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


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.

Mallard Hen

Mason Co. (Detroit, MI), standard grade, painted-eye model mallard hen in restored paint. ca. 1910

Price: $125


Mason Co.

Merganser Drake

Mason Co. (Detroit, MI), standard grade glass-eye common merganser (rare species). Paint is a mix of original and old repaint. ca. 1910.

Price: $150


Mason Co.

Bluebill Hen

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

Price: $55


Mason Co.

Mallard Hen

Mason Decoy Co. (Detroit, MI) premier grade mallard hen in old working repaint. ca. 1910.

Price: $100


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


Evans Company

Bluebill Pair

Bluebill pair by the Evans Decoy Company (Ladysmith, WI), ca. 1930. Old repaint, Evans stamp still visible on the drake. It's likely the drake started life as a canvasback and has been repainted to a bluebill.

Price: $90


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


Herters Co

Mallard Hen

All original balsa mallard hen from the Herter's Decoy Company of Waseca, MN, ca. 1950s.

Price: $45


Wildfowler Co.

Mallard Hens

Two balsa mallard hens in a mix of original and old working repaint ca. 1950 from the Wildfowler Decoy Company (Old Saybrook, CT).

Price: $95


Wildfowler Co.

Redhead Hen

All original balsa model redhead hen from the Wildfowler Decoy Company (Old Saybrook, CT). The keel has been removed.

Price: $70


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


Cabelas

Canvasbacks

Oversized cork canvasback pair by Cabelas and so stamped.

Price: $65


Tom Martindale

Bluebill Drake

Solid carved bluebill drake by Tom Martindale (Ontario, Canada). Branded "TM" and signed by the maker.

Price: $100


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