F299 Decoy, Goose, by John Albert Lundgren,On the bottom of the goose, stenciled in black paint:" PAT. SEPT 23, 1941 Straw stuffed goose decoy. Canvas body with white and black painting. Wire loop extending from tail to hang up the goose. Square metal bracket on bottom of the goose used to attach it to a stake. Patent number on bottom of the goose. Six pieces of canvas to the bird. Burst seams and patches sewn on goose.Goose decoy was designed and made by John Albert Lundgren from 1941 to 1958. Invented in the 1920s and 1930s, the goose decoy was patented in 1941. Built at his home in Axtell, NE, and later in his Kearney, NE, workshop, the decoys were sold $40.00 a dozen (1940s at Abercrombie and Fitch). See Donor File for more information.