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TEL estate sale No. Berkeley - SAT, SUN & MON - Terrific PACKED home of photographer - multi-generational treasures - cameras, guitars, vintage rock LP's, art, vintage women's clothing, collectibles, TONS more!
Total Estate Liquidation Sale!
SATURDAY, SUNDAY & MONDAY
10/29, 10/30 & 10/31
11 am - 5 pm
940 Fresno Av
North Berkeley (between Marin & Solano Av near Andronico's, zip is 94707)
Hello! We'll be holding a terrific 3 day sale for you.
Extensive Covid precautions will be taken: Masks must be worn at all times, hand sanitizer (or gloves) must be used, and social distancing must be practiced. We will let in the right amount to shop safely and then it will be 1 person in when 1 person leaves. It will be worth the precautions and the wait - please bring your patience.
For this great Indoor 1 story house, backyard, driveway & garage we will allow approximately 25 people at a time (30+% capacity), so please be patient!
Terrific collections of so many interesting items from multiple generations of assembling! Something for everyone. This is a sale not to be missed!
Great contents include:
Photographic Equipment/Musical Equipment/Vintage LP's: Terrific camera offerings include a Mamiya 645 AFD medium format camera w/lens and film (AF 80 mm lens 1:28), lots of SLR cameras, lenses, flashes, filters & paper. Musical offerings include 2 beautiful Epiphone guitars (black Gibson with case & Gold Fleck Les Paul Standard with soft case), a great condition Washburn acoustic guitar & vintage baby bongo drums. Featured LP's are literally 100's of high quality vintage rock in great condition, including some ethnic & classical. There are over 100 '45s, as well as 78's spanning the decades.
Collectibles: Such a tremendous amount of collectible items are available for your viewing pleasure! Mid century pieces include barware, Bauer, Fiesta, Tepco & Franciscan dinner & kitchenware, collectible purses, Hawaiiana, vintage suitcases, poodle related figurines, & an amazing early Fez. Other great early pieces include a wooden Kodak display, Shell Oil turquoise metal container, tons of typeset, Remington Tires tall metal sign & rock related items including framed ticket stubs & autographs. There are great early Steiff animals including Coco the Monkey, an original stage worn Devo outfit including an 8 track tape of the band at the old Waldorf 1978, Christos fabric from his 1991 Grapevine installation, vintage typewriters, pinbacks, lots of early Hummels & so much more!
Electronics/CD's/Books/Ephemera: Quality electronics include a 55" LG television, an Epson Stylus Photo 2200 w/many cartridges & a vintage Becker Europa car stereo for a Mercedes Benz. There are 100's of CD's available, as well as 100's of books including vintage & collectible spanning Art, History, Literary, Pop Culture, Music, Camp, Feminist & more! Terrific ephemera pieces include early photos with a female motif, Berkeley Barbs, auction catalogs, early Disneyland paper tickets, box crate labels & signed Tank Girl stills.
Women's Clothing: There is a tremendous amount of women's clothing available from so many time periods! There are racks of quality vintage clothing including a fantastic jet bead encrusted black opera cape, dresses from the 1940's - 1960's, vintage costumes, outfits from the Oregon Shakespeare Festival and Renaissance Fairs, as well as sweaters, blouses, t-shirts & coats. Also a tie dyed shirt from a member of the Grateful Dead is available. Contemporary clothing is also featured in sizes 8-10-12. There are literally boxes & boxes & racks of clothing & costumes! Scarves, hats, purses, accessories & loads of women's shoes in all styles (size 8-9) are on offer as well.
Art: There are tons of interesting art pieces present, including etchings, original oils on canvas, framed black & white & color photographs by artists spanning the decades. Present is an amazing blind stamped lithograph of a beauty. Also present are a cast bronze by Blair Buswell '84, an Icart print & lots of whimsical drawings & sketches.
Furniture & Lighting: Great furniture include a white vintage painted dresser, 2 Empire era large dressers, a handsome 1940's wardrobe complete with labeled compartments & a beautiful intricately carved 8 panel wooden screen brought back from Saudi Arabia. Lighting include two mod collectible lamps - a double headed gold ball lamp & a flying saucer lamp, both in very good condition. There is also a beautiful early stained glass w/beaded fringe glass shade & a pair of soft pink 1940's boudoir lamps.
Textiles & Crafting: Lots of fun vintage textiles including early quilts & lots of cool fabric. Crafting items and art supplies include a Pfaff sewing machine, boxes of yarn, tons of art supplies, numerous cigar boxes & lots of vintage buttons.
Jewelry: Nice selection of costume and sterling silver. Early Siam bracelet sets, Italian mosaic necklaces, sterling pins & bangles, rhinestone necklaces, pearls & lots of wearable necklaces. Collectible purses include early metal mesh and beaded.
Housewares & Kitchenware: So many houseware & kitchen items! Vintage suitcases in varying sizes, some with cool old travel labels, vintage patterns, collectible Pyrex bowls, lanterns, mirrors, collectible kitchen spice tins & lots of early bakelite handled kitchen implements are on offer.
Garage & Backyard Items: These areas (& the house) are filled to the brim with collectible toys, most new in packaging, dolls including PeeWee Herman & lots of trolls, cool kitchy garden ware & small figures from the 1950's & 1960's. Other great pieces include multiple vintage trunks, fishing poles & reels, lots of holiday & Christmas including Christopher Radko ornaments. Tons of useful items include frames, electronics, backpacking, bowling balls, potted plants, a high quality giant cat tower, an orange metal bistro set, chairs, pillows, poofs, lanterns, patio furniture, large black refrig & so much more!
Be prepared to dig for treasures at this great sale! This house is absolutely PACKED with a huge amount of items!
Cash, credit card, Venmo & Paypal are accepted, home is secured and alarmed, please do not disturb residents or neighbors. Please note that VALUABLES are taken OFF SITE and brought back day of sale. Live feed security monitors are used on the premises at all times. You must carry out your own purchases including small & large pieces (we also recommend Lugg).
Please respect neighborhood parking and park legally and safely.
THANK YOU FOR YOUR PATIENCE AND UNDERSTANDING AS WE HOLD THE SALE ON THIS GREAT STREET.