Jeffrey S. Evans sale celebrates Americana Aug. 27-29

sale celebrates Americana

Vintage National Bohemian lighted exit sign, from a large selection of advertising. Jeffrey S. Evans & Associates image

MOUNT CRAWFORD, Va. – Jeffrey S. Evans & Associates’ Summer Americana Auction contains a true diversity of material and will include everything from rare antiquarian books and vintage advertising to country furniture and figural candy containers. The large auction will take place over three days: Aug. 27-29. Bid absentee or live online through LiveAuctioneers.

Thursday’s session, beginning at 9:30 a.m. EDT, should start the weekend off with a bang and features property from the collection of Theodore and the late Alvina Breckel, Oley, Pa., and Winnetka, Ill.; the private collection of Donna and Wayne Nickum, Clifton, Va.; the Maury Lloyd Hanson Jr. Revocable Trust for the Nature Conservancy; property deaccessioned by Washington and Lee University, Lexington, Va.; plus others.

sale celebrates Americana

1909 E90-1 American Caramel Cy Young baseball card. Jeffrey S. Evans & Associates image

The day’s offerings will consist of a wide selection of antiquarian books, including many rare first editions; coins, including over 30 gold Krugerrands and Canadian Maple Leafs; Native American and other jewelry; coin silver; a collection of figural napkin rings and other Victorian silverplate; Staffordshire transferware and other ceramics; a collection of Rockingham ware.

sale celebrates Americana

Rare first American edition of Herman Melville’s ‘Moby-Dick.’ Jeffrey S. Evans & Associates image

Friday’s session, beginning at 9:30 a.m. EDT, should prove to be equally exciting and features property from the collections of Audrey and the late “Snootz” Lavin, Mount Savage, Md., the late Helen Feltner, Winchester, Va., and Fil (John) and Robbie Graff, St. Thomas, Pa.; the estate of Carl O. Helvie, Hampton, Va.; and Donna and Wayne Nickum, Clifton, Va.; plus others.

The day’s offerings will consist of a wide selection of country store and advertising, including breweriana; toys and dolls; a collection of candy containers; a large collection of glass and china children’s dishes; plus more.

sale celebrates Americana

Liberty Motor candy container, one of many. Jeffrey S. Evans & Associates image

Saturday’s session, beginning at 9:30 a.m. EDT, will feature property from the estate of Ann Vail, Waynesboro, Va.; the Hunter and Shirley Gaunt estate, Winchester, Va.; selections from the private collection of Susan B. Smith, Williamsburg, Va.; property deaccessioned by the Mount Vernon Ladies’ Association, Mount Vernon, Va.; property deaccessioned by the Valentine Museum, Richmond, Va.; plus others.

sale celebrates Americana

American folk art drawing, one of several from the Vail estate. Jeffrey S. Evans & Associates image

The final day’s offerings will consist of a wide selection of country furniture and accessories; folk art of all types; Shenandoah Valley and other folk pottery; Civil War, Native American and other historical material; good quilts and samplers; plus more

For additional information, email info@jeffreysevans.com or call 540-434-3939.

 

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