The Jeffrey S. Evans & Associates Summer Variety Auction contains a true diversity of material and will include everything from vintage posters and Native American material to antique toys and sterling silver souvenir spoons. The large auction will take place on Saturday, August 26, 2017 at 9:30 am and features the collection of Dr. and Mrs. John “Jack” McAllister of Winchester, VA; part two of the Sean and Patricia Skinner collection of Sarasota, FL; deaccessioned material from a Virginia museum; an Overland Park, KS estate collection; property from the collection of C. Richmond and the late Janet J. Gough, Newburg, MD; plus others.
Categories in the sale include Shenandoah Valley and other country furniture; Native American collection; American political textiles; WWI, early movie, and other posters; vintage slot machines; advertising and country store items; occupational shaving mugs and barber bottles; collection of 75 cast-iron toy/sample stoves; other vintage tin and cast-iron toys; collection of antique dolls including oversized bisque and china, wax, early composition, accessories, &c.; vintage dollhouse furniture; fine brass and cast-iron hearth clockwork spit jack and accessories; other early iron; country accessories; colored globe skater’s lanterns; American art pottery; gold and costume jewelry; lady’s accessories; sterling and coin silver; plus much more.
The complete catalogue for both days will be posted around August 16 on the firm’s website, Live Auctioneers, and Invaluable. Public preview is on view at the gallery August 23-25 from 10 am to 6 pm daily, and on the day of the auction from 8 am until the last lot is sold. For additional preview photos and further information click here