A “beary” good day of picking in Silver Spring MD and beyond...

Oct 15, 2014

Won-ok and I got up early on a recent Saturday and pounded the streets in our Silver Spring, Maryland neighborhood during a community- wide yard sale. We’re always on the prowl for great stuff to buy and sell and it’s not often that we get to do so in our own back yard. The first dozen sales we visited tanked. Nothing there for us. We hit pay dirt on the next stop, catching a former foreign correspondent for a newspaper (yes, that job used to exist) just as he was setting up. He was late to the party and it worked out perfectly for us. We had a pocket full of cash we were itching to spend. He had a bunch of stuff he brought home from around the globe that he wanted to...

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Great antiques abound at Great Falls VA estate sale

Sep 17, 2014

Be sure to get some rest so you have plenty of energy to peruse three floors of our Sept. 20-21 estate sale in a gorgeous old Great Falls, Virginia home. It is packed with great antiques from America and art from around the world. It’s also loaded with all kinds of gold and sterling silver including gorgeous silver flatware and tea/coffee sets, piles of great jewelry, neat old trunks including a pair that belonged to a member of the U.S. House of Representatives, Apollo 15 crew autographs, blue Wedgwood china set, child’s saddle, 1950s school pull-down maps, collection of U.S. and world flags, pool table, doll house stuffed with fantastic furniture, a music room, vintage and antique tea and chocolate shipping crates, tons of furniture for humans, and so much more. The sale runs...

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Daughter appreciates McLean estate sale service

Aug 28, 2014

Ann Reavey     Testimonial from Ann Reavey.  Orion’s Attic conducted an estate sale for her father in August 2014. We sold almost all of the contents of the home, consigned a few high-end pieces remaining from the sale, transported a number of other items to charity and left the house broom clean. Fantastic!  Thank you so much! I can’t tell you how pleased I have been with working with you and your crew. This process has been difficult logistically and emotionally, thank you for making it much easier for me on both fronts. Please know that I will enthusiastically recommend you to others!...

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Let’s get eclectic at Bethesda estate sale Aug. 9-10

Jul 31, 2014

Let Orion’s Attic offer the following pop quiz: Have you ever been to a single estate sale that was so eclectic that it included all of the following items: Genuine Native American art and jewelry, Quimper pottery, Jerry Garcia images, coat rack made of copper tubing, leather biker chick jacket, drone, Mermaid stained glass panel, life-sized pig figurine, bronze sculptures featuring emergency responders, lithographs and pins honoring each branch of America’s armed forces and a custom-made toilet seat adorned with nickels, dimes, quarters and Kennedy half-dollars? If so, wow, you’ve lived a great life. If not, you absolutely have to come to our Bethesda, Maryland estate sale on Aug. 9-10 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 6311 Poe Road, Bethesda MD 20817. We found a more dizzying array of items piled on one over-sized farm table...

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