Upscale Yard Sale packed with toys, jewelry and more set for SUNDAY NOV. 23 in Silver Spring

Nov 18, 2014 by

Antique cast iron policeman

UPSCALE YARD SALE MOVED FROM SATURDAY NOV. 22 TO SUNDAY NOV. 23. HOURS AND ALL OTHER DETAILS THE SAME. WE’LL RUN SALE FROM 9 TO AT LEAST THREE ON SUNDAY NOV. 23. We apologize for the inconvenience. We did not realize a Thanksgiving parade would be blocking off that part of Georgia Avenue.

Orion’s Attic is going back to our roots by throwing a humdinger of an “Upscale Yard Sale” on SUNDAY NOV. 23, 2014 from 9 a.m. until at least 3 p.m. We’ll be setting up a couple of big tents on the corner of one of our favorite charities, Pyramid Atlantic Art Center, located at 8230 Georgia Avenue in Silver Spring, Maryland. You’ll be able to gobble up some great pre-Turkey Day treasures while also helping us raise a little more money for Pyramid Atlantic as we will donate part of our revenues to the fantastic nonprofit organization.

If you weren’t with us in our early days, you haven’t seen a yard sale like this before. Forget Mom’s old socks and Dad’s rusty golf clubs. Our Upscale Yard Sales are smaller-scale estate sales filled with great stuff we’ve purchased on estate buyouts that weren’t big enough to host sales. Think more of Mom’s vintage jewelry and Dad’s old toys – with good stuff from Grandma and Grandpa, too.

You’ll be surprised by how much high-quality merch we can stuff inside some tents. We’re packing this sale with vintage toys, jewelry, sports memorabilia, china, decorative glass, art and a few pieces of furniture and much more. (View more than 400 photographs on our Facebook page and check back throughout the week to see what else we ad. Note we’ll be bringing more than we have time to photograph.)

Our Upscale Yard Sale features a ton of vintage finds including:

Vintage Sport magazine with Jackie Robinson

TOYS: Exceptionally rare cast iron Champion policeman on motorcycle (1930s), Tonka vehicles such as the Mighty Tonka Black Jeep Bronco, Car Carrier No. 840 (1962),  NYLINT vehicles including Timber Transport Logging Truck, Aerial Hook and Ladder Fire Truck, Gasohol Toy Tanker Truck, NAPA Automotive Parts Delivery Truck, 1970s Matchbox and Hot Wheel sets in cases, Sun Rubber Company car, CORGI Seagrave 70th Anniversary Pumper, a variety of die-cast metal trucks and cars by CORGI, Trust Worthy and others, a slew of banks, leather cap gun belt, Star Yacht sailboat made in England, tin lithograph train cars by Louis Marx and others, United Feature Syndicate Snoopy cars (1950s), eclectic mix of dolls and stuffed animals, piles of Pez dispensers.

JEWELRY: Antique and vintage jewelry, including antique Native American-made necklace with silver and green turquoise, silver and turquoise rings, gold/sterling rings with various stones, antique hand-carved ivory bracelets, bakelite pins, locket made of butterfly wings, assortment of men’s and women’s watches, and mountains of costume jewelry including earrings, rings, bracelets, cufflinks, and more.

SPORTS MEMORABILIA: 1940s and 1950s Sport magazines with stories on Jackie Robinson, Christy Mathewson, Roy Campanella, Babe Ruth, Bob Lemon, Ted Williams, Yogi Berra, Lou Boudreau, Joe Dimaggio, Andy Phillip, Rocky Marciano, and more; NBA jerseys representing players Scottie Pippen (Bulls) and Gilbert Arenas (Wizards) , NFL jerseys representing Ricky Williams (Saints and Dolphins), Jeremy Shockey (Giants), Brandon Jacobs (Giants), Terrell Owens (Eagles), Keyshawn Johnson (Jets) and T.J. Houshmandzadeh; Baltimore Colts pennant

Tons of vintage jewelry for sale

CHINA, DECORATIVE GLASS, BARWARE: Staffordshire Blue Transferware, Pink Depression Glass, Platinum Wheat pattern fine china made in Japan, cordial set, Murano glass vases.

HISTORY: Theodore Roosevelt signed appointment document (U.S. Navy).

HOME DÉCOR AND FURNITURE: Vintage wood wagon turned into coffee table, hand-made and signed facial figure lamp made in Haiti, antique quilts including one from 1917, two sets of Kurt Adler Fiber Optic Christmas lights new in box.

ART: Two antique family photo album books from the 1800s, Douglas airplane drawing portfolio, nude woman limited edition signed photograph, wood sculpture of woman carrying water, packs of black and white photo reprints of historic downtown Frederick, Maryland.

MISC: Vintage Dietz Gen drafting set; Decorative stamp booklets on subjects including trucks, pets, insects, snakes, turtles, lizards, wildlife and Alaska; Partridge Family record; Nelson Family TV show print; old Match book album;

We’ll add more good stuff to the sale than what we list here. If we can fit it on the truck, we’ll bring it!

Sale starts promptly at 9 p.m. Please try to avoid parking inside the Pyramid Atlantic parking lot, especially if it’s crowded. Turn on to Ripley Street beside Pyramid Atlantic and look for parking along that street. There is also plenty of metered parking in every direction. No early birds.

Do you have great stuff to sell or know someone who needs a full estate sale or estate liquidation? Contact us today!

 

2 Comments

  1. Susan

    I have been to your Pyramid Sale before, and am planning on coming this weekend- just wanted to make sure that you know it is also the same day as the Silver Spring Thanksgiving Day parade, so I think Georgia Avenue will be shut down-Is there another way to access the sale? Thanks- there a

  2. My responses don’t seem to be posting. Sale has been moved to Sunday. You saved us! Be sure to introduce yourself if you can make it on Sunday, Susan, so we can give you a special deal!