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Jeffrey S. Evans to host diverse Americana sale Feb. 25-27

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Rare Early Times Whiskey paper advertising sign in original frame. Jeffrey S. Evans & Associates image decoration

MOUNT CRAWFORD, Va. – The Jeffrey S. Evans & Associates Winter Americana Auction contains a wide range of material and will include everything from rare advertising and holiday collectibles to country furniture and folk art. The large auction will take place over three days, Feb. 25-27. Bid absentee or live online through LiveAuctioneers.

Thursday’s session, beginning at 9:30 a.m. EST, will feature part two of the James Dunn Collection, Springfield, Vt.; material from the private collection of the late Alvina Breckel, Oley, Pa., and Winnetka, Ill.; the estate collection of Mary Poole, Waynesboro, Va.; the John and late Evelyn Teague collection, Bloomingdale, Ind.; property deaccessioned by the Valentine Museum, Richmond, Va.; and property deaccessioned by the Strong National Museum of Play, Rochester, N.Y.

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From a large selection of Staffordshire transferware of all types. Jeffrey S. Evans & Associates image decoration

The day’s offerings will consist of a wide range of ceramics, including rare R.S. Prussia and a large selection of Staffordshire figures and transferware; jewelry, including Bakelite examples; antique and vintage costumes; art pottery; silver; textiles, including quilts, samplers, sewing articles, and other needlework.

Friday’s session, beginning at 9:30 a.m., features material from the estate collection of Alan R. Shirkey, Harrisonburg, Va.; a Pennsylvania private collection; the collection of Edwina and the late Bernard Bishop, Williamsburg, Va; property from the Hammond, Revercomb, and Deyerle Families, Covington, Va.; a more of the estate collection of Mary Poole, Waynesboro, Va.

The day’s offerings will consist of rare advertising and country store material, including signs; railroad collectibles and early transportation photographs; antique and vintage toys; a large collection of antique and vintage sports cards; holiday collectibles, including several rare Belsnickel/Santa candy containers; a wide selection of ephemera and manuscript material, including a collection of postcards and Shenandoah Valley paper of all types; collections of bleeders, pie crimpers and nutmeg graters; a library of Shenandoah Valley history volumes; and a large selection of bottles, including fruit jars and Shenandoah Valley examples.

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From a selection of rare antique Christmas articles. Jeffrey S. Evans & Associates image

Saturday’s session, beginning at 9:30 a.m., features property from the collection of Dan Wagoner, Romney, W.Va. and New York, N.Y.; the collection of the late Hugh Wornom, Poquoson, Va.; and more from the Shirkey, Bishop and Poole estate collections.

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Shenandoah Valley folk pottery, including a stamped Anthony Baecher sugar bowl with figural. Jeffrey S. Evans & Associates image decoration

The day’s offerings will consist of Shenandoah Valley and other American folk pottery; country furniture and accessories, including boxes and baskets; other furniture, including stacked bookcases and Victorian; folk and outsider art; fishing collectibles; Civil War and other historical material; and antiquarian books.

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Unusual paint-decorated dometop box, from a good selection of folk art. Jeffrey S. Evans & Associates image

For additional information contact Jeffrey S. Evans & Associates at or 540-434-3939.

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