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A Mid-Century Man’s Estate Sale
24 Hartford Street / 17th Street
The Castro Area – San Francisco
THIS WEEKENDMay 22, 23 & 24
FridaySunday / 10am – 4pm   
 
The YES Co. in the Castro? FABULOUS, FABULOUS and more FABULOUS.
 
FABULOUS FURNITURE AND FURNISHINGS
– Fine Art: many large and small scale framed abstract, modern and pop-art paintings, mixed media pieces and lithographic prints by artists including Victor Vasarely, Ron Davis, Dee Graves, Viacrucis, Reynolds (Perhaps Lee Reynolds perhaps not) and more
Classic Mid-Century Modern Danish, Norwegian and American furniture and lighting:
-Eames Bikini Chair – white wire chair with black leather saddle
-Long Sofa/ day bed 7ft long streamlined couch with black and white checkered wool upholstery, steel and wood construction
-Knoll Marcel Breuer Wassily chair -black leather & chrome – seat needs repair
-Dillingham Esprit Credenza Compact 5ft 4in American made teak credenza
-Pair Danish Centrum Mobler – ST. MERLOSE well made pair of chromed steel and leather lounge chairs
-teak and Lucite wall unit
-4 black & tan Stendig chairs – handmade bent wood & wicker chairs from Czechoslovakia
-Magnavox blond oak tube radio turntable combo with matching record storage shelves included
-Several simply designed mid-century adjustable floor lamps
-Large chunky set of low to the floor seating with glass topped table and 2 sets of interestingly patterned mood cushions, 7 or 8 separate pieces make it very versatile
-round oak topped tulip based coffee table
-small teak chest of drawers
-metal and glass desk
-small tables: occasional tables – side tables – console tables
-vintage, modern, industrial floor lamps
-Heller Max 2 white Melamine service for 4 plus many extras designed by Massimo Vignelli
-Chrome wire umbrella stands
-handwoven textiles and several classic mid-century printed fabrics
– 1940’s O’Keefe & Merritt gas stove also Maytag washer and dryer (appr 10 years old)
and much more!
 
COLLECTIBLES
-books of MANY SUBJECT, good books, great books, literary endeavors, factual feats, treasured tomes, first editions, artists books, year books and more
-records, LPs, 78s from 50’s – 70’s  – eclectic mix of soul, folk, bluegrass, country (lots), blues, classical, and pop and show tunes
-classic modern decorative and utilitarian ceramics, lots of mid-century classic ceramic arts, arts and crafts pottery
– Danbury Mint Lighthouse collection
– large milk  / hob nail glass collection
-tons of travel ephemera, photographs, vintage sheet music, theater programs, military ephemera, postcards and more
-terrifyingly TROLLS …
-Ho scale track and extras by ATLAS
-milk glass –  hobnail – cased clear over white service items
-vintage European and Japanese made Christmas ornaments
-Classic men’s wool and tweed outerwear / coats and jackets , ties, Hartman nylon and leather luggage and other accessories
-large collection of american rock and mineral specimens
-brass scales
 
HOUSEHOLD – indoor and outdoor
-bedroom and bathroom textiles, vintage window coverings/treatments
-small appliances, utensils, cookware, copper
-​daily use dishes, flatware
-roomful of tools for every occasion, amateur to professional grade – hand and electric tools
– Band/Table Saw – Drill press – Makita, Craftsman
– many ladders and hardware
-garden goods, tools, plant stand, pots,  large potted mature plants
-household chemicals
and much more!
HIDE & HUNT TIP – this week’s  treasure to find is the “wooden fish of many colors” – last week’s winner was Mo from Mo’s Search & Rescue Antique Store in San Mateo  – she is always a good sport during the sales – she found the old Chevy hubcap at about 11:30 am on Friday – amazingly we forgot to hide the treasure and it was in plain view right on the floor near the antique Secretary and yet no one in the large crowd found it until Mo came along / just goes to show you that sometimes life’s riches are right in front of you –  those pictures are at attached in the email and at the end of the photos in the current sale page /
DRIVING AND PARKING TIPS easy to find since the sale is in the heart of the Castro  / Eureka Valley Area middle of SF (3 blocks from the former MHR Catholic grammar school at 18th & Diamond Sts – this is where Kevin went from K to 8th – then to Sacred Heart high school – then to USF) – it is on Hartford between  17th & 18th Streets – there is 2 hours and metered parking everywhere for good turnover plus there is street sweeping  at around9 am which means lots of spaces right about that time – please do not block driveways. as always /
NICE NOTE – at the end of the photos please read both the recommendation letter and an actual poem we recently received – they were written by truly pleased clients who hired us to conduct their estate sales – we are quite proud of them and want to share them with you – please remember we represent the clients first and foremost – then hopefully in turn we can satisfy you the customer – we are the mediators between both of you which at times can be daunting – but we try our best and more often than not almost everyone ends up with a smile on their face / Yeah ///

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Letter - Schoenstein #2