upcoming estate sales are:
& 27: Wonderful Wayne! (see details below)
& 17: Orland Park
& 23: Winnetka
next sale is in WAYNE
and Saturday, 8/26 & 27.
10 - 3.
Lake Eleanor (off Smith road about 1 mile west of 59)
on the facebook icon below to see pictures of our next sale! (you
do NOT have to be a facebook member to see them)
don't give out pricing in advance of the sale.
We don't pre-sell.
This is a gorgeous home filled with great top-quality items including
an assortment of antique and vintage Oriental rugs that were collected
during his time living in the Middle East and brought back.
are other Middle Eastern artifacts as well, including saddle covers,
lots of hammered and tooled metalware, an Iranian polychrome tile,
Furniture is fabulous as well, including leather sofas and chairs
(including a Mitchell Gold sofa and ottoman, Roche-Bobois set, and
a pair of Stickley Eldorado leather chairs with matching ottoman),
a Henredon sectional sofa, Drexel Heritage bedroom furniture,
a king dual-control Tempur-Pedic mattress (split and either side can
go up and down; needs new mattress covers), a queen pillow-top mattress
set, queen linen-covered headboard and frame, plenty of side
and accent tables, including Baker, and a Noguchi-inspired glass coffee
table, and much more.
Artwork includes an 19th century painting by Jan Hendrik Van De Laar
(Dutch, 1807-1874), Japanese woodblocks by Kuniyoshi (mid-century
from Uchida Woodblock Printing Co.) and antique woodblocks by Toyokuni
III (Kunisada), a 17th Century Cluver map, and other nice pieces of
Gourmet kitchen is loaded with table-top, serving ware, dinnerware,
lots of wine-related items, gadgets and utensils, some Waterford crystal
stems, other stemware, etc. There's even a restaurant-quality Astoria
3 flat-screen TVs, the largest of which is a 60" 3-D, plenty
of DVD players, speaker systems, etc. Lots of CDs and DVDs.
Good clothing for men and women, more women's, many pieces still with
tags on, tasteful, current. Lady's sizes medium and mostly large,
tons of high-end shoes, many never worn, lady's 10. Great stuff --
wish my feet were that size! Also cycling apparel -- pants,
shirts, etc. Brands include Ann Taylor, Ellen Tracy, Soft Surroundings,
DKNY, Eileen Fisher, Lauren. Shoe brands include Keen, Merrell, Laura
Ashley, Ellie Tarhari.
of clothing, we also found 2 outfits and a pair of suspenders used
in the filming of the movie "Secretariat", each with Certificate
Finished basement is also loaded -- scuba equipment, work-out room
stuff, seasonal decor, X-Box 360 system including the racing wheel
and pedals, and a few games. Office equipment, more electronics, and
plenty of miscellaneous!
The garage is full -- cycling gear, some new-in-box car racks for
bikes, power washer, generator, hand and power tools, hardware, DIY
and fix-it supplies.
A wall full of books in the library include non-fiction, history,
world travels, political topics, better fiction, coffee table titles,
Showcases include 2 Nikkormat cameras, some lenses, sterling candlesticks,
Lladros (with boxes), Ozzie Guillan baseball (with COA), some diving
knives, a Steuben bowl, a boxed Hermes buffalo horn hair clip, boxed
Waterford lunch tray, and BMW and Maui Jim sunglasses.
includes sterling, Native American, amber, some cultural pieces, and
there will be very colorful, very lush bags-of-fun!
A great sale -- the pictures will definitely do a better job telling
the story than I will for this one -- lots to see, great values, plenty
of better items -- something for everything!
We accept cash and credit cards; never a fee for using your Visa,
MasterCard, Discover or American Express.
Our numbers at 9:30. If someone starts a list, we use that to
queue up the line for our numbers, but our numbers are what determines
the order of entry.
No lists left unattended will be considered.
And, as always, a Kiss on your way out the door.