A Tiny Long-Tailed Duck (Formerly"Old Squaw") Hen Decoy
Stony Brook, Long Island, NY, Ca. Early 20th Century

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Untouched original condition showing appropriate gunning wear. Old hunter added nail reinforcement on right side of neck with age shrinkage crack along seat.

See "Gunner's Paradise," page 80, for a similarly carved bufflehead pair.

11 1/2" long.

ITEM # 20930