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Why go to an estate sale?

Why go to Estate Sales?

Estate sales are a great place to find great values for your home or gift items. Some people go to check out the home especially the more elegant ones. Every home is different as is every estate sale company. You may see what you want from the estate sale, from the pictures taken and displayed. […]

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Vintage Cookbooks

Vintage Cookbooks

Shawn Underwood became interested in vintage cookbooks after seeing such a plethora of them at estate sales. When she found that they were popular for his customers, she grew her collection and eventually opened her cookbook-specific Etsy shop, VintageCookbooks4U. “Reading vintage and antique cookbooks has been quite informative,” says Underwood. “I’m learning about long-ago used […]

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Used Tools for Sale-Estate Sale

Used Tools for Sale – Hand & Power Tools

Estate sales are a great place to buy used hand and power tools. Used Tools for sale are the best part of an estate sale for many men. Often, you will find lots of screwdrivers and other assorted hand tools. Drills are common in the sale both electric and battery operated. Buying Guide For Secondhand […]

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Fiesta Ceramics- Estate Sales

Fiesta Ceramics- Great Deals at Estate Sales

Everyone has different reasons for seeking out and purchasing Fiesta ceramics at a San Antonio liquidation sale. Many people, like Sharon Wilkes of Mom’s Curio Cabinet, love it for the fun colors and heaviness. “I love all the mix-and-match colors,” says Wilkes, “but more than that, they’re so sturdy! My kids have broken everything in […]

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Jadeite Green

Jadeite Green

While jadeite green is a collector’s favorite today, it was meant to be regular, utilitarian dishware for the everyday kitchen. The green color was added to existing glass formulas in order to add a bit of color to people’s lives during the Depression. Seeing that cheery burst of color, glass makers hoped, would brighten people’s […]

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Vintage Pyrex

Vintage Pyrex

Many collectors love Pyrex simply because it reminds them of childhood. Pyrex lover Sylvia Schanche says she inherited pieces from her mother and grandmother and likes using pieces she remembers as a kid growing up in the 60s and 70s. Her vintage Pyrex collection is spread out all over her house because she incorporates her […]

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Resuse Old Picture Frames

Reuse Old Picture Frames

You will learn how to reuse old picture frames in a variety of ways. Old picture frames are found in many San Antonio estate sales. They come in all shapes and sizes. The articles below will show you how to use them for photos and many other uses. So, the next time, you are shopping […]

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Used Furniture- Buying in San Antonio

Used Furniture- Tips to Buying in San Antonio

Estate sales are great places to buy big ticket items, like furniture. Not only can you find great deals, you’re bound to run into some unique designer pieces- like midcentury modern or well known furniture brands noted for quality, like Drexel or Heritage. But don’t go into it blindly! The best finds appear when luck […]

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Vintage Christmas Decorations San Antonio

Vintage Christmas Decorations in San Antonio

Whether you like to decorate the day after Thanksgiving, or you wait until December, the best part of the holiday is the buildup. We looked around Instagram for a few of our favorite retro Christmas decorations, some which can be found at estate sales in San Antonio. Best Vintage Christmas Decorations | Estate Sale Blog […]

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Waterford Crystals

Waterford Crystal

Waterford crystal can make a wonderful addition to your antique collection. Waterford crystal is often an item people sell at estate sales and many sellers have no idea what their Waterford is worth. If you are looking to sell your Waterford, or purchase some at your next estate sale, read on to learn all about […]

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