Black-Bellied Plover in Spring Breeding Plumage Shorebird Decoy
Andrew "Gruby" Verity (1881-1976), Seaford, Long Island, NY, Ca. 1910

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Classic South Shore, Long Island shorebird with raised "S" carved wings in strong, untouched original paint. A small chip on the end of the original bill and a minor tail flake.

See related example in "The Decoys of Long Island," p. 44

11" long.

ITEM # 20076