Paul Gibson (1902-1984) was the chief of the Fire Department at the Edgewood Arsenal and he lived in Havre de Grace, MD, where he made his decoys in a shop behind his house.  This decoy is marked ith a conjoind HL for the rig of Harry Lingenfelter of Baltimore, MD.  When I firt saw the mark on this decoy, I had trouble imagining how it was done.  Eventually a friend, Jim Lockard, eplained that it was made with a timber stamp--a tool that timber companies use to mark the ends of logs.


If you have questions about this decoy, please contact:

Darrell Hagar

Cell: 410-430-5826


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