Description : An antique carved and painted working Duck Decoy, Canvasback Drake , 15L, Mason Decoy Factory, Detroit, Michigan, c. A fine, Challenge Grade model with dry, original painted surface. Solid cedar body with pine head and glass eyes. Well delineated and correctly-incised bill; artistically painted details throughout. This Drake has some attitude with elongated, Snakey head, turned noticeably to the left, and vibrant blood-red eyes!
Every collection deserves at least one Mason Canvasback; the photos are probably the best description. Condition : Honest gunning/field wear throughout including dings, scuffs, rubs, shot scars, linear checks, soiling, etc. Consistent with age, use and exposure to the elements.
It has not been cleaned. Base with some old holes from a ballast/weight and rigging.This was a true working decoy, without excuses. See photos for complete details and close-ups. Please consider them as part of the description. Measures approximately 15L x 5-1/4W x 6-1/2H overall.
Good Luck, thanks for watching, and be sure to bookmark my Auctions, listed and ending daily. The item "Antique Mason Duck Decoy Challenge Grade Snake Head Glass Eye Canvasback Drake" is in sale since Monday, January 11, 2021. This item is in the category "Sporting Goods\Hunting\Vintage Hunting\Duck Decoys". The seller is "mgs1971" and is located in South Dartmouth, Massachusetts. This item can be shipped to United States.