Estate Sale Roundup: August 28-31
Timing is key in all things, especially in rummaging
By Anne Harris, 3:59PM, Thu. Aug. 28, 2014
If you've got the money, honey, we've got the time this holiday weekend. Load up the wreck and grab your GPS.
History by Appointment Only
The local University Lutheran Student Center is scheduled for demolition in September to make way for brand new facilities. The public is being afforded the opportunity to own a piece of history and nostalgia from the contents and furnishings of the present edifice. Cash and checks with ID are accepted. Contact Rex at 512-419-9820, email@example.com; or Rodney at (512) 905-3037, firstname.lastname@example.org for an appointment; Thu.-Fri., 8am-5pm, Sat.-Sun., 8am-4pm.
Fabulous and Affordable Estate Sale
This is the estate of a former antique dealer and designer with exquisite taste who cleared out his closets, storage, and home to downsize. Find everything from kitchenware to furniture, and from garden accessories to textiles. Concrete garden statues and accent pieces, wire and metal yard art, beautiful pots for flowers, wire and metal benches, frames, and mirrors fill the yard and back patio. 1940's wood and neon sign spelling out "Flowers" in script letters; industrial shelving; French armoire; MCM Brown & Saltman cabinet; MCM Widdicomb chest; green-washed fork art corner shelf; lots of vintage fabrics, pillows, and textiles, and some rugs. Dishes, pottery, vaseline glass, silver-plated items, huge glass vessels, decorative items. There is Coalport, Majolica, Burlington, Staffordshire, a 1920's Murano glass dessert set; PV, Nippon, Bohemian, and Bavarian dishes; Wedgewood and Minton. This is a great sale for dealers. Cash, checks with ID, and credit cards are accepted. 7810 Gault, 78757; Thu.-Fri., 9am-4pm, Sat., 9am-2pm.
Leaving the Country Sale
Grandma Clampett may not be in a rocking chair on a heap with her travel scarf on, but almost. Everything here must go, as the owners are, as they say, "outta here." Cash, checks, and credit cards with 5% markup are accepted. 113 Camellia Dr., 78634; Fri., 9am-5pm, Sat., 9am-4pm.