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Catalogs for Sale

April 30 & May 1, 2021 decoy auction catalog is available. Contact the office to order your copy. 376 full color pages, with guaranteed catalog descriptions. Catalogs are $45 (US) and $70 (out of country).

Because of COVID-19 restrictions we ask that you to call ahead if you want to preview items at the office in St. Michaels. In the months of March & April 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 live streamed with online bidding through Invaluable, Bidsquare, and LiveAuctioneers, and we will have additional lines for phone bidding.

We will continue to add items to our Spring auction preview. Click here to view the preview.

NOTE: Online bidding is available through,, and LiveAuctioneers. Each lot has the full catalog description, presale estimate and color photograph. Absentee and phone bidding can be arranged through the Guyette & Deeter, Inc. offices. Please see bidding below for details.

BIDDING - If you would like to bid on any item(s) within the catalog a printable bid sheet is available here. The bids are to be executed by Guyette & Deeter, Inc., up to, but not exceeding the amount(s) specified by you on the bid form. All bids will be executed and accepted subject to the "Terms of Sale and Absentee Bids Procedures" outlined in the bidding section. (Please be sure that you understand our procedures before using this Absentee Bid Form. To review, click on BIDDING above. If you did not purchase a catalog we must have your signature. Bid forms can be printed, then mailed, faxed, or scanned for email. Any questions, please contact the office at 410-745-0485.

Ordering Information:

To order a catalog or book, send check to:
Guyette & Deeter, Inc.
PO Box 1170
St. Michaels, MD 21663

Or call our office at 410-745-0485 with Visa or MasterCard number ready. Catalogs are $45 (US) and $70 (out of country). Subscriptions are $130 (US) and $205 (out of country).

Past Catalogs

Click here to view all of our past auction catalogs for sale

Guyette & Deeter, Inc. offers past auction catalogs for sale. Call our office at 410-745-0485 to update your catalog collection. All catalogs can be purchased with a Visa, MasterCard, or by sending a check. Past catalogs ship Priority Mail, $6.00 +.50 per additional catalogs.

Decoys of Maritime Canada by Dale & Gary Guyette:

A detailed study of the decoys and their carvers in Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, and New Brunswick. Over 100 carvers are documented, most of whom were previously unknown. Size 8 1/2" X 11" Hardcover, 204 Pages 350 b/w Photos, 33 Large Color Plates, Schiffer Publishing Ltd. Price: $35.00 plus $5.00 shipping and handling.

Decoys and their makers of the Canadian Maritime region can now be studied through the extensive research contained in this book. The region, including Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, and New Brunswick, is actually the northern section of the Atlantic Flyway. Few of the many fine decoy carvers from these areas have been identified before, while the little information that has appeared often has been inaccurate. Maritime Canadian decoys are available on the market and can be found in collections in the United States as well as Canada. Many of them are among the finest decoys made in North America. The book is more than a reference, it celebrates the folk artistry of a people as expressed in their decoys. Many wildfowl species are represented, including the more unusual loon, the sea gull, and the harlequin duck. Over 350 high quality black and white and 33 color photographs illustrate styles that prevailed in various areas and identify individual carvers' work. Illustrations of unique hunting methods, old photographic portraits of certain carvers, and several maps round out the supporting material.