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10-22-21 16th Annual Decoy & Wildfowl Arts Auction


16th Annual Decoy & Wildfowl Arts Auction


Personal Property located at: The A&M Auction Facility – 8000 Esham Rd., Parsonsburg, MD 21849

Timed Online Only Auction – No Live in person Bidding!

Auction Held Online Only w/Bidding ending Friday October 22nd, 2021 @ 5:03 PM

275+ Lots including over 150 Decoys, Original Artwork, Decoys, Primitives,

Shotshell Boxes, Oyster Tins, Decoy Related Books & much more!

Carvers to include: Ward Brothers, Ira Hudson, Elmer Crowell, Miles Hancock, Ned Burgess, Cigar Daisey, Eldred Tyler, Madison Mitchell, J.P Hand, Roe “Duc-Man” Terry, Reggie Birch, Oliver Lawson, Mason Factory & many others! More than 20 original watercolors by Robert Barnes, Orig. Willie Crockett’s and more!!

Auctioneers Note:A&M Auctions is honored to have several elite collections in this year’s sale. We are proud to bring these collections and many other Estates and Consignors to continue our tradition of this Annual Eastern Shore Event. PLEASE VIEW OUR WEBSITE FOR A FULL CATALOG!!

Directions: Our Auction Facility is located in Parsonsburg on the Eastern Shore of Maryland Approx. 100 Miles north of Norfolk, VA, 55 Miles South of Dover, DE, 100 East of Washington, DC and 18 miles West of Ocean City, MD. At the intersection of Rt. 50 and the Rt. 13 Bypass merge onto Rt. 50 East towards Ocean City and follow for 3.9 miles to the intersection of Rt. 50 & Forest Grove Rd. Turn North (left) 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.


Online Bidding: This is an Online Only Auction held on the A&M Auctioneers website. Early Pre-Bidding is now open! You will be able bid at any time up until the closing time for each individual items which will start at 5 PM on Oct. 22nd 2021. 1 lot will end Approx. every 45 seconds. 80 lots will end per hour. With 285 items in the Auction the Auction will take Approx. 3.5-3.75 hours to complete. This Auction will feature a soft closing. If someone bids in the last minute before an item closes the bidding on that item only will be extended for 1 minute. This allows individuals a chance to bid again. This process will continue until one person stops bidding or doesn’t bid before the time runs out.


Ward Brothers Decoys: Pair of Outstanding Ward Brothers Crisfield, MD 1966 Red Heads Drake and Hen with slightly turned heads, Exceedingly Rare Ward Brothers Crisfield, MD Blue Wing Teal Drake, Important Ward Brothers, Crisfield, MD Bufflehead Hen Decoy singed and dated Lem Ward and Steve Ward 1969, Ward Brothers Crisfield, MD 1962 ¼ size Balsa Model Canada Goose decoy, Ward Brothers, Crisfield, MD 1947 “Best Grade” Mallard Drake, Superb Ward Brothers, Crisfield, MD 1948 Balsa Model Mallard Hen decoy with slightly turned head, Ward Brothers Crisfield, MD 1974 Shooting Stool model Canvasback Hen, Ward Brothers Crisfield, MD 1948 Mallard Drake with slightly turned head from the Dr. Morton Kramer Collection, Ward Brothers Crisfield, MD 1948 Widgeon Drake, Ward Brothers Crisfield, MD 1948 Canvasback Drake decoy, Ward Brothers Crisfield, MD 1940’s model Working Black Duck decoy with slightly turned head and others!

Eastern Shore Decoys: Ira Hudson, Chincoteague, VA Goldeneye drake, Delbert “Cigar” Daisey, Chincoteague, VA RARE carved Red Breasted Merganser hen, Roe “Duc-Man” Terry Chincoteague, VA 1983 Pair of Red Breasted Mergansers, Miles Hancock, Chincoteague, VA carved Widgeon Drake, Pair of Eldred Tyler, Crisfield, MD Pintail Decoys circa 1950, Reggie Birch, Chincoteague, VA hand carved Western Grebe, Eldred Tyler, Crisfield, MD Folk Style mini preening Mallard drake, Mark Daisey Chincoteague, VA 1989 hand carved Coot, Norman K. Hudson, Chincoteague, VA 1969 Mallard Drake, Bernie White, Fishing Creek, MD Dorchester County 1974 Red Breasted Merganser Drake, Eldred Tyler, Crisfield, MD Folk Style carved Canada Goose signed J.E. Tyler, Paul Nock, Salisbury, MD 1966 Pintail Hen, Pair of Zack Ward, Crisfield, MD 1936 style Ward Brothers Canvasbacks, Miles Hancock, Chincoteague, VA 1930’s Black Duck, Stunning R. Birch Chincoteague, VA Preening Gadwall decoy, Pair of Captain Lewes Tyler, Hoopers Island, MD Red Breasted Mergansers, Pair Ed Sampson, Hoopers Island, MD Dorchester County Red Breasted Mergansers, Oliver Lawson, Rumbley, MD “The Duck House” miniature carved Balsa model Pintail drake, Pair of Gary Daisey, Chincoteague, VA miniature carved wood ducks, and much more this is only a partial listing!

Upper Bay Decoys: Rare and Important Ben Dye Perryville, MD (1821-1896) Canvasback Drake Decoy with E.L.B. initialed inletted keel weight, R. Madison Mitchell, Havre de Grace, MD 1954 Redhead drake, John Glenn, Rock Hall, MD Blue Bill drake, Sam Barnes, Harve de Grace, MD Canvasback Drake decoy in original paint, Jim Currier, Havre de Grace, MD Redhead hen decoy original paint, John Glenn Rock Hall, MD working Redhead, Robert Litzenberg Elkton, MD 1981 hand carved Black Duck, John H. Clarke Have de Grace, MD Canvasback, R. Madison Mitchell, Havre de Grace, MD 1981 Blue Bill Drake, John Clark, Havre de Grace, MD hand carved Atlantic Brant, Capt. Harry Jobes, Harve de Grace, MD Canvasback Hen, William Veasey, Newark, DE Mallard Drake, Pair of Bill Joiner, Chestertown, MD 1982 Green Winged Teal and more!

New Jersey/ New York Decoys: Superb J.P. Hand, Goshen, NJ swimming model Canada Goose, Hurley Conklin, Manahawkin, NJ Gull Decoy original paint and branded H. Conklin, Edward Clark Villas, NJ hand carved Black Duck, J.P. Hand, Goshen, NJ hand carved hallow body Atlantic Brant, J.P. Hand, Goshen, NJ hand carved hallow body Bufflehead drake, Eugene Cole, Seaville, NJ Curlew, John Hamilton, Cedar Run, New Jersey hand carved Blue Winged Teal Drake, P. Hand, Goshen, NJ hand carved hallow body Black Duck, Al McCormick Westerly, Long Island hand carved Black Duck, Ken Harris, Woodville, NY hand carved Old Squaw Drake, Don Cross, Long Island, NY Goldeneye drake decoy, New Jersey Hallow Body Brant decoy, Coot Garton, Bridgeton, NJ Mallard Drake and much more!  

Decoys: Elmer Crowell, East Harwich Mass, Widgeon Drake decoy original paint, Ned Burgess, Churches Island, NC Pintail Drake Decoy from the Currituck Shooting Club Poplar Branch, NC, selection of Delaware River Decoys, Jerry Hutchins, Glen Bernie, MD carved preening Western Grebe, James McAlpine, Shelburne, Nova Scotia Black Duck, Bernie Hopkins 1978 Carved Bufflehead drake, W. Guttermuth, North Carolina Battery Red Head Drake decoy, selection of Mason and Animal Trap factory decoys and more!  

Shorebirds/ Factory Decoys: Down East Decoy Co. Freeport, Maine Black Duck original paint branded S.G.H. from the Somers Headley Collection, Superb Mason Factory, Detroit, MI Yellowlegs decoy original paint, Early Mason Factory, Detroit, MI Wood Duck Drake circa 1910, Early Mason Factory, Detroit, MI Red Head drake, Early Mason Factory, Detroit, MI Canvasback Drake, Early New Jersey carved shorebird with gunning wear, Animal Trap Decoy Co. Pascagoula, Miss Goldeneye drake Decoy, Herb Daisey Jr. Chincoteague, VA miniature carved Heron on driftwood signed 1997 and many more!

Wildfowl Art: Willie Crockett, Virginia, original painted watercolor and acrylic of Redheads in Snowy Marsh signed Crockett 1988, Original watercolor of “Ocean Wave” Work Boat/Fishing Vessel at Shanty on the Eastern Shore of VA signed Crockett 1980, “Wet and Wild” Original framed Oil on canvas of Canada Geese in Cornfield by W. Robert Tolley, Cambridge, MD, framed Oil on Canvas of Pheasant and Bird Dog by C. Carson, Original Oil on Board of Confederate soldier, Large Qty of Duck stamp prints including several early Maryland and Virginia stamp prints, RARE 1974-1975 Maryland Waterfowl Stamp Artist Proof Print framed and matted with stamp and signed John Taylor, Vintage Daisey model 25 Pump Action Pellet rifle, “Early Morning Red Heads” framed print by Lem Ward, several American Indian engravings by George Catlin, “Two News” framed artist proof 1/1 colored engraving, Jack Schroeder Special Edition framed print of Ward Brothers, more than 20 Robert Barnes original framed watercolors of Waterfowl and the Eastern Shore and many more this is only a partial listing.

Primitives/Oyster Tins/Books/Special Interest: Large Qty of Decoy and Chesapeake Bay Related Books,  Gamo Hunter model 220 pump action .177 cal pellet rifle, Daisey Rogers model 770 Pump action BB gun, Vintage Diana Model 22 German Pellet rifle, (6) Vintage Herter’s, Inc Canada Goose Decoys with original box, Phillips Oil Company vintage 1971 advertising calendar thermometer, Vintage “Eastern Shore Poultry Growers Exchange” wooden sign, B&L Brand Oysters, Bivalve Packing Co. Princess Anne, MD vintage 1 gallon oyster tin, Vintage Tawes Brand Crisfield, MD crab meat can,  Em-Ge starter pistol,  “The 1877 Atlases and Other Early Maps of the Eastern Shore of Maryland Bicentennial Edition, Rippons Brothers Hoopersville, MD 1966 memorabilia, vintage General Fiber High Head Canada goose decoy, Satisfaction Brand Oysters Salisbury, MD wooden and metal oyster advertising sign, Super Unique hand carved and hand painted artwork of (3) full size brook trout on artist board with hand painted Oil on canvas background in frame & much more!

Terms Personal Property: Visa/MC/Amex/Discover or approved check. 18% Buyer Premium. 6 % Maryland Sales Tax. All property is sold “As Is, Where Is”, and All Sales are Final. Property is open to thorough public inspection. It is the Bidder’s responsibility to determine condition, age genuineness, authenticity, value or any other determinative factor. Allen & Marshall Auctioneers and Appraisers, LLC may attempt to describe the merchandise in advertising, on the phone, on the internet and at the auction but makes no representations. In no event shall Allen & Marshall Auctioneers and Appraisers, LLC be held responsible for having made or implied any warranty of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose. Bidder shall be the sole judge of value.

Pick Up Date: Items must be picked up at the A&M Auction Facility during the week of Monday October 25th-Friday October 29th, 2021 between the hours of 9 AM and 5 PM. Buyer is responsible for removing all items.  Buyer is responsible for bringing any required manpower, tools, boxes, wrapping paper, blankets, wheel cart or dollies needed to remove your items from the property.

Shipping: A&M Auctioneers and Appraiser’s does not ship items, however shipping is available through the UPS Pack and Ship Store of Salisbury, MD or a shipper of buyer’s choice. We can transport items from  our facility to a shipper for you. You will pay the shipper directly for any and all costs associated with getting your items to you. Shipping has become very expensive. We have no control over the cost of shipping items. Please bid accordingly.

Preview: Monday Oct. 18th, 2021 from 5-7 PM!


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