Guyette & Schmidt’s second annual Ohio decoy auction a success

Wood duck hen by Ben Schmidt, Detroit, Mich., sold for $2,600.

WESTLAKE, Ohio – On March 20, Guyette & Schmidt, Inc. conducted their second annual decoy auction at the Ohio Decoy Collectors Show.

The sale was unreserved and 158 lots were sold for $97,271, which was within the presale estimate. Three items were passed. Top lot in the sale was a merganser drake by Jim Schmedlin, Bradford Woods, Pa., which sold for $4,600. The auction was unreserved.

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Photos courtesy Guyette & Schmidt, Inc.

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Pair of bluebills by Frank Strey, Oshkosh, Wis., sold for $2,300.
Pintail hen by the Evans Decoy Company, Ladysmith, Wis., sold for $3,050.
Merganser drake by Jim Schmedlin sold for $4,600
Pair of mallards by Bert Graves, Peoria, Illinois sold for $2,875

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