Antique Working Decoy Mason Black Duck, 17 Premier Grade Glass Eye Model c1910
Description : An antique carved and painted working Black Duck Decoy, 17L, Mason Decoy Factory, Detroit, Michigan, c. Premier Grade model with cedar body, pine head and original glass eyes. Well delineated and correctly-incised bill; artistically painted with a high level of realism. Every collection deserves at least one Mason Black Duck. The photos are probably the best description. Condition : Honest gunning/field wear throughout including dings, scuffs, rubs, shot scars, soiling, etc. Consistent with age, use and exposure to the elements. It has not been cleaned. A nice opportunity for any collector of early decoys. See photos for complete details and close-ups. Please consider them as part of the description. Measures approximately 17L x 5-3/4W x 6-3/4H overall. Good Luck, thanks for watching, and be sure to bookmark my Auctions, listed and ending daily.
That would be wishful thinking. Considering the inherent nature of painted wood and exposure to the elements over time, areas of repaint and/or restoration, including in-field touch ups, would not be out of the question. The item "Antique Working Decoy Mason Black Duck, 17 Premier Grade Glass Eye Model c1910" is in sale since Monday, January 25, 2021. This item is in the category "Sporting Goods\Hunting\Vintage Hunting\Duck Decoys". The seller is "mgs1971" and is located in South Dartmouth, Massachusetts. This item can be shipped to United States.
- Brand: Mason Decoy Factory, Detroit, Michigan, c.1910
- Duck Type: Mason Premier Grade Black Duck
- Features: Antique
- Material: White Cedar Body, Pine Head, Glass Eyes
- Country/Region of Manufacture: United States
- Vintage: Yes