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  1. Ducksergeantorg

    Ducksergeantorg Senior Refuge Member

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    Can anyone help me with this decoy, what is it Herters? What year? IMG_20191124_100726.jpg
     
  2. Ducksergeantorg

    Ducksergeantorg Senior Refuge Member

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    Bottom IMG_20191124_100707.jpg
     
  3. duckarver

    duckarver Refuge Member

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    you are correct, it is a Herters foam decoy with a repaint. Can't help you on the age though...……...
     
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  4. dmark

    dmark Senior Refuge Member

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    old Herters, pre-1971. bought mine with my paper route money in 72 and they all had keels. My fathers were flat bottoms from the mid 60's.
     
  5. Capt. John Stieben

    Capt. John Stieben Senior Refuge Member Sponsor

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    pink foam flat bottom in the sixties, 71 - 72 the enclosed foam keels appeared is my best guess.
     
  6. Ducksergeantorg

    Ducksergeantorg Senior Refuge Member

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    Thanks for the info, good luck hunting!
     
  7. salthunter

    salthunter Moderator Moderator

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    While still on Wasica
     
  8. salthunter

    salthunter Moderator Moderator

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    Wasceca mnoften times there was a selection of unpainted mallard decoys in the store till it closed
    Some with keels some burlaped heck even some were used
    I believe the decoys were expanded poly beads

    molds and heads were available too so the decoy may not have been factory ( I think Japan)
     
  9. Ducksergeantorg

    Ducksergeantorg Senior Refuge Member

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    That's a different guess, well heck I sure have learned more about decoys, is it ok to be addicted to decoys and all things waterfowl?
     

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