Gavels ‘N Paddles: Ned Burgess bluebill, $21,850, Guyette & Deeter

Gavels ‘N Paddles: Ned Burgess bluebill, $21,850, Guyette & Deeter

Results of Recent Auctions From Around the World
by Ken Hall
A rare bluebill by Ned Burgess sold for $21,850 at the third annual Decoy Auction held Feb. 14 by Guyette & Deeter (based in St. Michaels, Md.), in conjunction with this year’s Southern Wildlife Exposition in Charleston, S.C. Also,  a decorative pair of bluewing teal by the Ward Brothers went for $18,400; a white wing scooter by Jim Schmiedlin fetched $11,500; a rare widgeon by A. Elmer Crowell made $11,500; a mallard by the Ward Brothers rose to $10,925; and a plover by Leffert Squire gaveled for $9,200. Prices include a 15 percent buyer’s premium.
Gavels ‘N Paddles: Ned Burgess bluebill, $21,850, Guyette & Deeter