Wooden duck call by Fred Bailey, Peoria, Illinois. Single reed, "BAILEY" branded on barrel, nice looking, functioning call, 5" long.
Hunting Morning dove decoy on stake. Signed on bottom by Charlie Moore and Jim Slack. Measures 11" from beak to tail, stands 8" tall with stake.
All original, Hadden Perdew Duck Call. "Chas. H. Perdew, Henry, ILL" stamped on barrel with slight wear on the stopper.
Robert Elliston Mallard Hen, Bureau, Illinois. All original, including Elliston lead weight on bottom, slight hunter wear as shown in pictures. Circa 1890's, very nice old piece of Illinois River...
Gary Achepohl Blackduck, Elmhurst, Illinois. All original, enhanced feather carvings, and has two brands/stamps on the bottom, "G ACHEPOHL ,ELMURST IL", and the other brand is Gary's signature with a...
Very nice Illinois River Mallard Drake, attributed to William Shaw. Circa 1920's, restored very nicely. Neck has some old nails in it, and appears to have been taped and then...
Charles Perdew Crow Call, Henry Illinois. "CHAS. H. PERDEW, HENRY, ILL." on barrel.
Illinois River Blue Bill, hollow, hand carved, glass eyes, some overpaint. Canton area, circa 1930's. Measures 15" long, 5-1/2" wide, and 7" tall.
Fred Coleman Mallard Drake, Hennepin Illinois. Circa 1940's, repainted by Coleman. Measures 16" long, 5" wide, and 6-1/2" tall.
Fred Allen Metal Reed Duck Call, Monmouth, Illinois. Measures 5-1/2" long.
James Pollitt Mallard Drake, Lewistown, Illinois, Circa 1940's. Decoy is in original paint, lead weight and rigging hook on bottom. Measures 16" long, 5" wide, 6-1/2" tall.
Green Wing Teal Drake, Dave Frier Monmouth, Illinois Circa 1970's. Slightly turned head, glass eyes, comb painting, signed on bottom. Measures 11" long, 4" wide, and 4-/2" tall.
Unknown Illinois River Crow with metal legs in the style of Perdew. Stands 11" tall, 14" from tail to head, 3" wide.
Charles Perdew Duck Call. Cedar, all original, "CHAS. H. PERDEW, HENRY, ILL." stamped on barrel.
MUST have for any Illinois River decoy collector, this will be your "go to" reference book. 506 pages, this hard cover book is in near mint condition. Very good reference...
Charles Perdew from Henry, Illinois Rigmate- Pair of Mallards. Worley Rig brand on the bottom of each decoy, Helen Hageman repaint, Circa 1930's. Each decoy measures 16" long, 5-1/2" wide,...
Widgeon Pair, rare species for long time carver Charlie Moore, Dekalb, Illinois. Perdew style, including lead weight on bottoms that read "Henry... Perdew...", traditional comb painting, glass eyes. Each decoy...
Very nice pair of Miniature Mallards by Bud Hinck, Washburn, Illinois. Drake is signed/dated on bottom. Hen has name/date carved in bottom along with his info. Both birds are very...
Decoys and Decoy Carvers of Illinois by Parmalee & Loomis. This is THE Illinois River Decoy Carvers "bible" for reference books. This 505 page hardcover book is in very...
Very nice pair of miniature Pintails by Wilfred Bush- Pekin, Illinois. Very nicely painted, comb painting, and signed on bottom. Hen has slight hairline crack in neck, shown in pictures. ...
Charles Westerveldt Mallard Hen, Pekin Illinois. Hollow, original paint, glass eyes, lead weight and rigging hook on bottom. Measures 13" long, 5" wide, and 6-1/2" tall.
"Perdew an Illinois River Tradition" book by Ann Tandy Lace. This hard cover 272 page book is brand new, unopened in the plastic wrapping as shown in first two pictures. ...
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Pair of Mallards, Perdew style, by Dennis Entwistle, Morris Illinois. Very nice example of this long time carvers work. Decoys have glass eyes, Perdew style lead weights and rigging hooks...
Elliston Pintail with Mike Lashbrook paint. Has original Elliston weight on bottom. Circa 1900. Hollow decoy, glas eyes, comb painting. Decoy measures 18" long, 5" wide, and 7" tall.
Mallard Hen, very nice dry original paint. Lacon area, Otto Garren?, Circa 1920's. Hollow, nice old bird measures 15" long, 5" wide, and 6" tall.
Vintage Charles Grubbs duck call, metal reed.
Bert Graves Canvasback with lead weight Peoria Illinois. This is an old repaint but in the fashion of original Graves paint pattern, glass eyes, comb painting. Measures 17" long, 5...
Heck Whittington, Oglesby Illinois. Greenwing Teal, very nice comb painting, glass eyes, slightly turned head, stamped and signed on bottom. Measures 13" long, 5" tall, 4" wide.
Very nice pair of preening Perdew Style Green Wing Teal by Charlie Moore, Dekalb, Illinois. Decoys have comb painting, glass eyes, lead weights, rigging hooks, and signed on the bottom. ...
Hooded Merganser. Glass eyes, "W.T.S." Liverpool on bottom. Decoy measures 13" long, 4" wide, 6" tall.
Old Illinois River decoy, Sleeper Redhead painted by Charles Moore. Comb painting, glass eyes, decoy measures 11" long, 4" wide, and 5-1/2" tall.
Morning Dove on Wooden stand by Jim and Pat Slack- Pekin, Illinois. Wooden base is signed and labeled as Morning Dove. Dove is 11-1/2" from tail to beak, 3" wide,...
Hand carved miniature Old Squaw standing on a hand carved clam shell base, by Tony Zullo. Glass eyes, very nicely carved and hand painted in oils. Measures 4-1/2" from bill to...
Decoys and Decoy Carvers of Illinois by Parmalee & Loomis. This is THE Illinois River Decoy Carvers "bible" for reference books. This 505 page hardcover book is in very good...
Mallard Drake by William "Billy" Williams, Pekin Illinois. Original paint, tack eyes, comb painting. Measures 16" long, 5-1/2 wide, and 7" tall.
William Kirkpatrick Curlew on Wooden Stand. "WEK" branded on bottom. Stands 11" tall including stand. Beak to tail is about 14" long, and 3" wide. Glass eyes.
Bluebills, 1/3 size by Wilfred Bush, Pekin Illinois. Signature and date carved in bottom. Each bird measures 8" long, 3-3/4" wide, and 8" long.
Miniature calling Loon by Wilfred Bush, Pekin Illinois. Signed and dated, measures 7" long, 2-1/4" wide, and 2-1/2" tall.
Calling Mallard Hen by Virgil & Edna Hodge. Has raised detail layered wing feathers, and measures 18" long, 4 1/2" wide, and 8" tall.
Very nice pair of Mike Vallero Mallards from the Daniel Vorhees rig. These Spring Valley Illinois decoys each have a lead weight on the bottom. Drake has the "DWV" stamp...
"Perdew An Illinois River Tradition" Book by Ann Tandy Lacy. Hard cover, 272 pages. This book for sale, is brand new in plastic wrapping, never been opened/used. Very nice display...
Dawson Mallard Drake, from the Truitt Rig. Oversized, comb painting, glass eyes, lead weight, rigging hook, and "TRUITT" brand on the bottom. Measures 18" long, 7" wide, and 6" tall....
Miniature Pintail by Tony Zullo. Decoy stands 4" tall on hand carved wooden stand, 6" long, and 1 1/2" wide. Carved base measures 4 1/2" x 3"
Black Belly Plover by Tony Zullo. Decoy is 11" long, 2-1/2" wide, and 12" tall including stand.
Quarter size pair of Mallards, Mason style by TJ Hooker. Each decoy has a dated D. U. emblem inletted on bottom, signed by TJ, and numbered. Nice comb painting on...
Green Wing Teal by T.J. Hooker. Decoy has "Swan Quarter" branded on bottom and is signed by TJ Hooker. Measures 11" long, 4" wide, and 5" tall.
Illinois River Pintail Drake, stylish decoy with a weighted keel and rigging hook, glass eyes, Circa 1930's Measures 14" long, 5" wide, and 8" tall.
Preening Canvasback by Illinois carver Spielman. Very nice comb painting, elegant styled decoy, signed and dated on bottom. Measures 13" long, 6" wide, and 7" tall.