384 384. Bluebill drake John Walton of Sherwood, WI. Walton taught wood shop at Local Sherwood schools. Lower neck check with head turned to the right. Nicely carved and detailed wings. 500-750 385. Extremely rare Blue-winged teal drake by DeWitt Wakefield (1849- 1912) of Fremont, WI. Tack eyes. Good original paint considering it’s advanced age with gunning wear mostly after the body wing flashes. Rare decoy from this noted maker of WI. Wakefield was one of the earliest carvers of the the Winnebago Lakes. A carpenter by trade, he probably made his first decoys around 1870. 800-1200 385 386 386. Bluebill drake by Dewitt Wakefield (1849-1912) of Fremont, WI. Grained feathers, thumbprint on back of head, overall gunning wear, possibly paint removed from sides. Again, a rare early decoy by this maker who is thought to have started making decoys around 1870. 500-1000 126 1194263 text.indd 126 6/20/19 11:50 AM 1194263 text_126 Page 126 28-Jun-19 Cyan Magenta Yellow Black