Lot 2092
Winton Thompson (NC, 1917-2003), Canvasback
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Grandy, North Carolina, circa 1940, carved and painted wood, a truly outstanding early decoy, incised WT brand.

Length 16 in.

From the Personal Collection of Mr. Kroghie Andresen, Charlotte, North Carolina

Former collection of Jim Trimble.

Winton Thompson was born and raised in Goldsboro, North Carolina but joined the Coast Guard at the age of seventeen and was stationed in Norfolk and guided during his spare time. During World War II, he had a distinguished war time record piloting a Higgins Amphibious Landing Craft in the invasion of northern Africa and Normandy.

Old gunning paint.