Pintail Hen Decoy
John R. Wells (1861-1953), Toronto, Ca. 1900-20

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Hollow with bottom board construction. No brands. Some roughness on the sides of the bill. Paint is original and excellent with light gunning wear.

See Gates' "Ontario Decoys II," page 67, for a nearly identical example of a Wells pintail hen (inadvertently mislabeled as a Warin).

15 1/2" long.

ITEM # 19502