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.
Henry Holmes Mallard Drake, Helen Hageman paint, Bureau Illinois. Circa 1910's, lead weight and "A" branded on bottom, decoy measures 15" long, 5" wide, and 6-1/2" tall.
Perdew Style Carved Duck Call by Bud Hinck, Washburn Illinois. Has 2 flying mallard drakes and 1 flying mallard hen as well as "SMH" carved on the barrel. Red mouth...
Watkins Black Duck Acrylic Duck Call, Virginia. Brass ring around top of barrel, single plastic reed. Barrel has "Hybrid Swamp Bore" on one side and Watkins Duck Calls on other...
Blue Wing Teal by T.J. Hooker, Illinois. Hollow decoy has glass eyes, all original, and has "TJ'S RIG" branded on the bottom. This light weight decoy measures 13" long, 4"...