SATURDAY EVERYTHING* IS 50% OFF!
*Gold and Silver 20% Off!
We have sold a ton of stuff but still have great sterling, the kitchen table and chairs, antique Chinese screen, random mid-century tables and more left! Lots of great bargains to be had on Saturday! Sales Tax applies to all purchases...Come on out and see us! :-)
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Beginning this Thursday, May 12th we will be liquidating the longtime La Cañada Home of the Winkley family. This interesting estate contains a fun mix of Mid-Century Furniture, Entertaining Crystal and China, Sterling, Costume and Fine Jewelry, Tons of Paper and Photographs, and a host of household item! This is the estate of Gloria and her husband Dr John Winkley who met shortly after WWII, fell in love, and spent their honeymoon traveling cross country to their new home in California!
Gloria was the talented pretty All-American Girl who after high school beelined for NYC to study at the Theatre School of Dramatic Arts and after graduating joined the Toledo Light Opera Company and then moved on to Broadway performing in "The Red Mill" and "Where's Charley?" with Ray Bolger. One day her mother called and asked her to go on a blind date with the son of one of her bridge club friends who had recently ended his stint with the Army and was driving his family nuts as he was like a "caged lion" at home with nothing to occupy his time. Gloria agreed to go out, and after returning from her date she told her mom the guy was nice but just not her type....shortly thereafter, she was engaged to the young doctor and decided that the stage life was suddenly not so important. The young Doctor has served as the Flight Surgeon for the 118th Tactical Reconnaissance Squadron of the Flying Tigers and after the war had been recruited by Kaiser Hospital in Los Angeles. With his experience and talent - Dr. Winkley quickly rose to the position of Chief of Surgery - a position he maintained for decades! Settled in Los Angeles, the young couple established their home and became the proud parents of two daughters. The couple was always active within the community and the world. The Doctor often traveled around the world sharing his surgical knowledge and expertise accompanied by Gloria and the kids and stateside Gloria spent time working as a writer and photographer with the Glendale News Press. Gloria also volunteered with the Descanso Gardens Guild and both were active with the La Cañada Tournament of Roses Association. After 49 years of marriage...Gloria lost John...This motivated her to keep active with her community work and she soon earned the nickname "the Energizer Bunny" for her busy social schedule which would continue through her golden years.
It'll be sunny (we hope)! Temp 35.
On behalf of Gloria and John's daughters - you are invited to the family home in the hills of La Cañada to find a treasure among the many items this dynamic couple assembled over the years!
DATES: Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun, May 12, 13, 14, 15, 2016
HOURS: 10am - 4pm Daily
ADDRESS: Will Show the Day Prior after 9am
TERMS: Cash. Credit Cards will be limited to purchases over 100.00 due to very poor cell signal and limited high-speed internet within the home. ATMs available on Foothill below the home. Sales Tax applies to all purchases - No Resale Accepted.
DISCOUNT SCHEDULE: Thursday will be full price, Friday will be 20% Off, Saturday will be 50% off, and Sunday will be 75% Off. Gold and Silver are limited to 20% Maximum Discount.
WHAT IS THERE!
SHOWCASES: Costume and Fine Jewelry, Earrings, Mens Cufflinks and Such, Sterling Including Revere Type Sterling Trophy Bowls, Sterling Spoons and Serving Pieces, Sterling Trays, Sterling Cream and Sugar, Sterling Shakers, Sterling Ladles and Such, Sterling Jewelry, Gold Jewelry, Diamond and Semi-Precious Stones, Exceptional Huge Fine 19th Century Carved Cameo of Eos and Nyx (Goddesses of Day and Night), Old Silver Pocket Watch Cases (One from 1735), Gorgeous Chinese Carved Rose Quartz Covered Urn, Opera Glasses, Old Scimitar and Dagger, Small Novelties and Collectibles!
MID-CENTURY FURNISHINGS: Neat Dux Type Sofa, Dux Type Large Arm Chair with Ottoman, Danish End Tables, John Keel? Surfboard Side Table, Danish Oak End Tables, Edgaard & Moreddi Danish Dining Table and Chairs, Danish Credenza, Danish Type Document Chest, Danish Chest (As Is - Needs Restoration), Cool Paddle Arm Mid-Century Chair, Teak Side Chairs, Amazing Pair Matched Sascha Brastoff High Modern Pottery Lamps with Cool Base, Amazing Bamboo Framed Light Up Batik Picture, Teak China Cabinet, Teak Shelving, Teak Office Furniture, and End Table/Chests, Neat Brutalist Metal and Glass Hanging Light Fixture, Cool Spiral Tiered Brass and Globe Mid-Century Light Fixture, Neat Custom Frank Lloyd Wright Type Coffee Tables - Larger One is Rosewood with Smoked Glass - Smaller One is Light Wood with Clear Glass, Fun Faux Terrazzo Stone and Glass 70s Round Dining Table with Black Swivel Bucket Dining Chairs, Mid-Century Tiered Display Etagere on Base, and More!
OTHER FURNISHINGS: Turn of the Century Antique Chinese Screen - Heavily Carved with Carved Stone Accents, Comfortable Newer Deep Purple Velvet Arm/Club Chairs, 6 Piece Sectional Sofa Flexible to Arrange as You Want It, Funky Z Based Metal and Glass Tables, Antique Rocking Chair, Human Touch PC075 Chair, Matching Chests of Drawers and Night Stands, Neat Pair Carved Mexican Jade/Onyx Lamps, 10 x 15 Black and Tan Chinese Wool Rug and Matching Runner, 2 - Amish Carved Cabinet Electric Faux Fireplace Heaters, Cane Front and Wood 7 Drawer Dresser and Matching Lingerie Chest, 1940s Watercolors by Marshall Bryant, Gorgeous Large Chinese Painting of Herons, Miscellaneous Framed Paintings, Prints and Posters, Mirrors, and More!
SMALLS: Rare Purple to Clear Steuben Grotesque Bowl, Steuben Candlesticks, Other Steuben, Mid-Century and Other Pottery, Asian Wood Carvings, Neat 50s/60s Chinese Dragon Censor Ice Bucket, Huge Florentine Wood Tray, Chinese Bowls, Spoons Cups, and Such, Black Knight Gold Rimmed Plates, Nippon Decanter, Whimsical Blue Stripe Raynaud Limoges China, Vintage Mexican Dazzler Blanket, Cybis Madonna, Mid-Century Ball Based Champagnes, Seltzer Bottles and Canisters, Antique Chinese Hand-painted Tile in Carved Stand, Waterford Lismore Stems, Vintage Cut Glass and Crystal, Neat Green Glass Handled Glass Baskets, Hand Painted "Forget Me Not" China, Waterford Colleen Brandy Snifters, Fostoria, Larry Laszlo "Calligraphy" China, Vintage Cut Crystal Stemware and Plates, Orrefors, Stanley Roberts Flatware, Lots of Silver Plate including a Large Tea and Coffee Service, Goblets, Trays, Platters, and More! Navajo Klagston Region Rug, California Wheat China, Mongolian Charcoal Cookers, and More!
ELECTRONICS: Samsung 40" LED Flatscreen Television, Mid-Century Pioneer Wood Speakers, Marantz AV SR-63 Receiver, TEAC Cassette Deck, Sony 5 CD Player, Sony VHS, Top of the Line BOSE Acoustic Wave System II, Movie Projector, AV - Video Projectors, Haier 30 Bottle Wine Cooler, Maytag Washer and Dryer, Small Appliances and More!
PHOTOS, PAPER EPHEMERA, BOOKS, RECORDS, CDS, MOVIES, MORE! Tons and Tons of Slides, Negatives, and Photographs of a Variety of Subjects and Domestic to Foreign Travel Locales from a Variety of Eras and from Gloria's Newspaper Work in the 50s-70s. Lots and Lots of Travel Ephemera, Postcards, Magazines, Cooking and Other Vintage Pamphlets, Tons of Cook Books, Maps, Fiction and Non-Fiction, Worldbook Encyclopedias, Lots of the Usual Easy Listening Pop Records and CDs, Some Rock and Metal CDs, Some DVDs and VHS, Lots of Miscellaneous Paper Ephemera and such...
WOMENS CLOTHING: Lots of Ladies Clothing...mostly Large and XL. You will also find Shoes, Purses, Swimsuits and such! Nice Mink and ES Lowe Renaissance Dress Set...Gorgeous Embroidered Robe...Neat Middle Eastern Outfit...and More!
HOUSEHOLD: We have so MUCH Household its a bit mind boggling! Tons and Tons of Kitchen Pots and Pans, Henkel Knives, Kitchen Appliances, and Gadgets and Doo-Hickeys and Kitchen Tools and Such....the Kitchen is Full and We Overflowed it into the Backyard! Lots of Great Office Supplies, Linens, Blankets, Towels, and Such....Holiday Stuff, TV Trays, Binoculars, Folding Card Table Chairs, Cool Vintage Schwinn Exercise Bike, Tons and Tons of Miscellaneous Things We All Need and Use...The Garage is Jam Packed With Everything You Can Imagine! Tons of Wicker Baskets, Various Dark Room Equipment Odds and Ends and Trays, Huge Stainless Sink, Painting Easels, Filing Cabinets, Plumbing Fixtures, Vintage Electrolux Vacuum with Attachments, Bissell Vacuum, Aluminum Ladder, Ryobi Router D160 In Case, Craftsman 6 Drawer Work Bench, Drill Bits, Craftsman Tools, and More!
YARD: Neat 50s Concrete Asian Lamps, Various Planters, Patio and Pool Furniture, and Tables and Tables of Household Overflow!
Thank you for reviewing our ad and we hope to see you this weekend! Email us with any questions!
--The Again L.A. Team