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Estate Sale Roundup: October 31-November 2

By Anne Harris, October 31, 2014, 9:00am, Chronique

Estate sailing is like fishing – some days the deals are tugging at our line, and some days they're not. This week the tide is in, with a variety from both kitschy contemporaries and genuine senior collectors, all looking to divest.

Crestview Mid-Century Modern and Vintage Sale
Shop until you can't see the intersection at West Anderson and Burnet Road. The denizens here leave 35 years of their lives for your perusal. Don't let the thrift-store buyers and franchise pickers beat you out on this one, so get there early. We'll let the photos make the case. Cash and carry, no checks accepted. Shopping baskets provided. 1808 Pompton, 78757; Fri., 10am-2pm, Sat., 9am-1pm.

56 Years in the Same Allandale House!
The Estate of John Carroll Miller and Carolyn Spearman Miller awaits with dignity for downsizing – by you. This 2,348 sq. ft. home features a mid-century hanging lamp with crackle glass; all window treatments; antique oil lamps and other household items; antique horse hair sleigh blanket; vintage handmade American quilts; "Sunbonnet Sue" crib quilt and one other; quilt tops and other linens. Blenko, Fostoria, Imperial "Cape Cod" tumblers and other glassware and crystal. Sterling and silverplate serving pieces include Poole Silver (Taunton, MA) "Old English" four-pc. (coffee, tea, sugar, creamer) hand-chased sterling tea service; Reed & Barton "Francis I" sterling tray; Reed & Barton "Winthrop" tray; Art Nouveau serving bowl. Lanecedar chest; old trunks; men's jackets; vintage Hawaiian and Mexican dresses and other women's clothing and shoes. Vintage needlepoint handbags. 14k, 10k and .925 estate jewelry, James Avery, Miriam Haskell (IN, 1899-1981), and other costume jewelry. Holiday: 1970's handmade bead and sequin ornaments; never-used artificial tree and other Christmas items. Century floor safe and one other. Ammunition and gun cleaning equipment; never-used Hon filing cabinet; Office Max shredder and other office items. Outdoor: chairs; pair metal mesh chairs, bench, concrete statuary, potted plants and other garden items. Craftsman edger trimmer. Cameras include vintage Busch Pressman rangefinder press camera with leather case; Pentax P3 35mm SLR with zoom lens; Kodak camera dock 6000; vintage GAF Anscovision 388 dual 8mm movie projector; vintage Radiant roll-up projection screen. Cash and credit/debit cards accepted. 5921 Carleen, 78757; Fri.-Sat., 10am-3pm, Sun., 10am-1pm.

Moving to New York, Just Like I Pictured It!
A creative couple is moving to New York and selling their modern furnishings. From a new leather tufted couch from Neiman Marcus, to storage from Four Hands Home, there is probably something perfect for your space here. Also, flat-screen TV's, primitive antiques, milk glass, stained glass, tools, large bird cages, antique art work, crystal, and silver. There is a table of vintage jewelry as well as many kitchen items and beautiful rugs. 1910 W. 40th, 78731; Fri., 9am-4pm, Sat., 8am-2pm.

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