Lot 1111
Three Metal Decoys
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
20th century, a tin Mallard Swan Island Club decoy, attributed to Tilford and Ronnie Wade rig, Tuverson Factory, three part construction, swivel head, painted with glass eyes (6 x 15 in.) (rusting) impressed marks on the bottom "Bob Timberlake" and "SIC"; the second is a tin Red Head Canvasback Drake with same attribution and marks as the above Mallard (7.25 x 16 in.) (dents; paint loss; metal loss at tail); the third is a Canada Goose sheet metal, swivel head, underside with stamps "W. Endicott", F.W.Curtis", "J. Bryant" and "SIC", attributed to the Ronnie Wade rig (13.5 x 22 in.) (repair to swivel mechanism; rusting especially to underside; dents, tears, separation of metal).

From the Personal Collection of Bob Timberlake, Lexington, North Carolina

Bob Timberlake was the only member / owner at the Swan Island Club from North Carolina.