteed quality antique decoys and vintage sporting collectables in original condition available anywhere, including on the internet. Wildfowler decoy company, 4912 river ct, oreana, il 2020. Woodendare studio excellent for sale collecting wood. Theres a small chip under one side of the bill and there may have been a light coat of varnish applied after production. See wildfowler decoys by cowan and lafountain, page 50. Mason wildfowler featuring a lot of mason wildfowler for sale online. Antique duck decoys for sale vintage antiques for sale. Includes estimated sale prices and written in sold prices r. This decoy construction appears to be from the turn of the century according to several experts and is cedar and cypress. The barrows goldeneye is a very unusual, rare species to see as a decoy.

Decoy products decoy dux antique vintage and contemporary. It is a full color, quality hardbound book with 240 pages and more than 700 illustrations. Scarce vintage barrows goldeneye drake decoy, signed ras 76. Vintage tule lake factory decoypintail comb painted body with a mallard head. Each measuring only 12 12 in length, 5 in width and 4 12 in height, the decoys are in original paint other than for touchup to two age splits on the drake. Most of our decoys are vintage wooden duck decoys, although we do have some contemporary decoys as well.

The book was written by richard cowan and richard lafountain. Duluth fish decoys, dfd, perkins, wow super cool 22 giant frog spearing decoy for sale online. The new owners also experimented with various antique finishes, including a. Vintage wildfowler pair duck decoy heads wood glass eyes. Gus wilson turned head black duck decoy, maine, circa 1930s. New wildfowler outfitter water proof hunting pants, duck blind xxlarge. Muddy water decoys illinois river decoys, wooden duck. For sale old wooden duck decoy, hand made and factory hunting decoys.

Wildfowler decoys, inc began in 1939, in old saybrook, connecticut. Shop duck decoys at chairish, the design lovers marketplace for the best vintage and used furniture, decor and art. Measures approx 19 12 inches long and is a nicely done hollow carved body. If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact us at 2073218091.

Because we grew up in maine, we cannot help a slight bias toward the sea duck, eider, scoter, and old squaw. The photographs are excellent and show both form and detail. They are usually painted, often elaborately and very accurately, to resemble. A duck decoy is a manmade object resembling a real duck. Any condition, factory location, etcthis also includes harris decoys, birdsall decoys, sinkbox decoys, rick brown decoys.

Unfollow wildfowler decoy duck to stop getting updates on your ebay feed. Wildfowler decoys babylon ny large vintage wooden duck. We have the best deals on antique duck decoys so stop by and check us out first. Wildfowler decoys buyselltrade public group facebook. Vintage redhead drake duck decoy early wildfowler signed ldb old saybrook c. Specializing in antique, old, vintage, collectable wooden duck hunting decoys for sale. Incredible decorative carved widgeon by the ward brothers, crisfield, md. A safe place to collect with multiple photos, trusted descriptions and. The complete wildfowler by grits gresha duck hunting books, goose books. Artie birdsall, in an unpublished manuscript by chris eldredge, is quoted as saying that the name of the company came from the title of barbers book, wildfowl. It is well worn and a great example of an early decoy. Barbers 1934 volume as long been a standard for carving and molding duck and geese decoys. Specializing in antique, old, vintage and collectable wooden duck hunting decoys. The book covers the history of wildfowler decoys from 1939 to the mid 1990s when it closed its doors.

The current world record price for an antique duck decoy at auction. As detailed in wildfowler decoys by richard cowan and dick lafountain, the fineline bill separation and raised neckseats indicate these decoys were made somewhere between 1939 and 1941. Mason wildfowler for sale collecting wood duck decoys. Wildfowler mallard drake decoy from old saybrook, ct. See the top photo on page 31 of wildfowler decoys by cowan and lafountain for a similar example. Nearmint mallard hen by wildfowler decoys, point pleasant, new jersey 19611977, circa. Wood gunning decoys made in the usawildfowler decoys since 1939. If you dont see what youre looking for, contact us, we have several items in. In the wildfowl carving magazine spring 2010 article the real deal, stephen obrien of copley fine art auctions in boston recommends three books in particular. Look at the pictures of this decoy great form and paint. Set of 2 books more stories of old duck hunters, and, misery loves.

Give me a call and let me know what you are looking for. Decoys offered by mallar decoys duck and bird antique decoys. New listing vintage sleeper mallard hen duck decoy signed hand carved wood cork glass eyes. Get the best deals on vintage hunting duck decoys when you shop. Although some clients may share our preference, many others have other favorite species. Condition is excellent and has never been hunted over or rigged. See more ideas about duck decoys, decoy carving and old saybrook. Ben schmidt and frank schmidt, otto misch, chris smith chris craft factory, wildfowler decoy factory, evans decoy factory, walter evans, dodge decoy factory and michigan makers. Study respectable books on the subject of duck decoys to learn to recognize an antique when you see one. This book is a classic guide, that many vintage decoy collectors and sellers. Large wildfowler duffle bag wfo520wg in wildgrass by wildfowler outfitter.

At mallar decoys we are proud to carry forth the tradition as caretakers of these great sculptures in wood. No damage to head or bill and both glass eyes are intact not cracked when it comes to wildfowler decoys it doesnt get much. Vintage wildfowler widgeon drake wood duck decoy point pleasant new jersey. This site showcases a wide array of listings at an array of pricing.

Bargain decoys old antique vintage duck decoys decoy. Factory decoys old antique vintage duck decoys decoy. I still have some copies of the book, wildfowler decoys for sale. If you are a new or an old hand to duck decoy collecting, this is an invaluable reference.

Vintage wildfowler mallard drake glass eye duck decoy price. Antique duck decoy cast iron doorstop book end metal art circa 1930 s. Woodendare studio excellent featuring a lot of woodendare studio excellent for sale online. Madison mitchell his life and decoys charles lee robbins cover mildly worn. Duck decoys are sometimes used in duck hunting to attract real ducks duck decoys were historically carved from wood, often atlantic white cedar wood on the east coast from maine to south carolina, or cork.

Shop forand learn aboutvintage and antique duck decoys. The text offers numerous pictures as well as patterns and loads of advice on creating the decoys and. Early, solid ccedar, old saybrook, ct factory wildfowler bluewinged teal drake, c. While vintage decoys are fetching high prices as antiques, they began life as hunters tools used to lure ducks from the sky to the dinner plate. See the book wildfowler decoys by lafountain and cowen for a similar models. Used very gently with light rubs on paint and one anchor mark on side. Duck and bird antique decoys mallar decoys whats in. New listing duck decoys, wildfowler pintails, old saybrook, conn.

Wildfowler decoys, dick lafountain, richard cowan, forward by timothy sieger f42 wildfowler decoys is the only reference guide you will need for all information pertaining to this factory. Barbers book wild fowl decoys, was the first book on decoys as collectible. Vintage pair original paint wildfowler mallard duck decoys for sale online. A decoy guy who is very familiar with wildfowler decoys said this is the best paint he has seen on a babylon wildfowler. Exceptional hollow gadwall drake decoy circa 1960s.

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