339: Mason Detroit Grade White Wing Scoter
Rare Mason standard grade glass eye white winged scoter drake ca 1905. Very rare "bump in the bill" model with the correct white glass eyes. This is the exact decoy pictured in the middle of page 89 in the definitive Goldberger and Haid reference. Original neck filler which is cracked and some missing. Tight checks on both sides of body and left side of head. Fine original paint show light overall wear with a scattering of tiny rubs to high points on the surface. Minor rubs to wood on edge of tail. Scoters are an unusual and rare species for Mason. 5500-7500 Provenance: Waddell Collection.