Mason Glasseye Long-Bodied Jack Snipe With Wooden Bill
Ca. 1895

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Exceptionally rare and early in strong original paint with its original bill. Untouched other than a missing sliver on its belly and a 3/8" bill chip, which were professionally restored.

See our "Mason Decoys" book, page 110, for a comparable example with later origiinal iron bill.

Also see the early Mason factory catalog shown on page 168 of our book for Mason illustrations of their similar wooden billed yellowlegs and plovers.

11 1/2" long.

ITEM # 20351