Vintage James Holly style Redhead decoy, original old paint, severly worn, but has remnants of original Redhead drake paint pattern with painted eyes. It may have also been used as a Black Duck based on the later layer of black on the head and body and brown on the bill.
The length is 141/2 inches, body width is 5 3/4 inches, total height 6 1/2 inches, head height from neck seat 3 1/2 inches, head thickness 1 3/4 inches, body thickness 3 3/4 inches, chine line 2 1/4 inches. There is a tight neck crack, it has the original lead weight and staple tie.
Structurally a good well proportioned decoy. The decoy weighs 3 pounds. The stand is not included. The item "Early Holly Decoy, Redhead, Black Duck" is in sale since Wednesday, February 19, 2020. This item is in the category "Sporting Goods\Hunting\Vintage Hunting\Duck Decoys".The seller is "twosist" and is located in Ashland, Virginia. This item can be shipped to United States.