Downsized without Moving January 30, 2013

Four Sales, Ltd. is a well regarded long-standing  estate sale business serving the Washington DC metropolitan area.  The founders have retired, but new owner and president Daniel Sanders is working hard to expand Four Sales’ service area, increase the company’s name recognition, and further polish the company’s already excellent reputation. My husband and I downsized […]

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Decorating 101 January 29, 2013

Decorating an apartment can be quite a daunting task; you have to keep everything in mind from color schemes, style, era, patterns, and just what you want your room to “feel” like. Decorating is also very expensive and timely process. The best alternative for your shopping woes would be to visit estate sales and find […]

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Professional and Accurate September 5, 2012

Last spring we moved from a large home in Great Falls, VA to a two bedroom apartment in New York City.  After talking with the owners of several storage facilities, we learned that most people put many of their possessions in storage with the belief that they or their children would one day need the […]

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Viele Hummel Figurines! August 28, 2012

Hummel figurines started appearing in Germany in the early 1930’s after Frank Goebel and Sister Maria Innocentia came up with the ideas and sketches for the little collectibles. These little porcelain people became the heart’s desire of many as novelty stores across the country began to sell them during the war. After WWII, Hummel figurines […]

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Sew Nifty, Antique Sewing Machines July 10, 2012

Antique sewing machines are a collector’s dream and aren’t always easy to find. Estate sales are one place where they can be found regularly! Sewing machines have been produced since the late 1700’s as a way to inexpensively make large quantities of garments to sell. These futuristic contraptions weren’t patented until 1854 in the United […]

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