The Estate Collection of Fine Furniture and Lamps from David and Ann Sidlinger will be Sold Sep 23



The auction, beginning at 9:30 am Central time, will be held at the auction hall in Douglass, Kansas, as well as online, via An online-only event will also be held, on Friday, Sept. 22.

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Douglass, KS, USA, Sep 6, 2023 — The outstanding estate collection of David and Ann Sidlinger of North Carolina, mostly gorgeous lamps and fine furniture pieces, will come up for bid on Saturday, September 23rd, at 9:30 am Central time, by Woody Auction, online and live in the Douglass auction hall located at 130 East Third Street. All of the 381 lots will be sold to the highest bidder, absolute, with no reserves.

An automated online auction slated for the day prior – Friday, September 22nd, starting at 8 am Central time – will kick off the weekend of Sidlinger collection items. That sale will consist of 244 total lots.

“The Sidlingers’ incredible lamp collection features examples by makers like Pairpoint, Moe Bridges, Handel and others,” said Jason Woody of Woody Auction. “It also features some of the finest American Brilliant Cut Glass (ABCG) lamps to be found anywhere. The furniture beautifully illustrates their love of quality items. Folks interested in top-quality lamps and fine furniture need to mark their calendars.”

Three items in the sale – a desk and two banquet lamps – could end up vying for top lot honors. The original Wooten desk is a Wells Fargo model and a fantastic example. It boasts two large barrel front doors with mail slot, a latching drop-down desk, over 50 drawers, a maple and walnut interior and ebony highlights. Measuring 69 inches by 40 inches by 29 inches, it should bring $10,000-$12,000.

To learn more about Woody Auction and the sale of the David and Ann Sidlinger collection on Friday, September 22 (online-only) and September 23 (live and online), please visit