Divide & Conquer of East Texas

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Jun 22
7am to 5:30pm
Jun 23
8am to 5:30pm
Jun 24
8am to 2pm


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TWO Divide & Conquer Estate Sales -Same Dates

Thurs., June 22 ~ 7:00-5:30    Fri., June 23 ~ 8:00-5:30

Sat., June 24 ~ 8:00-2:00

Sale # 1 Estate Sale for Siblings Trudy & Bill Richardson 

(with heirlooms from the Gertrude Windsor Estate)

408 West 8th Street ~ Tyler, TX 75701

Inside S Loop 323 and off S. Broadway (near Bergfeld Center), turn west onto West 8th Street; the house is between College and Chilton.

 This 4344 sq ft home is for sale, and the estate contents for long time Tylerites Miss Trudy Richardson (of Trudy’s Fireside Books) and her brother Bill Richardson will be offered for sale:

  • Incredible library full of books (many lst editions/many autographed/many leather bound)
  • huge array of silver plate & sterling serving pieces
  • Bicentennial solid silver bowl (lined-24 K gold)
  • gorgeous rugs
  • English porcelain
  • Staffordshire
  • sterling silverware
  • epergnes 
  • Flow Blue English china
  • jewelry
  • Victorian glassware
  • exceptional dining table
  • entry table
  • breakfront
  • unique multi-use game table
  • wingback chairs
  • extra large custom roll-top desk
  • side tables
  • tiered tables
  • king bed
  • library table
  • library accessories
  • framed art
  • Rose Festival memorabilia
  • table linens
  • Hockaday yearbooks
  • “Texas” bed
  • library book room divider
  • art-deco bookcase
  • lamps
  • patio furniture
  • electronics
  • blue leather chairs
  • other arm chairs
  • red Artisan Kitchen Aid mixer
  • exercise equipment
  • clothes
  • lovely table linens
  • records
  • kitchenware
  • cookbooks
  • hand tools
  • ladders
  • movies and records
  • soooooo much more!!

An exceptional sale you do NOT want to miss!


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Fine dining table with 8 chairs; antique breakfront; framed silk panelExceptional antique Chippendale breakfront with wonderful display areaStriking epergne; extra long elaborate silk runnerAnother silver plate epergneOne of the dining table upholstered chairsExquisite four-drawer chest from the Gertrude Windsor estateTwo wingback chairs upholstered with Asian print fabric; book stack side table; Exquisite etched glass vaseAntique mahogany tiered tableOctagon side table with Flow Blue selectionsMirrored antique storage cabinet; Flow Blue selectionsStunning book and dish selectionsOrnate chairs and entry/sofa tableSale PictureVintage P. Regout Maastricht - Canton platter and bowl; (Note the intricately carved details on the entry/sofa table.)Shiraz 5 feet x 9 feet 2 inches Persian rugImpressive 5 feet 4 inches x 9 feet 7 inches Persian rug (Baktiari)5 feet 3 inches x 11 feet 4 inches Persian rug - IranBrilliant colots - 5 feet x 9 feet 2 inches Persian rugCustom made roll top desk with above storage Antique arm chairs and three leg round tableSilver plate lidded chaffing dishSome of the many sterling serving utensilsHuge array of sterling and silverplate serving piecesMore fabulous silver and silver plate serving piecesImpressive silver plate punch bowl and cupsLovely silverplate candelabraOther fine pieces of silver and/or silver plateMagnificent sterling silver cherub & horse drawn chariot saltsSterling horse drawn carriageBoxed Bicentennial solid sterling silver lined bowl with pure 24 karat gold Exceptional cobalt blue Victorian antique lamp; 3 tiered side tableGorgeous details on this cobalt blue Victorian lampOne of two original oil on canvas of bluebonnetsColbalt blue glassware and bowlsWhat brilliance when displayed in the sunlight!Blue decanter set; drop leaf bar for two (brass foot rails)A library full of incredible selections of first editions and/or autographed books. (Trudy Richardson was the owner of Trudy's Fireside Books in Tyler for many years.)More of Trudy's first editions and/or autographed books. (There is a huge amount of Texana books.)Leather bound Dickens set (1897)Leather bound "Works of Shakespeare"Very old "History of Texas" set by WorthemLeather bound "Don Quixote" set of books"Works of Stevenson" - leather bound booksFirst Edition (with jacket) of "Gone With the Wind" by Margaret MitchellAdvance uncorrected proof of Larry McMurtry's "Lonesome Dove"Autographed first edition of Larry McMurtry's "Lonesome Dove"  - One of several A.A. Milne booksLeather recliner ready for readingUnique "book" chestLibrary motif accessories"Book" pencil holder and tissue holderBook theme room dividerGood looking "book lamp"Book motif picture framesStatue of a little boy readingSmall "book" throw rug, waste basket, and umbrella holderLarge "book" side tableKing bed with custom bedding and padded headboardVersatile game table has several different topsLarge array of Davenport Longport Staffordshire chinaGreat selections of Chinese dishes by A.Bros.Lovely English Porcelain1936 Miss Gertrude Ann Windsor - 4th  Queen of the Tyler Rose Festival  (Trudy and Bill's Mother)1936 Miss Gertrude Ann Windsor - 4th  Queen of the Tyler Rose Festival  (Trudy and Bill's Mother)Rose Festival memorabiliaVintage dresser setVintage beaded flowers; cranberry and silver candle holders Exquisite china selectionsSet of Lenox chinaFocused light floor lampHand-written recipes of Trudy Richardson and Gertrude WindsorSome of the many recipe booksHelen Corbit autographed cookbook "Love and Adultry" Playbill - play written by Tylerite Alex FinlaysonByrd Pottery book by Robert Fleet of Tyler, Texas"Pieces of the Past" Collection of Memories  by Tylerite Frances "Poosie" Sleeper Dossett SwannOne of several yearbooks from The Hockaday School in DallasHockaday and Robert E Lee yearbooksLovely assortment of fine table linensFramed needlepoint "Ten Commendments"Red cookware - great conditionAmana commercial stainless steel microwaveRed Artisan electric mixerVariety of serving/cooking utensits"Don't mess with Texas" lunch kitFun Texas serving piecesTexas glassses and coastersColorful table with rolling red stoolsRed, black, and white dishes"Hand" artSmall refrigeratorFramed piece of The Alamo - gift of the Texas Heritage Foundation The "Texas" bed and quiltTexas star bed accessoriesComfortable chair and Texas pillowArt-deco display cabinetVictorian baby doll carriageSet of knives from GermanyBrass samovarEagle collectionBrilliantly colored bird watercolor by artist Stark DavisWatercolor by artist Stark DavisCauldon china plate from May 1937 - English CoronationGames; model of a New York taxiVariety of towels, placemats, napkins etc.One of several vintage quiltsPool-side patio bistro tablesTexas drink holdersPanasonic disc playerMany tapes, records, and DVD'sHand toolsElectronicsSony CD radio cassette-corderAquos 32" TVLadders of various sizesTrackmaster treadmillTrudy's home is for sale. Don't miss this one!

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