Category Archives: Buying at an estate sale
If you are looking for a car this weekend check out estate sales. Everything from almost new to classics. Below are some of the cars and trucks for sales.
This Subaru will be for sale in Denver, CO. Click here for a link to the sale.
This truck will be for sale in Bakersfield, CA. Click here for the link.
A classic – 1964 Ford Thunderbird in Salt Lake City UT. Click here for the link.
Chevy Truck available in West Columbia, TX. Click here for link.
Today’s featured photo will be for sale March 10th and 12th in Granbury, TX. Click here.
To look for more vehicles visit these estate sale advertising listing websites. Estate sale companies choose who they want to list on so they may be advertising on one site or more websites.
Those of us that are baby boomers remember the many pieces of oven proof, often colored glass containers our Moms used in the kitchen when we were growing up. I still have the Pyrex round in red that my Mom made Jello salad in at least weekly.
Pyrex was a glass developed by the Corning Company in 1915. Pyrex is a low thermal expansion glass. There is a fascinating history to Pyrex and the way it was made. For those that enjoy history and science here is the link to Wikipedia to read about this remarkable glass.
Pyrex has become very collectible and a variety of pieces including bowls, casseroles, and other kitchen friendly pieces can be purchased at estate sales. An interesting piece of trivia about Pyrex is during the 1930s and 1940s they used designers to help develop the many designs and patterns you find today.
With a wide variety of colors and designs that were sold it now decorates many kitchens, china closets, shelving ,and other display areas. When you visit an estate sale don’t forget to check out the kitchen to see if this wonderful glass is included in the sale. A new collection may just be starting for you.
We have created a Pyrex board on Pinterest to showcase these and other collections.
Here are some photos from an avid Pyrex collector.
Friday, February 26th, 2016 and once again estate sales are happening across the country.
There are so many outstanding sales this weekend click on a link below to be directed to an estate sale advertising website.
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Betton Place Antiques/Estate Sales of Tallahassee of Tallahassee, FL is conducting a four day estate sale of an antique collector of Lalique glass, Wedgwood, fine jewelry, coins and more starting today at 11am. We would like to present some of the pieces that are in this sale along with a sale link Click Here
To see more about Betton Place Antiques and EstateSalesTallahassee.com click on the link.
For many years a large number of Americans wore homemade clothes and even draperies, curtains, and other items were sewn on these types of vintage sewing machines. Your editor’s first store bought dress came at the age of 13.
Let’s take a look at these different vintage sewing machines. Any of them look familiar to you?
These vintage sewing machines can be found at EstateSale.com
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2nd Look Estate Services is conducting an estate sale in Tarboro, North Carolina this weekend, February 19th – 21st. It features 222 pieces of Coalport Indian Tree China along with many beautiful antiques,
According to the mark on the china being sold this weekend these pieces were produced sometime between 1890 and 1920. Indian Tree china was based on Chinese designs starting in early 19th century.
Coalports’ history dates back to the mid 18th century when Squire Edward Brown started using clay and coal to create create clay dinnerware for Caughley China. The first version of Coalport porcelain was produced in Coalbrookdale, Shropshire, England in the 1790’s. John Rose was the owner at that time and during the late 1700’s – 1820 Mr. Rose acquired several other china factories.
By 1820 Mr. Roses’ Feldspar porcelain received the gold medal from the Society of Arts.
Happy Valentines Day from EstateSalesNews.com. You, our audience are our Valentine. Estate sal companies will welcome you and you can share the fun of the treasure hunt as part of this special weekend.
Grasons Co. City of Angels is conducting an estate sale next weekend in Los Angeles with a unique vintage stove. This sale begins next Thursday, February 18 and lasts until February 20.
To view this sale Click Here
Here are a few additional photos of this unique stove. Please check out our Pinterest page for our board on vintage stoves.
We recently interviewed nationally known repurposing and upcycling artist Brian Carlisle, of Gadgetsponge.com “A New Spin On Old Objects” of Shreveport, LA.
Brian’s artistic talents and vision have enabled him to create unique and original art pieces. His creative passions have allowed him to see the endless possibilities of everyday items that can be found at estate sales, and with his genius become fanciful repurposed and upcycled original pieces of interior art.
Brians’ early career was as a graphic artist who enjoyed putting his creative juices sporadically to work on weekends. In 2010 he decided to let his fervor to fashion unique art become a full time business.
We asked Brian about what he looks for and finds at estate sales to use in his artistry. He replied ” vintage wooden water skis, old porcelain enamel heaters, vintage toys or tin objects that are broken, yard sticks, silverplate (including trays, pots, and utensils), old sewing machine bases, retro kitchen canisters (especially if they are unique), house hardware such as hinges, bath fixtures, door knobs, (and emphasizing parts and pieces such as screws etc. should not be discarded).
Brian’s specialty is birdhouses for interior art decor. He does create other artistic pieces, but always with the concept that each must be unique, original, and a one of a kind.
Here are some of the currently available artistic creations of Brian Carlisle.
You can find these creations and others on gadgetsponge.com
Here are some social media links to find Brian and his art on.
You can also find Brian Carlisle’s art work at the Timeline Collectibles & Antique Mall of Shreveport (318) 861-0808 and at The Agora Borealis (318) 268-3011.
Today, Saturday, February 6, 2016 is another day of estate sales. Some are beginning, some are in the second or third day, and others are on the last day.
What does that mean for you buyers?
Well if it isn’t the first day it is an excellent time to return to those estate sales you visited earlier this week or perhaps haven’t visited. In many cases if the estate sale company is past the first day they may be reducing prices on some items, perhaps all. Each estate liquidator determines their own reduction policy.
Several liquidators even post their reduction policies so you are aware that no reductions will be made on day one, or that there maybe some items that will have a minimal reduction during the sale. Much of this is determined prior to the estate sale and is a decision that was reached between the liquidator and the seller(s)
If you upcycle or repurpose this is an excellent opportunity to find those items that may be reinvented.
You still have time to find that special or unique gift for next Sunday, February 14th for Valentines Day.
Happy saling this weekend and please let the estate sale companies know you read EstateSalesNews.com. Your source for estate sale information and news.