50% OFF Vintage Everything Including Man Cave at NW Austin Sale

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Aug 3
10am to 4pm
Aug 4
10am to 4pm


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* Please consider leaving young children at home or be prepared to hold them; no strollers allowed inside.
*No prices are given over the phone or via emails prior to or during the sale, but we are happy to text or email dimensions of art, furniture & other details upon request.
*Bring your wallet/small purse but please leave over-sized handbags / backpacks in your vehicle due to potential accidents when crowded inside. We will wrap, bag and or box your items for you at check out.
*Moving out & loading large/heavy items are your responsibility, so bring help as we cannot assist you. We can recommend professional mover(s) offering reasonable rates. Those items will need to be removed at the latest by Monday afternoon following the sale.
*The driveway is available for customer loading of large items only.
*Park sensibly and respect neighbors mailboxes and driveways.
*Do not remove tags from items; remain with the item & ask for staff assistance.
*We are not responsible for accident or injury during the sale.
*No numbers will be given; limited entry may be necessary at our discretion.
*We accept cash, debit & credit cards with a $20 minimum purchase; sorry, no checks.
*We collect state sales tax; if you are exempt from paying tax you need to provide us with your certificate.
*All sales are final. No returns, exchanges or refunds. All items are sold-as-is.

We are pleased to present another Refreshing Estate Sale, to be held Saturday & Sunday, August 3-4, from 10am-4pm each day, located up in the hills of the Jester Estates neighborhood of Northwest Austin. We accept cash and credit cards (with a $20 minimum purchase).

There is vintage everything:

Kitchenware, Fine China & Entertaining Servers, Hi-Fi Equipment (with Manuals), LPs (Jazz, Blues, Big Band, Folk, Pop, Musicals), Television Consoles & Portables (with Manuals), Tube Radio Cabinet by Atwater Kent (with extra parts & research), CB & Ham Amateur Radio Equipment (most with Manuals), Vacuum Electron Tubes (Many makes & models), U-Control Line Model Airplanes & Equipment, Wide Assortment of Ephemera (including football programs: Longhorns, Cougars & Tigers & 60-page brochure on the history of the AFL), HO Gauge Trains, Tracks, Buildings & Controllers, Oscilloscopes, Kodak Slide Projectors in Box, Boxed Kodak Slide Carousels, Reel to Reel in Case by Bell with Manual, Drill Press, Stick Welder & Helmet, IBM & Sears Electric Typewriters, Singer Sewing Machine with Storage Case, Bisque & China Dolls, Kodak, Canon & Polaroid Cameras, Portable Canon Photo Printers, Auto Magazines (including Hot Rod, Hot Rodding, Motor Trend, Stock Car Racing, Mustang Monthly, among others), American Rifleman Magazines, 2-Ton Floor Pump Jack, Rock Climbing & Ski Equipment, SKI Magazines, Metal Patio Furniture Sets & Large Swing, Hand Tools, Car Jacks, Tool Cabinet by Husky, Sofas, Asian-Style King Headboard & Matching Pair of Nightstands, Two Oval Dining Tables, one with 6 Matching Chairs, MAD magazines, Faux Leather Recliner Swivel Armchair, Christmas for Indoor & Out, MCM Dresser & Coffee Table, Kitchen Table, Electric & Gas Lawn Tools and much more....

Please review our initial photos below, and we will continue to add more as well as captions, so please check back.

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Hope to see you there!

--Refreshing Estate Sales

Tube stereo tuner by Heathkit, Model AJ-12Detail of Heathkit stereo tunerTwo of numerous reference books, multiple categoriesHeathkit color TV consoleDetail of Heathkit color TV Belt-driven, auto/ singleplay/multiplay turntable, Model 1249 by Dual, with manualDetail of Dual Model 1249 turntableManual for turntable by DualBelt-driven multiple play manual turntable, Model 960 by BIC, with manualDetail of BIC turntable, Model 960Manual for turntable by BICStereo cassette tape deck with Dolby system, Model SCT-9, by Realistic Owner's manual for Realistic cassette tape deckAM/FM stereo receiver with Quatravox 4-Channel synthesizer, Model STA-47 by Realistic, with manualManual for Realistic stereo receiverQuartz synthesizer FM/AM stereo receiver, Model SA-310 by Technics, with manualManual for Technics stereo receiverAssorted cameras: Olympus XA with flash; Canon IXUS Z-70; Samsung SL502 ; Polaroid Pronto!B; Kodak Disc 6100 with closeup lens; Kodak Instamatic 304Canon PowerShot S60 with box & manualCanon Selphy CP710 photo printer...not just one with box but THREE12" 100 Watt powered subwoofer by Optimus, Model Pro SW-14Sale PictureOlympus OM-1N with 50mm Lens, camera, serial #1672492, with flash and travel bag; priced separately is a 210mm MC Macro lens and a 20mm MC Macro lens, both by Cosina, with boxesOne of a pair of 7x35 field glasses in leather cases by Empire; German mantle clock by "Tradition" (works) with keysElectric typewriter by IBM with vinyl dust cover. Works but needs new ribbon.Electric typewriter by Sears with key guard, manual and hard shell case. Works great but needs new ribbon.Sale PictureKodak Carousel Model 650H Projector, in box: there are THREE availableKodak slide projector with accessories, folding screen and boxed carouselsNumerous boxed carousel slide trays by KodakSale PictureLarge framed litho print "Adobe Pueblos" by Dorothy DrumDetail of artist signatureOne of four large framed color litho prints, all alpine scenes by noted artist Cecile Ryden Johnson (1916-2010).Detail of Cecile Ryden Johnson print, one of four availableDetail of Cecile Ryden Johnson print, one of four availableDetail of Cecile Ryden Johnson print, one of four availableArtist signature Cecile Ryden JohnsonFramed b&w litho print of scratchboard "On the Bayou", numbered #292/500 and signed in pencil by artist Jack W. LawrenceDetail of scratchboard print by Jack LawrenceSignature and edition number in pencil1964 program Alabama vs LSU and 1966 Pigskin Preview1967 Broncos vs Houston program and 1966 Houston vs. Denver program by Pictorial1960s 60-page brochure on the AFL; 1974 PRO! magazine featuring Cowboys vs. 49ersCougars ephemera, including program of the 1977 Cotton Bowl in DallasLonghorns programs,  "Texas vs. Houston", 1976 & 1978Clipped articles and full sections about the Cotton Bowl held in Dallas....sold as a lot 1962 Daytona 500 & Nascar programsReference Catalog for Ford, and Service manuals for Datsun, and combo manual for Comet, Falcon, Fairlane & MustangSale Picture1964 US Army Training Center Infantry, Fort Polk, LA  US Military yearbookInside spread of 1964 Fort Polk, LA yearbookBattery operated bar wall clock by Remington, reverse painted on glassAssorted ironstone plates, cups with saucers, covered dish and platter in blue transferware , "Liberty Blue" of historical Colonial scenes, made in Staffordshire, EnglandStamp on Staffordshire ironstoneIronstone platter, plates, cup and saucer, creamer and sugar in blue transferware, "Coaching Scene" by Johnson Bros., EnglandDetail of "Coaching Scene" platterStamp of "Coaching Scenes" ironstone piecesFine china service for 6 by Harmony House in "Heirloom" patternDetail of "Heirloom" chinaSepia mark on fine china "Heirloom" by Harmony HouseShown is a pair yet there is a total service for 8 silver plated water & wine goblets, stamped Salem Assorted fine china and porcelainFine china service for 6 by Lenox in "Adrienne" patternGold mark on fine china service for 6 "Adrienne" by Lenox; includes creamer and sugarAssorted fine porcelain tea cup sets, including a miniature tea set  & pair of Asian dioramasAssorted porcelain and art glass; far right is Mid-Century amberina  ewer pitcher in red/gold crackle glassAssorted china, bisque & porcelain; lower right is a set of 6 bread and butter plates in Gacahad pattern by NoritakeGold stamp on set of 6 bread and butter plates in Gacahad pattern by NoritakeAssorted glass entertaining serversAssorted glass entertaining serversHand-thrown art pottery by Texas/Colorado artist Ann Fontonat; two of 6 pieces availableLarge transferware turkey platter; no maker markAssorted  milk glass serversSet of 4 nesting bowls "Primary Colors" by PyrexSet of 3 nesting bowls "Early America" by PyrexSet of Wagner-Ware Magnalite of Sydney sauce pans, Dutch oven, skillet and also Dutch oven by Wear-EverSaucepans by MagnaliteStamp of Magnalite pansStamp of Wear-Ever Dutch ovenElectric skillet & crock potGlass & glazed pottery canisters, Corelle dishes & kitchen gadgets Wall sconce with amber glass shadesReel to Reel by BellDetail of Reel to ReelSale PictureAmateur radio equipment; this photo of an overall grouping; detail photos of each followCB radio equiopment, RCA metal advertising sign, Oscillators; this photo of an overall grouping; detail photos of each followCode Course book and Morse Code Key by Vibroflex; more photos followMorse code key by VibroplexMorse Code Key by VibroplexAssorted vacuum tubes in packageAssorted electron tubes in various sizes & makers, some still in packageNumerous publications on Ham amateur radios, licensing &  antennasSale PictureButterfly high frequency antenna, indoor/outdoorOscilloscope by Eico, Model 460Oscilloscope by Heath Company, Model 10-30Detail of OscilloscopeTV Alignment Generator by HeathkitHeathkit TV alignment generatorPrecision RF signal generator, Model E-200D by B&K, with manualRF signal generator by B & KManual for RF signal generatorCB set with Power Supply and Mic by Kraco & MicrontaAdvertising display sign by RCAAmateur radio power meter by HeathkitHam Scan by HeathkitSingle side band adapter by HeathkitBrandmaster single side band adapter, Model R9-A by Harvey-WellsBrandmaster receiver by Harvey-WellsPair of Tube Style Band Receivers by Harvey-Wells, Model R9-A; will sell together with the Power Unit (next photo)Sale PictureDetail of Eico Model 460Vector scope by Tektronix, Model 1720Sale PictureOscilloscope by Tektronix, Model 543AOscilloscope, Type 543A by TektronicsSale PictureHeathkit receiverSale PictureThree of four U-Control Line Model PlanesThe fourth  U-Control Line model plane; also a mounted Fox 36X U-Control Line Plane Engine Mounted Fox 36X U-Control Line Plane EngineMiscellaneous parts for U-Control Line model planesU-Control Line model airplane fuel and supplies wooden field totePower box/carry case by SIG & accessories for U-Control Line model airplanes Detail of SIG power box for U-Control Line model airplanes Sale PicturePortable RCA televisionConsole tube radio  by Atwater-KentDetail of Atwater Kent Radio (new dial is included; see next photo)Assorted extra parts for Atwater Kent tube radioLarge speaker by WolverineWolverine speaker logoZenith monochrome video monitoring system by Zenith, with manualManual for Zenith video monitorPortable 13" television, Model Signature 2000 by Montgomery WardSale PictureSale PictureRotary dial & slim line push button phonesRockwell electronic calculator with case and manual; Realistic AM/FM Pocket Portable Radio with manualHP 2382A  data terminal with keyboard, introduced in 1981, obsolete by January of 1985.Sale Picture1980s  F=700mm, D=60mm telescope on tripod, Model 2552  by Scope Instrument Co., with boxLabel on telescopeSale Picture12-Channel radio with power charger, Saber model by MotorolaSet of hardcovers with color insets on covers, The New Wonder World of Library of Knowledge, published 1946Sale PictureSale PictureOne of a pair of Asian-style bedside cabinets, with matching King size headboard; one of a pair of burlap and textile wall art panelsSale PictureDetail of burlap and fabric wall art panelsKing size headboard in Asian-style, with pair of matching bedside cabinets; in foreground are various wood magazine racks Two-person parlor sofa in goldenrod fabricDetail of wood accents on parlor sofaMid Century kidney-shaped coffee tableGlass top sofa table with two drawers & open middle shelfThree-person sofa in grey checked fabricDining table with leaf & 6 matching chairs, by Stanley Furniture Co, Stanleytown, VAOne of two bases of the dining table by Stanley Furniture Co. of VADetail of 6 matching chairs by Stanley Furniture Co. of VAMCM 4-drawer dresserKnob pull detail on MCM dresserFaux leather swivel reclinerBrass fireplace fan with Phoenix  motifDetail of brass fireplace fanCombination round end table/lamp with woven shade in umbrella-form & white globe lampDetail of woven shade to combo end table/lampAnother end table/lamp combo with burlap barrel shade and wood barrel with metal staves as baseBottom of end table/lamp combo "barrel" baseFloor model 12" diameter world globe, "World Ocean Series" by Replogle, also pair of globe book ends & marble bookends which form the BSA emblem Sale PictureWood magazine rack with turned dowelsPainted hand fan; framed dimensional glazed ceramic Magnolias; Magnolia sculpture; small clay & porcelain figurines made in JapanDetail of dimensional glazed ceramic magnolia wall artDetail of painted fanPair of glazed ceramic Japanese wall art & Geisha figurines as a musical trio Vintage 14" glazed clay figure of God of Happiness, made in JapanFaux cactus decor in various sizes; to the right is a vintage octagonal "Aztec Sun" wall plaque in dimensional carved stone with red velvet inlay from Cuernavaca, Morelos by Creaciones ZarebskiVintage octagonal "Aztec Sun" wall plaque in dimensional carved stone with red velvet inlay from Cuernavaca, Morelos by Creaciones Zarebski"Mission" fabric art by  J.Max DesignsInfo on verso of "Mission" fabric artOwl sculpture made from sea shells, and one of two vintage cactus candlesticks from MexicoSale PictureSale PictureHand-made brunette porcelain doll with cloth body dressed in pink by native Louisianan and Texas/Colorado potter/artist Ann FontonatDetail of hand-made porcelain doll by Ann FontonatPorcelain and cloth body collector doll by Katrina Morandi, 2000 Series, dressed in plaid and hearts with label & certificate of authenticityDetail of  collector doll by Katrina MorandiKatrina collector doll labelAntique German china doll, blonde with cloth bodyDetail of German dollAntique bisque doll dressed in calico with painted eyes and shoes, cloth bodyAntique bisque brunette doll dressed in red with glass eyes, painted lashes, cloth body and black leather bootsDetail of bisque doll with glass eyes, painted lashes, cloth body and leather bootsAntique full bisque infant doll "Judy", with painted eyes, #1605, Scioto (c) 1985Detail of  full bisque infant doll "Judy", Scioto (c) 1985Antique brunette bisque doll dressed in yellow  with glass eyes and open mouth, back of neck stamped 247 PARIS Strawberry Shortcake-style doll and Strawberry Shortcake coloring bookStrawberry Shortcake-style dollPortable hair dryer in case by SunbeamPortable zippered case of rollers with cordHandmade log cabin crazy quilt, twin sizeHandmade crazy block quilt, twin sizePortable zig-zag sewing machine, Model 223 Fashion Mate by SingerManual for Model 223 Singer machineOne of several Louisana cookbooksOne of several Louisiana cookbooksElectric record vacuum by Vac Red with manualBarnum & Bailey Circus Band, West Side Story, Doctor Zhivago, Cool WaterGrand Canyon Melodies, Mantovani Exodus, Victory at Sea, La Dolce VitaHiFi Band Concert, Elvis "How Great Thou Art", Herb Alpert, Elvis "Christmas Album"Duke Ellington, Henry Mancini, Ferrante & Teicher, Roger WilliamsLeibert, Brubeck, Bernstein & BrubeckDorsey, Louis Armstrong, Dizzy Gillespie, Justin WilsonAl Hirt, Banjorama, 24 Groovy GreatsThe Dukes of DixielandPete FountainSimon & Garfunkel, Paul Simon, Peter, Paul & MaryJohn Davidson, The Lettermen, Serendipity, The Brothers FourLinda Ronstadt, Nancy & Lee, Jazz Under the Dome, Nancy in LondonBJ Thomas, Jackie de Shannon, 101 Strings Playing Simon & GarfunkelThe Sandpipers, Joan Baez, Bobbie Gentry, Vikki CarrMarty Robbins, Neil Diamond, Bee Gees Saturday Night Fever, Kenny RogersAhmad Jamal and ChadBob Denver, Glen Campbell, Ann Murray & Glen CampbellCrosby, Stills & Nash, Bob Dylan, Olivia Newton JohnJoe Williams, Benny Goodman, The Weavers, Al HirtDuek Ellington, Dave Brubeck, Helen ReddyThe Kingston TrioCaptain & Tennille, Sonny & CherAssorted Scouts badges and neckerchiefsSale Picture1997 Framed color litho print of The Texans, T&P Railway,  numbered and signed by artist #268/350, John WinfieldNumbered print by artist John WinfieldSignature of artist John WinfieldFramed color litho (calendar) printsHO Scale Amtrak 6 Car Set by AthearnSale PictureHO Scale Train Cars by AthearnSale PictureSale PictureSale PictureEngines and cars, 0-8-0 Alco by MantuaAssembled buildings in HO Scale by Athearn & TycoAssembled buildings in HO Scale by Athearn & TycoMost of the Athearn train cars available come with boxesTrain enthusiast polo, denim and t-shirtsAssorted train ephemera, painted ceramic replicas, HO gauge train cars by Athearn & booksTime Table No.68, Central Time Taking Effect Nov.1, 1924, San Antonio & Aransas Pass Railway LeafletSale PictureNew in box Christmas Tree Farm train; tracks and power units in next photoTracks and power units/controllers that go with the new in box Christmas Tree Farm train; Assorted tees and capsSale PictureFramed litho poster from the Texas State Railroad State Historical Park, Rusk & Palestine, TXSale PictureTwo of several live hanging/potted plantsAssorted small collectibles2-piece painted ceramic table top electric tree with multi-color light insertsFibre optic Christmas tree with ceramic base; the optics are in the candles and the tree, and along with star topper, the color changes from green to pink to white.Boxed Holiday Village Buildings in Porcelain and lighted by Hershey; also boxed accessories such as carolers, snowmen, and different styles of treesSale PictureSmall accessories for Holiday Village by Hershey, boxed as lots Cats and birds in ceramic, bisque porcelain & glassAssorted holiday decorLarge cyprus wood Santa with Rudolph, Santa and Mr & Mrs. Claus, carved, hand-painted and signed by Louisiana artist Dawn LeBlancDetail of hand-painted cyprus Mr & Mrs Claus by Louisiana artist Dawn LeBlancCharlie Brown and the Gang ornaments from Danbury MintYellow and white straw hat with velvet box and dangle beadsBlack and white felt hat with buttons and bandBrown felt hat with striped grosgrain ribbonBlack straw hat with wide ribbon and veilTan hat with pink, black and gray wrapped ribbons and veilSoft, red leather hipster boots, made in BrazilTin tractor trailer, MobilSeveral trays of Hot Wheels cars & trucks, a few by Matchbox & CorgiNumerous 1960s-70s magazinesNumerous 1960s-70s magazinesNumerous 1960s-70s magazinesNumerous 1960s-70s magazinesSale PictureSale PictureSale PictureRoad Kill cookbooks by B.R. "Buck" PetersonPair of boxed Kevlar subwoofers, 550watts by PyramidOne of several coffee-table hardcovers on carsAward plaques Set of 4 VW Beetle hub capsPainted ceramic wall art, set of 41960s MAD magazines1960s MAD magazines and small paperbackRegulator school-house style wall clock; workingVintage painted ceramic folk art Toucan from MexicoVintage "Love Birds" folk art from MexicoPairs of downhill skis: Rossignol AR Performance & K2 Racing Series Slalom 710-FOBindings on Rossignol and K2Numerous 1960s-70s magazinesSki accessories & various publicationsPair of "American Stripe" K2 skis with Lotork and Solomon bindingsLotork and Solomon bindingsAssorted skiing and climbing literatureClimbing equipment1960 Yearbook, Louisana State University, "Gumbo"1962 Yearbook, St. Maries High School, Benewah County, ID, "Lumberjack" NOTE: Sorry, Family has taken this item back; no longer for sale.1974 Yearbook, University of Houston, "Houstonian"1959 Yearbook, Baton Rouge High School, "Fricassee"1959 Yearbook, Baton Rouge High School, "Fricassee"Gumbo yearbook, 1941Interior spread of Gumbo, 1941Interior spread, Gumbo Yearbook, 1941Le Souvenir, 1936, Southeastern Louisiana CollegeSale PictureLe Souvenir, Southeastern Louisiana College, 1937Sale Picture'Olympia 1936' sticker book, in German, all stickers in tact; primarily the Winter Games, but highlights some of the Summer Games as wellSale PictureAn inside spread of Olympic 36, with all stickers in place (purchased with cigarette packs)Set of "Pictorial History of the Second World War" hardcover books; an interior spread shownCreeper by Garage-Pro & Ramps (rated for up to 16,000lbs) by Rhino RampsSale Picture3HP air compressor, Sears/CraftsmanTool cabinet by Husky; some hand tools inside will sell with it; also more hand tools will be availableSome of the tools included with the cabinet by Husky3-ton jack stands, plus a 450lb. rated transmission jackVarious bench equipment, power and hand toolsVarious bench equipment, power and hand tools6HP mower with large rear wheels, by Sears/CraftsmanSale PictureTig welder by Sears-Roebuck with helmet6-Cycle with Mini-Wash, Large Capacity Washer by GESale PictureSale PictureSale PictureSale PictureAluminum & wooden step laddersSet of various club with bag on wheelsPair of Koss headphones; set of walkie-talkiesWideband Receive Model IC-R1 by Icom, with manual50 channel radio scanner, Bearcat by UnidenOne of a set of four 15x7 chromed steel wire rims with hardware, by SuperiorSale PictureMercury Mark 58AE Super Thunderbolt outboard PLUS an extra engine block; more photos followMercury Mark 58AE Super Thunderbolt outboard Another view of Mercury Mark 58AE Super Thunderbolt outboardThis extra engine block goes with the Mercury Mark 58AE Super Thunderbolt outboardSet of 4 Mustang GT alloy rims mounted with Goodyear Eagle P 225/60VR15 radialsSale PictureSale PictureMetal bistro table & two chairsSet of 4 metal swivel arm chairs with rugged fabric supports awaiting your choice of cushions; round metal table with glass top and cut out for umbrellaPair of metal chaises with rugged strap supports, awaiting your choice of cushions; detail of tiered plant stand show in next photoWrought iron tiered plant standMetal glider with rugged cloth straps, awaiting your choice of cushionsWrought iron & mesh 3-person swing in pale yellow paintPair of wrought iron & mesh arm chairs & coffee table in pale yellow paintHardbacks pertaining to electrical engineering & related subjectsSale PictureAssortment of books, DVDs specific to the Civil WarTwo of just a few more modern items available :)

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