F.U.M.C. Estate Sale

By the Estate Committee of First United Methodist Church, Beaumont, Texas

Friday, February 17, 2017 - 8:00 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Saturday, February 18, 2017 - 8:00 a.m. to 12 noon

Garage Opens at 7:30 a.m.

Beautiful large home in historic Old Town.  Filled with original art, a huge library, mid-century pieces and unique collectibles.


  • King size brass bed with camel skin spread
  • Wooden king size bed
  • Full size bed
  • Mid-century sofa bed
  • Chest
  • Broyhill dresser
  • Small secretary
  • 8 mid-century dining chairs by Karges
  • Paul McCobb mid-century server
  • Love seat with two mid-century chairs
  • Very nice brown leather Lazy boy recliner
  • Burgundy leather recliner
  • Small coffee table
  • Mid-century black rocker
  • Mid-century black chair
  • Two mid-century slat chairs
  • Unusual curio cabinet
  • Black lacquered oriental chest
  • Piano stool
  • Library ladder
  • Antique music/library stand
  • Occasional tables
  • Craftsman style end table
  • Round table with claw feet
  • Mid-century vanity stool
  • Toy chest
  • Child’s schoolhouse desk – painted orange
  • Butcher block table

Accessories and Collectibles:

  • Over 1,000 books (including art, travel, children’s books, and much more – some first editions)
  • Bookend collection
  • Interesting lamps (including very tall table lamp)
  • Antique walnut and brass umbrella stand
  • Magazine racks
  • What not shelf
  • Iron bulldog door stop
  • Melrose by Gorham sterling flatware (45 pieces)
  • Lovely silver pieces (including sterling)
  • Fine crystal
  • Hutschenreuther Audubon bird plates
  • One or more pieces of Steuben, Lalique, and Waterford
  • Mid-century glassware
  • Many pieces of very nice pottery
  • Large copper collection
  • Collection of masks
  • Auchtermuchty brass scale – John White & Son
  • Interesting accessories
  • Historic Spindletop photographs
  • Mid-century art – lithographs (including Allen Noonan and framed art by Ruth Borenstein)
  • Picasso prints
  • Original oil by Adickes
  • Large vintage posters (including Steinberg taxi poster, Circus Benneweis poster by Stockmarr, and Aladdin by Wildsmith
  • Princeton memorabilia
  • Mounted animal heads (including two mounted kissing deer)
  • Taxidermy
  • Various animal skins
  • Hunters clothing
  • Antique toys (including Steiff monkey pull toy and stuffed animals)
  • Vintage cars (poor condition) 

Kitchen and Miscellaneous:

  • Like new extremely large Frigidaire freezer
  • Small Avanti refrigerator
  • Like new white Samsung washer and electric dryer
  • GE microwave
  • Toaster oven
  • Small appliances
  • Full kitchen
  • Corningware
  • Pyrex mixing bowls
  • Lots of knives (including very large German knives)
  • Vintage Leica 35 mm camera and lenses
  • Yamaha receiver and multi-disk CD player
  • Large collection of records and CDs
  • TV trays
  • Many picture frames
  • Linens
  • Buttons
  • Jewelry box
  • Some jewelry
  • Women’s clothing (size 10-12)
  • Vintage mink jacket
  • Gloves and purses
  • Women’s shoes (Size 6N)
  • Clothes rack
  • Military Uniforms (Coast Guard)
  • Luggage rack
  • Cannon
  • Glider

Important Information concerning our tear-off tags:  On the back of this tag, sign your name and phone number where you can be reached today and also the time that you signed this tag.  Tear off the bottom portion of this tag and take it to the cashier at the Check Out table.  After you have paid for the item and your ticket has been stamped PAID, return it to the Room Chairman so the item may be marked SOLD.  After one hour if the Room Chairman does not have a sold Ticket, the item will again be made available for sale.

Terms and Conditions:

       We give numbers out 1 hour before we open to sell, so those who arrive first will     be the first to enter the house.

        A stash table will be provided

        We do not give prices over the phone or by email prior to the sale.

        We take cash, checks and credit cards (Mastercard, Visa and Discover).  

        Please bring your own loading help.  Accommodations can be made to pick up      your purchases later, if necessary.

       All sales are final, merchandise sold as is, no returns, no exchanges, no refunds. 

Markdowns will be on Saturday.                                                                   

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Estate Sale Committee

First United Methodist Church

Beaumont, Texas

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