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April 23 & 24, 2015 - St. Charles, Illinois

Guyette & Deeter's 30th Annual Spring Decoy Auction Grosses Over $2 million

St. Charles, Illinois - Guyette & Deeter conducted their 30th annual spring decoy auction on April 23 and 24 at the Pheasant Run Resort in St. Charles, Illinois. It was held in conjunction with the National Antique Decoy & Sporting Collectibles Show. The auction grossed just over $2 million, which was near mid-estimate, with 32 lots selling for over $10,000. There was an audience of just under 400, with most of them participating in the bidding. There were 136 phone and absentee bidders and 933 registered online bidders. The top two lots in the sale were an important goldeneye drake by the Ward Brothers that sold for $80,500 and a Monhegan Island style breast preening scoter by Gus Wilson that sold for $69,000.

Guyette & Deeter's next sale will be held on July 28 & 29 at the Sherton Harborside Hotel in Portsmouth, New Hampshire. Consignments accepted until June 5, or until full.;

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Goldeneye by the Ward Brothers

Pintail hen by John English

Pair of bluebills by the Stevens Brothers

Flying mallard by the Ward Brothers

Goldeneye hen by the Ward Brothers

Pair of merganser plaques by the Mason Decoy Factory

Pair of goldeneyes by John Schweikart

Goldeneye by the Mason Decoy Factory

Canada goose from the St. Clair Flats

Canvasback by Ferdinand Bach

Canada goose by David Ward

Pintail by Charles Perdew

Pair of goldeneyes by Elmer Crowell

Pair of mallards by Bert Graves

Pair of redheads by Jim Schmiedlin

Mallard by Charles Walker

Duck call by James Beckhart

Duck call by John Cochran

Bluebill by the Ward Brothers

Canvasback by Charles Perdew

Greenwing teal by Charles Perdew

Canvasback by Hiram Hotz

Mallard by Warren Dettman

Shot Display by Bailey, Farrell, and Co.

Black duck by the Stevens Brothers

Goldeneye by Orell LeBouff

Walleye by Oscar Peterson

Scoter by Gus Wilson

Flying canvasback by Chauncey Wheeler

Canvasback by John R. Wells

Mallard by Charles Perdew

Wood duck plaque by the Mason Decoy Factory

Blair School bufflehead

Canvasback by Joseph Sieger

Mallard by Ira Hudson

Duck call by James Beckhart

Sunfish plaque by Oscar Peterson

Greenwing teal from Ontario

Pintail by the Vizier Family

Mallard by the Ward Brothers

Widgeon by Nate Quillen

Plover by Obediah Verity

Pair of pintails by Horace Crandall

Mallard by Charles Walker

Canada goose by George Warin

Pair of bluewing teal by Ben Schmidt

pair of canvasbacks by John R. Wells

Greenwing teal by Charles Bergman

Pintail by Domingo Campo

Pintail by painted by Oscar Hendricksen

Canvasback by Tom Chambers

Greenwing teal by the Finkle Brothers

Black duck by Bud Tully

Redhead hen from the Markham Rig

Pair of ruddy ducks by Ben Schmidt

Canada geese bookends by Shang Wheeler