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WHOA! Crazy old house Estate Sale STILL FULL & now HALF OFF!!

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Oct 22
9am to 3pm
Oct 23
10am to 3pm

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half off right from start at 10:00!! tons of stuff left over   Absolutle worth the drive!   So much!!


Just finished setup of this amazing older house in Alton.  It's a great old mix of anything and everything.  Lots of stuff, anywhere and everywhere.  Entry will be limited because the walkways are so narrow - no joke.  Additionally, there is a separate garage which will have it's own entry and checkout.  

Line Numbers available at 7:30 at the front door.  I know this is going to be a long drive and I hope you can make it out.  To help out, we are going to give ONE  $20 Gas card away.  We will give it away just before we open to a random number (of the line numbers drawn out of a hat.   We hope you find the time to come, even if it is not right when we open.  


This was the house of an antique dealer from back before seven digit phone numbers.  So there's a great mix of stuff ranging from turn-of-the-century tables and smalls, to tin types, to 1970s and 80s Dolls and more.  It's worth the drive.  Super fun.  The house has that old house smell that just excites upon entry.   The basement is old and smelly.  We have bug-bombed just to make sure you don't get bothered when you're here at the sale.  It's an old place.


Saturday 9-3 with line numbers handed out at door at 7:30

Sunday 10-3 

This house is a 100 year-old house which has a long front yard that faces the street.  The side street will be tempting to park on, but it's a dead-end street and there will be NO PARKING on the side street.


Okay.  Let's forget all the difficulties and move on to the awesome stuff!  House includes:


Original 1800s Tin-Type photographs and glass positives

- Dolls including boxed Barbie from the 1980s and 90s as well as American Girl, Amazing Ally, Revlon, Tammy, Pepper and many many more

- Antique furniture including Victoria and Empire style Cabinets, Dressers, Mirrors, Farm Tables, Metal Stools and many more interesting pieces

- Shabby Chic Everything.  The garage is full of wood crates, boxes, trunks and old harvest style tables with great legs.  TONS to dig through

- Old Wood Parts and pieces from all sorts of furniture

- Old Books of all kinds

- The owner worked for Montgomery Wards forever so there are catalogs from 1956 to now

- Incredible collection of painted porcelain plates and vases

- Cut glass and crystal bowls, plates and trays and other ornate pieces

- Lamps of brass, cut glass, silver-plate, crystal and so many more!  TONS of lamps

- Workbenches mad from old dinner tables and interesting shelving as well

- Wood Cabinets and cases or crates

- Architectural salvage parts and pieces including doors and other parts and pieces

- LOTS Old paper including 1877 and older Harper's Bazar Newspapers, Greeting cards, 1910 name cards, instructions booklets and other paper ephemera from the turn of the century

- 19th Century Print Collections and portfolios

- porcelain hand painted flatware

- About 20 Madame Alexander Dolls in the boxes

- Carved Claw foot 19th Century dining table

- Carved wood secretary glass cabinet

- Large early american china cabinet

- Red Ruby Glass

- Matching crystal glass lamps

- Framed prints of all kinds and era

- Old Cereal Boxes

- LOADS of pyrex, white and glass as well as fireking and glassbake

- Fireking copper colored set still in original box

- Cobalt Blue Glass

- Ornate bookshelves of all kinds

- Old Fabric including retro and mid-century patterns

- Falstaff items including an old thickcardboarpd box with bottles and grain bag

- Old fans

- Stoneware bowls pitchers and crocks

- Old Marx Modern tin litho houses and homes

- 1950s Fridge Freezer still working

- MTOC Steamboat glasses and beer glasses

- Old metal and wood storage cabinets

- Old Christmas

- 1969 and later license plates

- Mason Jars

- Kids Wagons and including small Red Tot Wagon Radio Flyer

- Golden Age Comics including Mad Magazine Batman Superman and Joe Kubert's TOR 3D Comics

- Some antique costume jewelry

- Carved Wood inlaid Boxes

- TOO MUCH Silverplate!!! Including trays, servers, serving pieces and flatware

- Stuffed Animals from all eras

- Painted Glass Lamps and other items

- Tin Lithographed kitchen trays old and new including 1960s Coke Coca-Cola trays

- Cake Plates and more

- Doll Beds and Cradles as well as high chairs and other doll Accessories

- Beds and Dressers

- Modern Lane Acclaim End table

- Quilts

- Afghan Blankets and pillows

- Cookware

- Old Magazines including Modern Romance and more

- Sewing Cabinet drawers

- Old Light Fixtures

- Marble Slabs for shelving

- Antique Embroidery Sampler framed from 1792

- Other early Samplers

- Antique Cheese slicer

- Old Milk Cans and bottles

- LOTS of unknown bottles

- Green Glass

- Rainbow Carnival Glass

- Plaster statues

- Baskets

- Space Patrol Giveaway 'walkie talkie'

Metal Chain Purses

- Old Mirors


- 100 Year old Laundry Wringer

- Playboys

- HULLABALOO TV Fans Hippy Music show

- Old Marching Band Outfit

- Records, including 45 RPMs and Rock

- Games

- Puzzles

- Old Photographs