June 9, 2017 - J. B. Yount Estate Sale

Large antique auction featuring the J.B. Yount estate with a few additions.

Over 2000 lots including Virginia furniture, Country accessories, collection navy blue Wedgwood jasperware, country store items, quilts, extensive library of books and ephemera, collection Railroad including lanterns, 40 piece study and shelf display collection of blue decorated stoneware, 80 pieces of George Speck artwork,  collection of children’s furniture, as found furniture, plus much more!

We have catalogued 258 featured items; however, these are just a small representation of the 2000+ lots in the Yount auction (over 300 lots of books alone). Please visit here often for "Just Found!" items, more photos and videos of other items. There are many high quality items that could have been cataloged waiting to be discovered.

Please contact us for more information or detailed condition reports.


  • Thursday, June 8 from 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
  • Friday, June 9, 2017 - 9:00 a.m.

Order Of Sale - Note Additional Thursday Auction!


  • Special Thursday Auction of nice household and electronics - 2:00 p.m.


  • Gallery #1 - Furniture, Glass & China, Accessories and Country Store and Advertising Clocks - 6:30 p.m.
  • Gallery #2, General - 9:30 a.m.
  • Gallery #2, Yount Library - Approximately 11:30 a.m.
  • Gallery #2, Historical Documents and Local Ephemera - Approximately 12:00 p.m.
  • Gallery #2, Lady's Accoutrements and Jewelry - Approximately 3:30 p.m.
  • Gallery #2, Artwork - Approximately 5:00 p.m.
  • Gallery #3 - 11:30 a.m.

Online Absentee Bidding for Select Pieces

  • Absentee bids accepted through HiBid until 9 a.m. est on June 9. (See HiBid for additional terms for HiBid customers only)
  • Absentee bids accepted by phone or email up until 4 p.m. est on June 8.
  • Absentee bids accepted in person any time up to and during sale day on June 9.


(See HiBid for additional terms for HiBid customers only)

  1. Visa, MasterCard, Discover, Cash or approved check are accepted.
  2. 15% Buyer's Premium discounted to 12% on cash/check purchases
  3. ID required to secure bidding number
  4. All bidders are filmed during registration and check out
  5. Surveillance cameras in all galleries
  6. Absentee Bids Accepted (A $1.00 per item processing fee is added to each successful absentee bid. This fee is waived for items with a hammer price of $100 or more)
  7. Deliveries Available
  8. Smoke Free Galleries


Just Found June 7 - Check out new videos featuring Chris, Kent & Tyson!

15 photos just added!

Just Found!
Be sure to visit this site often for video highlights, photos & listing of Just Found items!

Auction Menu Features

Provided by Our Daily Bread Catering

All of our food (except burgers, fries, hotdogs and nachos) is homemade from scratch. We even bake our own turkey and ham for every auction!

  • Auction Day Special - Baked Western Ham OR Fried Chicken (white or dark meat) with choice of 2 sides: Macaroni and Cheese, Potato Salad, Seven Layer Salad, Fresh Fruit, Green Beans, Baked Corn, Cucumber Salad, Broccoli Salad and a roll or biscuit
  • Auction Day Soups, Sandwiches and Casseroles - Quiche, Salmon Burger, Grilled Chicken Rollup, Chicken Pot Pie, Chili, Ham and Bean Soup!
  • Desserts - Coconut Cake, Peanut Butter Pie, Chocolate Cream Pie,  Strawberry Cake, Carrot Cake, Lemon Meringue Pie, Pound Cake with fruit compote and others as soon as I figure out what we are fixing!
  • Regular Menu - Including pork bbq, beef bbq, sliced ham or turkey (both are baked right here), chicken salad, egg salad, brownies, cookies and so much more!

Special Thursday Auction at 2:00 p.m.

  • Bose Wave radio/CD player, Good pots pans
  • Farberware coffee urn
  • Two like new West Bend buffet servers
  • Vita-Mixer
  • Nice bedspreads
  • Record collection
  • Glass and china
  • Large lot office supplies
  • Lot plastic storage drawers
  • Storage totes
  • Rolling luggage
  • Christmas
  • Artwork
  • Household
  • Plus more

Gallery One - Furniture (6:30 p.m.)

    • Coiner Family slant front desk with blind door secretary top (Mr. Yount purchased from Coiner family. The sister desk is in Colonial Williamsburg collection)
    • Walnut 16 tin pie safe
    • Walnut 16 pane 2 piece stepback cupboard with dovetailed case
    • Walnut 12 pane corner cupboard
    • Walnut one piece blind door corner cupboard
    • Large walnut Valley wardrobe
    • Walnut 2 over 5 drawer high chest
    • Three Valley 4 drawer chest with turn legs
    • Valley blanket chest with ball feet
    • Several one and two drawer stands
    • Two painted sets plank bottom chairs
    • Plus more
  • WALNUT including
    • Two piece stepback cupboard with inlay and dovetailed case
    • Victorian 2 piece secretary with fold down desk
    • Late Empire 2 piece butler's desk
    • Nice Victorian drop well marble top dresser with Jenny Linn mirror
    • Chippendale style corner chair
    • Nice Empire marble top hall table
    • Empire 2 door wardrobe
    • Empire butler's chest/desk with mirror
    • Empire one door side cabinets
    • Empire 2 drawer sewing stand
    • Several nice Victorian Marble top parlor tables
    • Plus more
  • Country Empire sideboard
  • Nice Georgian 2 piece linen press
  • Chippendale style cheval mirrors
  • OAK including
    • Fine serpentine front highback bedroom set
    • 5 nice four stack barrister lawyers bookcases
    • Unusual extra deep 3 stack bookcase
    • Danner revolving bookcase
    • Horner quality throne chair with Griffin heads
    • Plus more
  • Oriental roomsize and scatter rugs
  • Hickory Chair Co. leather camel back sofa
  • Nice Chippendale style wingback chairs
  • Pair crewel Work wing back chairs
  • Pair French style arm chairs
  • Late Empire sofa
  • Empire Classical fainting sofa
  • Victorian lady's chair with heavy carving
  • Plus more

Gallery One - Glass and China (6:30 p.m.)

Link to Catalogued Lots on HiBid
(Please note: Only a small percentage of featured items are catalogued. Please read the list below and view photos in the gallery to see items not catalogued on Hibid)

  • 19th and 20th c. Wedgwood Deep Blue Jasperware including
    • Jardinière with pedestal
    • Pair of jardinières with saucers
    • Bolted urn
    • Tall candlesticks
    • Large covered cheese dish
    • Portland vase
    • Biscuit barrel fernery
    • Syrup jugs
    • Humidor
    • Tea sets
    • Plus more
  • Tri-color Wedgwood including salad bowl and biscuit barrel
  • 43 pieces Ridgway's "Oriental" blue dinnerware
  • 19th c. Rose Medallion porcelain teapot
  • 19th c. Staffordshire Rabbitware plates
  • 19th c. Imari bowls
  • 20th c. Imari vase garniture set
  • Loetz style art glass inkwells
  • Asian hexagon porcelain storage jar
  • Plus more

Gallery One - Accessories (6:30 p.m.)

Link to Catalogued Lots on HiBid
(Please note: Only a small percentage of featured items are catalogued. Please read the list below and view photos in the gallery to see items not catalogued on Hibid)

  • 223 pieces of King Christian sterling flatware
  • 31 pieces of Stieff Betsy Patterson plain flatware
  • Set of 5 graduated silver plate meat dome covers
  • 19th c. scrimshaw whale's tooth
  • Chinese ivory female figure
  • African ivory female bust
  • FIREARMS including
    • Nice FRENCH DUELLING PISTOLS in box with accessories
    • Winchester Model 1897 12ga pump shotgun
    • RARE REMINGTON & SONS NEW MODEL CIVIL WAR REVOLVER Patent 1858LC Smith double barrel shotgun
    • 1870 US Springfield, Springfield Armory M1
    • Ruger 44 mag
    • New Model Super Blackhawk
  • US swords & sabers including 1863 Mansfield and Lamb, Horstman Philia., etc.;
  • 18th/19th c. Brass surveyor's compass
  • Miniature pulled rod basket
  • Richmond, Virginia ovoid blue decorated 4 gallon jar
  • Southern large tramp art frame
  • Small tramp art frames
  • Comtock's Pottery of Shenandoah Valley book
  • Black Americana carved dolls
  • Painted slide top box
  • 20th c. Augusta County painted Noah's ark set
  • Decorated toleware spice set
  • Prison/tramp art jewelry box
  • Bentwood painted pantry box
  • Nice Virginia Metalcrafters brass andirons
  • Beyer's Album Virginia including Rockfish Gap
  • Plus more

Gallery One - Country Store/Advertising Clocks (6:30 p.m.)

Link to Catalogued Lots on HiBid
(Please note: Only a small percentage of featured items are catalogued. Please read the list below and view photos in the gallery to see items not catalogued on Hibid)

  • Clocks including
    • Rexall double bubble clock
    • 1960's Pepsi Cola
    • Coca Cola fishtail
    • Esser's Paint
    • Rath Feeds
    • John Deere
    • Calvert Whiskey
    • Bubble-Up soda
    • Four Roses distillers
    • 7-Up soda
    • Plus more
  • 1906 Coca Cola pocket mirror
  • Pepsi Cola metal menu board
  • Quiky soda thermometer
  • Fire Warden porcelain sign
  • 1957 7-Up cardboard litho sign
  • 19th c. English tea caddies including ivory
  • Leon Sichel pocket watch
  • 19th c. American miniature portrait on ivory
  • 19th c. o/c portrait with ornate frame
  • Plus more

Gallery Two - General Items (9:30 a.m.)

Link to Catalogued Lots on HiBid
(Please note: Only a small percentage of featured items are catalogued. Please read the list below and view photos in the gallery to see items not catalogued on Hibid)

  • Lot Canton ceramics
  • Imperial Candlewick crystal including large basket
  • Lot pattern glass including covered compotes
  • TOYS including
    • Heinz delivery truck
    • Wyandotte ambulance
    • Lumar Coca Cola delivery truck
    • Steam shovel
    • Marx Hi-Way express van and Deluxe delivery truck
    • Banner North American Van Lines tractor trailer
    • Plus more
  • Black Americana man with top hat mechanical bank
  • Thirty 19TH and 20TH c. SHENANDOAH VALLEY PIECED QUILTS and coverlets with provenances (many exhibited in Augusta County Historical Society)
  • 1912 Edom, Virginia calendar plates
  • Lot silver plate service items including punch bowls, candelabras, mirror plateaus, etc.
  • Red satin GWTW electric lamp
  • Antique fountain pens
  • Yellow spongeware
  • Plus more

Gallery Two - Yount Library (11:30 a.m.)

At approximately 11:30 a.m. we will auction 50+ box lots followed by 300-400 uncatalogued lots featuring architecture, art, Brethren history, local interest, Virginia, early leather bounds and more. We will finish with 200+ listed titles (Link to Uncataloged Book List) and 50+ catalogued titles (Link to Online Catalog with HiBid).

Partial listing (200+ numbered lots) including

  • Christopher Saur Bible
  • 4 volumes "Writings Thomas Jefferson"
  • Jefferson's "Notes on State of Virginia", 1801
  • John Taylor's "New Views Constitution" and "Inquiry of Gov't"
  • Large lot local history and genealogy
  • Rare Kentucky Harmony
  • Staunton, Harrisonburg and New Market imprints
  • Large lot of Church of Brethren history
  • Pennsylvannia German Folklore Society set
  • Lot of architecture
  • Plus more

Gallery Two - Historical Documents and Local Ephemera (12 p.m.)

Link to Catalogued Lots on HiBid
(Please note: Only a small percentage of featured items are catalogued. Please read the list below and view photos in the gallery to see items not catalogued on Hibid)

  • 1864 Abraham Lincoln signed Navy appointment
  • 1899 William McKinley signed appointment
  • 1768 Hartford, Connecticut tax collections
  • 1837 Francis Scott Key signed note
  • Violette B. Yount sheet music
  • J.B. Yount's extensive genealogy archives
  • J.B. Yount, Jr. Attorney at Law window
  • Masonic quarter plate daguerreotype
  • 19th/20th family photos including Mowry, Garber, Driver, Stephens, Yount
  • Waynesboro, Virginia RPPC Yount auto dealership
  • 1902 Winchester Repeating Arms catalog
  • 1915 Waynesboro, Virginia auto calendar
  • Fishburne Military School ephemera
  • 1915 Indy 500 RPPC and programs
  • New Hope ephemera
  • Overland-Cole auto adverting items
  • Postcards including Crozet, Waynesboro, Staunton, Luray, Harrisonburg plus a lot of US state views
  • 1918 Camp Hancock, Georgia Soldier panorama photo
  • 1830's day ledger
  • 19th and 20th c. manuscript material
  • Plus more

Gallery Two - Lady’s Accoutrements and Jewelry (3:30 p.m.)

Link to Catalogued Lots on HiBid
(Please note: Only a small percentage of featured items are catalogued. Please read the list below and view photos in the gallery to see items not catalogued on Hibid)

  • 170 LOTS LADY'S ACCOUTREMENTS and JEWELRY from the Kollman family estate
  • JULIANA COSTUME JEWELRY including beetles, bees, butterfly pendants, Easter Egg necklace, Moroccan Matrix tie necklace, demi parure sets, etc.
  • Sterling thimbles
  • Sterling jewelry including Judith Jack sterling rings
  • Vintage purses and compacts
  • Rhinestone jewelry including pins, necklaces, broaches, etc.
  • Dresser boxes
  • 800 silver lip stick cases
  • Lucite purses including Patricia of Miami, Llelwllyn, Wilardy, etc.
  • Sterling match safes
  • Hankies
  • Vintage gloves
  • 60+ hats
  • Velvet cylinder vanity bags
  • Rosenfeld metal purse
  • Fenton blue ribbed cologne bottles
  • Plus more

Gallery Two - Artwork (5:00 p.m.)

  • 80+ pieces of original art by acclaimed New York artist GEORGE SPECK. Mr. Speck grew up in Waynesboro/Charlottesville and was a close personal friend of Mr. Yount's
  • Other fine original art, lithographs, and prints
  • Plus more

Gallery Three (11:30 a.m.)

  • As found and used furniture including
    • Nice butcher block
    • Good baker's cabinet
    • Folky 1 piece open top corner cupboard with inlay
    • Set of 4 painted plank bottom chairs
    • Pair of Windsor chairs
    • Pine 1 drawer lift top mill desk with 1861 paper label (from Withrow dry goods store)
    • Walnut 3 drawer mill desk
    • Oak S roll top desk
    • Two 12 drawer wooden files
    • Nice square walnut dining table
    • Oak bamboo easel
    • Cast iron claw foot bath tub
    • Putnam Staunton pump organ
    • 8' wooden country settee
    • Open washstands
    • Pine 1 drawer stand
    • Mission style umbrella stand
    • Square oak table with 3 leaves
    • Walnut throne chair
    • Mahogany claw ball foot bookcase/secretary
    • Needlepoint footstools
    • Set 6 cane bottom chairs
    • Six modern lawyer's bookcases
    • Oak office chair
    • Oak student desk
    • Cedar wardrobe
    • Flat top trunks
    • 6 piece Basic Witz painted bedroom set
    • Nice recliner
    • Sofa and loveseat
    • Spinet piano
    • Plus more
    • Nice walnut Victorian baby buggy with ebony inlay and wooden wheels
    • Good bentwood and wicker baby buggies (1 with wire wheels, 1 with wooden wheels)
    • Wicker and rattan baby and doll buggies
    • Walnut Eastlake baby bed
    • 2 walnut convertible high chairs
    • Early oak and walnut high chair
    • 2 nice oak and wicker high chairs
    • Children's and youth chairs and rockers
    • Red painted wooden hobby horse
    • Plus more
  • MR. CUNNINGHAM'S BLUE DECORATED STONEWARE COLLECTION of 40 pieces of study and shelf display including
    • 3 Miller and Son Alexander
    • Williams and Repport Greensboro, Pennsylvannia
    • Donaghho
    • 4 gallon ovoid Morgan and Amos Baltimore
    • 3 gallon ovoid with blue
    • Plus more
  • REDWARE including rare 21" platter/loaf pan from Mt. Air Plantation (possible slave made) in Fairfax County, two other pieces from Mt. Air, etc.
    • Norfolk and Western 12' ladder
    • Lanterns (Southern Railway, Norfolk and Western, NY, NH and HRR, C and O, and B and O)
    • Baggage tags (SO RY, Norfolk and Western, Richmond and Danville, C and O and SS and SH)
    • Brass conductor lanterns
    • Switch lanterns
    • Locks
    • Plus more
  • COUNTRY STORE including
    • Nice oak 8' floor showcase
    • Large TEXACO sign (individual letters 3x3)
    • Peters Cartridge wooden ammo crate
    • Vintage shot gun shells including Peters
    • Western and Monark
    • Union Leader cut plug tobacco tin
    • Ford 1 cent gumball machine
    • Eagle Claw fishing tackle small cloth banner
    • Gibson refrigerator light-up display signs
    • Old and new metal signs (Railway Express, Surge Milker, several Forest Service, Viking Cream Separator, etc.)
    • Neat "Sanitary" combination vacuum sweeper
    • Wooden advertising crates (3 Winchester, Remington, Hercules, Union Gunpowder, Bird's Eye, etc.), Romney, West Virginia apple crates, etc.
    • Bud Stewart fishing lure
    • 4' Toboggan sled
    • White House vinegar 1/2 pint apple jug
    • Hunting knives
    • Ithaca Calendar clock
    • Brass bucket
    • Farrier tool carrier
    • Cross cut saw
    • Large copper wash pan and scalding pan
    • Military uniforms including Fishburne
    • American flag
    • Old hanging store light
    • Good pulled rod baskets
    • Brass fire screens
    • Crossman Model 3100 pellet rifle
    • Tube radios
    • Blue enamel roaster
    • Flat irons
    • Industrial Ultra Violet floor lamp, Feather basket
    • Green Ball jars
    • Wooden planes
    • File cabinets
    • Plus more
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