The George and Carlotta Beck Living Estate/Moving Sale
estate sale•2 day sale •sale is over
8:30am to 4:30pm
8:30am to 12pm
The sale will start at 8:30 am. The sign-up sheet will be posted on the front door. IF YOU SIGN THE SIGN-UP SHEET, YOU MUST STAY ON THE PREMISES. SHOULD YOU SIGN AND LEAVE, YOUR NAME IS REMOVED FROM THE LIST AND YOU WILL HAVE TO RE-SIGN UPON YOUR RETURN. You will be allowed to use your own sold stickers, but if you mark something sold, it is yours! Removing your sold sticker after marking an item sold is NOT allowed. Once you mark something sold, you are obligated to purchase it. It is your responsibility to have someone help you load your purchases. Our workers cannot help you so please do not ask them. We will have a worker to help you load larger pieces of furniture -BUT THEY WORK FOR TIPS! Please bring your own packing boxes.We have a few but may run out. ALL CHECKS MUST HAVE THE FOLLOWING: Driver's License number, home, cell & work number. There will be a $50.00 fee for all returned checks and returned checks will have 5 days to make them good or they are turned over to the Bad Check Division, State of Alabama. We NOW OFFER VISA, MASTER CARD, DISCOVER CARD. All charges/debits are charged a 3% convenience fee (with no charges accepted on items totaling $25.00 or less). We are not responsible for accidents. There are NO EARLY SALES OR PREVIEWS! .ALL SALES ARE FINAL. Bids are accepted the first day on items priced $100.00 or more. Bids must be at least 60% of the asking price. We are not obligated to accept any bid offered if we feel the item being bid on warrants more - so leave a legitimate bid, based on the item you are bidding on. Bids will be opened at the end of the first day and winning bidder called by 7:00 that evening. We are not responsible for accidents. WE ARE UNABLE TO ANSWER YOUR QUESTIONS CONCERNING THE SALE OVER THE PHONE - REGARDING PRICE, SIZE OR LOCATION - HOWEVER - I AM MORE THAN WILLING TO RESPOND TO YOUR EMAIL (through this site) - AS TO PRICE, SIZE AND LOCATION. FINALLY: We are NOT responsible for accidents NOR is the home owner. You enter the home at your own risk, and in doing this, we have no liability for injury or damage to you or items related to you.
Directions: Coming from Montgomery, take 231 to Wetumpka. Stay on Highway 9, going to Santuck. Once you reach Santuck, turn right onto Pierce Chapel Road (Which is Hwy 66) and go one mile. The property is surrounded by a low, brown wooden fence. House is on the right. CAUTION: The property has twenty four hour surveillance cameras monitoring the property. DO NOT ENTER the property until the morning of the sale! ALSO: The physical address is Santuck but the mailing address is Wetumpka - your GPS will show Wetumpka. Just follow my directions on the site and you will be fine. Travel distance from Montgomery to the sale house is a little over 20 miles - depending on where you live in Montgomery.
This is a great sale - the home of George and Carlotta Beck. They have moved to the lake and are selling their beautiful furnishings in their home in Santuck. A sampling of furnishings include:
Furniture: Custom living room sofa; upholstered French chairs and ottomans; pair wing chairs; mahogany Hepplewhite card table; antique slant front cherry desk with dovetailing; demi lune tables; love seat; leather tufted bench; two sets of nesting tables; two French marble top commodes; wonderful handmade farm table - seats 10 comfortably; set of 10 Country French upholstered dining room chairs; Regency mahogany sideboard, c. 1850's; pair Chinese side chairs; set of 4 antique oak kitchen chairs; oak breakfast room table with set of 6 upholstered parsons chairs; mahogany center table designed by Charlie Caldwell, local architect; four bedroom featuring queen, full and set of twin beds (headboards beautiful leather! - one bedroom features a sleep number bed - practically new); large mahogany breakfront/entertainment center; love seat; tea table; upholstered chairs; assorted small tables; dressers and chests; corner computer desk; beautiful rattan patio furniture; two baker's racks; outdoor benches; much more.
Decorative Accessories: Several good oriental rugs; local art by Clark Walker, Barbara Gallagher, Anne Goldthwaite, Metcalf, and Craig Greene; torchere; beautiful prints and paintings; lamps and floor lamps; mirrors; large collection of Lladro Christmas bells; Lalique love birds; Herend Puffin figurine; Waterford crystal bunnies; several Boehm rabbits; Cybis porcelain rabbits; several nice pieces of Blenko glass; large collection of Mexican chrome serving pieces; large amount of cut glass; sterling and silverplate; custom bedding; very nice 4 panel screen; Italian pottery; tole and paper mache trays; bronzes; crystal; much more.
General Household: Large amount of good kitchen appliances and cookware; women and men's clothing (some hunting clothing); a huge amount of Christmas decorations and china; washer and dryer; tools; books; some Alabama memorabilia; bed, bath and table linens; tools; decoys; lots of miscellaneous items.
Bronzes: We have three beautiful bronze figures by renounced artist Mark Hopkins. Each of his limited edition sculpture is cast in 2200 degree molten bronze using the ancient "Lost Wax" method. His unique and free flowing creations are sought after and collected throughout the world. Some of the corporate commissions and collectors include Coca Cola Corporation; Humana Hospital Corporation; McDonalds Corporation; Daughters of the American Revolution; McDonnel Douglas; Martin Luther King Center; Bob Hope; Barbara Mandrell, Dale Murphy; Senator Orin Hatch; Barry Goldwater; Jimmy Dean; Ted Turner; Jane Fonda; Jimmy Carter (President); Crystal Gayle; Randy Travis, to name a few.
- "Sons and Brothers" - a retired piece. This piece is No. 72 of 250.
- "Birdie" - This piece is number 417 of 2,500
Fisherman - we are still finding information on this piece - will post once it is found
We have several interesting pieces of art including:
- Oil on board - portrait of a woman, by K Metcalf
- Craig Greene - a local Montgomery artist currently residing in Nashville. Craig graduated from Auburn University in 1998 and was mentored by artists Jake Wagnon and Clark Walker. His works are shown in Galleries in Nashville and Birmingham.
- Victor Chadwick - "American Hobo", 1981, published by W. A. Taylor Galleries
- C. Moon - engraving of a horse, #7 of 96
- Donnie Sasser - small oil on board
- Charles J. Wood, watercolor entitled "Bedroom" - the First White House of the Confederacy. This piece was exhibited at First Alabama Bank, and the Montgomery Art Guild's 15th Annual Art Exhivit
- Barbara Gallagher - one of her earliest works -
- Clark Walker - Still Life and "French Farmer"
- Anne Goldthwaite - drawing of woman
This is a great sale and we hope to see you there!
This is out last sale for 2018. It has truly been a pleasure to offer our wonderful sales to you and to have each and every one of you not only as our customer, but in most cases, our friend. I pray each of you will have a very Merry and Blessed Christmas and we look forward to seeing you next year. We currently have five sales contracted beginning in January, 2019 so we look forward to seeing all of you then!
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