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Our upcoming estate sales are:

8/26 & 27: Wonderful Wayne! (see details below)

9/16 & 17: Orland Park

9/22 & 23: Winnetka

Our next sale is in WAYNE

Friday and Saturday, 8/26 & 27.

Open 10 - 3.

4N331 Lake Eleanor (off Smith road about 1 mile west of 59)

 

Click on the facebook icon below to see pictures of our next sale! (you do NOT have to be a facebook member to see them)

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We 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.  

There are other Middle Eastern artifacts as well, including saddle covers, lots of hammered and tooled metalware, an Iranian polychrome tile, and more. 


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 art.


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 expresso machine!


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.

Speaking of clothing, we also found 2 outfits and a pair of suspenders used in the filming of the movie "Secretariat", each with Certificate of Authenticity!


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, and more.


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. 

Jewelry 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.


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