Kelly Redhead

Detailed description of brand:

Two initials are carved into the underside of the decoys to identify the individual gunner.   The size of the brand on different decoys varies because of the hand-cutting, but the letters are consistently formed (see photo).


Kenneth Collison Kelly, Sr., was from Rock Hall, Maryland. He was a professional guide and waterman who worked for some of the exclusive clubs located on East Neck Island

Other Brands on this decoy:


This brand has been identified on the following decoys:

Maker                             Species                          Drake or Hen

1. John Glenn              Redhead                               Drake



Initial Contributor:  Bill Waibel

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