SOLD: $8,500 (without buyer’s premium)
Estimate: $700 – $1,000
Maple and steel, finely carved handle, tapering to a steel collar with a cast steel/forged rectangular spade style garden shovel, stamped on the handle “F.W. Evans” for Elder Frederick Evans, New Lebanon, NY, with attached yellow tag “Garden Spade belonged to Elder Frederick Evans N.F. New Lebanon”, sold to Howard and Flo by WHA 1982, Lot 100, Pittsfield, MA, 38 1/2” l, 7 1/4” w, (James
Bissland collection; Flo and Howard Fertig collection).