Original Wildlife Carvings from
Michigan's Upper Peninsula by
Margie & Jim Wicks
Since these items are difficult to price, reasonable offers will be accepted.
NORTH AMERICAN DECOYS TRADER
A newsletter for Decoy Collectors: buy, sell or trade. Published by Byron and Maureen Cheever, Hillcrest Publications, Utah.
Trader newsletters that we have available are: Winter 1976; Jan/Feb 77; March/April 77; May/June 77; July/Aug 77; Sept/Oct 77; Jan/Feb 78; March/April 78; May/June 78; July/Aug 78; Nov/Dec 78; Jan/Feb 79; July/Aug 79; Sept/Oct 79 (14 total).
DECOY COLLECTOR'S GUIDE
published by Harold Sorenson, Burlington, Iowa
These contain stories and pictures (several in color) of old decoys, hunters, carvers and competitions. Great historical references to waterfowling and decoy making.
Pictured are two spiral bound guides; the 1968 Annual and 1977 Annual.
NATIONAL DIRECTORY OF DECOY COLLECTORS 1978/1979
by Gene & Linda Kangas and George Ghetia
From the intro: "The main purpose of the Directory is the furtherance of decoy making, wildlife art and the preservation of each."
Several black and white photos of old decoys are in the directory. Also a group photo taken by Hy Dahlka, probably in the late 1960s, of Ferdinand Bach, Tom Schroeder, Ben J. Schmidt, Ralph Johnson and Charles Pozzini each holding a sample of their own decoys.
MASON'S DECOY DUCKS
(reprinted in l968 by Decoy Collector's Guide, Iowa)
This 12 page catalog copy is probably from the early 1900s; there are no dates or prices in the catalog.
And; WATERFOWL AUCTION BROCHURE
at Easton, Maryland 1984
Shows 37 of the old decoys being auctioned at that time.