Established in 1984, Guyette & Deeter, Inc. has held over 125 live auctions, realizing over $200 million in sales of decoys, paintings, and related sporting items. Our firm has handled the most important decoys and collections in North America and we have set nearly all of the world records in these categories: duck and shorebird decoys, fish decoys and plaques, duck calls and crow calls, decorative carvings, shotgun shell boxes, salesman sample canoes, and other related items.
- We conduct three auctions each year at different locations throughout the United States. A regional advantage that ensures the highest client satisfaction.
- With over 12,000 active users in our global mailing list, catalog distribution of nearly 2,000 per auction, and the best decoy-dedicated website, we ensure exposure of your collection to all interested potential collectors.
Our clientele is comfortable buying from us because our guaranteed catalog descriptions provide confidence in the condition and value of collectible items, resulting in a willingness to spend more with the comfort and security this guarantee provides.
- April 2021 - Lombard, IL.
- August 21 & 22, 2020- Held in the Easton/St. Michaels, MD area. Due to COVID-19 we are asking you to call ahead if you want to preview items at the office in St. Michaels. In the months of July & August we will be traveling to several locations throughout the country showing decoys that will be in the auction. If there is something you would like to see, please call to arrange a preview in your area. Your requests does not need to be limited to the more expensive items in the sale. We will do our best to accommodate your request. The auction will be called by Jim Julia and live streamed through online platforms. We will have extra phone bid lines available for the sale, and will be covering online bidding fees through Bidsquare and Invaluable.
- November 2020 - Easton, MD in conjunction with the Easton Waterfowl Festival. Estimated attendance: 15,000 - 20,000. Held at the Talbot County Community Center, this cataloged auction offers approximately 600 investment quality decoys, artwork & related items.
Summer Auction UpdateWith the health and well-being of the broader community we have decided to hold our summer sale live streamed without an audience.
The auction will be held in Maryland with new dates of August 21 and 22. The sale will include nearly 600 lots of decoys and sporting art. Interested parties can bid live by phone, internet, or absentee. The auction will be called by Jim Julia. A catalog for the auction will be available the third week of July both online at or by ordering a hard copy from the office at 410-745-0485. In addition to a scaled down preview prior to the auction, we will be hosting a few small regional previews prior to the sale at different geographic locations. If you are interested in more details about specific lots, please contact Gary Guyette at 410-745-0485 or Jon Deeter at 440-610-1768.
There will be a regional preview in Metarie, Louisiana on August 6. Call or email Gary Guyette if you are interested in arranging an appointment there.
Other regional previews include Chicago, Detroit, and New England, or at our Maryland office by appointment only.
Call our office with any other questions or to place your bids for the sale.
Website updated July 10, 2020
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Details about each of the three auctions:
Our April auction in St. Charles, Illinois