F.U.M.C. Estate Sale

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

Thursday, March 23, 2017 - 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Friday, March 24, 2017 - 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Saturday, March 25, 2017 - 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Garage opens at 8:30 a.m.

West End home filled with treasures from the estate of Bonnie and Jimmie Cokinos.  You will take a trip through Beaumont’s history.


  • Lovely traditional sofa and love seat
  • 2 nailhead olive green velvet high back chairs
  • Restored antique rocking chair
  • Large coffee table
  • Beautiful large Sumpter cherry dining table and 6 chairs
  • Large serving table
  • Vintage large buffet with matching tall chest and 5 chairs (one a captain’s chair)
  • Small children’s chair
  • Room full of wicker furniture (including chairs, tables, desks, plant stands, shelving, and a mirror)
  • Several tray tables
  • Broyhill marble top chest
  • Lovely large lighted curio cabinet
  • Curved lighted curio cabinet
  • Small occasional tables
  • Many lovely traditional chairs
  • Square claw foot game table
  • Garden seats
  • Lovely black curved chest
  • Round light colored wood table
  • Entry glass table on two sculpture pedestals
  • Full size double poster bed
  • Queen sleigh bed
  • Queen size bed with matching armoire and end tables
  • White cabinet with glass doors
  • Nesting tables (white trimmed in blue)
  • Tall narrow table
  • Wrought iron bench
  • Narrow marble top table
  • Large painted cabinet
  • Locking 3-drawer file cabinet

Accessories and Collectibles: 


        German Mauthe Westminster grandfather clock circa 1900 (cabinet and works in excellent condition)

        Jewelry cabinet

        Lovely vintage crystal swan chandelier

        Huge selection of pressed glass and crystal (including Waterford and Baccarat)

        China pieces (Doulton, Lefton, and Lenox)

        Abundance of silver of all kinds (including swan casserole, candelabra, and punch bowl and cups)

        Collection of porcelain ballerinas (Royal Doulton, Cybis, Lladro)

        Swans galore (brass, wood, porcelain, as well as a pair of Murano swans)

        German steins (including an antique lithophane)

        Lovely vintage Fenton vase

        Cat collection

        Large Toby jug

        Multitude of sculptures (including bronze, wooden, porcelain, pewter)

        Several Austin sculptures

        Pair of Ouzo Greek figurines (approx. 18 inches tall)

        Several nativity scenes

        Crosses of all kinds

        Music boxes

        Musical bird in a cage

        Many unusual trays (including a large decorative brass tray and a large wooden fish tray with pewter head and tail)

        Many decorative planters (including a fish bowl)

        Lots of plant stands and pedestals of all types and sizes

        Variety of bar glasses and accessories

        Pictures of all kinds (several icons)

        Many very nice picture frames

        Architectural drawings by Natascha

        Nice lamps (including floor lamps and a vintage Sohlinger lamp)

        Several rugs

        Lovely mirrors

        Antique comb in a frame

        Bonnie Cokinos original ballet shoes in a frame

        Framed lace collar

        Japanese and Vietnamese dolls

        Pepsi 1971 comic collector’s glasses


Kitchen and Miscellaneous:


        Samsung stainless steel French door refrigerator with freezer on bottom

        Full kitchen with small appliances

        Beautiful large set of Noritake china

        45-piece set of sterling flatware (Melrose by Gorham)

        Set of gold plated flatware

        Wallace stainless flatware

        Community Modern stainless flatware (Baroque pattern)

        Blue and white decorative items

        Copper domed server

        Small bakers rack


        Toshiba 27 inch LCD TV with DVD player

        SONY 5-disk DVD player

        SONY VCR

        SONY 2-deck cassette player

        Maytag washer and dryer

        Panasonic vacuum cleaner

        All types of books (including inspirational, novels, children’s books, and some rare books)

        Thousands of records (LPs and 45s)

        DVDs, CDs and Cassettes

        Sheet music

        Numerous 1972 penny political campaign tokens for Ralph M Hall for
LT Governor of Texas

        Lots of linens (tablecloths, napkins, blankets, towels, etc.)

        Many spools of ribbon

        Stuffed toys

        Vintage wooden puzzles

        Small women’s clothes

        Some men’s clothes

        Ladies hats and some men’s hats


        Perfume bottles

        Fine jewelry and costume jewelry (including many rosaries)

Garage and Outdoors:

  • 2 sets of black wrought iron patio tables and chairs
  • Very interesting yard art of every description
  • Interesting Christmas items
  • Artificial flowers
  • Nice wheel chair
  • Vintage iron bed with side rails
  • 2 Bentwood chairs
  • Princess phone
  • Mid-century RCA Victor Hi Fi
  • Wooden 1930s-1940s radio (needs TLC)
  • 3 large wooden wine racks
  • Military 4-drawer wooden file cabinet
  • Nice paper cutter
  • Three wooden easels
  • 2 wood ladders
  • Tools
  • Rods and Reels
  • Dietz coal oil lantern
  • Boy Scout back pack
  • Vintage soda bottles

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.                                                                  .

Estate Sale Committee

First United Methodist Church

Beaumont, Texas

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