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Offline Brinybay

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Duck decoys
« on: March 26, 2018, 01:08:09 AM »
Saw these at an estate sale.  Don't know anything about them, they look to be in sad shape.
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Re: Duck decoys
« Reply #1 on: March 26, 2018, 01:14:10 AM »
You;d have to be quackers to collect them... :P

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Re: Duck decoys
« Reply #2 on: March 26, 2018, 08:42:29 AM »
Saw these at an estate sale.  Don't know anything about them, they look to be in sad shape.
They don't appear to be made of wood though; are they?  They look like they have a seam like they were blow-molded out of plastic?

I've done quite a bit of duck hunting, and they look like good, working decoys. As long as they will float, they will work to bring in "live" ducks!
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Re: Duck decoys
« Reply #3 on: March 26, 2018, 05:10:07 PM »
Those look very plastic. prob not much value there...
Now the old wood ones... :)

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Re: Duck decoys
« Reply #4 on: March 26, 2018, 05:30:10 PM »
There were at least 2 different duck novelty telephones.
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Re: Duck decoys
« Reply #5 on: March 26, 2018, 07:10:16 PM »
Do the duck phones take like a duck to water?

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Re: Duck decoys
« Reply #6 on: March 26, 2018, 07:27:17 PM »
I have a wood one. I suspect it would float.
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Re: Duck decoys
« Reply #7 on: March 26, 2018, 07:55:33 PM »
Some of the older decoys are worth big money.
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Re: Duck decoys
« Reply #8 on: March 26, 2018, 08:33:23 PM »
Some of the older decoys are worth big money.
The big money is for the hand-crafted carved wood decoys.
 I used to have an "auction lot" find that was a canvas painted decoy with a wood head and base. Probably 1960's vintage.

 I gave it away to a stranger that thought it was extremely cool. He was so happy to get the decoy that I suspect he still pays it forward.
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Re: Duck decoys
« Reply #9 on: March 26, 2018, 08:34:06 PM »
But the thing is, are they real decoys, or just decoy decoys? ;D

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Re: Duck decoys
« Reply #10 on: March 26, 2018, 08:56:40 PM »
But the thing is, are they real decoys, or just decoy decoys? ;D
The phone ones are decoy, decoys.
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Re: Duck decoys
« Reply #11 on: June 08, 2018, 03:11:14 PM »
There were at least 2 different duck novelty telephones.
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I have one of the Duck phones. It quacks and it's eyes light up when it receives a call. It is the only novelty phone I have. I bought it from a boot sale decades ago, it cost me about 50p. Everyone who views the phones goes straight to that one. It's very popular.

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Re: Duck decoys
« Reply #12 on: June 09, 2018, 01:35:16 PM »
Some of the older decoys are worth big money.

Very big money.  Not even MagicMo's picture phone went for this much.

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Re: Duck decoys
« Reply #13 on: June 09, 2018, 03:30:42 PM »
If you have that kind of money to pay 180K for a duck decoy.....life is just Ducky 8)...Doug
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Re: Duck decoys
« Reply #14 on: June 09, 2018, 03:33:21 PM »
And to think, all that it is, is just a lump of wood, crazy........  :o