The open keel appears as though the weight can be adjusted along its length. His decoys are some of the most technically sound and beautiful decoys.
For more info on Ohnmacht see Sept/Oct 1986 of Decoy Hunter, spring/summer 191 edition of North American Decoys magazine and p149 of Decoys of The Mississippi Flyway by Alan Haid. All his rig was of cork, coated in a hard surface painted and coated with varnish.
Small roughness to speculums otherwise near mint original paint. A very hard to find in this condition decoy and could be the highlight of any midwestern decoy collection.Please examine pics and ask any questions and Ill respond ASAP. Thanks and make an offer. The item "VERY RARE VINTAGE BERNARD OHNMACHT BLACK DUCK DECOY NEAR MINT INDIANNA CARVER" is in sale since Sunday, September 29, 2019. This item is in the category "Sporting Goods\Hunting\Vintage Hunting\Duck Decoys". The seller is "rayv53" and is located in Smithton, Illinois. This item can be shipped to United States.