Thursday, July 24, 2014 – 2 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Friday, July 25, 2014 – 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Saturday, July 26, 2014 – 8 a.m. to 12 noon

Garage Opens 30 minutes before the house


Note:  You might want to bring a folding chair to make you wait to get inside the house more comfortable.

The late Shirley and Nelson Alter’s fine home filled with many collectibles and exquisite furnishings.


  • Fabulous Mastercraft brass vitrine with the entire casing clad in acid-etched panels by the Canadian artist Bernard Rohne
  • Henredon king size retro bedroom suite – includes bed, 2 night stands, long chest and armoire cabinet
  • Black leather lift chair – Golden Technologies
  • Two elegant matching black display cabinets
  • Two very large beautifully designed display cases (approx. 8 ft. tall, 80 inches wide)
  • Antique curved curio cabinet
  • Black and gold matching benches
  • Mid-century modern glass top coffee table
  • Black and gold tuxedo style sofa and matching love seat
  • Italian provincial table with 8 chairs and matching server
  • A pair of decorative gold wall mounted demi lune tables
  • Black lacquered stackable tables
  • End tables
  • Cabinets
  • Game table
  • Assorted chairs with beautiful upholstery
  • Oak draw table with four chairs
  • Pine TV armoire
  • White rattan sofa and love seat
  • Matching game table and four chairs
  • Queen size yellow tufted headboard
  • Maple twin bookcase beds
  • Dark wood twin beds
  • Retro sofa bed unit

Collectibles and Accessories:

  • Extensive perfume bottle collection
  • Antique Victorian art glass collection
  • Many collectible figurines including Royal Dalton, Dresden sheep, Boehm, Lenox, Cybis, Venetian glass, Jade, Lalique and Swarovski
  • Boehm bird Lenox plate collection – limited edition
  • Lenox plate collection of woodland wildlife
  • Reed and Barton Audubon collection plates
  • Reed and Barton Christmas collection plates
  • Hummels and Hummel plates
  • Salt and pepper collection
  • Rugs throughout the house
  • Assorted lamps and mirrors
  • Marble top plant stand
  • White wicker swan
  • Very nice paintings and art work
  • Lots of frames and pictures (prints and some originals)
  • Beautiful silver plate serving pieces
  • Many Andrea birds and flowers
  • Several 30 inch narrow vases
  • Cut crystal
  • Pressed glass
  • Carnival glass
  • Colored glass gold stemware
  • Some Cambridge, Candlewick, Waterford, and Fostoria
  • Small bronze sculpture – foundry marked and numbered
  • Theo Haviland china – Camillia pattern
  • Theo Haviland china – Rose pattern
  • Several pieces of gold filigree bathroom accessories
  • Shop for Christmas – new boxed gift items such as ornaments, paper weights, clocks, pictures frames, etc.


  • Large commercial white Frigidaire freezer
  • Two black Whirlpool refrigerators with icemakers
  • Nice Whirlpool washer
  • KitchenAid dryer
  • Emerson 600 watt Microwave – new and in box
  • Cool vapor humidifier
  • Large kitchen filled with small appliances, pots and pans, Corning ware, and miscellaneous utensils
  • Yellow Independence ironstone dishes
  • Black snack trays with soup mugs
  • Oneidacraft gold stainless set
  • Blue Shirley Temple mug
  • Bar items
  • Many books including novels, catalogs such as Lalique, and some collectible books
  • Cassettes, CDs, Record albums and 78s
  • ladies mink coat,
  • man’s long mink coat
  • Men’s clothes (43-44) including leather jackets, suits, designer ties, belts, two American straw cowboy hats, and shoes 9 (Nike, Reebok, Rockport)
  • Vintage Navy clothes
  • Ladies hats
  • Some small ladies clothes
  • Collection of lovely evening bags
  • Bedding including comforters and spreads
  • Linens  (large tablecloths, napkins and towels)
  • Stuffed animals
  • All kinds of Luggage
  • Film projector, cameras and camera equipment
  • Many Telephones

Garage and Outdoors

  • Antique railroad luggage dolly
  • Antique iron base baby scale
  • Many pieces of rattan furniture
  • Two glass display cases
  • 2 roaster ovens
  • Ladders
  • Small table saw
  • Small adjustable work bench
  • A few small tools and yard tools
  • Handicapped equipment (walkers and a wheel chair)
  • Dumbbell sets
  • 24 heavy concrete urns
  • 13 rectangular planters
  • 2 concrete pineapples
  • 5 concrete benches (2 are black)

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 SOLDAfter one hour if the Room Chairman does not have a sold Ticket, the item will again be made available for sale.

A stash table will be provided.  For ease in purchasing, please remember to bring return-address labels (with phone number), totes for small items, and packing for small glass items.  

We are sorry but we are unable to assist you in moving heavy items or in getting your items to your vehicle.  Please bring your own loading help.  Accommodations can be made to pick up your purchases later, if necessary.

Markdowns will be Saturday morning.

We take cash and checks.                                                                

First United Methodist Church
Estate Sale Committee

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