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"The Texas Smithsonian:" A NW Hills Time-Capsule Packed w/ Everything from Primitves to Modern!

  • Estate Sale

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  • The address for this sale in Austin, TX 78731 will be available after
    9:00 AM
    on Thursday, June 8th, 2017.
Jun 09
10am to 4pm
Jun 10
10am to 4pm
Jun 11
10am to 4pm

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Limited entry, no numbers given. Cash, debit & credit cards accepted; $20 minimum to use debit or credit card.
Texas sales tax collected. Re-sellers & dealers must show a resale tax certificate, have one on file with us, or fill one out at check out.
Please do not remove tags from furniture or large ticket items. If you cannot carry the item to check out put your hand on it and call out for a staffer for assistance. No personal shopping bags unless transparent (Mexican market bags for example.) Don't worry, we have shopping baskets and a secured hold shelf at check out for your shopping convenience. Wear tennis shoes there are steps, slopes and more to navigate.
Children must stay with parents at all times and may look but not touch. Driveway is reserved for loading and buyers are responsible for carrying out and loading their purchases. All items to be removed by Monday following the sale.
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A fantastic mid-century home in the Dry Creek area near 2222 bottled up with Americana, Texana, Native American pottery, vintage games and toys, clothing and collectibles galore. Mark your calendars an be ready for a humdinger of a sale! A multi generational Texian sale featuring marble topped oak furniture, clocks and timepieces, original art, prints and lithos, Native American pottery, fine silver, bone china and brilliant cut glass.

The estate of Maryanne and David COCHRAN.

David Monroe COCHRAN (B. 1925- 2016, LULING TX) WWII At the age of 19 David served as Ensign aboard the USS LSM 427 as the youngest officer aboard.  It's crew were responsible for moving US troops and equipment between the Hawaiian Islands and the Philippines and later in and around Japan. Enthusiasts of militaria will find bomber pilot jackets and souvenirs returned from post-war Japan. Then promoted to the rank of Lieutenant during the Korean War and helping to run the US Naval base in Newfoundland and finally served in the Naval Reserves in Austin and retired with the rank of Commander. He attended Texas A&M and several decades later, in 1971, earned a Master of Science degree in Community and Regional planning at the University of Texas and earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil engineering. UT and A&M ephemera abound and the sale has high level surveying and scientific equipment.

Maryanne Caldwell COCHRAN (1924-2016) born in Lockhart and taught junior high and high school English in Luling and Corpus, graduated from the University of Texas in 1946 and earned her Masters in English in 1961, Austin Alumnae Chapter of Zeta Tau Alpha and of Delta Kappa Gamma. Maryann was a saver and as you can see in the photos, the house became a repository for fine things collected from around the world and over generations. A toy room is full of vintage educational toys from Lincoln Logs to Legos,  board games from the earliest monopolies to silver age, dolls for boys and girls in GI Joe, Hot Wheels and children's literature and Encyclopedia Britannica

Stacked Lawyer's bookcases* Ethan Allen furniture for boys and girls * Oak * Oval dining room table by Ethan Allen with 2 leaves and 8 ladder-back chairs   * Books * Radios  & Electronics* Mac Computers* Playing Cards * Vintage Games & Toys* Cookbooks* Vintage Appliances * Mechanical Typewriters, Singer Sewing Machines*

China: Heinrich & Co.

Cameras & Photography & Optics : Minolta Rokkor, Kodak 35, No. 2c Series III Kodak with leather carrying case, Agfa Solette, Zeiss Kon Baby Box, Steinheil Munchen Polfilter 3x Kinox exposure meter, Magicube Camera 126 by Magimatic, Kodak Instamatic M18 Movie Camera, Sylvania Super 8 Sun Gun Movie Light, Tasco Telescope, Aspen 80500 Tripod

Surveying and Drafting equipment

Clocks: German Schatz 400 Day anniversary clock, 19th Century Walnut Parlor clock, Gilbert Mantle Clock, Seth Thomas Mantle Clock , Sessions Regulator (which once hung in the First National Bank of Texas in Luling Texas), Jefferson Mystery Clock, Aristocrat 8-day electric kitchen clock, Selva Black Forest Cuckoo Clock, Wee Winkie by Westclox, Robertshaw alarm clock, Westclox baby and Big Ben, assorted travel clocks by Westclox

Pottery:  Camark, Chadwick, Weller, Shawnee, McCoy, Roseville, Royal Haeger, Haeger, Van Briggle, Gilmer. Williamsburgh, Alamo, Miramar, Pasadena

Art: Signed and numbered watercolor prints by Franz Herbelot, Reinthal & Newman framed print, Maurice Utrillo print "Sacre Coure de Montmartre" Boy Scouts of America litho "A Scout is Reverent"

Texas Art: 3 originals by Hanna Walker (1876-1945), Ruby Palmo,  bluebonnet print by Helen Ferne Slimp (1890-1995) Six Spanish Missions Portfolio (UT Press) by E.M "Buck" Schiwetz with 3 of 6 prints. the other 3 are available framed, cowboy print by HD Bugbee, Porfirio Salina bluebonnet prints 2 mounted miniatures Rio Frio and Bluebonnet Time in Texas,Bluebonnet Time in Texas limited edition of 1500 41A WallaceEngraving Co.

Musical instruments with carrying cases: Aristocrat 300 alto Sax by Bruscher, Armstrong 100 Clarinet with sterling head carrying case