16 Apr 2016

Archibald Rutledge Turkey Call

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Guyette & Deeter Auction, 22 April 2016, Lot 483, A turkey call hand-made circa 1950 by famous Outdoor Writer and Poet Laureate of South Carolina Archibald Rutledge.
Estimate: US $1,250.00 – US $1,750.00 — Opening Bid: $650.00

Archibald Rutledge was heir to Hampton Plantation, Poet Laureate of South Carolina, and the direct descendant of a signer of the Declaration of Independence, a governor of South Carolina, and a Chief Justice of the US Supreme Court. He published numerous articles on hunting and the out-of-doors in Field & Stream, Outdoor Life, and similar serial publications, as well as close to 40 books. He taught English for many years at Mercersburg Academy in Pennsylvania.

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Archibald Rutledge, 1883-1973

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T. Shaw

Great photo: Are those L. L. Bean Maine Hunting Boots with gaiters?

Already have a couple of box turkey calls . . .



Rance fultz

I am wanting more information on the sale of the call..I have one and it is signed by Rutledge given to my grandfather and it has a written note from Rutledge that came with it. .. looking for more info on this call



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