18 January 2003
AM EXTREMELY RARE RUDDY TURNSTONE
Elmer Crowell, East Harwich, Massachusetts, first quarter 20th century
Very good condition, but with some light chipping to paint on back; also, tail chip; bill is a professional replacement
William Frank Collection
Note: one of less than three known examples by Crowell.
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