Redhead Drake Decoy
Ferinand Bach (1888-1967), Detroit, MI, Ca. 1935

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Fat-bodied decoy characteristic of Bach in strong, dry original paint. Just minor wear. A few tight body cracks on the sides were washed in and a repair to small cracks at he base of the neck and base of the bill (the bill is original!). Original keel.

From the Wagner rig which consisted of mostly cans and a few redheads.

Classic Bach decoys are considered among the finest examples from the Mississippi Flyway.

16" long X 10" wide.

ITEM # 20633