Established in 1984, Guyette & Deeter, Inc. has held over 125 live auctions, realizing over $200 million in sales of decoys, paintings, and related sporting items. Our firm has handled the most important decoys and collections in North America and we have set nearly all of the world records in these categories: duck and shorebird decoys, fish decoys and plaques, duck calls and crow calls, decorative carvings, shotgun shell boxes, salesman sample canoes, and other related items.
- We conduct three auctions each year at different locations throughout the United States. A regional advantage that ensures the highest client satisfaction.
- With over 12,000 active users in our global mailing list, catalog distribution of nearly 2,000 per auction, and the best decoy-dedicated website, we ensure exposure of your collection to all interested potential collectors.
- Our clientele is comfortable buying from us because our guaranteed catalog descriptions provide confidence in the condition and value of collectible items, resulting in a willingness to spend more with the comfort and security this guarantee provides.
- April 2023 - Lombard, Illinois - The Westin Chicago Lombard - Held in conjunction with the North American Decoy Collectors Association Show. Featuring approximately 600 decoys, paintings, fish, calls, folk art, and other related items.
- July 29 & 30, 2022 - St. Michaels, Maryland - Held at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels, Maryland. The sale will feature approximately 550 lots of decoys, paintings, fish, calls, folk art, and other related items. Consignment deadline is June 1.
- November 9 & 10, 2022 - Easton, MD in conjunction with the Easton Waterfowl Festival. Estimated attendance: 15,000 - 20,000. Held at the Talbot County Community Center, this cataloged auction offers approximately 600 investment quality decoys, artwork & related items.
Guyette & Deeter, Inc. of St. Michaels, Maryland, conducted their annual summer decoy and sporting art auction on July 29 & 30 at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum also located in St. Michaels. A well-attended preview party was held at the Guyette & Deeter office the evening of July 28 with complementary oysters, hors d'oeuvres, and cocktails.
Website updated August 17, 2022
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Our April auction in St. Charles, Illinois