Lot 1178
Winton Thompson (NC, 1917-2003), Bufflehead
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Grandy, North Carolina, this well crafted dipper was probably made in the 1970's and it is branded with his name.

Length 9.5 in.

Former collection of Richard Maddox.
Former collection of Kroghie Andresen.

During World War II, Winton had the distinguished war time record of piloting the Higgins Amphibious Landing Craft in the invasion of northern Africa and Normandy. He was a gifted carpenter and started making decoys for the market in the 1960's.