Cast aluminium sprung pigeon decoy

Cast aluminium sprung pigeon decoy

An unusual hunting decoy of a pigeon on an oak base. Cast in alumium and attached by a spring to a rod (to give it some life like movement when being used a lure), the underside has a provisional patent lozenge with the number 14173. With remnants of white paint and pleasing signs of use and wear, it makes for an interesting decorative piece or could even be used on a shoot once more.


36.5cm long (14-3/8")

10.5cm wide (4-1/8")

16.5cm tall to top of head (6-1/2")


Block - 10.2cm (4") x 11.5cm (4-1/2")


Wear, scratches and paint losses commensurate with age and use, with some rust to the rod & spring. No breaks or significant damage though, and displays very nicely. 

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