Estate Sale Roundup: November 13-16
There are a few day trips this week, so gas up the wreck
By Anne Harris,
4:14PM, Thu. Nov. 13, 2014
Rummage to your heart's content this weekend, before the holiday fracas threatens all of your free time. It also wouldn't hurt to start shopping the gift list we know you've already made, right? Oh, and if you didn't pick up an old clock last week, you're still in business.
Old Homestead Sale in Red Rock
Take a drive this weekend to visit a century-old homestead that promises antiques, primitives, mid-century items, tools, kitchen items, appliances, milk glass, old trunks, benches, dishes – you name it. There’s no telling what they'll find in the old house and barn. Cash and credit cards accepted. 615 FM 812, Red Rock, 78662; Thu.-Sat., 9am-4pm.
Big Bell Mountain Sale
This home is full of fine antique furniture, Persian rugs, lots of fine china and silver, decorative arts, fishing and golf gear, bowling and hunting items, camping gear, tools, Christmas and Easter décor, large unicorn collection, as well as books galore. Also, Victorian furniture, large collection of figurines, large assortment of Asian porcelain, French and English furniture, and a piano. You'll find art by Kelly Fearing, Michael Frary, Robert Wood, Charles Shaw, Linda St. Clair, David Sanders, Maude Folmar, Bill Hooey, Ken Fleisch, Peter Heard, Hugo Herbeck, Fannie Spelce, Manfred Rapp, Chauncey Ryder, and Jack White. Cash, checks, and credit cards accepted. 8408 Horseshoe Ledge, 78730; Fri.-Sat., 9am-6pm.
Garage Accumulation Sale in Wimberley
Don't let the name fool you. Mr. Dysart was a touring car enthusiast. He passed away a few years ago and Mrs. Dysart has decided to clean out the garage along with a few other items. This is a two-day sale in a three-bay garage, but there are some unexpected finds here. To wit: Does your entertaining space need a centerpiece? How about a 9-foot lion's head topped with a hand-carved mirror? Also, a rattan dining set; brown leather sofa; carved teak octagon table with inlaid marble top; fireplace mantle; Texaco oil pump; Model T wooden steering wheel made into a frame; antique touring car trunk; #35 vice made by Morgan Chicago; Craftsman radial saw; Power Kraft 10" table saw with planer, on its own base; small acetylene cutting torch; Dremel electric buffer; Mantis roto tiller. Rolling tool boxes; vintage ceramic and glass door knobs; deer horns; lamp parts; old globes; old ranch yolk; metal shelving; glass-shelved cabinet; Nigerian racing paddle and spear; spool of barbed wire; small 1989 Cruise & Carry outboard motor. 524 E. Summit, Wimberley, 78662; Fri., 9am-3pm, Sat., 9am-1pm.