Fri, Aug 23, 2019 5:00 PM UTC
Mt. Crawford, VA, USA
Summer Americana & Variety Auction Day One
Featuring part one of the lighting collection of Fil (John) and Robbie Graff, St. Thomas, PA; the lantern collection of the late William C. Brinker, New Brunswick, NJ; textiles deaccessioned by the Mount Vernon Ladies? Association, Mount Vernon, VA; costumes deaccessioned by The Strong National Museum of Play, Rochester, NY; plus others. Over 50 Aladdin lamps including rare floor model with paper shade, ten hanging models with shades, Alacite Dancing Ladies urn lamp, rare glass examples, etc.; student and solar lamps; miniature lamps; finger and stand lamps; whale oil and tin lighting; angle and other hanging lamps; over 30 early railroad and fixed globe lanterns including a number of engraved presentation examples; 40+ marked railroad lanterns; railroad switch lanterns; other lanterns; railroad locks; collection of American coins and currency including 1929 $20 Mt. Jackson, VA National Bank note (only 272 sheets printed), gold pieces, silver dollars, &c.; large selection of antique and vintage costumes; 18th ? 20th century textiles including copper-plate printed fabric, white-work bedcovers, quilts, table covers, carpets, &c.; pocket watches; lot of sterling silver; gold and costume jewelry; beaded purses; ceramics including Staffordshire transferware and flow blue; carnival and other glass; plus more.