SOLD ITEMS


Otto Loat Rig

Pintail Drake

Hollow carved redwood pintail drake from the newly discovered Otto Loat rig (Alameda, CA), ca. 1940s. This exceptional example is in excellent original paint and condition with a small tail chip. See page 286 and 287 of Wildfowl Decoys of California for additional information on this relatively newly discovered rig of exceptional decoys. There are only approximately 30 of these decoys in existence. IS

Sold: $325


Gene Copp

Artichoke Head

A real California original...A pintail drake, stick-up "artichoke-head" by Gene Copp of Oakland, CA, ca. 1940s. The head is constructed of fine grain cedar. These were used in volumne with great success in the pickleweed flats on the Suisun Marsh. IS

Sold: $250


Barnegat Bay

Green-winged Teal Drake

Mint green-winged teal by Rick Brown and the Barnegat Bay Decoy Company of Pt. Pleasant, New Jersey. This great example is ca. 1980. OOS

Sold: $200


Wildfowler Company

Wigeon Drake

Rare superior model wigeon drake from the Old Saybrook, CT factory of the Wildfowler Decoy Company, c. 1950. Constructed of balsa for the body and pine for the head. Paint is good and all original. Measures approximately 13" in length. OOS

Sold: $225


Ed Snyder

Mallard Drake

Nice early (70s) hollow carved decorative mallard drake by Ed Snyder (Rio Vista, CA). Paint is excellent and all original. Measures just over 15" in length. A great example of Snyders early decorative work.

Sold: $450


Larry Zalesky

Mallard Pair

Larry Zalesky (Vacaville, CA) Mallard Pair ca. 1970s. Paint is excellent and all original. See page 213-217 of Wildfowl Decoys of California. OOS

Sold: $350


Larry Zalesky

Canvasbacks

Larry Zalesky (Vacaville, CA) canvasback pair ca. 1970s. Paint is excellent and all original. See page 213-217 of Wildfowl Decoys of California. OOS

Sold: $400


Larry Zalesky

Teal Pair

Larry Zalesky (Vacaville, CA) green-winged teal pair signed and dated 6-5-76. Paint is excellent and all original. See page 213-217 of Wildfowl Decoys of California by Michael Miller. Each measures approx. 13" in length. OOS

Sold: $600