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What’s Hot This Winter At Estate Sales?

We asked a network of 486 estate sale companies “what’s hot this winter at estate sales. Please let us know your area”. EstateSaleNews.com received a great response.

The answers show a real diversity of estate sales and estate sale buyers from coast to coast.

In the Buffalo, New York area Pyrex, any kind of small furniture (end tables etc.) vintage Christmas ornaments and “snow blowers”.

In Tallahassee, Florida Roseville pottery, primitives, high end glassware, and ephemera.

In Essex Junction Vermont, Danish Modern furniture.

In Raleigh, North Carolina, Pyrex, most anything vintage including jewelry, linens and funky rugs etc.

Toledo, Ohio is selling Pyrex, vintage toys and some antique accent pieces.

Northwest Arkansas is selling vintage pocket knives, name brand furniture, smalls from Japan, Germany and Italy. Vintage and mid-century items and high end items to name some.

North Carolina, mid-century items and furniture, primitives and crates with advertisements.

Meridian, Mississippi, Pyrex, Tupperware, anything industrial and ephemera.

Eastern Washington state, guns, coins, militaria, mid-century modern, wooden fishing lures, and primitives.

South of Houston, Texas, Pyrex and Fire King, primitives, most do over pinterestable furniture, good butcher block work tables.

St. Louis, Missouri, good brand electronics, painted furniture, early Chinese pottery,

Virginia, jewelry, mid-century, guns, military.

Houston, Texas vintage electronics, mid-century modern, tools, garden decor, vintage rattan, primitives, farmhouse chic.

These are just the responses received in the last ten hours. We wish to thank all the estate liquidators that took time to respond and we will update again in the Spring.

We did not hear from anyone in the northeast and southeast or California, but this is the start of another estate sale weekend.

One item that does stand out is Pyrex. What was once old and put in rummage sales is now prized and collected.

Estate sales offer renewal, an opportunity to bring the past into the present and present us with happy memories.

Shopping at estate sales saves $$$, recycles keeping our planet green and keeps our past in the present.

Check out these estate sale listing websites for estate sales near you.

EstateSale.com

EstateSales.net

EstateSales.org

 

Over 200 Coffee Grinders At Seattle Washington Estate Sale

Over 200 coffee grinders at Seattle, Washington. An estate sale conducted by Accettolas Estate Sales starting Saturday August 6th with over 200 coffee grinders.

Coffee grinders come in many shapes and sizes. Antique coffee grinders found in early markets were usually made of cast iron and colorfully painted. Coffee is popular today. Many people like to grind their own on the weekends.

This hoarder estate sale has more than just coffee grinders. It has amazing Pyrex pieces, some great glass ware, and hundreds of beenie babys. Click here for a link to this amazing estate sale in Seattle, WA.

 

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Finding Collectible Pyrex At Estate Sales

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.

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