Estate Sale Roundup: April 11-13
We're upcycling dreams this week.
By Anne Harris, 8:30AM, Fri. Apr. 11, 2014
Others' heirlooms don't have to expire. Make them part of your own family's legacy as you pass them down.
Auctioneer Loses Voice
Physicians' orders have silenced the auctioneer at Big Eagle Auctions, but that means a special multiple-estate tag sale for we mice while the cat's away. Find Baccarat crystal; decanters, art work; 1966 Mustang convertible 34K CLY air conditioning, 3-speed on-the-floor original; 2001 Ford 15-passenger van; three vintage 1950's-60's coke machines; silver coins; lots of tools and industrial items; various antiques; tea cart. 2590 Shell, Georgetown, 78628; Sat., 9am-5pm.
Packed Crestview Estate Sale
Furniture includes mid-century dining set with six chairs; funky retro orange wrought iron dinette set; set of four oak dining table chairs; several quality bedroom sets including headboards, dressers, and armoires, a twin sized headboard, double dresser with matching chest nightstand, sofa and matching loveseat, lift chair, pair of French Provincial end tables with matching coffee table, china cabinet, small two-door cabinet, painted antique sideboard, retro chrome dining table. Collectibles include 200 bells (brass, porcelain, glass, ceramic, etc. with names such as Reed & Barton, Fenton, Precious Moments, Avon, Lefton, Goebel, Norman Rockwell); sixty-plus collection of Liberty Falls village houses, a number of Danbury Mint Houses, ceramics and pottery, vintage playing card sets and domino. Books include cookbooks and vintage workbooks; linens, vintage Valentines and calendars, bottles. The kitchen is packed with glassware such as Corelle, Fire King, and Pyrex; canister sets, vintage rolling cart, punch bowl set, mugs, cup/saucer sets, milk glass pitcher/glasses, woodenware, and vintage servers. Mens and ladies clothing include a wonderful vintage cashmere coat with mink collar, nice mens jackets, vintage ties, hats, purses, and scarves. Jewelry includes a large collection of enamel flower pins, sterling items such as earrings, necklaces, and rings, sterling butterfly cuff bracelet, gemstone rings, gemstone necklaces, and several designer pieces. Stop by the little shop out back: vintage wrought iron hoop chair; several antique pieces that need TLC; daybed; tools (power and hand tools, including a table saw, garden tools), driftwood, pots, lawn mower, lots of cinder blocks, model cars, lumber, lighting, older barrel bbq cooker, luggage, vintage croquet set, camping equipment, nice newer card table with four chairs, an industrial chic desk lamp, dolls, vintage baby crib. Cash, credit cards for purchases over $50, no checks. 1407 Arcadia, 78757; Fri.-Sat., 8am-4pm, Sun., 1-4pm.
Something Super Special in Spicewood
This is the sale of a retired teacher who has remarried and moved to Georgetown with her husband. She has sold this home and seven acres and is now selling the contents she has accumulated over the past 30 years she has lived here and traveled around the world. If you are a teacher or know one, there is a ton of teaching and classroom supplies. There are also many vintage ranch items and lots of treasures from Mexico, Europe and other countries, as well. Art: Oil on canvas by R.D. Enlighten; two oil on canvas English riding paintings; Charles Beckendorf lithograph; two Yusty original etchings; framed revolutionary map of Texas; Keehi Indian print; BC Stork 1949 oil on paperboard of covered wagons; two unframed Dalhart Windberg prints; porcelain framed Madonne Sistine; Linda Kimmons drawing. Bedrooms: antique two-drawer dresser with three-panel mirror; full size bed; antique wood full size bed w/mattress; antique Pennsylvania Dutch four-drawer dresser with painted flowers; two wingback chairs; bookcases; porcelain side table/plant; rug runner; two table lamps; vintage linens; curtain panels. Scarves and ties, variety of ladies handbags; vintage clothing; coats and sweaters. Dining room/living room: two sets fireplace tools; tan leather loveseat, chair, and ottoman; antique Victorian sofa; antique Mexican child's fainting chaise w/carved angels; oval glass table; triangular Italian music box table; drop-leaf side table; Eames chair & ottoman; five barstools; 13 lamps; elk antlers; two small stained-glass windows; sheet music; chandelier; antique wooden counterweight scale; Dan Adams carved wood vase; glass decanters; craft supplies; teachers' supplies: rulers, pencils, dry erase markers, construction paper, copy paper; galvanized bathtub; three rusty arched fence panels; patio umbrella; vintage wicker and wood cradle; xylophone. Cash and credit cards with ID are accepted, no checks. 22715 Hwy. 71 W., 78669; Fri.-Sun., 10am-3pm.
Multiple Estate April Sale
Down-filled crewel sofa in lovely cream, taupe, and brown colors, a Baker pecan dining set with 8 chairs with the same crewel seats; a king sized Ashley Furniture slate and cherry bed, dresser, two nightstands, and a lingerie chest; two room-sized rugs: one wool floral in earth tones and one in multi-tone red; Cambridge Rosepoint crystal; sterling tea set and other pieces, big set of Spode Camilla china from a Castle Hill estate near downtown. The library features a small antique oak roll top desk; antique Windsor chair; and books from a Hyde Park estate. The courtyard boasts patio furniture, planters, yard art, garden tools, and wind chimes. "Bargainville" features a vintage mahogany china cabinet; beige vintage Queen Anne chair; wool rug; pair of crystal lamps; antique shaving mirror; silver plate, china, glass fruit. This room starts out at 50% off, then goes to 75% off on Sunday. Reduced: Michael Amini loveseat and chair; pair of 1930's floral armchairs; dusty pink mohair velvet sofa; antique French birdseye maple armoire and chest; antique pickled pine linen armoire; primitive pine farmhouse table; two sets of four oak and cane antique dining chairs; pink and green wool rug; hand-painted chest of drawers; antique white wicker sofa, loveseat, and chair; white wicker rocker; two glass and brass coffee tables; lamps; mahogany etagere; brown leather square ottoman; white vinyl wicker loveseat, patio table with six chairs; vintage cast aluminum coffee table. These items are available for pre-sell. Cash or credit cards accepted. Offers considered on all items over $50. 8108 Mesa, Ste. A100, 78759; Fri.-Sat., 9am-5pm; Sun., 11am-5pm; Mon., 10am-3pm.
American Hero's Mid-Century Estate
This lovely couple lived here for several decades and have moved to a new location. Their home, garage, and patio are packed with the things they've collected over 60 years of marriage. Many are mid-century modern style and they are in mint or near mint condition. Mid-century Drexel dining table, six chairs incl two captain's; china cabinet, buffet and small buffet/entertainment cabinet • Ethan Allen display cabinet; tea/bar cart; several antique end tables and occasional tables; bookshelves all kinds and sizes; revolving two-tier shelf; hexagonal storage end table; 42" round antique oak pedestal coffee table; small six-drawer map cabinet; small round leather-top table; small round marble-top and wood table; vintage solid wood office desk; oak DVD/CD/VHS cabinet; small orange upholstered storage ottoman; vintage magazine tables and racks; mid-century end tables. Norwalk pinstriped swivel rocker; Lakeside Cedar Chest; vintage sold-wood office desk; mahogany drying rack; antique brass floor lamp; Tiffany Sterling Basket, circa 1902-07 and several weighted sterling candlesticks; vintage Gemeinhardt sterling flute; Militaria, including Flyers' green and orange coveralls, magazines, base publications, ribbons, and more. Stereograph with 50+ cards; Heathkit Vectorscope. Vintage Paper Dolls: Doris Day, Jane Russell, Shirley Temple, and the cast of 1950's version of Oklahoma. Viewmaster with reels; vintage clocks; vintage 1960's Replogle globe. Cash, Paypal, and credit cards with ID are accepted. 3710 Greystone, 78731; Fri., 10am-3pm; Sat., 9am-3pm; Sun., 11am-3pm.
Quilt Estate Sale
This sale features more than 20 hand-made quilts from wall hangings to king bed-sized. In addition, find living, dining, and bedroom furniture, a computer and printer, a desk and two bookcases. There are also kitchen items, Revere cookware, a Kenmore refrigerator, Hotpoint washer and dryer, clothes and luggage, nutcracker collection, vintage military footlocker; mower and edger; tennis rackets; portable Singer sewing machine and fabrics for quilting. Cash for purchases up to $25, credit cards for $25 or more, checks for $100 or more. 1418 S. Meadows, 78758; Fri., 1-4pm; Sat., 9am-4pm; Sun., 9am-2pm.