The 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, Thursday, August 27, 2020; Friday, August 28, 2020; and Saturday, August 29, 2020 with absentee, phone, internet, and in-house bidding available.
Thursday’s session, beginning at 9:30 am EST, 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, IL; the private collection of Donna and Wayne Nickum, Clifton, VA; the Maury Lloyd Hanson, Jr. Revocable Trust for the Nature Conservancy, to be used solely for acquisition of land in the Piedmont and Shenandoah Valley areas of Virginia; property deaccessioned by Washington and Lee University, Lexington, VA to benefit the collections fund; plus others. 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; plus more.
Friday’s session, beginning at 9:30 am EST, should prove to be equally exciting and features property from the collections of Audrey and the late “Snootz” Lavin, Mt. 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, to benefit the Carl. O. Helvie Holistic Cancer Foundation; the private collection of 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.
Saturday’s session, beginning at 9:30 am EST, should conclude the weekend successfully and features property from the estate of Ann Vail, Waynesboro, VA; the Hunter and Shirley Gaunt estate, Winchester, VA; the collection of Theodore and the late Alvina Breckel, Oley, PA and Winnetka, IL; 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 to benefit collections care, preservation, and future acquisitions; plus others. 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
The complete catalogue for all three days will be posted around August 14th on the firm’s website and will be available for absentee and live bidding through the Jeffrey S. Evans LIVE platform, as well as Live Auctioneers and Invaluable. All lots are on public preview at the firm’s gallery located at 2177 Green Valley Ln., Mt. Crawford, VA on August 26th from 10 am to 6 pm, and on August 27th, 28th, and 29th from 8 am until the last lot is sold on each day. For additional information, please go to jeffreysevans.com, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org, or call 540.434.3939.