Greenhead brand decoys

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  1. ByronB

    ByronB Refuge Member

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    image.jpeg Came across some older decoys stamped with the name Greenhead Decoys Memphis, TN. Anyone have any information about them?
     
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    Ringbill Elite Refuge Member Flyway Manager

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    No, but they look cool!

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  3. Billy Bob

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    Have any other pics?
     
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    No, I don't have any other pics. They have a molded weighted keel. Made of a hard plastic, a lot like a Victor D-9. I have never seen anything like them and cannot find any information about them online.
     
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    Made in the 1950's by a company called Polymer Industries. Mallards and pintails were the same body. That is all I could come up with. Was there an ink stamp on the bottom? I also read that they were endorsed by Nash Buckingham on a thread on another site like this.
     
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    Being from Memphis, maybe someone on the TN page would know more about them. You would think some of them decoys found there way to Reelfoot
     
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    Greenhead Decoys ( Polymer Industries)
    Memphis, Tenn. circa 1950's
    Looks like only mallards & pintails were made . Not much written on them , other than they were one of a number of companies that used the plastic injection molding tools produced by tiggrett Industries , of Jackson , Tenn.
    Info taken from North American Factory Decoys by Kenneth Trayer .
     
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    bill cooksey Elite Refuge Member

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    I have some of the old Tigrett decoys, but I wasn't familiar with the Greenhead brand. Tigrett was best known for plastic children's toys. A bit of trivia, old man Tigrett's grandson started the Hard Rock Café.
     
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    Any idea whatsoever as to what they might be worth?
     

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