• crowell bufflehead
    Sold for $207,000.
  • heron and egret marquee
    Miniature egret and great blue heron by Anthony Elmer Crowell both set back to back new auction records at $25,875 for the egret, and $31,050 for the heron.
  • Crowell dowitcher
    Sold for $28,750.
  • Bowman Yellowlegs marquee
    Bowman yellowlegs found on Martha’s Vineyard, sold for $28,750.
  • Crowell mockingbird marquee
    An animated walking mockingbird by Anthony Elmer Crowell brought $13,500.
  • crowell black-bellied plover
    Sold for $40,250.
  • Wilson willet marquee
    Thomas Wilson feeding willet $220,000.
  • rare hollow bluebill Smith
    Sold for $25,300.
  • Gardner Dexter dowitcher marquee
    A superb example of a dowitcher by Gardner-Dexter brought $18,400.
  • red knot marquee
    Exquisite red knot in emerging spring plumage by John Dilley realized $51,750.
  • sterling pintail marquee
    Exceptional example of a Lloyd Sterling pintail drake sold for $37,375.
  • Canada Goose Boyd
    Carter collection. Sold for $109,250.
  • chipman turned head yellowlegs
    Sold for $143,750.
  • preening mini pintail
    Sold for $25,300.
  • 142 black bellied wilson plover
    Sold for $120,750.
  • Crowell red-breasted merg
    From the Mayo rig. Sold for $50,600.
  • hollow plover chipman
    Sold for $48,300.
  • hollow peep chipman
    Sold for $92,000.
  • pintail Hudson
    Sold for $69,000.
  • mini night herons
    Sold for $19,550.


Decoys Unlimited, Inc., a nationally recognized full-service company for collectors of American bird decoys, folk art, and related items, is owned by Ted and Judy Harmon. We offer personalized collection advice, auction, and private purchase representation, brokering for sales, and complete appraisal services. Our website has been active since the mid-1990s, and we maintain an extensive computer database of collectors and dealers, their interests and wants.

We publish a full-color catalog for each auction. Items are pictured at no additional charge to the consigner. The cataloging, catalog design, and photography is done in house by Ted and Judy. All consigners receive a free catalog for the sale featuring their consignments. For clients who cannot attend our live auctions, we offer absentee, phone, and internet bidding. Our catalogs are published on our website as well as on the Internet to provide maximum exposure for your consignments.