guyette and deeter

Featuring the final sale of decoys from the

William J. Mackey, Jr. family holdings

April 25 & 26, 2019 Decoy & Sporting Art Auction


Pheasant Run | 4051 E. Main Street | St. Charles, Illinois | 630-584-6300

Featuring the decoys and sporting art from the collections of Jonathan & Virginia Chua, Don Kirson,
William J. Mackey, Jr., Doug & Ellen Miller, David Meyer, Dick Stephenson, and Ron Swanson


Contact Pheasant Run and mention the Guyette & Deeter block to book a hotel room at a discounted rate Held in conjunction with the National Antique Decoy & Sporting Collectibles Show. Approximately 700 investment quality decoys & related items. Absentee bidding, phone bidding, and online bidding through Invaluable will be available at this sale. Consignments now being accepted for our Summer and Fall auctions. 

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Consignments accepted until March 6 or until full.


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New England | Midwest | Mid Atlantic | Southern | Pac Coast | Factory | Shorebirds | Canada | Mini's & Deco

Paintings | Fish and Calls | Other

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Very important "look down swan" by John Williams. Mackey collection. Exhibited at the IBM Gallery of Arts and Sciences in 1966 in Manhattan

Rare preening mallard hen by Gus Wilson

Rare brant by Charles Birch

Important hollow carved herring gull by
Harry V. Shourds. Mackey collection.

Rare rigmate pair of mergansers by John Dawson. Mackey collection.

Very rare hollow wood duck by Tom Chambers

Pintail by Ira Hudson

Egret from Maryland or North Carolina. Mackey collection

Important ruddy turnstone by John Dilley. Mackey collection

Exceedingly rare special order willet by the Mason Decoy Factory. 14.25" long

Exceptional preening greenwing teal drake by Mitchell LaFrance

Pair of mallards by Charles Perdew

Preening mallard hen by Bert Graves

Sanderling by Elmer Crowell. Mackey collection

Very rare ruddy turnstone by William Bowman. Mackey collection

Very rare feeding robin snipe by Obediah Verity. Mackey collection

Very rare preening brant by Albert Laing. Mackey collection

Duck and crow calls by Charles Perdew

1936 mallard hen by the Ward Brothers

Bluewing teal hen from Toronto Harbor

Canada goose by George Warin

Mallard drake from Ontario

Pintail drake from Long Point, Ontario

Root head swan

Pintail by Larry Hayden

Original sketchs by Larry Hayden

Part of a good selection of decoratives by the Ward Brothers

Part of a good selection of decoratives by the Ward Brothers

Full size decorative Canada goose by the Ward Brothers

Preening mallard by Walter Dawson

Ruddy duck by the Ward Brothers

Rare duck call by Kinney & Harlow

Part of a good selection of duck calls

Part of a good selection of duck calls

Brant by Ira Hudson. From the Kruger rig.

Pair of premier grade mallards by the Mason Decoy Factory

Monhegan Island style eider hen in rare side preening pose by Gus Wilson

Part of a selection of decoys by Jim Schmiedlin

Part of a selection of decoys by Jim Schmiedlin

Bluebill hen from the Markham rig

Full size flying goldeneye by Chauncey Wheeler

Pintail drake by John Blair, Jr.

Robin snipe by the Dodge Decoy Factory

1925 US Cartridge Shells Calendar. 34.5" x 16".

Very early greenwing teal from the upper Chesapeake Bay. Mackey collection

Unique carved figures by Oscar Peterson

Oil on board by Harry Adamson, 23.5" x 29.5"

Oil on canvas by Lynn Bogue Hunt. 22" x 30"

Oil on board by David Maass, 25" x 19"

Oil on board by Francis Jaques. 15.5" x 11.5"

"Honkers Over Horicon," a large oil on canvas by Owen Gromme

Very rare 22" x 15" pheasant plaque by Oscar Peterson

Brant by Nathan Cobb, Jr.

Premier grade Canada goose by the Mason Decoy factory

1936 bluebill by the Ward Brothers


Early snow goose from Wisconsin

Root head yellowlegs from North Carolina. Mackey collection.

Flapping wings plover from Massachusetts. Mackey collection.

Root head yellowlegs from North Carolina. Mackey collection.

Early curlew from Cape May, New Jersey. Mackey collection.

Running yellowlegs by Elmer Crowell. Mackey collection.

Rare greater yellowlegs by Ira Hudson. Mackey collection.

Yellowlegs in content pose, similar to the work of William Bowman. Mackey collection.

Robin snipe from Long Island, New York. Mackey collection.

Two greater yellowlegs from Massachusetts. Mackey collection.

Large willet by Charles Thomas

Part of a good selection of duck calls

Part of a good selection of duck calls

Part of a good selection of duck calls

Part of a good selection of duck calls

Part of a good selection of duck calls

Black duck by the Ward Brothers

Passanger pigeon by Tom Schroeder

Pair of hooded mergansers by Arhur Nolan

1936 model canvasback hen by Ward Brothers

Mallard drake by Bert Graves

Mallard hen by Bert Graves

Redhead by Charles Reeves

Pair of bluebills by Charles Perdew

Preening black duck by Albert Laing

Fish decoys by Oscar Peterson.
Longest is 9"

52" long Atlantic Salmon by P.D. Malloch

Part of a good selection of fish decoys

Bluewing teal by the Stevens Brothers

Canada goose by Ike O'Neil

Unusual mallard book ends by the Ward Brothers

DuPont "Shoot Ballistite" poster. Paul Tudor Jones II collection.

Rare rigmate pair of round body redheads by Tom Chambers

Early pair of teal by Paul Lipke

Rare premier grade merganser hen by the Mason Decoy Factory

Rigmate pair of mallards by the Mason Decoy Factory

Large willet by Melvin Gardner Lawrence. Mackey collection

Sandpiper by Obediah Verity. Mackey collection

Two working gull decoys from Forked River, New Jersey. Mackey collection

Root head yellowlegs from Mackey collection

Ruddy duck from North Carolina. Mackey collection

Very early eider hen from Blue Hill, Maine. Mackey collection

Early canvasback by Elmer Crowell. Mackey collection

Pair of mergansers by Rhodes Truex

Golden plover with removable dove tailed head from Massachusetts. Mackey collection

Part of a good selection of Mark McNair duck decoys

Pair of 1932 model bluebills by the Ward Brothers

Rare miniature bluewing teal and greenwing teal drakes by Charles Perdew

Pair of miniature mallards by Charles Perdew

Rare decoys by Charles Bergman

Rare decoys by Charles Bergman

Rigmate pair of bluewing teal by the Mason Decoy Factory

Pair of redheads by the Mason Decoy Factory

Hollow carved canvasback by Augustus Moak

1936 canvasback by the Ward Brothers

1/4 size preening mallard hen by Charles Perdew

Pintail by Jim Schmiedlin

Pair of mergansers from Massachusetts. Mackey collection

Preening black duck by Shang Wheeler. Mackey collection

Eskimo curlew from Nantucket. Mackey collection


Preening shorebird from the Mackey collection

Golden plover by Elmer Crowell. Mackey collection

Early plover wind bird from Nantucket. Mackey collection


Yellowlegs by Ira Hudson. Mackey collection

Yellowlegs by Harry V. Shourds. Mackey collection

Black bellied plover from Nantucket

Running sanderling by Obediah Verity

Verity Family black bellied plover

Important redhead by Bob Jones

Canvasback drake John Schweikart

Black duck by Rowley Horner

Decorative pintail by the Ward Brothers

Very rare black bellied plover by Daniel Demott

Goldeneye drake by Elmer Crowell

Pair of mallards by Charles Perdew


Pair of widgeon by George Kessler

Mallard drake by Mitchel LaFrance

Brant by Harry V. Shourds


Very rare long neck canvasback by Isaiah Brown

Classic black duck by Harry V. Shourds

Robin snipe by Harry V. Shourds


Hollow pintail hen similar to the work of J.R. Wells

Very early preening mallard hen by Charles Perdew. Paint by Edna

Very early mallard drake by Charles Perdew. Paint by Edna


Very rare pair of buffleheads by Charles Huff

Hollow carved merganser. Mackey collection

Hollow canvasback drake by Gus Moak


Mallard drake by Charles Walker

Black duck by Ward Brothers

Pinch breasted pintail by the Ward Brothers