Here's a rarity--dowitcher shorebird decoys in fall plumage from Cape Cod, ca. 1900. Unusual species for the area + rigmate shorebirds are uncommon. For sale;details here: http://www.rjgantiques.com/Product.aspx?invno=18379
Minor Lee Davis shorebird decoy (plover) via American Sporting Classics LLC FB - Has his brand on bottom and an old square nail holding head on.
A. Elmer Crowell, East Hardwick, Mass Super little red backed plover ,by New England greatest minature carver. signed and marked with the number 10 on the bottom,this number is on the list of shore birds as a red backed plover. I went thru all my old auction catalogs and could not find were one was ever sold,so I guess they are pretty hard to find,and would make a great addition to any Crowell mini collection. Great original paint & condition.
Spectacular & Rare Sicklebill Curlew Decoy Soars To $111,550 At Auction At The Auction Held July 24Th-25Th By Decoys Unlimited, 2011
Elmer Crowell ruddy turnstone shorebird decoy circe 1910 - East Chatham, MA
Mason Glasseye Red Knot in Fall Plumage Shorebird Decoy $8,500
RARE PAIR OF CARVED AND PAINTED MASON DOVE DECOYS IN ORIGINAL UNTOUCHED CONDITION.- Provenance: Houmas House Plantation, Louisiana - Auction Price Realized $69,600
Golden plover in summer plumage, John Dilley, Quogue, Long Island, New York, last quarter 19th century.
Curlew from Cobb Island, VA Same Dyke Collection -Guyette and Deeter Auction. and Deeter