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November 11 & 12, 2009 Decoy Auction - Easton, Maryland

Guyette & Schmidt, Inc. conducted their annual fall decoy auction on November 11th & 12th, 2009, at the Talbot County Community Center. The sale grossed $1.41 million with 29 lots selling for over $10,000 each. Top lot in the sale was a pair of greenwing teal by Charles Bergman of Astoria, Oregon. It sold for $63,250, which was above its presale estimate. A blackduck by Lee Dudley (Knotts Island, NC) sold for over twice its estimate at $60,375. A Cobb Island curlew sold for $35,650 which was nearly five times its presale estimate

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High neck pintail by Richard Jansen

Pair of greenwing teal by Charles Bergman Auction World Record Price

Curlew from Cobb Island

Canvas over wooden frame Canada goose by George Boyd

Blackduck by Lee Dudley

Ruddy duck by Robert Morse

Canada goose by James Best

Bluebill by Ira Hudson

Pair of pintails by Mitchell LaFrance

Pair of canvasbasck by the Ward Brothers

"Bishops Head" model Canada goose by the Ward Brothers

"Humpback" style pintail drake by the Ward Brothers

Early pair of mallards by the Ward Brothers

"Fat jaw" goldeneye by the Ward Brothers

Golden plover by a member of the Folger Family

Robin snipe by Harry V. Shourds

Black bellied plover by Harry V. Shourds

Goldeneye drake by Elmer Crowell

Oil on board by David Maass

Pair of bluebills by Arthur Cobb

Very early oil on board

Full size heron by Lloyd Tyler

Canada goose by Charles Birch

Pair of life size turkeys from Wisconsin

Ruddy duck by Charles Waterfield

Bluebill drake by Eli Doughty

Pintail drake by Nicole Vidacovich

Blackduck by Dave Watson

Pair of goldeneye by John Schweikart