Charleston, South Carolina - Guyette & Deeter’s second annual decoy auction held in conjunction with the Southeastern Wildlife Expo in Charleston, South Carolina grossed just under high estimate at $485,000. This is Guyette & Deeter’s smallest auction of the year, with just 228 lots. The auction was unreserved and the Buyer’s Premium is still at 15%. As with all Guyette & Deeter auctions the condition reports were guaranteed. Only one item was passed.
Highlights include a golden plover by Elmer Crowell selling for $23,000, a greenwing teal by the Ward Brothers selling for $19,550, a ruddy duck from North Carolina selling for $19,550, and a bluebill by Lee Dudley selling for $18,975, all of which sold over estimate.