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3-23-2022 Spring Decoy & Wildfowl Arts On-Line Only Auction


Spring Decoy & Wildfowl Arts On-Line Only Auction

Online Only Auction – Wednesday March 23, 2022 @ 5 PM.

Online Bidding will be available at via!

Original Artwork, Decoys, Primitives, Shotshell Boxes 

Oyster Tins, Decoy Related Books & much more!

Carvers to include:

Ward Bro., Ira Hudson, Miles Hancock, Doug Jester, Gus Wilson

Holly Family, Tad Beach, Ned Burgess, Cigar Daisey, Mason Factory & many others!

Preview: Monday March 21st 4 PM – 6 PM or during Business Hours by Appointment!


Auctioneers Note: A&M Auctions is honored to have several elite collections in this year’s sale. We are proud to bring the Estate of Gene H. Crockett of Wachapreague, VA to public auction sale. Gene was an avid hunter and fisherman and well known to most sportsman on the Eastern Shore of Virginia. His passion for hunting and fishing showed in his home with many decoys and original artworks. We are proud to bring his collection and others to public auction. 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 will open soon! You will be able bid at any time up until the closing time for each individual items which will start at 5 PM on March 22nd, 2022. 1 lot will end Approx. every 30 seconds. 120 lots will end per hour.  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.


Firearms: Browning Arms Company Superposed 20 GA Over/Under Shotgun, Browning Arms Company Citori Over/Under 20 GA Shotgun, Norinco/Imp by CAI Type 56 SKS Semi Auto Rifle in 7.62x39mm , Sig Sauer/Sigarms, Inc P229 Semi Auto Pistol in .357 Sig, Smith & Wesson SW9VE Semi Auto 9mm Pistol, J Denton 14 GA Side by Side Shotgun with External Hammers, WINCHESTER  Mdl 50 Semi Auto Shotgun 12 gauge, Winchester Mdl 190 Semi Auto .22 LR Rifle, Hopkins & Allen Forehand Mdl 101 .38 Cal 5 Shot Double Action Revolver, Hopkins & Allen Top Break .32 Cal 5 Shot Blued Revolver, Raven Arms  Mdl P-25 .25ACP Semi Auto Chrome plated Pistol, High Standard Flite King Pump Action Shotgun, Enfield No 4 MK 2 Bolt Action Rifle and more as this is only a partial listing!

Eastern Shore Decoys: Pair of Ward Brothers, Crisfield, MD 1936 turned head Canvasback Decoys both signed and dated, Pair of Ira Hudson, Chincoteague, VA pintails, Pair of Ward Brothers, Crisfield, MD 1948 Canvasbacks, several Ira Hudson black ducks, several Ira Hudson blackheads, Superb Miles Hancock, Chincoteague, VA Canada Goose, Exemplary Ira Hudson Brant,  Large Cedar Body Canada Goose, Stunning Pair of Miles Hancock Pintails, Super Unique pinched back cedar body Pintail drake decoy, Pair of Cigar Daisey, Chincoteague, VA Ruddy Ducks, Cigar Daisey Bufflehead drake, Roe Terry Bufflehead hen, Pair of Old Squaw Decoys by Pete Vigneir, Superb Doug Jester, Chincoteague, VA Merganser Drake decoy, Pair of Crisfield, MD Widgeon, Hudson Family Blackhead, Lloyd L. Jester, Chincoteague, VA 1989 Franklins Gull on driftwood, Larry Tawes, Salisbury, MD 1975 Black Head, Terry Walker canvasback hen, Judson Thornton, Pair of Ward Style Canvasbacks drake and hen with slighted turned heads by Bradshaw, Miles Hancock Goldeneye drake, Eastern Shore of Virginia Black head, Captain John Smith, Berlin, Md Pintail drake, Lloyd Jester, Chincoteague, VA 1989 Bufflehead Hen decoy, Hoopers Island, MD Merganser Drake in original paint, Pair of Crisfield, MD Pintail Drakes in original paint and much more this is only a partial listing!

Upper Bay Decoys: Important Ben Dye, Perryville, MD (1827-1896) Blue Bill Drake decoy branded J. Heisler on under side from the Personal Rig of Famous Boatbuilder and decoy maker of Burlington, NJ, Leonard Pryor Canvasback drake, John Daddy Holly blue bill drake, Madison Mitchell, Havre de Grace, MD 1954 canvasback drake, Will Heverin, Canvasback drake, John Daddy Holly Black Head, Paul Gibson, Havre De Grace, MD 1976 Redhead drake, R. Madison Mitchell, Havre de Grace, MD 1973 Canada Goose, Captain Harry Jobes full size Canada Goose decoy Charlie Bryan, Middle River, MD hand carved Goldeneye drake, David Walker, Perryville, MD 1998 hand carved Pintail drake, Paul Gibson Canada Goose, Bryan Bodt Churchville, MD 1991 Widgeon Drake decoy, Feeding Canada Goose Decoy by Charlie Bryan, Joey Jobes Redhead drake, Pair of Harry Jobes 1974 Blackheads, Joey Jobes 2012 Black duck, Patrick Vincenti, Churchville, MD hand carved preening Wood Duck drake, and more!

New Jersey/ New York Decoys: Harry Shourds, Tuckerton, NJ Drake Blue Bill, Superb Pair of Hurley Conklin, Manahawkin, NJ American Mergansers drake and hen both Branded H, Hurley Conklin, Manahawkin, NJ, black duck and much more!  

Decoys: Superb Augustus “Gus” Wilson South Portland, ME (1864-1950) Classic Black Duck Decoy circa 1915, Joseph Zenser, Pairberry, Illinois (1888-1960) Mallard Drake, RJW Jr. carved Full Size Tundra Swan decoy with slightly turned head and neck, North Carolina, Canvas over wire Canada Goose, Pair of H.V. Althauser, Hubert, NC decorative lifesize Mahogany carved Mallards, Bobby Humphert 1992 Bufflehead Drake, William Mason Canvas over wire Merganser, G. Bauer 1988, Pair of Mike Smyzer, PA cork body Widgeon Decoys, Manitoba Canvasback Hen, Bill Oddo, Warren, Mich 1993 Pintail drake decoy, Pair of 1936 Style Reproduction Ward Bros Canvasbacks carved by Gene Sullivan, Pair of Bill Agathion Bufflehead decoys, Evans Decoy Co. Canvasback drake decoy, Pair of carved Cinnamon teal in original paint unsigned and more!

Shorebirds/ Factory Decoys: Superb Nantucket carved Curlew, Nantucket Golden Plover original tack eyes, Exquisite John Bode, Chincoteague, VA  full body carved Oyster Catcher, Cobb Island, VA Preening Curlew, excellent cut wing tips, replaced bill. Attributed to Walter Brady Cobb Island, VA, David Bundick Modestown, Virginia large full body standing American Crow Decoy, David Rhoades, Absecon, NJ feeding Curlew on stand, David Rhoades, Absecon, NJ standing Black Bellied Plover, pr of plump Sanderlings excellent paint, Primitive New England Reaching Dowitcher,  early 20th Century feeding sandpiper, David Rhoades excellent calling Black Bellied Plover original paint, Absecon, NJ large standing Curlew in feeding pose, Standing Root Neck Plover on driftwood, Jimmy Hill, Chincoteague, VA carved peep on driftwood, and many more!

Miniatures: Stunning Tad Beach miniature standing Yellowlegs on habitat base, Superb Billy Crockett miniature standing Canada Goose on driftwood, Carved Miniature Old Squaw drake on habitat base by Ron Telroy, Jim Sprankle, Kent Island, MD 1/3 size Resin Canada Goose, Miniature carved Canada Goose attributed to Lloyd Tyler, Crisfield, MD, Pair of Pop Samson, Havre De Grace, MD miniature carved Redheads, Miniature flying Canvasback Drake decoys, Pr Bob Jobes 1987 miniature carved Shovelers, Beverly Lynch Newark, MD 1985 miniature carved mallard hen, Pair of Charlies Jobes 1987 1/3 size Pintail,  Pair of Charlie, Jobes 1987 1/3 size Shovelers drake and hen,

Wildfowl Art: Arthur R. Eakin (American 20th Cent) Original oil and acrylic on panel of Canadian Geese signed A.R. Eakin, Arthur R. Eakin (American 20th Cent) Original oil and acrylic on panel of Canvasbacks signed A.R. Eakin, Framed original artwork of Flying Osprey with fish signed LaMay in pencil lower right,  several etchings by Marguerite Kirmse, Framed A.B. Frost print of surf fisherman circa 1880’s, “The Hunters” print by David Turnbaugh, “Sailing In” framed etching by Churchill Ettinger,  Rustic Woodies” framed Wood Duck Print by Richard Plasschart, Great Blue Heron by A.J. Rudisill framed print, L.T. Ward and Bro Wildfowl Counterfeiters by Harryman signed by both Lem Ward and Steve Ward and many more this is only a partial listing.

Primitives/Oyster Tins/Books/Special Interest: “Shrimp Boats” large carved wooden panel signed William Irwin, Glenn and Maryls Groceries Gas and Oil 1950 Rhodesdale, MD advertising silhouette thermometer, hand carved snapping turtle, Larry Sinclair, Dorchester Co. 1976 carved Whale fish decoy on driftwood stand, Newton Foster, Grimstead, VA 1 gallon oyster tin, Saatman & Seward Feeds Kenton, DE Phone SMYRNA 2384 advertising calendar, “Oysters in Season” vintage oyster sign, Larry Sinclair, Dorchester Co. 1975 carved Shark fish decoy, several custom made Damascus steel blade knives with sheaths & much more!

Terms Personal Property: Visa/MC/Amex/Discover or approved check. 18% Buyer Premium. 6% MD 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.

Pickup: Items should be picked up at the Auction Site on Friday March 25th from 3-6 PM or the following week Monday 3/28 – 4/1/22 from 9 AM – 5 PM by Appointment. 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. Items not picked or shipping arrangements made by Friday April 1st, 2022 at 5 PM will be considered abandoned and will be disposed of at the discretion of the Auction Company.

Shipping: A&M Auctioneers and Appraiser’s does not ship items, however shipping is available through the UPS Pack & Ship Stores of Salisbury, MD/Delmar, DE or a shipper of buyer’s choice. We can transport items from our facility and deliver the item(s) 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 or the timeframe to do so. Please bid accordingly.

Preview: Monday March 21st, 2022 from 4 PM – 6 PM or by appointment anytime during normal business hours. A Complete online Catalog will be available at

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