We're pleased to offer a nice selection of Decoys from the Central Valley region of California 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!


Amiel Garibaldi

Canvasback

Very rare and early (c 1920's) canvasback drake (style 2) by the highly collectible early CA decoy maker Amiel Garibaldi of Sacramento.  This example is in moderatley worn original paint.  There is a tight neck crack.  Measures 13.5" in length.  See pages 326-333 of Wildfowl Decoys of the Pacific Coast by Miller and Hanson.

Price: $2450

 


Emelio Andreucetti

Mallard Pair #4

Later mallard pair by Emilio Andreuccetti of Sacramento, California, ca. 1980's.  Paint appears good and original.  Directly from the Andreucetti estate.  Emilio's work is well documented on pages 336-337 of Wildfowl Decoys of the Pacific Coast.

Price: $200

 

 


Emilio Andreucetti

Mallard Drake

Mallard drake by Emilio Andreuccetti of Sacramento, California.  Signed and dated by the maker 1987.  Paint is good and original with an original coat of varnish applied by the maker.  Directly from the Andreucetti estate.  Emilio's work is well documented on pages 336-337 of Wildfowl Decoys of the Pacific Coast.

Price: $150

 

 


L. Andreuccetti

Canvasback Pair

A rare pair of canvasbacks by Luigi Andreuccetti (Sacramento, CA) ca. 1940's. Solid redwood construction. I can't be certain, but, the white on the drakes back may mostly be a later second coat. The remainder on both is excellent and original. Both have glass eyes. The keels have been removed. Both measure approximately 12" in length. See pages 504-512 of Wildfowl Decoys of California by Michael Miller for additional information on this important California maker.

Price: $5500


Amiel Garibaldi

Canvasback Pair

An excedingly rare pair of canvasbacks by Amiel Garibaldi (Sacramento, CA) ca. 1940. Excellent all original paint. See pages 521-530 of Wildfowl Decoys of California by Miller. This exact pair are pictured on page 528. Solid carved. The hen has a turned head. Each measures approximately 14" in length. The only pair of Garibaldi canvasbacks I've ever offered.

Price: $5900


Amiel Garibaldi

Mallard Pair

An excellent all original mallard pair by Amiel Garibaldi (Sacramento, CA) ca. 1940. See pages 521-530 of Wildfowl Decoys of California by Miller. Solid carved with turned heads. Each measures approximately 18" in length. 

Price: $6500

 


Henry Wulff

Mallard Pair

Excellent and all original mallard pair by Henry Wulff (Sacramento, CA) ca. 1950s. Branded "HW" on the bottoms. See pages 562-563 of Wildfowl Decoys of California by Michael Miller for detailed information on this maker.

Price: $315


Unknown Maker

Pintail Drake

Cool little pintail drake found in Laton, CA. I'd date this original paint decoy to 1920s. Very heavy rasping on the body. Measures 13" in length.

Price: $190


Bill Strickland

Pintail Drake #1

Excellent example pintail drake ca. 1940s by William Strickland (Sacramento, CA). Paint and condition are mint unrigged and unused. Constructed of palm frond for the body and sugar pine for the heads. Measures 16" in length. Wonderful presence on these decoys. See page 552 of Wildfowl Decoys of California by Michael Miller.

Price: $450


Bill Strickland

Pintail Drake #2

Excellent example pintail drake ca. 1940s by William Strickland (Sacramento, CA). Paint and condition are mint unrigged and unused. Constructed of palm frond for the body and sugar pine for the heads. Measures 16" in length. Wonderful presence on these decoys. See page 552 of Wildfowl Decoys of California by Michael Miller.

Price: $450


Unknown Maker

Snow Goose

Canvas stuffed snow goose in feeding posture by an unknown Sacramento valley maker ca. 1940s. 

Price: $95


Emilio Andreucetti

Mallard Drake

Solid carved mallard drake by Emilio Andreucetti (Sacramento, CA). Excellent and all original paint signed and dated 1984. See pages 502-504 of Wildfowl Decoys of California.

Price: $180


Custom Bilt

Pintail Hen

Solid carved pintail hen by the Custom Bilt Decoy Company of San Diego, CA ca. 1940s. This decoy underwent wonderful paint restoration by Custom Bilt owner/artist, David Hagerbaumer, in 1981 as indicated on the underside. Constructed of hollow carved redwood. Retains the "Custom Bilt" stamps on the underside. Small tail chip. Measures 16" in length.

Price: $385


Bill Goenne

Mallard Pair #1

Bill Goenne (King City, CA), early hollow carved oversized mallard pair.

Price: $185


Bill Goenne

Mallard Pair #2

Bill Goenne (King City, CA), early hollow carved oversized mallard pair.

Price: $185