Estate Sale Roundup, Jan. 17-19
Buckle your seat belt, and start early.
By Anne Harris, 4:21PM, Thu. Jan. 16
It's a busy time for estate-sailing, so grab your measuring tape – and maybe a jewelers' loupe – because for this foray you'll need all equipment on deck this weekend.
The descriptions below are highlighted items, there is usually much more available than you see listed here, so keep an open pocketbook. Remember, you'll probably have to load it up yourself, so drive the big truck.
Antique Dealers Estate Sale
Bow front display/curio cabinets; vintage chiffrobe/wardrobe; vintage square oak dining tables and chairs; Globe-Wernicke attorney bookcases; brass headboard; lamps: antique dual-light red glass, vintage leaded crystal, tall wood floor lamp; office lamps; vintage china; Red Skelton decanter, framed paintings, lithographs. 1000 cookbooks, binoculars, more. Cash, Paypal and credit cards with ID. No children. 10609 Fountainbleau Circle, 78750. Fri.-Sat., 9am-3pm; Sun., 11am-3pm.
Simplify Life Estate Sale
Huge collection of vintage beer steins, pool table, glass kitchen table and chairs, art glass, wrist watches, cowboy boots, ping pong table, nice outdoor grill, glassware, and bar ware. Cash and credit/debit cards only, no checks. 5605 York Bridge Circle, 78749. Fri., 10am-3pm; Sat., 9am-2pm.
Rainbow Ranch Two-Home Moving/Estate Sale
Enjoy 50% off all prices on Saturday at this sale that includes outdoor items brought up from a barn; turquoise, sterling silver, and coral jewelry; over 925 Russian enameled eggs; G.E. Mullan art work; inlaid table with two leaves; oversized leather-like dark brown sofa; single-sink vanity; mink stole; hand-carved leather and upholstered chairs; sleeper sofa; leather handbags; size 7-71/2 ladies shoes; vintage 5' sideboard; igloo-style dog house, tools. Credit cards, cash, and checks accepted. All sales are final. 100 Rainbows End, 78676; Fri., 8am-3pm; Sun., 8am-1pm.
Trash to Treasure
If you love antique tin trays, like the promotional ones made by Coca-Cola in the day, then this is the stop for you. Also find a cuckoo clock, crystal and glassware, bar stools, light brown leather sofa, bookshelves, refrigerator, picture frames, cookware, bakers' racks, large supply of yard art. 1341 Stone Rim Loop, Buda, 78610. Fri., Sat., Sun., 9am-5pm.
Northwest Austin Estate Sale
Handsome chenille sofa from Haverty's; pair of traditional overstuffed chairs; two classic coffee tables and several end tables; formal floral sofa; Queen Anne-style formal dining table with leaves and six chairs; computer desk; Drexel mid-century double dresser with mirror; Parsons-style arm chair; antique accent chairs and a rocking chair; oak reproduction ice box cabinet, bookcases, curio cabinet. Also, hand tools/power tools, lawn mower. 1913 violin; art; handmade duck decoys; glassware. Credit cards accepted on charges exceeding $50, no checks. 11709 D-K Ranch Rd, 78759. Fri.-Sat., 9am-3pm.
Heritage Oaks Georgetown
We want to crawl into an aluminum canopy queen-sized bed, though we're not sure what that is; also find office furniture; like-new Broyhill sofa; outdoor furniture; dining room suite; sewing items, including fabric and a pattern table. Lovely art glass, vintage bar stools with upholstered backs; hand-painted wall art; outdoor furniture grouping. 822 River Walk Trail, Georgetown, 78628. Fri.-Sat., 9am-4pm.
Last Minute Estate Sale – Everything Must Go!
They've just begun digging, and everything must be out by Tuesday, January 21st: Furniture, artwork, antiques, and household items, including contents of shed and garage; complete maple bedroom set; lots of furniture; two antique trunks; kitchen items; glassware; original oil paintings; refrigerator; washer and dryer; lamps and old lanterns. Cash and checks accepted. 12022 Timber Wolf Trail, 78727. Fri.-Sat., 9am-4pm.