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October 2017 Estate Sale & Auction News

Every month we scour the web for the latest estate sale and auction news to share with you as well as sites, stories & videos we think you'll love.  Let us know if you have some estate sale news to share by contacting us.

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October 2017 Estate Sale & Auction News

Motown Magic

Music lovers, get yourself to Detroit October 12th – 14th for this once in a lifetime chance to shop the mansion of former Motown Records founder Berry Gordy. Items for sale include a 1927 Steinway Grand piano that was once played by Smokey Robinson, old home movie footage of Diane Ross & the Supremes, bowling alley seats signed by Martha Reeves & so much more. Motown items will come with a certificate of authenticity. Can’t make it to the sale, don’t worry, a live global auction will give you a chance to shop from afar. This sale is being hosted by Aaron’s Estate Sales, visit their site to pre-register for the auction and get a peak at auction items.

Estate Sale Companies In The News

White Goose Estate Sales, Styled and Sold and Tag Team Estate Sales were featured in the Sag Harbor Express. The article, Navigating the Highs and Lows of Estate Sales is a great look at the business of estate sales in the Hamptons and also includes some great estate sale shopping tips.

Mark Bluhm, owner of Reliable Estate Sales and Jim and Colleen Wilson of Wilson Estate Sales were featured in The Daily Sentinel. Visit the article to learn more about their thoughts on how the value of estate sale items has changed over time. (Hint Hint – Big and Bulky items might not be the big sellers they once were).

New Auction House In North Carolina

Join us in sending a warm welcome to the newest auction house on the block! Cindy MacGregor & Sherwin Shook of Estate Liquidation Consultants are holding their first auction on Saturday October 14th in Brevard, NC.

Ever Wished You Owned A Normal Rockwell Painting?

A Norman Rockwell painting that was stolen more than 40 years ago and recently returned will be auctioned November 3rd in Dallas Texas by Heritage Auctions. The painting is epected to fetch up to $1.5 million dollars so make sure you are filling that piggy bank up.

Links We Love

We always love to share good reads and you can’t get much better then this one if you are a collector. The Collector’s Weekly site is chock full of the most unusual, obscure & interesting stories. Fair warning – you might be there for hours once you start reading!

How many of you love vintage travel guides? Ashlea Halpern, a travel writer and 1st rate rummager wrote a wonderful ode to vintage travel guides over on the Etsy blog.

Maybe I’m just mourning the fact that summer is over, but this post showcasing the one piece swimsuit in the 1950’s is making me want to go swimming. What about you?

 

Estate Sale Find Of The Month

And last but not least our favorite estate sale find from around the web this month.

Have any estate sale news to share?  Let us know in the comments below.

 

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