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Wednesday, July 6, 2011

Another Private Estate Sale!

If you read my post a few weeks ago, you know that I was lucky enough to have my own personal shopping day at a church rummage sale!  I still can't believe how lucky I was!  It's going to take me awhile to get everything listed, especially all the gorgeous jewelry!

Today I went to my own private estate sale!

Franciscan Desert Rose and beautiful a beautiful Colclough pastel teacup/saucer set!
I frequent a local thrift shop, and for sometime now, one of the volunteer's there, Connie, has told me she has a bunch of stuff from her Mom and Grandmother that I might like.  She's downsizing and needed to get rid of it.  Finally we were able to get together this morning!

Pretty Johnson Bros plates and Limoges!

My own private estate sale, how fun!  If only I had limited income, I would have bought everything!  I'm picturing some of the pieces I bought.  I love the Franciscan Desert Rose set!  This is the USA set, so it is vintage (the pieces made in England are newer).  I have an entire place setting plus serving pieces!

The serving bowl is at least 100 years old

Another reason I feel lucky to have my own private estate sale, is I get a bit of history on the pieces!  Most of the pieces were from Connie's Mom, or Grandmother!  Connie actually ended up using the Desert Rose set as her everyday dinnerware!

Connie was also nice enough to hold some other items that I really want, so I may be going back in a few weeks!  She will probably be selling what's left in her friend's garage sale, so she will call me before that. Oh, and my favorite thing of all time, green depression glass! I really think I just might have to buy all of those pieces!

She also had some beautiful vintage handbags that I really want (I have quite a nice personal collection, and yes, I do use them)!

So that was my fun Wednesday!  I love coming home and going through everything!  Now....where to put it!!

Happy Hunting  Or shopping at http://www.jenscloset.etsy.com/ !



TG Bears said...

Wow Jen, you really have been fortunate! I am glad for you.

vintage eye said...

Fabulous! :)

Applesauce Inn Bed and Breakfast-Bellaire, MI said...

Just gorgeous!! Can't wait to see all the listings....may need something for my B&B :)