Here’s The Info on Our Business Closing “Estate” Sale, Part 1!

FMI: https://www.estatesales.net/ME/Lewiston/04240/2935647

Heritage Collectibles of Maine was originally a bricks and mortar shop, but after Linda’s husband John died tragically in 2016, the shop was closed, and the business became mostly on-line, with inventory available at Linda’s other business offices.  However, the workload of the two businesses is too much for one person to keep up with, so reluctantly Heritage Collectibles is closing to allow Linda to concentrate on her other business, as well as spending as much time as possible with her almost 4 year old grandson.

This sale will take place in two parts, with the first part held on June 26 & 27, and the second sometime in late July.  (The July sale will have the bulk of the antiques we still have in stock, as well as a couple of hundred or so pieces of brass, lots of costume jewelry, vintage and contemporary books, and a mix of other super cool items.)

Although this is just a partial listing, here’s some of what you’ll find this weekend
. (But first, the basics of the sale!)

Business Closing Estate Sale, Part 1.

Saturday, June 26, 9:00 am – 3:00 pm and Sunday, June 27, 9:00 am – 1:00 pm. Discounts for bulk purchases as follows: $100.01-$350.00, 20% d/c; $350.01-$1,500.00, 30% d/c; $1,500.01+, 40% d/c.

Sunday, June 27, 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm. Take a 50% d/c on everything no matter how much you purchase.

** Please Note: Most of our prices are already discounted compared with other, similar businesses, so we’re offering a pretty good dealWe can only accept cash, PayPal or your good check (if known to us). If paying by cash, take an additional 3% discount on the total of your purchases.

All sales are final. Please bring help to load larger items. We cannot be responsible for accidents.

If you have a sales tax exemption, please bring a copy with you or send it to us ahead of time. Otherwise we must charge 5.5% Maine State Sales Tax. Thanks for understanding!

A) Furniture: some antique, some mid century, and quite a bit of contemporary.  We have many bookcases – real wood (inc a set of green painted ones) as well as some newer bookcases, a pair of cranberry MCM chairs and another set of MCM Eames-style kitchen chairs (probably knock offs), a college dorm-sized mattress & box spring (from Bob’s), an Amish jelly cabinet and an Amish pine open display, a great oak desk (on the smaller side), a metal cabinet, an antique dry sink, a set of 4 Henredon kitchen chairs, a Henredon sofa table, a white rocking chair with carved faces, 3 metal MCM bookcases, a vintage stereo with metal cart…. you name it.

B) Box Lots: it’s the classic “something for everyone”!  Flea marketers will find box lots of angels, bells, linens, small plaques, bags of broken jewelry for crafters, glassware, dishes, party supplies (Shrek, Toy Story, Madagascar, treat bags, birthday candles), and more! 

C) Office Equipment, Furniture & Supplies.  Includes a pair of wonderful vintage leather office chairs, a set of three MCM waiting room chairs, 4 burgundy office chairs on wheels, a set of 4 tan office chairs, plexi sign holders, desk accessories, printers, lamps, etc.

D) Music: an Applecreek dulcimer with carry case & dulcimer sheet music; a vintage metronome, a handmade wooden stand by John Stass, art, sheet music, some vinyl, and more.

E)  Kitchen Tableware & Appliances: We have several sets of vintage & antique dishes (priced super inexpensive), an electric fry pan, rotisserie broiler ovens (2), a Cuisinart vegetable steamer, a warming tray, etc.

F) Gardening Supplies: over fifty 8x8x4″ vintage glass blocks (some green, some translucent), planters & pottery, garden tools, statuary (our “Green Girl” and a large-ish ceramic horsie), and other garden ornaments. Also, quite a few gardening books!

G) Rugs & Runners: some very nice ones (including Martha Stewart), as well as some vintage.

H) Loads of Artwork!  Includes a set of Marilyn photos, some amazing classic and classy nude art, original paintings & photography, and lots of prints & reproductions.

I) Items from Our “Salvage” Closet. That is, stuff that could use some significant repair, or just things we want to get rid of.

J) Tools and Supplies.  Guy stuff.  (At least, it’s guy stuff if you’re as un-handy and klutzy as I am.)

K) Electrical & Lighting: Many vintage and contemporary lamps and chandeliers!

L) Craft & Retail Supplies: 10 do-it-yourself craft globes, lots of crinkle, baskets, plastic basket sleeves, ribbons and other items, paper bags, display pieces, etc.

M) Maine Items: Pottery, books, bottles, ephemera, advertising, a framed photo of one of L/A’s first balloon fests, paintings by Maine artists, and vintage pieces.

N) Maps, Framed & Not: Mostly areas in Maine but including some New Hampshire maps.

O) Cast Iron & Other Metals: Although most of our nearly 300 pieces of brass will be displayed in Part Two of our sale, we have some great other metal items, including 3 very large switchplates, cast iron silhouettes and trivets, and more.

P) Military & History: A set of miniature lead soldiers, and a few other items.  We also have hundreds of books, although I probably won’t be able to get many out for this sale.  

Q) Interesting Items: an Icelandic lava sculpture of trolls, a Koji warrior roof tile, an elephant planter by Jayme, an “Elvis” blanket (!), what appears to be a wooden inlaid prayer folder, a lamp awarded to a Bingham Maine water company employee, made with piping and a hard hat, ceramic alligator head shaped napkin rings, a very old unopened package of cigarettes, and other gems!

And more!

We’ve been working hard at pulling this all together, and will have plenty more photos soon!

You’ll find over 100 photos by following the link at the top of this page, with more to come!

Our Present Booth Locations: 

Brunswick. We have a display cabinet (#27) at Cabot Mill Antiques, 14 Maine Street in Brunswick (ME). Their phone number is 207-725-2855. Cabot Mill is open Sunday through Saturday from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm.

Lewiston: Some of our inventory is located at my office in downtown Lewiston. Because that office is for my other business (mental health admin & services), it’s not open to the public, so any inventory located there can only be seen or picked up by appointment.

Oxford: Our more contemporary inventory is located at Happy Trails Antiques & Flea Market at 891 Main Street, Oxford (ME). Their phone is 207-515-0927. Happy Trails is open Thursdays, Fridays & Saturdays from 9:00-5:00, and Sundays from 10:00-4:00. Our booth number (both booths) is S47. For photos of our booths, check out this blog: https://heritagecollectiblesmaine.com/2021/04/26/our-two-booths-at-happy-trails-antiques-flea-market/

Waterville. Our booth at Hathaway Mill Antiques is packed full of cool antiques and pre-1965 items. HMA is located at 10 Water Street, Waterville (ME). Their phone is 207-877-0250. Hathaway Mill Antiques is open Wednesday through Sunday, from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm. We are booth #23.

All sales after expenses help support The Grief Warrior Project. https://heritagecollectiblesmaine.com/supporting-the-grief-warrior-project/

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