1st Annual Wildfowl Arts and Decoy Auction – October 30th & 31st 2009

1st Annual Wildfowl Arts and Decoy Auction - October 30th & 31st 20098000 Esham Road, Parsonsburg, MD

Friday October 30th, 2009 @ 5:33 PM – Lots 1 – 276 &

Saturday October 31st, 2009 @ 10 AM – Lots 277 – 533

Selling from Several Estates and consignors including the Estate of Wilbur F. Brown of Baltimore, MD!!


450+ Decoys, Wildfowl Art, 75+ Duck Stamp Prints, 75+ pieces of artwork and more! 586 Lots Total as of 10-15-09!

Ward Bros., Madison Mitchell, Ira Hudson, Paul W. Shertz, Sam Barnes, Jim Pierce, Capt. Harry Jobes, Bruce Bucklin, Paul Gibson, Charlie Joiner, Jimmy Bowden, Keith Whitelock, Carroll Marshall, Steve C. Merritt, Doug Jones, R. C. Roudebush, Vern Bryant, David Walker, Herb Daisy, Jr, Bruce Bieber, Patrick Vincenti, Dick Robinson, Ed Samson, Earl Brinton, Bob & David Biddle & others!

Auctioneers Note: This is a very large auction event with a fine assortment of quality decoys and artwork. There is too much to be sold in one day so please make plans to attend this memorable two day event!

Directions: At the intersection of Rt. 50 & Forest Grove Rd., in Parsonsburg, turn North onto Forest Grove Rd. and follow for 0.5 miles to Old Ocean City Rd. Right onto Old O. C. Rd. and follow for 1.2 miles to Esham Rd. Left onto Esham Rd. and follow for 1.2 miles to burgundy/tan building on left. Signs Posted.

Friday Oct. 30th (Day 1) – Lots 1 to 276

Decoys: Madison Mitchell Decoys to include: 1978 Full size Canadian goose, 1974 and 1981 Widgeon (Baldpate) drakes, 1972 Blue Wing Teal hen, and Canvasback drake. Capt. Harry Jobes decoys: 1978 full size Canadian goose, 1989 Brandt, Pr of Redheads (hen and Drake), Pr of Blue Wing Teal (hen and drake), Pr of Green Wing Teal (hen and drake), Pr of 1987 Widgeon (drake and hen), Goldeneye drake, Drake Old Squall, Pintail drake, several Canvasback hen and drakes including a sleeping hen and Pr of 1993 � size hen and drake, Black Duck drake, 1987 Green Wing Teal hen, and others. Decoys by Jim Pierce to include: Pr of 1979 Goldeneye hen and drake, 1979 Bufflehead drake, Cinnamon Teal drake, Bluebill drake, sleeping Mallard hen. David Walker Decoys including 1999 Brandt, 1999 Snow Goose, Pr of 1999 Wood Ducks, Red Breasted Merganser drake, Hen Scaup, Hooded Merganser Drake, Pintail hen, Ruddy Duck hen, Goldeneye drake, several Canvasback hen and drakes, sleeping Goldeneye drake, 1998 Bufflehead drake, 1998 Black Duck drake, and several others. Chuck Roudebush decoys to include: 2000 full size Canadian goose, several shorebirds, drake Ruddy duck, Red Breasted Merganser Drake, and many more. Paul Gibson Red Head hen, Jimmy Bowden Merganser hen, many birds by Patrick Vincenti, Carved Sea Turtle by David Biddle and way to much more to list. Links to Printable color & Online Catalogs + over 1,300 Photgraphs of the items being sold at located on the right of your screen.

Wildfowl Art: 1977 “Long Cove” by Jack Shroeder, 1985 “Late Evening Woodies” by Ned Ewell w/ color remark, 1987 LE Rob Leslie print, 1986 “Early Winter Pintails” by Jim Morgan, 1990 Talbot County Waterfowl Festival LE signed print 18/300 by Joe Sene, 1986 “Morning Flight by Kevin Snelling artist proof 11/25 w/ color remark, 1987 LE print donated by GMC truck for DU 50th Anniv mallards by Richard Timm, original oils by Don Walvatne, original watercolors by T. Peterson, 1985 Cobb Island Decoys Eastern Shore, VA, by Nathan Cobb, many Canadian Wildlife Habitat, US Dept. on Interior, and Medallion Series Duck stamp prints vintage shot shell boxes and more!!

Saturday Oct. 31st (Day 2) – Lots 277 to 533

Decoys: Madison Mitchell decoys to include: 1948 Full Size Canadian Goose w/weight, 1950 Canadian Goose, Pr of 1948 Widgeon (Hen and Drake), 1952 blackhead, 1952 Redhead drake, Pr of 1958 Canvasbacks (hen and drake), 1958 Canvasback drake and others. 1958 Canvasback by Charlie Joiner, Travis Ward Canvasback Drake c.1900, Caroll Marshall Decoys to include: (2) feeding Black ducks, Pintail drake, Mallard hen, c 1880 Canvasback Drake Canvasback by James Holly, (3) c.1900 Canvasback Drakes by Sam Barnes, Ira Hudson Drake Goldeneye, Miles Hancock Canvasback, Will Heverin c.1910 Canvasback, c.1930 Canvasback Drake by Grove Robinson, Charles Bryan early hand chopped Canvasback Hen, Pr of 1953 Wood Ducks by Norman Larsen, 1944 Green Wing Teal by Elwood Pick, Pr of 1969 Pintails by Smith Island carver P.W. Marshall, Bob McGaw c. 1910 Canvasback drake, Bob Biddle Pintail drake and Green Wing Teal marked (personal rig), Paul Gibson Bluebill Drake, Pr of Pintails in orig. paint by Bruce Bucklin, 1984 Full size Whistling Swan by Donald L. Chittick, several Bandt by Jimmy Bowden and J. Boulter, Pr of Buffleheads by Roe Terry, rare Vern Bryant Puffin, Pr of Steve Merritt Buffleheads, Carol Hopkins Old Squall Drake, Pr 1984 Goldeneye by John Clark, Capt Harry Jobes decoys to include: Full size Blue Goose, 1975 Magnum Black Duck, Coot, Pr of Ruddy Ducks, 1976 Goldeneye Drake, several other Goldeneyes, Pr of 1980 Wood Ducks, 1986 Potomac River Canvasback Drake Magnum and several other Jobes decoys. Canvas Canadian goose by Wallace O’Niel, several P. Stavely size flying Canadian Geese, several miniatures to include: Pr of Redheads and Canadian Goose by Herb Daisy, Pr of Pintails by Charles McDougell and several other miniatures- Shorebirds to include Curlew by Earl Brinton, Jimmy Bowden miniature Heron, J, Hamilton Killdeer, Willet Winter Plume by Pete Wilbur, Large Carved Sea Turtle by David Biddle and way to much more to list. Links to Printable color & Online Catalogs + over 1,300 Photgraphs of the items being sold at located on the right of your screen.

Wildfowl Art: 1977 Paul W. Shertz 1st Day of Issue Artist Proof framed print of R. Madison Mitchell’s Decoys, “Decoy Makers of the Susquehanna Flats” Artist Proof framed print by Paul W. Shertz. “Waterfowl of North America” L/E book #355/1250 by DU Canada – Featuring 44 Signed prints (Issue price in 1988 was $2,050). (3) Bavarian Limestone lithographs signed Cigar Daisy w/ LOA, Many Ned Ewell framed prints and original watercolors, over 45 framed duck stamp prints, Jack Schroeder prints, Lem Ward and Jack Schroeder sketches, framed and authenticated Ward Bros. decoy patterns, other artists to include: Keith Whitelock, Rob Leslie, Kevin Sweeny, Jack Peterson vintage shot shell boxes and many more!!

Personal Property Terms: Cash Or Approved Check Day of sale. Visa/MC/Amex/Discover. 13% Buyer Premium. 3% Discount for cash or check. Everything Sold “As Is” with no warranties of any kind. Auction conducted inside & outside of 10,000 Sq. Ft. facility. Some seating provided. Food served by Station 7 Restaurant of Pittsville.

Preview: Friday 10/30 from 12 PM – 5:30 PM & Saturday 8 – 10 AM. A Complete online Catalog & Online Absentee bidding is available on the Auction Company Website.

Contact Auction Company for Additional Details. 410-835-0384

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