George Boyd, Seabrook, New Hampshire     Important Merganser Drake Decoy




Important unused merganser drake by George Boyd, Seabrook, New Hampshire. Very slightly

turned and lifted head. Carved wooden crest. Good feather paint detail with crossed wingtips

and subtle feathering. 17 75" long. Near mint original paint; structurally excellent. From the

estate of my great grandfather, Edward Vilray Papin of Rye Beach, New Hampshire.

To be sold at auction by Guyette & Deeter, Inc, Friday August 21 2020. Lot 139. Estimate

$65000 - 85000. The auctioneer will be Jim Julia.


For complete information regarding this auction, please see:    or


Edward Vilray Papin with shotguns


Edward Vilray Papin, age 25


Edward Vilray Papin in his uniform as Chamberlain to the Pope


Edward Vilray Papin's Papal Chamberlain sword


Edward Vilray Papin's A E Fox D-Greade 12 guage shotgun


Edward Vilray Papin with family (Standing, Left)


Edward Vilray Papin's mother, Emily Carlin Papin. St. Louis, 1906.



Edward Vilray Papin's wife, Marie Julia Chouteau Papin

Edward Vilray Papin's daughter, Julia Papin Gooding (my grandmother)



Edard Vilray Papin holding his great grandson, Morris Longstreth Hallowell IV (me).


Edward Vilray Papin with his son-in-law, Frederic Gooding, my grandfather, ca 1950.

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