George Munkert

The April favorite three speaker was George Munkert. He said that most of his collection is Long Island cork, but his three favorites consist of wooden bodied birds.  The first decoys he showed and talked about was actually his third favorite. It was a roothead by Solomon Ketcham (1841-1928). George…

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Mel Phaff

The May favorite three speaker was Mel Phaff. The first decoy he talked about was a Mark Whipple Pintail Drake. It’s from the Bourg area of Louisiana and made of Cyprus wood, which means it won’t rot. It was made circa 1934 and Mel purchased it from a dealer. He…

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