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Victorian lighting and miniature lamps headlining two-day sale

Jeffrey S. Evans & Associates' 19th and 20th Century Glass and Lighting auction, July 29-30, will feature items from four distinct collections, including a consignment from the Sandwich Glass Museum.
EAPG collection

From a large collection of EAPG including many rarities. (All photos courtesy Jeffrey S. Evans & Assoc.)

MT. CRAWFORD, Va. — Jeffrey S. Evans & Associates will conduct a two-day auction of 19th & 20th century glass and lighting on July 29 and 30 beginning at 9:30 a.m. each day.

The sale will feature the 40+ year collection of the late James S. Wilkins of Waxahachie, Texas, the Victorian lighting collection of Florence and the late Richard Birdsall of Barnegat, New Jersey, the miniature lamp collection of Marilyn Doupnik of Columbus, Ohio, part two of the Ed Kleppinger collection of New Orleans, Louisiana, and a consignment from the Sandwich Glass Museum.

Friday’s session one will begin with a collection of miniature and full-size kerosene lighting including rare Victorian opalescent, hanging, and bracket lamps, followed by selections from the massive Kleppinger collection of ruby and other stained early American pattern glass (EAPG), plus Vaseline and rubina-verde glass of all types. The session will conclude with uncatalogued box lots.

Session two will feature a large selection of EAPG including animal and historical, children’s toy glass, Victorian glass of all types, rare barber bottles, Mt. Washington, Wave Crest, milk glass, carnival glass, &c.

The auction catalogues will be posted at as well as on Live Auctioneers and Invaluable by July 21, and will be on public view beginning July 27.

For further information, visit, email , or call 540-434-3939.