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old duck decoys

Postby grimmer » Wed Sep 11, 2013 8:33 pm

I have a chance to buy a large lot of older wooden decoys that were used in the upper Chesapeake bay back in the late 40's and early 50's. They are in good shape and a lot of them are unpainted and were never used. Should I paint them and use them or are they collectible? No name on them except the name of the owner who I knew before he died.They're all canvasbacks by the way.
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Re: old duck decoys

Postby Slack Tide » Thu Sep 12, 2013 10:01 am

Hard to tell without seeing them....step one?
GET THEM!!!!
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Re: old duck decoys

Postby Weedwacker » Thu Sep 12, 2013 12:05 pm

Cut the bread in half!

Paint half to use, clean the others for collectible s !! :beer:

Give them as gifts for special people.
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Re: old duck decoys

Postby m.teeter » Thu Sep 12, 2013 3:33 pm

I would personally hunt them. I'm not a big collector kind of person and I think it would be awesome to shoot ducks over something that old.
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Re: old duck decoys

Postby OHIODUCKA5 » Fri Sep 13, 2013 10:39 am

Weedwacker wrote:Cut the bread in half!

Paint half to use, clean the others for collectible s !! :beer:

Give them as gifts for special people.


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