Estate Sales & Auction Blog


The Best Places to Shop Estates, Antiques, Vintage and Consignments in Dallas, TX

City Shopping Guide | PUBLISHED 12.10.21 | Jennifer Ventresca
 | BRG

If you're looking for fine furniture or decorative accents or are searching for luxury designer fashion and jewelry, Dallas has what you want! Here are some of the area's best places to shop luxury estate sales, antiques, vintage, and consignments at non-luxury prices.

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Decking Out Your Mantle With Antique Elements

Design & Decor | PUBLISHED 11.23.21 | Michelle Whitener
A portrait of George Washington surrounded by eclectic holiday design elements creates a historic holiday mantle-scape. | BRG

Designer and lifestyle blogger, Michelle Whitener, guest blogs for BRG as she shares her easy-to-follow styling tips to create a sophisticated and collected historic holiday mantle with a mix of modern touches.

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The Best Sterling Silver & Silverplate Cleaning Secret

Tips & Guides | PUBLISHED 11.19.21 | Jennifer Ventresca
 | BRG

From family heirlooms to fabulous secondhand finds, nothing evokes fun yet elegant entertaining like antique and vintage sterling silver and silver-plate. What's not to love about the sparkle of silver when entertaining family and friends during the holidays? Polishing ... that's what. Check out this de-tarnishing hack that'll make you yearn to start your own silver collection.

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If You're Into High Fashion and Designer Accessories, You Need to See this Lifetime Collection of a Former Supermodel

Jewelry & Fashion | PUBLISHED 11.08.21 | Jennifer Ventresca
August 1972 cover of Cosmopolitan featuring supermodel Kathy Speirs-Puccio | BRG

Throughout her acting and modeling career Kathy Speirs-Puccio collected, wore, and kept only the finest in designer fashion and accessories. Her passion for high design continued through the end of her life. In fact, her residence had full rooms dedicated to her clothing and fashion accessories. Take a look at the life and estate collection of Kathy Speirs-Puccio.

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Are You Looking for a New Hobby? Buyers Guide for Remote Control Airplane Fliers & Collectors

Tips & Guides | PUBLISHED 11.06.21 | Jennifer Ventresca
C Boeing P-26 Peashooter With Futaba T6EX Controller | BRG

Calling all radio-controlled airplane enthusiasts and those interested in starting a new hobby! Mark Berard of RC Aces shares some tips and pointers for new and prospective RC aircraft fliers and collectors.

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Top Care & Storage Tips for Your Vintage Designer Handbag

Jewelry & Fashion | PUBLISHED 11.01.21 | Courtney Tannler
Vintage Gucci leather handbag with dust cover bag for storage | BRG

You’ve just treated yourself and bought a luxurious designer bag. Whether it's your first large purchase or a new addition to your existing vintage collection, you want know how to best care for your new favorite shoulder buddy. We have some basic tips for care and storage of fine designer handbags.

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Global Collection from the Estate of Ronald & Elizabeth Sher

On the Auction Block | PUBLISHED 10.09.21 | Jennifer Ventresca
Ron & Betty Sher circa 1950s | BRG

In the post World War II and Cold War eras, Ron and Betty Sher shared successful careers inside the U.S. Department of State. She was a retired Foreign Service Staff Officer and he was a U.S. Navy veteran and retired foreign service officer. Both spent their careers dealing with diplomats and dignitaries around the world in various Soviet Union "Iron Curtain" countries, China, Southeast Asia, Togo, Senegal, Germany and beyond. In fact, between the two, they explored and visited over 55 countries. Learn about this dynamic couple and their estate.

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Creating Sophisticated & Collected Spaces with Michelle Whitener

Complementary. Guest Curations | PUBLISHED 09.28.21 | Tam Tran
Designer and lifestyle blogger, Michelle Whitener  | BRG

Designer and lifestyle blogger, Michelle Whitener, shares her styling tips on creating sophisticated and collected spaces and her favorite items as our guest curator.

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BRG-Raleigh Opens Second Regional Warehouse

BRG Happenings | PUBLISHED 09.27.21 | Admin
BRG-Apex awaits signage installation, but the warehouse is operational for local auction pick-ups (as posted online). | BRG

The building signage may not yet be installed, but BRG-Raleigh at Apex is operational. Our growth in Raleigh led BRG to opening a second regional location and we are thrilled to be expanding. Here is some important information about operations between our Cary and Apex locations.

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Moving? Safely pack and move fine antiques and vintage furniture

Tips & Guides | PUBLISHED 09.23.21 | Guest Blogger: Sarah James
A formal living room or parlor full of antique furniture and period pieces | BRG

Moving is always a stressful process. There are a lot of things that require careful organizing and preparation. This is never more true than when you need to pack antique and valuable pieces. Here's how to pack and move antique furniture safely to your new home.

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