guyette and deeter

Annual Fall Auction | Decoys, Paintings, and Related Items
November 20 & 21, 2020


We are pleased to announce that we have been selected to represent the The Jim and Pat Doherty collection.

Quality consignments accepted until September 20

- Guaranteed Condition Reports
- Buyer's Premium 20%.
- Approximately 500 Investment quality decoys & related items.



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Merganser hen by Ira Hudson. Considered the finest merganser hen by Hudson to ever be offered at auction.

Black duck by Ira Hudson. The most exaggerated turned head and turned tail of the three important special order swimmers, pictured page 59 of "Ira Hudson and Family," Henry Stansbury.

Bluebill drake by Robert Elliston. From
the famous Dupee rig.

Scoter hen by Joseph Lincoln. Ex collection George and Hope Wick. Only classic solid body scoter by Lincoln known.

Classic bluewing teal by John Blair, Sr. Ex Somers Headly collection.

Classic black duck by John Blair, Sr. Ex Somers Headly collection.

Atlantic brant by the Ward Brothers. The only known cedar gunning style.

Black bellied plover by Nathan Cobb, Jr.

Black duck by Nathan Cobb, Jr. Ex Bill Purnell collection.

Bluebill drake by Ben Dye.

Old squaw hen by Joseph Lincoln.

Blair school wood duck hen.

Pintail hen by James T. Holly. Ex Bill Purnell collection.

Bufflehead drake by Harry V. Shourds. Ex collection of Bill Purnell.

Black duck by Nathan Rowley Horner. Sandor rig. Exact decoy pictured on page 107 of "Classic New Jersey Decoys," James R. Doherty.

Greenwing teal hen by John Blair, Sr.

Redhead drake by Elkanah Cobb. Ex Bill Purnell collection.

Brant by Dave "Umbrella" Watson. Ex Bill Purnell collection.

Brant by Ira Hudson.

Canada goose by George Warin. Price rig. Ex Alan Haid collection.

English/Dawson pintail hen. One of the few known hens in Dawson paint.

Important blackduck by Harry M. Shourds. Ex H.V. Shourds II collection. Exact decoy pictured on page 79 of "Classic New Jersey Decoys,"
James R. Doherty.

Bishops head gun club black duck by the Ward Brothers.

Bluewing teal hen by John Graham.

Bluewing teal hen by John Holly. Retains original rigging.

Bluebill by Nathan Rowley Horner. Exact decoy pictured on page 104 of "Classic New Jersey Decoys," James R. Doherty.

Lesser yellowlegs by Daniel Lake Leeds.

1936 mallard hen by the Ward Brothers.

Rogers rig plover.

Rogers rig turnstone.

Plover in fall plumage by George Boyd. Ex George and Hope Wick collection.

Willet by William Bowman

Full size least peep by Elmer Crowell.

Semi palmated plover by Elmer Crowell.

Plover in spring plumage by George Boyd.

Yellowlegs by George Boyd.

Canada goose by George Boyd.

Canada goose by Elmer Crowell.

Canvasback by Robert Elliston. Ex Alan Haid collection.

Pintail by Nate Quillen. Ex Alan Haid collection.

Merganser by Henry Grant.

Ruddy duck by Alvirah Wright.

Curlew by Walter Brady.

Brant by Chauncey Wheeler.

Yellowlegs by Charles Clark. Ex Adele Earnest collection.

Ruddy duck by Robert Morse.

Greenwing teal by Robert Elliston.

Black bellied plover by Daniel Demott.

Brant by Harry M. Shourds. Ex H.V. Shourds II collection. Pictured in "Classic New Jersey Decoys," James R. Doherty.

Goldeneye hen by John Schwiekart.

Redhead drake by John English.

Oldsquaw by Mark English.

Flying redhead by Chauncey Wheeler.

Flying canvasback by Chauncey Wheeler.

Immature goldeneye by the Stevens Brothers.

Bluebill drake by Harry V. Shourds.

Curlew from the Rogers rig.

Bishops Head Gun Club Canada goose by the Ward Brothers.

Plover from the Rogers rig.

Black duck by Henry Grant.

Red knot by Harry V. Shourds.

Mallard salesman sample by the Mason Decoy Factory.

Black duck by Lloyd Parker.



Pintail by Lloyd Sterling. Ex McCleery collection

Black bellied plover by Elmer Crowell

Black duck by the Ward Brothers

Black duck by the Ward Brothers

Hutchins goose by the Ward Brothers

Redhead by Lee Dudley

Golden plover with slightly
turned head by Elmer Crowell

Sanderling by Elmer Crowell

54" long salmon fish plaque, P.D. Malloch

Widgeon drake by Jim Schmiedlin

Widgeon drake by the Ward Brothers

Mallard drake by Elmer Crowell


Rigmate pair of greenwing teal by Charles Perdew

Bluewing teal by Jim Schmiedlin

Bluewing teal by Ben Schmidt


Bluewing teal by Jim Schmiedlin

Greenwing teal by Jim Schmiedlin

Hooded merganser by Jim Schmiedlin


Canvasback by Elmer Crowell

Redhead by Elmer Crowell

Wood duck by Elmer Crowell


Pair of wood duck by Bob White

Wood duck by John Mcloughlin

Pair of wood ducks by the Ward Brothers


Pintail drake by the Mason Decoy Factory

Pintail drake by the Ward Brothers

Widgeon drake by Elmer Crowell


Pair of harlequin by Bob White

Wood duck by Bill Schultz

Wood duck by Cameron McIntyre


Pair of widgeon by David Nichol

Early bluebill drake by Elmer Crowell

Pair of pintails by Dick "Fresh Air" Janson


Goldeneye drake by the Mason Decoy Factory

Tucked head black duck by Joe King

Canada goose by Mark McNair

Bufflehead by the Ward Brothers

Bluebill drake by Ed Phillips

Yellowlegs by Mark McNair


Gadwall drake by Roger Barton

Pair of widgeon by Amiel Garibaldi

Canvasback drake by Leonard Pryor


Greenwing teal drake by the Mason Decoy Factory

One of the best curlews by
Harry V. Shourds

Running plover by Elijah Burr


Robin snipe in spring plumage by Daniel Lake Leeds. Ex Hillman collection

Running plover by Wendell Squire

Early goldeneye drake by Elmer Crowell


Sleeping black duck by Albert Laing

Canvasback drake by Augustus Moak

Black duck by Lloyd Sterling


Part of a good selection
of folk art.

Part of a good selection
of folk art.

Part of a good selection
of folk art.


Group of three widgeon by Lloyd Tyler

Wounded yellowlegs carving by Lloyd Tyler

Standing curlew by the Ward Brothers


44" long fish plaque carving by Phillippe Sirois

Part of a good selection of duck calls

Part of a good selection of duck calls


Black bellied plover by Marty Hanson

Pair of pintails by John Glenn

High head bluebill from Ontario


Pair of canvasbacks by Jim Foote

Pair of wood ducks by Pat Godin

Dowitcher by Harry V. Shourds


Pair of bluebills by the Ward Brothers

Tern by Elmer Crowell


Widgeon by Pat Godin

Pair of miniature canvasbacks by Ed Parsons

Canvasback by Lou Rathmell


Part of a good selection of turkey calls

Pair of mallards by Horace Crandall

Pintail hen from California. From the Henry A. Spiegel rig

Pintails by Sidney Duplessis


Pair of pintails by John R. Wells

Black duck by Ken Anger

Ringneck by Jim Schmiedlin


Large canvasback hen by the Ward Brothers

Willet by Charles Thomas

Black duck by the Stevens Brothers


Merganser by Harry V. Shourds

Black duck by Lou Rathmell

Pair of canvasbacks by Marty Hanson


Mallard hen by Mitchell LaFrance

Mallard by Charles Walker

Brant by Ira Hudson


Wigeon by Jett Brunet