Estate Sale Roundup: July 3-6
Celebrate your freedom to buy vintage this week
By Anne Harris,
4:00PM, Thu. Jul. 3, 2014
Before you fire up the grill this weekend, sneak out for some well-deserved rummaging. Please note an abundance of bird cages this week. Happy sailing!
Allandale Estate Sale
This one is promising, with Weil Ware "Malay Blossom" ca 1950 (32 pcs); Fostoria "American" (24 pcs); vintage Halloween costumes; hundreds of 33 1/3 RPM albums; maxi-dresses (Lily Rubin and Yves St. Laurent); antique butcher block; butcher block-top table; brass double bed with porcelain finials; Harlequin floor lamp; vintage wallpaper sample book; thirty pair of Mad Men-era cuff links; hats and hat boxes; display table; Camp Craft ca 1950; midcentury modern chairs; fifty bowling league patches; hundreds of vintage postcards; bird cages; elephant items (?); antique hair clippers. Cash and checks with ID are accepted. Fri.-Sat., 8am-5pm; 7403 Shoal Creek, 78757
Courtyard Subdivision Estate Sale
The home of Mr. and Mrs. Matthews opens its doors this week showing off selection that includes French desk and matching upholstered love seat and chair; three tables and chairs including a walnut dining room table with six chairs, large French table with six chairs, small iron and glass-top table with four chairs; king-size metal bed with Beauty Rest mattress; large seven drawer dresser from Wales; small roll-top desk; small French desk; drop-leaf table; matching oak filing cabinets; rattan furniture; Recomier bedroom suite; occasional tables; ce assortment of side chairs; glassware; collection of silver-plate and Sterling pieces; several "faux" ivory pieces; estate and contemporary jewelry; American pottery collection; Kachina dolls; Native American collectables; animal hides; kitchenware from such makers as Farberware, Fire King, Anchor Hocking, Hamilton Beach. Selection of ladies attire in small to medium sizes. Small appliances. Ladies attire; designer hand bags from such designers as Michael Kors, Coach, Isabelle Flores, Dooney and Bourke. Linens; crystal; large selection of porcelain; large Lapis globe. Rare antique American travel trunk. Nice selection of camera equipment; sewing machine; golf collectables, musical instruments including guitars, trumpet, and violins; rare Arizona cactus; large antique collander; rustic yard decor; large selection of games; books; linens; refrigerator. 5805 Karankawa, 78731; Fri., 9am-4pm; Sat., 9am-4pm; Sun., 10am-4pm.
Jester Estate Sale
Here you'll find an array including a leather sofa, leather electric reclining love seat, upholstered ottoman; selection of vintage oak accent chairs; king-size water bed; antique Eastern European painted chest of drawers; executive desk and leather chair; several tall oak bookcases, as well as several black and white tall shelves; small book case with sliding glass doors; oak desk; hickory and leather arm chair; leather recliner; a number of pieces of painted vintage furniture including chests, nightstands, and cabinets; queen-size brass headboard; antique cherry gate-leg dining table; set of Lenox Belvedere china (1945); crystal stemware (1945); sterling and silver-plate serving pieces; Fenton glassware; collectible pottery; large alabaster chess set; many 35mm cameras and Polaroid camera in box; ladies handbags from Coach, Dooney & Burke, Prada; Whirlpool refrigerator; Jewelry includes platinum, 14kt, blue topaz, pearls, diamonds, sapphires, etc. Also sterling rings, earrings, necklaces, vintage rhinestones, and costume pieces. The garage holds camping items, outdoor heater, gas grill, wrought-iron table set, wrought-iron chairs, lots of pots and plants, an electric bicycle, ladder, yard tools, birdcage, rain barrel, file cabinets, office supplies, stereo equipment, scuba equipment, luggage, and some hand tools. Cash, and credit cards on purchases over $50 are accepted. 8308 Elander, 78750; Fri.-Sat., 8am-4pm, Sun., 2-5pm.