Vintage World Traveler Estate Sale Packed with Years of Collection in Altadena

Sale Date & Time:
Saturday, June 21, 2014 - 9am to 4pm
Sunday, June 22, 2014 - 9am to 4pm

Sale Location:
Altadena, CA 91001

Sale Description:

Come join us this Saturday and Sunday for a rare treat to be able to purchase a world traveler’s collection of treasures collected over the years. My client used to live abroad for many years in different countries and collected various keepsakes from all over the world. This is an extra special event where my client will be donating their proceeds of the sale to charity. We have so many items at this sale it is near impossible to display it all!

Case Items

  • Lots of Costume Jewelry
  • Gold Jewelry
  • Diamond Rings and Pendant
  • Sterling Jewelry
  • 2 Sterling Flatware Sets (Gorham “Willow” and Towle “Charlemagne")
  • US and World Stamp Collection
  • US and World Coins
  • Many Silver Coins
  • Key Date 1932-S Quarter and 1916-S Observe Walking Liberty Half Dollar
  • Herend Pieces
  • Lladros
  • Cinnabar Vase 
  • Hummels
  • Art Deco Pot Metal Lamp
  • Snuff Bottles
  • 19th Century Bronze of a Woman
  • Antique Santo
  • Chelsea “Doric” Clock
  • Russian Soviet Laquer Boxes
  • Murano Cup
  • Lighters
  • Vintage TWA Posters

Living Room

  • Framed Art
  • Lots of USA Pottery
  • Records
  • Pair of Vintage Gold and Glass Lamps
  • Pair of 1920s Pie Tables (Sold Separately) 
  • Mid-Century Orange Sofa and Club Chair w/ Ottoman
  • Mid-Century Coffee Table
  • Circular Rug
  • Pair of Floral Arm Chairs
  • Record Cabinet and Brass Holder
  • Wood Drum Table
  • Mid-Century Green Hanging Light
  • Japanese Tea Service
  • Grundin Majestic Record Player
  • Milking Chair
  • Tall Brass Floor Lamp
  • Vintage Knick Knacks 
  • Quimper Vase


  • Large Doll Collection From Around the World

Front Bedroom

  • Mid-Century Sewing Table/Machine
  • White Bedroom Set (Dresser/High Boy/Nightstand)
  • Some Vintage Clothes and Fur Coat
  • Sewing Items
  • Vintage Hats
  • Perfume/Avon Bottles
  • Linens from Around the World
  • Fine Handmade Linens
  • Jewelry Boxes
  • New Purse Organizers
  • Placemats

2nd Bedroom

  • HUGE Demitasse Cup and Saucer Collection
  • Chinese Foo Dogs
  • Salt and Pepper Shakers
  • Noritake “Ashleigh” China Set
  • Wedgwood Vase
  • Wood Sculptures from Travel
  • Mikuni China “Dresdora” China Set
  • Silverplate
  • Brass Items
  • Horse Sturup 
  • Vintage Horn
  • Brass Rosters
  • Cat Collection
  • Vacuum
  • Stool
  • Chinese Umbrellas
  • Toby Mugs

Dining Room

  • 7 Boxes of Records
  • Mahogany Buffet/Sideboard
  • Mahogany Dining Table + 6 Chairs
  • Christmas Plates
  • Art
  • Russian Plates
  • Rugs
  • 2 Silverplate Flatware Sets
  • Lenox
  • Dolls
  • Display Cabinet
  • Dresser


  • Flow Blue Dishes
  • Blue Willow
  • Misc China
  • Japanese China Set
  • Pottery
  • Milk Glass Vases
  • Vintage Glasses
  • Some New Kitchen Items
  • Fondue
  • Fridge

Bar Room

  • Mid-Century Bar + 2 Barstools
  • Mid-Century Coffee Table
  • Vintage Sofa (CHEAP)
  • Vintage Match Boxes
  • Mid-Century Side Table
  • Mid-Century TV Trays
  • Pre-Columbian Pottery?
  • Mid-Century Lamp Pair
  • Old Globe
  • Film Camera
  • Projector
  • Typewriters
  • Vintage Knick Knacks 
  • Books
  • Art

Family Room

  • 2 Camel Saddles
  • Mid-Century Floral Sofa and Love Seat
  • Mid-Century Chinese Lamp Pair
  • Mid-Century Side Tables
  • Fur Blankets
  • Pre-Columbian Pottery?
  • Vintage Knick Knacks from World Travels
  • Decanters (1 Orrefors)
  • Italian Vases
  • Art
  • Ashtray Collection
  • Stereo (as is)
  • Vintage Spanish Trunk on Stand
  • Romanian Clay Whistles
  • Geodes
  • Vintage Glassware
  • Vintage Silver Rimmed Glass Set
  • Vintage Etched Bamboo Crystal Set
  • Etched Glasses w/ African Animals
  • Life Magazines


  • Vintage Gibson Fridge (As Is)
  • Vintage Blue Lady Kenmore Washer/Dryer (As Is)
  • Army Ammo Box
  • Household Misc
  • Vintage Tools
  • Hat Boxes
  • National Geographic Magazines
  • Tube TV
  • Table on Wheels
  • Garden Stuff
  • Vintage Fabric (Boxes were Unopened Since 1975)
  • Books
  • Holiday
  • Lots of Vintage Christmas
  • Plastic Patio Set
  • Boxes of Yarn and Sewing
  • Cleaning Products
  • Plastic Flowers
  • Vintage Luggage
  • Whicker Set (As Is)
  • Christmas Tree
  • Beach Chairs


PLEASE NOTE that sterling, gold, coins, stamps, and jewelry will be brought to the house on the dates of the sale. Please do not disturb occupant!!

Terms and Conditions: No Prices will be given via phone or email. All sales are final. No returns or exchanges are allowed. All inventory is offered "as-is," "where-is" with no warranties. Enter at your own risk. Howe Estate Sales, LLC nor the homeowner are responsible for accidents inside or around the property! Cash only. We do not offer pre-sales. No list or numbers, please line up outside the door. We charge 9% CA sales tax unless you have a valid resale license. We will check resale numbers on site. Please bring your own packing material and boxes. Our staff is unable to move large items. Please bring help when purchasing large items of furniture. We do not have staff on hand to move. Please notify a staff member when moving large items of furniture. We look forward to seeing you!