Decoys and Decoy Carvers of Illinois by Parmalee & Loomis. This is THE Illinois River Decoy Carvers "bible" for reference books. This 506 page softcover book is a MUST for any Illinois River decoy collector. Other than a few pages which have come loose from the bind, but are still there, the book is in very good condition.
Pair of Al Ries Tru-Dux Mallards, Joliet, Illinois. Circa 1930's, original paint, in-letted weights, glass eyes, and rigging hooks. Decoys have "R.E. Herman" branded on bottom. Minimal hunting wear, these...
Pair of full size pintails by long time carver Charlie Moore, Dekalb Illinois. Preening hen and high headed drake which has comb painting, are both very nicely done. Both are...
Mallard Drake from the rig of Frank Moon, Mayville Michigan 1881-1962. Attributed to unknown Michigan Carver, Circa 1890-1900. Leather rigging strap on bottom, this stylish decoy measures 14" long, 6-1/2"...
Joe Anderlik Blue Heron. All original, signed on bottom, glass eyes, nice sleek example. Measures 19" long, 5" wide, and 8-1/2" tall.