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Medina Estate Sale: July 26-27

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4070 Wild Meadows Drive, Medina MN 55340 Saturday, July 26th (8:30-3:00) Sunday, July 27th (9:00-2:00)   Everything is for sale in this gorgeous 6,000 sq. ft. home situation in the Medina Country Club.  ”We’re headed South after this past winter … Continue reading

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The JFK Sale ! June 21st, 22nd and 23rd

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It is humbling to be in the presence of items that are a part of, not only American, but world history. It is especially so when these items are those of John F. Kennedy, our fallen 35th President of the … Continue reading

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JFK’s Ring: It’s all in the hands.

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After about a week of working to set up the sale on Lake Minnetonka, the Esquire Estate Sales team had gained a great rapport with our client.  At the end of day six, he called me into his office and … Continue reading

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My Southern Roots and the Iron Skillet

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Mama Juel was my grandmother (her real name was Juel Victoria Winstead Hipp). Her name sounds quite regal and, in my mind, she was. However, she was a “roll up your sleeves” and get it done kind of woman. As … Continue reading

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All About Tinyan Chan and His Original Oil at Our Sale This Weekend!

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We have a spectacular Tinyan Chan original oil at this weekend’s sale. Thought I would shed some light on this amazing artist. Tinyan was born to a family of artists in China. He was encouraged and instructed by his brother, … Continue reading

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We View It As A Donation To The Arts

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A young, aspiring 17 year old and his mom came to our estate sale last weekend. We gave up our $950 commission on a beautiful baby grand piano so that his mom could buy it for him. Hugs and Tears … Continue reading

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A Tangletown Sale This Weekend! What is the history of Tangletown?

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The neighborhood now known as Tangletown was founded as Washburn Park by milling tycoon Cadwallader Washburn in 1886. Washburn came from a family of ten children and made his fortune through lumber, railroads, and building the Gold Medal Flour Company. … Continue reading

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From One End of the Spectrum to the Other

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We are setting up a sale for next weekend and this job provides the most variety I’ve ever experienced in my career.  Yesterday, I was researching and pricing some beautiful Chanel couture jackets and then, one hour later, I was … Continue reading

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