Friday & Saturday, June 26-27, 2015
8 am – 2 pm both days
Property of a Family of Collectors
He was born and raised in Forsyth county, served as a Marine in World War II, was a member of a Masonic Order, retired from Western Electric and pursued many hobbies. They raised three children in this house and his children remember going with him to garage sales and flea markets when they were as young as 12.
To say that items in this sale represent the collections of several lifetimes understates what you’ll find. There are easily 9,000 recordings – albums, CDs, 78s, 45s, DVDs and video tapes. There is a portable gramophone, a GE stereo hi-fi, two turntables & speakers and several CD players. There are hundreds of books and magazines, including comics, Life, Look, Holiday & Wisdom, and True Story. There is a large collection of glassware and china including pink and green pressed glass, two sets of Noritake china, barware, Hummel figurines and little china animal planters. The furniture is mostly from the 60s & ‘70s, including two bedroom sets, several book cases, a secretary, three desks, lots of footstools and lamps. There is a 1963 Brunswick pool table, a wagon and a Razor. And there are Masonic items including two fezzes.
This sale has a very nice collection of contemporary bed linens and curtains – some still with price tags – lots of throw rugs and two area rugs. We have good, working small kitchen appliances, a washer & dryer, crockery and table linens. And there are many collectable metal items, a large trunk, vintage baby clothes and tools.
In addition to all of the above there is a large quantity of scrapbooking and card making material including rubber stamps, ink,paper, stencils and tools and plastic storage containers. Plus there are elementary education supplies for teachers or homeschoolers and lots of children’s books. We have an extensive array of yard and garden items including several blowers – one is a Billy Goat – and yard art. There are pet supplies, flags, and many other useful items in good condition.