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Highland Park estate - mid century furniture, vintage art, BOOKS and collectibles

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Oct 27
9:30am to 5pm
Oct 28
9:30am to 4:30pm
Oct 29
9am to 2:30pm

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We are honored to present the sale of Robert and Mary Ethel Schechter. The Schechters moved to their Highland Park home in 1963. Mr. Schechter was a distinguished professor of Petroleum Engineering and published many important technical articles. Mrs. Schechter was active in the community, as a mother of 3 boys and an avid Longhorn supporter.

* * 50% off most items on Saturday. Sterling is 25% off.

* * * Very nice sale - lots of nice mid century furniture, some antique furniture, large selection of books, vintage fly fishing rods and reels and metal boxes, huge amount of kitchen items, big vintage cup and saucer collection (mostly porcelain and bone china), original artwork including modernist and vintage, large collection of vintage rock and roll promotional posters, some nice vintage collectibles and more.

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Large house filled with some nice furniture, art, books and collectibles.       Make plans to attend.

Furniture includes some nice vintage mahogany dining room pieces - some by Drexel, vintage hutch, large sofa and end tables, very unusual mid century lamp table with glass top (SOLD), lots of mid century bedroom furniture by Drexel (including desk (SOLD), 2 nightstands (SOLD), kind size bed (SOLD), tall chest of drawers (SOLD), 1 low chest of drawers (SOLD)), mid century chest of drawers (SOLD), twin beds (SOLD), chairs, leather swivel chair with ottoman (SOLD), Herman Miller fiberglass shell chair (SOLD), antique oak entry way piece (SOLD), antique mahogany secretary, Asian style table/cabinet, small vintage 2 tier lamp table (SOLD), wooden coffee table, antique Globe Wernicke oak stacking bookcase with drawer and leaded glass sections, round mid century dining table with 2 large leaves and 6 chairs, vintage breakfast table and 4 chairs, pair of vintage chairs, leather recliner sofa (SOLD), leather recliner chair (SOLD), vintage leather chair w ottoman (recovered), large desk, set of good size bookcases, and even more.

Collectibles include pair of Dresden ballerina figurines, 2 wedgwood pieces (1 (SOLD),  six Lalique glass pieces (4 SOLD), 2 Herend hand painted items, Blenko glass, several Belleek pieces (SOLD), LARGE teacup and saucer collection, huge amount of silverplate pieces, a nice selection of sterling pieces, mid century original art by Harry Ahysen (SOLD), Harold C. Kimball, Ernest Mills (SOLD), Manuel Garza and others, some nice vintage bluebonnet paintings (SOLD), unusual art nouveau oak wall cabinet, framed prints, picture frames, cd's, some vintage games, vintage sewing machine (SOLD), large selection of kitchen items including pots and pans, Pyrex, glassware and dishes, very old Continental oil painting from Country Store Gallery (SOLD), watercolor by Letitia Eldridge and more.

You will also find a large selection of books including some Texana and western theme books (SOLD), large selection of Civil War books including some rare selections (MOST SOLD), early copies of Winston Churchill 6 volume set about WWII, Tom Lea 2 volume "King Ranch" set (SOLD), some Engineering books (SOLD), vintage Scientific American magazines, fly fishing rods and reels and lures (MOST SOLD), pair of large Asian garden pots, nice assortment of Asian decorative items, a vintage collection of rock and roll promotional posters (Bowie, Stones, Joe Jackson, Clash, Talking Heads and more) - SOLD, assortment of vintage cameras, lots of picture frames, large assortment of linens and towels,  massive selection of decorative pillows, a 26" flat screen TV (SOLD), glassware, knick knacks, 3 WWII footlockers (2 SOLD), vintage WWII army helmet (SOLD), canteen and boots (SOLD), WWII Army and Navy blankets (SOLD), small amount of tools and "Guy stuff" and much more.

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