Sale location: NEW YORK.
Sale dates: JANUARY 22 & 23, 2000.
Title, description: AMERICAN WATERFOWL DECOYS, The Distinguished Collection of Dr. James M. McCleery. An outstanding collection in this hard-to-find catalog.
SESSION 1: lots 1-170; Delaware River, Pacific Coast, Maine, Eel Spears, Punt Gun, Virginia Shorebirds, Shorebird Whistles, Ontario, Elmer Crowell, Illinois River, Prints and Pictures, Upper Midwest, Mason Factory Shorebirds, George Boyd, ?Shang? Wheeler, Traps.
SESSION 2: lots 171-386; Southern Atlantic Coast, Louisiana, Fish Decoys, Long Island Shorebirds, Tin Shorebirds, Mason Decoy Factory, Shotgun Shell Boxes, Factory Decoys, New England Shorebirds, Accessories, Long Island Decoys, New Jersey Shorebirds, Calls.
SESSION 3: lots 387-641; New Jersey, Gunpowder Tins, Long Island Shorebirds, Massachusetts, Mason Decoy Factory, Calls, The Ward Brothers, Mason Factory Shorebirds, Shotgun Shell Boxes, New England Shorebirds, Baskets, Mason Decoy Factory, New Jersey Shorebirds, Shotgun Shell Boxes, Miscellaneous Items.
Lots 1-641, full color, 230 pages, includes index of carvers.