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Historic Bellevue Ave. Newport, RI Estate!! Harold Brown Villa/Slocum Mansion, 200 Years of Treasure

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    on Thursday, July 27th, 2017.
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Jul 28
9am to 5pm
2017
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Jul 29
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Jul 30
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Terms and Conditions:

AMERICANA ESTATE SALES TERMS & CONDITIONS

***** PLEASE READ CAREFULLY*****

THIS UPCOMING SALE WILL BE A VERY SPECIAL SALE FOR ALL WHO ATTEND. TREASURES ABOUND AND THE WEEKEND WILL BE ALOT OF FUN.

PLEASE DON'T HESITATE TO CALL OR EMAIL WITH QUESTIONS. DETAILS FOLLOW......

This will be a Cash and Credit Card sale only, only certified cashier's checks will be approved by on site coordinator. Visa, Mastercard, Discover & Debit Cards will be accepted also, No American Express Accepted at any time. There will be a $250 minimum purchase for credit and debit card use. On credit card purchases of $10,000.00 or more, a 2.95% fee will be added to the total amount to cover basic credit card fees charged to us by our service provider, this fee is absolute and will not be negotiated at the time of the purchase so please plan accordingly.

Alternate pick up times can be arranged for any large items purchased that cannot be taken the day of the sale. Items left to be picked up must be paid for in full and picked up no longer than three days after sale ends. All collectible and fragile items must be removed by purchaser, we will not wrap or transport these pieces once they are purchased. Boxes & some wrapping material will be provided for customer's use. We will make every effort to assist you in any way possible to make this and enjoyable experience. Delivery of furniture can be arranged with on site coordinator for a delivery charge up to 100 miles away.

ALL SALES ARE FINAL WITH ABSOLUTELY NO RETURNS ON MERCHANDISE. PLEASE BUY AT YOUR OWN RISK AND PREVIEW & INSPECT ITEMS BEFORE BUYING. WE DO GIVE GUARANTEES ONLY ON GOLD & SILVER, NO OTHER GUARANTEES GIVEN. PLEASE INQUIRE ABOUT ITEMS IF YOU HAVE QUESTIONS.

DO TO THE OVERWHELMING RESPONSE TO THE SALE, THE EXPECTED FOOT TRAFFIC AND TAKING INTO CONSIDERATION THE LOCATION AND THE LOGISTICS OF THE SALE ITSELF, NUMBERS FOR ENTRY TO THE SALE WILL BE HANDED OUT IN PERSON BEGINNING THURSDAY JULY 27TH AT 8am OUTSTIDE THE FRONT GATES TO THE RESIDENCE. NUMBERS WILL CONTINUE TO BE HANDED OUT FROM 8AM UNTIL 6PM ON THAT THURSDAY THE 27TH. IN ORDER TO GET PRIORITY ENTRY TO THE SALE YOU MUST SHOW UP IN PERSON TO OBTAIN YOUR NUMBER ON THE 27TH BETWEEN THOSE HOURS, NO OTHER EXCEPTIONS OR ACCOMODATIONS WILL BE MADE. AFTER YOU HAVE OBTAINED YOUR NUMBER FOR ENTRY ON THE 28TH, YOU MUST ARRIVE NO LATER THAN 7:00 AM ON THE MORNING OF THE 28TH IN ORDER TO PARK INSIDE THE PROPERTY. ONCE WE HAVE REACHED THE MAXIMUM CAPACITY OF 200 VEHICLES ON THE PROPERTY, NO OTHER CARS WILL BE ALLOWED. THOSE PEOPLE WITH NUMBERS BETWEEN 1-200 WILL HAVE PARKING PRIORITY WITHIN THE RESIDENCE GROUNDS, ALL OTHERS MUST PARK ON HAZARD AVE AND WALK A SHORT DISTANCE OR FIND OTHER MEANS TO GET TO THE SALE. THERE WILL BE A POLICE PRESENCE ON THE PROPERTY AND ILLEGALLY PARKED VEHICLES WILL BE TOWED AT THE OWNER'S EXPENSE.
THERE IS NO PARKING ON BELLEVUE AVENUE OUSTIDE THE RESIDENCE, HOWEVER, THERE IS PARKING ON EITHER SIDE OF HAZARD AVE, LOCATED PARALLEL TO THE PROPERTY.
THOSE WHO WISH TO OBTAIN THERE NUMBERS FOR ENTRY EARLY ON THE 27TH MUST WAIT OUSTIDE THE GATE TO THE PROPERTY PRIOR TO 8AM IN AN ORDERLY FASHION. A SIGN-UP SHEET CAN BE STARTED AS EARLY AS 4AM IF THAT IS CONVENIENT. HOWEVER, I ASK THAT NOBODY ARRIVES PRIORT TO 4AM ON THE 27TH OUT OF RESPECT FOR THE OTHER RESIDENCES. IF A SIGN-UP SHEET IS STARTED, YOU MUST BE PRESENT AT 8AM TO OBTAIN YOUR NUMBER. IF YOU ARE ON THE SIGN-UP SHEET AND ARE NOT PRESENT, YOU WILL FORFEIT YOUR SPOT IN LINE.
ALSO, THOSE WHO WISH TO BE EARLY ON THE 27TH WAIT AT THEIR OWN RISK. THERE IS ABSOLUTELY NO ENTRY ALLOWED ONTO THE PROPERTY TO WAIT NOR IS THERE PARKING ON BELLEVUE, SO I SUGGEST YOU USED HAZARD AVE OR WALK FROM AN ALTERNATE LOCATION.
I ASK THAT YOU FULLY RESPECT THE PROCESS SO EVERYONE CAN ENJOY THE EXPERIENCE!!!! ANYBODY WHO ENTERS THE PROPERTY WITHOUT PERMISSION OR DOES NOT RESPECT THE SURROUNDING NEIGHBORHOOD WILL NOT BE ALLOWED TO ATTEND. THIS IS STRICTLY TO MAINTAIN A PLEASANT EXPERIENCE FOR EVERYONE WHO ATTENDS AND THE PRIVACY OF ALL WHO LIVE CLOSE BY!!!!!
FOR THOSE PEOPLE WHO CANNOT MAKE IT ON THURSDAY THE 27TH FOR A NUMBER, YOU WILL BE REQUIRED TO FORM A LINE BASED ON ORDER OF ARRIVAL BEHIND THOSE WHO EARLER RECEIVED NUMBERS. ONCE THE PATRONS WHO HAVE NUMBERS HAVE BEEN ALLOWED INTO THE SALE, THE REMAINING CUSTOMERS WILL BE ALLOWED INTO THE SALE IN SMALL GROUPS.

PLEASE DON'T HESITATE TO EMAIL, TEXT OR CALL ME WITH ANY QUESTIONS AT, 781-789-0320 OR EMAIL AT Americanaestatesales@gmail.com

Further instructions will be provided the day of the sale if necessary.

Please note; this is an estate tag sale in a very large and expensive home and not a typical garage or yard sale. You will see and encounter items in the sale that are antique and very expensive. Please be diligent of the items around you while you attend and be as carefual as possible when handling items. Our friendly staff will be present to assist you any way we can.

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********PLEASE READ CAREFULLY ABOUT ENTRY TO THE SALE*********

DO TO THE OVERWHELMING RESPONSE TO THE SALE, THE EXPECTED FOOT TRAFFIC AND TAKING INTO CONSIDERATION THE LOCATION AND THE LOGISTICS OF THE SALE ITSELF, NUMBERS FOR ENTRY TO THE SALE WILL BE HANDED OUT IN PERSON BEGINNING THURSDAY JULY 27TH AT 8am OUTSTIDE THE FRONT GATES TO THE RESIDENCE.  NUMBERS WILL CONTINUE TO BE HANDED OUT FROM 8AM UNTIL 6PM ON THAT THURSDAY THE 27TH.  IN ORDER TO GET PRIORITY ENTRY TO THE SALE YOU MUST SHOW UP IN PERSON TO OBTAIN YOUR NUMBER ON THE 27TH BETWEEN THOSE HOURS, NO OTHER EXCEPTIONS OR ACCOMODATIONS WILL BE MADE.  AFTER YOU HAVE OBTAINED YOUR NUMBER FOR ENTRY ON THE 28TH, YOU MUST ARRIVE NO LATER THAN 7:00 AM ON THE MORNING OF THE 28TH IN ORDER TO PARK INSIDE THE PROPERTY.  ONCE WE HAVE REACHED THE MAXIMUM CAPACITY OF 200 VEHICLES ON THE PROPERTY, NO OTHER CARS WILL BE ALLOWED.  THOSE PEOPLE WITH NUMBERS BETWEEN 1-200 WILL HAVE PARKING PRIORITY WITHIN THE RESIDENCE GROUNDS, ALL OTHERS MUST PARK ON HAZARD AVE AND WALK A SHORT DISTANCE OR FIND OTHER MEANS TO GET TO THE SALE.  THERE WILL BE A POLICE PRESENCE ON THE PROPERTY AND ILLEGALLY PARKED VEHICLES WILL BE TOWED AT THE OWNER'S EXPENSE.
THERE IS NO PARKING ON BELLEVUE AVENUE OUSTIDE THE RESIDENCE, HOWEVER, THERE IS PARKING ON EITHER SIDE OF HAZARD AVE, LOCATED PARALLEL TO THE PROPERTY. 
THOSE WHO WISH TO OBTAIN THERE NUMBERS FOR ENTRY EARLY ON THE 27TH MUST WAIT OUSTIDE THE GATE TO THE PROPERTY PRIOR TO 8AM IN AN ORDERLY FASHION.  A SIGN-UP SHEET CAN BE STARTED AS EARLY AS 4AM IF THAT IS CONVENIENT.  HOWEVER, I ASK THAT NOBODY ARRIVES PRIOR TO 4AM ON THE 27TH OUT OF RESPECT FOR THE OTHER RESIDENCES.  ADDITONALLY, A POLICE PRESENCE WILL ALSO BE PRESENT AS OF 4AM AND ANY NAMES ON A SIGN UP SHEET LEFT PRIOR TO 4AM WILL BE ELIMINATED IMMEDIATELY. IF A SIGN-UP SHEET IS STARTED, YOU MUST BE PRESENT AT 8AM TO OBTAIN YOUR NUMBER. IF YOU ARE ON THE SIGN-UP SHEET AND ARE NOT PRESENT, YOU WILL FORFEIT YOUR SPOT IN LINE.
ALSO, THOSE WHO WISH TO BE EARLY ON THE 27TH WAIT AT THEIR OWN RISK.  THERE IS ABSOLUTELY NO ENTRY ALLOWED ONTO THE PROPERTY TO WAIT NOR IS THERE PARKING ON BELLEVUE, SO I SUGGEST YOU USE HAZARD AVE OR WALK FROM AN ALTERNATE LOCATION.
I ASK THAT YOU FULLY RESPECT THE PROCESS SO EVERYONE CAN ENJOY THE EXPERIENCE!!!! ANYBODY WHO ENTERS THE PROPERTY WITHOUT PERMISSION OR DOES NOT RESPECT THE SURROUNDING NEIGHBORHOOD WILL NOT BE ALLOWED TO ATTEND.  THIS IS STRICTLY TO MAINTAIN A PLEASANT EXPERIENCE FOR EVERYONE WHO ATTENDS AND THE PRIVACY OF ALL WHO LIVE CLOSE BY!!!!!
FOR THOSE PEOPLE WHO CANNOT MAKE IT ON THURSDAY THE 27TH FOR A NUMBER, YOU WILL BE REQUIRED TO FORM A LINE BASED ON ORDER OF ARRIVAL BEHIND THOSE WHO EARLER RECEIVED NUMBERS.  ONCE THE PATRONS WHO HAVE NUMBERS HAVE BEEN ALLOWED INTO THE SALE, THE REMAINING CUSTOMERS WILL BE ALLOWED INTO THE SALE IN SMALL GROUPS.

 

PLEASE BE PATIENT AS WE EXPECT A LARGE NUMBER OF PATRONS TO ATTEND.  IF YOU ARE PART OF A LARGE LINE AND TOWARDS THE BACK, YOU MAY HAVE TO WAIT TO ENTER.  WE WILL ALWAYS TRY TO BE AS FAIR AS POSSIBLE AND GET THROUGH THE LINE AS QUICKLY AS POSSIBLE.

 

THANK YOU VERY MUCH FOR YOUR PATIENCE!!!

PLEASE DON'T HESITATE TO EMAIL, TEXT OR CALL ME WITH ANY QUESTIONS AT, 781-789-0320 OR EMAIL AT Americanaestatesales@gmail.com

It'll be sunny (we hope)! Temp 2224.

 

AMERICANA ESTATE SALES IS EXTREMELY PRIVELEGED TO BRING YOU THIS ONE OF A KIND ESTATE IN THE MOST HISTORIC PART OF NEWPORT, RHODE ISLAND AND MAYBE THE MOST HISTORIC PART IN THE ENTIRE UNITED STATES!!

WE WELCOME YOU TO THE HISTORIC & FAMOUS "HAROLD BROWN VILLA" ON WORLD FAMOUS BELLEVUE AVE. IN NEWPORT, RHODE ISLAND, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE SLOCUM ESTATE WHERE NOTED POLITICAL HOSTESS AND ONE OF NEWPORT'S LAST GRAND DAME'S EILEEN SLOCUM CALLED HOME FOR MORE THAN 50 YEARS. EILEEN HELD EVENTS AND PARTIES FOR MANY FORMER PRESIDENT'S AND INFLUENTIAL POLITICAL FIGURES AND MADE A LASTING IMPRESSION ON THE PEOPLE OF NEWPORT AND RHODE ISLAND ALIKE!!

ADDITONALLY, THE LINEAGE OF THIS GREAT AMERICAN FAMILY INLCUDES COLONEL H.J. SLOCUM WHO SERVED BRAVELY DURING THE SPANISH AMERICAN WAR AND WAS THE COMMANDING OFFICER OF THE 13TH US CAVALRY WHICH PURSUED PONCHO VILLA THROUGHOUT NEW MEXICO IN THE LATE 19TH CENTURY.  SEVERAL OF COLONEL SLOCUMS ORIGINAL MILITARY ITEMS WILL BE AVAILABLE IN THIS SALE INCLUDING HIS UNIFORMS, AWARDS, PHOTOS AND MANY, MANY OTHER SPANISH AMERICAN WAR ARTIFACTS AS WELL AS INDIAN WAR ARTIFACTS AND PIECES OF HISTORY FROM COLONELY SLOCUM'S TIME IN THE FRONTIER FIGHTING AGAINST THE NEZ PERCE, CHEYENNE AND SIOUX.  WHAT AN AMAZING PART OF HISTORY!!!

ANOTHER FAMOUS MILITARY FIGURE IN THIS FAMILY WAS MAJOR GENERAL GEORGE LEWIS GILLESPIE WHO SERVED BRAVELY IN THE CIVIL WAR AND WAS AWARDED THE MEDAL OF HONOR FOR BRAVERY WHILE CARRYING OUT A MISSION TO  MAJOR GENERAL PHILIP SHERIDAN DURING THE BATTLE OF COLD HARBOR, VIRGINIA ON MAY 31ST, 1864.

SEVERAL OF GENERAL GILLESPIES ITEMS WILL ALSO BE AVAILABLE AT THIS SALE INLUDING PERSONAL ITEMS, UNIFORM, PHOTOS, PERSONAL BELONGINGS AND MILITARY PHOTOS. 

SIMPLY PUT AMAZING!!!!!!!!!!

PLEASE CHECK OUT THE FOLLOWING LINKS TO BIO & INFO FOR THE FAMILY MEMBERS REPRESENTED WITH THE MILITARY ARTIFACTS IN THE SALE.

 

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stephen_L%27Hommedieu_Slocum

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Herbert_Jermain_Slocum

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_Lewis_Gillespie_Jr.

 

THIS SALE WILL BE A TREMENDOUS LIQUIDATION OF VINTAGE & ANTIQUE ITEMS DATING BACK ALMOST TWO CENTURIES.  YOU WILL ENCOUNTER NUMEROUS ITEMS THAT ARE SELDOM SEEN ON THE OPEN MARKET LIKE CENTURIES OLD ANTIQUITES, EARLY PERIOD AMERICAN FURNITURE, HOARDS OF ANTIQUE & VINTAGE MEN'S AND WOMAN'S CLOTHING, LINENS & TAPESTRIES ORIGINAL TO THE ESTATE DATING BACK ALMOST 150 YEARS.  THERE WILL BE THOUSANDS OF PIECES OF EPHEMERA DATING BACK ALL THE WAY TO THE REVOLUTIONARY WAR AND EVEN EARLIER INCLUDING FAMILY HISTORY FROM THE BROWNS & SLOCUMS.

 

YOU WILL FIND ANTIQUE MILITARIA DATING BACK TO THE CIVIL WAR & SPANISH AMERICAN WAR CLEAR THRU WORLD WAR 2 & KOREA.   YOU WILL FIND LOADS OF ANTIQUE BOOKS AND EPHEMERA, POSTCARDS, ANTIQUE TIFFANY & CO., & CARTIER STATIONARY FROM THE 1920'S TO THE 1950'S NEW IN THE BOX AS WELL AS FINE ART AS FAR AS THE EYE CAN SEE.

YOU WILL FIND ONE OF THE LARGEST HOARDS OF STERLING SILVER THAT I CAN REMEMBER IN RECENT HISTORY AS WELL AS LOADS OF GOLD FROM FAMOUS MAKERS LIKE TIFFANY & CO. & CARTIER!!!

YOU WILL FIND AN AMAZING AMOUNT OF EARLY VICTORIAN LADIES CLOTHING WITH SOME PIECES THAT WILL KNOCK YOUR SOCKS OFF.  MUSEUM QUALITY!! 

THERE IS LITERALLY DOZENS UPON DOZENS OF ANTIQUE STEAMER & WARDROBE TRAVEL TRUNKS DATING BACK TO THE LATE 19TH CENTURY FROM THE MANY TRAVELS OF THE FAMILY, HIGHLIGHTED BY SOME EXTRAORDINARY PIECES LIKE AN ORIGINAL ANTIQUE LOUIS VUITTON TRAVEL TRUNK & A MARK CROSS ALL ALLIGATOR SKIN SUITCASE IN MINT CONDITION.  MANY OF THE ANTIQUE TRUNKS ARE MONOGRAMMED AND BELONGED TO THE SLOCUMS, BROWNS AND GILLESPIES.

YOU WILL FIND A LARGE HOARD OF ANTIQUE & VINTAGE TOYS & GAMES DATING BACK TO THE EARLY PART OF THE 20TH CENTURY.  YOU WILL FIND MANY, MANY PIECES OF ANTIQUE FINE ART & EARLY ANTIQUE PRINTS AND POSTERS.

THERE IS A SMALL HOARD OF ANTIQUE SWORDS AS WELL AS A LATE 18TH OR EARLY 19TH CENTURY LONG RIFLE. (SEE PHOTOS)

YOU WILL FIND ONE OF THE LARGEST CONCENTRATIONS OF ANTIQUE PHOTOGRAPHS ANYWHERE AND IN ANY SALE IN RECENT MEMORY FOR ME.  THE MAGNITUDE OF THE 100'S AND 100'S OF AUTHENTIC PHOTOS AND ARCHIVES DATING BACK TO BEFORE THE CIVIL WAR IS STAGGERING.  PHOTOS TAKEN FROM ALL OVER THE WORLD FROM A MILITARY AND HISTORICAL STANDPOINT WILL AMAZE YOU.  PRESIDENTS, KINGS, DIGNITARIES, CZARS AND WORLD FAMOUS MILITARY FIGURES ARE AMONG THE 100'S OF PHOTOS YOU WILL SEE.  THE PICTURES POSTED ON THIS SALE ARE ONLY A SAMPLING. 

YOU WILL ALSO FIND ALOT OF EARLY VICTORIAN PHOTOGRAPHY OF ELEGANT LADIES AND CHILDREN FROM AN AGE OF SPLENDOR. ADDITIONALLY WE JUST UNCOVERED A SMALL HOARD OF FANTASTIC EARLY VICTORIAN LADIES CLOTHES, SOME SIMPLY AMAZING PIECES!! (SEE PHOTOS PLEASE)

 

THERE WILL BE HUNDREDS OF PIECES OF FINE ART AND EARLY AMERICAN & EUROPEAN PRINTS DATING BACK TO THE 17TH CENTURY INCLUDING SEVERAL ORIGINAL BASIL BESLER ORIGINAL FLOWER AND PLANT PRINTS FROM THE EARLY PART OF THE 17TH CENTURY AS WELL AS EARLY 18TH CENTURY ASIAN AND INDIAN ART.

THE LIST GOES ON & ON AND I WILL CONTINUE TO ADD TO THIS LIST OVER THE NEXT FEW WEEKS SO PLEASE CHECK BACK FREQUENTLY.  TRUST ME YOU DON'T WANT TO MISS THIS SALE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!