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Detroit Estate Sale at mansion of former President of Burroughs Corp.

roomsolariumHartt Estate Sales of Detroit, Michigan will be conducting a two part estate sale in May at the former mansion of Standish Backus Sr. the former president of The Burroughs Adding Machine Company. Mike Hartt, owner of Hartt Estate Sales  and Antiques Gallery spoke with Estate Sales News about this immense sale. The mansion is 9,600 sq. ft with a full length 3rd floor ballroom and a 13,500 sq. ft. basement.

Mr. Hartt said this is the finest and largest quality contents in Hartt Estate Sales history.

The mansion is located in historic Indian Village. The first part of the sale which starts May 9th will have the first and second floor of the home open. The second part of the sale later in May will feature the full basement and the 3rd floor ballroom.

libraryTo quote Mr. HarttThe present owners of this residence have lived here almost 50 years, so their unique museum quality collection of antiques, furniture and furnishings and other household goods is exquisite and in excellent condition.”


Estate Sales News will be in Detroit May 7th to bring you more news on this sale. If you would like to see other photos of this sale click here