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5 reasons to visit estate tag sales this New Year

The New Year is upon us! And with it, comes the opportunity to find a number of bargain items for your home at an estate tag sale.


Tag sales are becoming a popular way for homeowners to dispense of everything from surplus furniture and appliances to decor items when moving home or downsizing. For consumers, a tag sale is an opportunity to “go shopping” for unique and well-priced items without having to sit through an auction.


Keep a look out for these 5 items when you visit estate sales this New Year:


  1. Large furnishings

Tag sales are a super place to shop for antiques, but even if you’re not a connoisseur, you can pick up some fantastic non-antique furniture. Older furniture pieces are generally better made and more solid than their modern counterparts. You can find bookshelves, tables, desks and other wooden furniture that has been well cared for and is in great condition. Be careful of upholstered items, and factor in the cost of cleaning and re-upholstering before deciding to buy.


  1. Cutlery and crockery

From exquisite silverware to fine bone china dinner services, a tag sale is a perfect place to search for high-end cutlery and crockery. If you’re not into collecting fancier sets, you will also find items suitable for everyday use at the same price of buying low-quality in-store.


  1. Glassware

You can pick up fantastic glassware at an estate sale, at the cost of shopping at a Dollar store. Of course, you’ll be getting far better quality, and can even find interesting colored vintage pieces to add a bit of flair next time you have friends over for drinks.


  1. Decor accessories

Older homes can be a treasure chest of decor accessories if you like a touch of vintage charm. Look out for lace tablecloths, napkins, scatter cushion covers and curtains in interesting fabrics, as well as vases and ornaments. Estate sales are also the best place to find high-quality art – but as with antique shopping, do your research first to make sure you really are getting a bargain.


  1. Appliances

You need to be careful when shopping for appliances at an estate tag sale. Do your research before you go and take someone with you who can help you check that appliances are in good working order. That said, there is a chance to pick up large and small appliances at a fraction of the cost of buying new in-store.


Jerry’s Antiques and Estate Sales is one of the best estate sale companies servicing New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania. Contact Jerry today for superb service and information on estate sales this New Year.

Unique Estate Sale in Montclair, New Jersey

Unique Estate Sale's Antique vases
Start 2017 off right by coming to our estate sale in Montclair, NJ on Jan. 13 and 14 from 8:30am to 3:30pm!
The exact location will be published on Jan. 12, 2017.
This Montclair, New Jersey house is packed with unique items consisting of an Empire dresser, mahogany rotating bookcase, many antique dressers, table, chairs and desks, mahogany corner cabinet, and an antique pine dining table.
In addition, there are rugs, lighting, cherry sideboard, mahogany sofa table, bookshelves, college chair, pair of Victorian carved chairs, books, bookends, GEO’s, sterling, silver plate, art, prints, lithographs, Grecian urns, and Murano glass.
There are also Limoges, Lenox, Flow Blue, Bavarian china, tea sets, decoys, glassware, barware, bronze, collection of African animals, African mask, depression glass, dresser sets, cups and saucers, Hummels, Royal Copenhagen,and cut glass.
You must see the Cranberry, pottery, china, oriental items, Christmas, stamp collection, Belleek, native American items, Wedgewood.
Also tons of bric-a-brac, and a refrigerator. House is packed and we are still unpacking. More pictures to come!
View full details at EstateSales.NET: https://www.EstateSales.NET/NJ/Montclair/07043/1400892

An antique enthusiast’s guide to Christmas shopping

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If you’re looking to beat the mall crowds and find some truly unique Christmas gifts this festive season, an estate sale is an ideal place to do your shopping. An estate appraisal resulting in the sale of estate contents is a veritable treasure trove for those on the hunt for one-of-a-kind gifts.

An antique appraiser that regularly holds estate sales will be able to provide you with information on what kinds of items you can expect to pick up at these events. Jerry’s Antiques, an appraiser providing services throughout the New York area, hosts many tag sales that present fantastic opportunities for festive shopping.

When you go to an estate sale with gift shopping in mind, take a list with you of all the people you need gifts for, with a note on the type of item you think they’ll like. When you arrive at the sale, however, be open minded to ensure you don’t miss out on something great!

Antique lovers

An estate sale is undoubtedly the best place to shop for antiques… from furnishings to ornaments, you’re almost guaranteed to find a gift for the antique lover in your life.

Artists and art lovers

From painting supplies and art books to original artwork, you can find all kinds of exciting gifts for art lovers at an estate sale. Vintage art materials will also be a huge hit with creative types.

Music lovers

Whether it’s an instrument for a musician, an old record player and a stack of vintage vinyl records, or even sheet music – you can find many intriguing and completely unique gifts that music lovers will truly appreciate.

Sports enthusiasts

Fascinating sports memorabilia such as autographed baseballs, photos or uniforms, top notch modern sports equipment at a bargain price – you can find it all at an estate sale.


For the guy (or girl) who likes to DIY, don’t forget to look in the tool shed or garage, where you can pick up modern tools and gadgets at a bargain price.

Jerry’s Antiques are antique experts providing estate appraisal in New York and surrounding states. Contact Jerry today for superb service and information on festive season estate sales.

Incredible Private Estate Sale, Fairfield, NJ

Private Estate Sale – Fairfield NJ

writing deskThere will be a private estate sale in Fairfield, NJ on Dec. 8 from 9am to 3:30pm.  Call us at (973) 744-3801 to make an appointment today!

This house is packed with bedroom sets, dining room sets, tables, chairs, coffee tables, trunks, cabinets, china, porcelain, pottery, lighting, tools, linens, books, dolls. Tons of vintage items and antiques.

All Must Go and Priced To Sell! Bring Boxes and Bags and Fill Them Up! Call to make an appointment: 973-744-3801.


Magnificent Artist’s Estate Sale – Livingston, NJ

Artist’s Estate Sale – Livingston, NJ

cabinetYou won’t want to miss this magnificent Artist’s estate sale on December 2 and 3 from 8:30-3:30pm.  Come back on Dec. 1 to find out the exact Livingston, NJ address.

The estate is owned by a world traveler with unique items including a mahogany retractable dining table with six French chairs, pine sideboard, mid century server, chrome and brass mid century eight light chandelier, and mirrors.

Also, a carved credenza with marble inserts, a pair of faux bamboo iron and brass shelves, French black leather mahogany nail head chair, pair of 1970’s black and floral print loveseats, French carved coffee table, many musical instruments, set of four mid century metal and chrome chairs, and a marble top café table.

There are many carved canes, mid century coffee table, modern chaise lounge, ten foot carved African giraffe, many carved African statues and masks, pyramid set of drawers, outdoor aluminum table and six chairs, four piece rattan set, kitchen table and four chairs, French hand painted grape motif side board, and a French café set.

As you would expect from an artist’s sale, there is tons of art, Turkish area rug, mid century chair and ottoman, lighting, tons of art supplies, five piece mahogany and rattan bedroom set, five piece mid century burl and marble bedroom set with insert, mid century white campaign chest and matching bookcase, white wicker chair and ottoman and wicker headboard, and many blue and white vases.

In addition there are many rugs, ball and claw bench, many beds and headboards, chrome and rattan mid century arm chairs, mid century chrome and mica table, many chandeliers, records, black metal and glass bakers rack, and a French bench.

Additionally, there are many trunks, many occasional dressers and night stands and chairs, Asian bird houses, clocks, rattan sofa and end tables, pair of French white washed arm chairs, mid century cabinet, ottomans, many desks, carved African chair, pottery, china, sculptures, weather veins, silver plate, glass, pewter, Judaica, books and tons of bric-a-brac.

View full details at EstateSales.NET: https://www.EstateSales.NET/NJ/Livingston/07039/1386018

Get broom swept clean-out with estate tag sales specialists

Hummels in Verona, NJ

If you’re selling your home, you’re probably aware of the fact that your property requires a broom swept clean-out before you vacate. If you’ve been living in your home for a number of years this is easier said than done! A convenient way to dispose of belongings that you will not need when you move is by holding an estate tag sale through a specialist such as Jerry’s Antiques.

What exactly is ‘broom swept’?

A broom swept clean-out entails removing all items from your property that have not been included as part of the sale. Fixtures, and any items that the buyer and seller have agreed upon should be left behind. The house should be left clean and in decent condition.

It does not mean that you need to spring clean or hire professional cleaners. It does, however, mean that you may find years of accumulated furnishings, décor, and other items suddenly have nowhere to go. This can be a problem, especially if you are downsizing.

Get the best broom swept clean-out with an estate tag sale

Often items that you need to dispose of are not junk or clutter. They have value… but you simply have nowhere to put them. An estate appraiser such as Jerry’s Antiques can help you sell all your unwanted furnishings and appliances, taking the hassle out of your broom swept cleaning process. In addition, by holding an estate sale through a professional estate appraiser, you ensure that you receive the best possible yield from the sale of your assets.

Servicing the entire Tri-State area (New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania), Jerry’s Antiques and Estate Sales are expert estate appraisers.

Contact Jerry, your estate tag sales expert, for further information.

Incredible Estate Sale in Tom’s River

Estate Tag Sale in Tom’s River 11/4/16 and 11/5/16


Come to our estate sale in Tom’s River on 11/04/16 or 11/05/16 from 9am to 4pm.  The exact address will be published on 11/03/16.

AntiquesThe house is packed with quality antiques consisting of a mahogany drop leaf console table, a pair of antique white French arm chairs, a pair of Majolica Chinese foo dog plant stands, mahogany Mediterranean sofa and love seat.


There is a Flow Blue garden bench with many Flow Blue planters, carved mahogany coffee table, rugs, pair of tufted swivel chairs, mahogany lyre table, mahogany grandfather’s clock, crystal chandelier, many unique pairs of lamps, brass and bronze sconces, mirrors, art, occasional tables and chairs, mahogany coffee table, mahogany stick and ball side table, Knabe mahogany baby grand piano, and a mahogany carved piano bench.


Also there are bookcases, French provincial dining room set, clocks, a pair of French tufted arm chairs, pair of antique mahogany campaign chests, beds, brass floor mirror, slant front desk, brass ladies chair, pair of birds eye maple canopy beds, Limoges, Nippon, pottery, glass, large collection of Stangl Spongewear, Wedgewood, Lenox, and Bavarian.


In addition, there is tons of clothing, costume jewelry, silver plate, cobalt blue, bookends, records, books, copper, tons of household items. More pictures to come as there is much more to list! A Must sale!


View full details at EstateSales.NET: https://www.EstateSales.NET/NJ/Toms-River/08757/1336185


The perfect place to find unique home furnishings, art and more? Liquidation sales

A piece of vintage or antique furniture is a great way to add character to your home. And the best place to find unique art pieces and home furnishings? It’s not your local furniture store. Liquidation sales are your best bet for finding hidden gems.

At estate liquidations, the entire estate is for sale – everything from furniture and art to appliances and linen. Often held on the property to be liquidated, an estate sale can be overwhelming due to the sheer quantity of items included. Consider the following before embarking on an estate sale shopping trip:

Know what you want, but be open to possibilities

It’s good to visit an estate sale with a couple of goals in mind. However, the real beauty of hidden gems is that they are hidden. Don’t get so stuck on your check list that you miss out on interesting pieces of art or furnishings. Take time to go through the entire property before focusing too much on items that catch your attention.

Ask about fixtures such as paneling and windows

Many old homes have incredible fixtures such as intricately carved doors and wooden paneling, stained glass windows, and stunning vintage light fittings. These may not have a price tag on them, but don’t be afraid to ask if fixtures are for sale – you could find something truly unique.

Be careful about upholstered items

Inspect any upholstered furnishings such as chairs and mattresses thoroughly, as these may be stained with age or even urine. You’ll need to consider an item’s art or antique value versus the cost of re-upholstering before committing to buy.

Servicing the entire Tri-State area (New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania), Jerry’s Antiques and Estate Sales are estate liquidators providing a professional service and the best possible yield from the sale of personal property assets.

Contact Jerry, your local liquidation sales expert, for further information.

Restoration Hardware, Pottery Barn and more in Montclair, NJ!

chest of drawers
This is the sale of the year so do not miss out on this one!
On October 19 through October 22 from 9am to 3pm there will be an estate sale in Montclair, NJ.  The exact address will be revealed after 12pm on October 18.
The house is packed with furniture from Restoration Hardware, Pottery Barn, Crate & Barrel and Bernhart. There are many finishes: ash grey and brown, weathered grey and brown and many more.  Many fabrics are also included such as Belgian linen –  everything is in perfect condition.  Dining table and six chairs, mirrored tall cabinet, large black two door barley twist leg breakfront, console table, round black pedestal table, and a grandfather’s clock.
There is a pair of Asian inspired arm chairs, barrister bookcase, pair of high leather and nail head wing chairs, iron and wood side table, set of four metal and wood swivel stools, linen and nail head sofa, many rugs including cow skin, and a metal and wood two tier coffee table.
Also, a large black metal console table, pair of wood and linen high back chairs. TV’s, many mirrors, pair of large glass and wood column floor lamps, antique subway posters, wood and metal desk, large five shelf wood bookcase, leather occasional chair, metal and wood slant shelf, metal and wood round kitchen table, two large fur puff chairs, and a large wood chest coffee table with metal accents.
There is a linen plush love seat, large two door bookcase, wood outdoor/indoor dining table with six rattan high back chairs, hammocks, patio chaise lounges, five drawer wood and black insert chest of drawers, French window bench, queen size French décor head and foot board bed, pair of iron night stands with secretary desk to match, linen and wood queen size criss cross bed, pair of round side tables, pair of two drawer wood chest with tall matching mirrors.
You will find a metal dental cabinet, wood and metal large desk, black wood five drawer dresser, tall glass front cabinet with three drawers, queen size leather and nail headboard, six drawer metal and leather chest of drawers, cherry buffet, metal shelving, pair of French and linen armchairs, ottomans, glass and wood desk, pine furniture, single iron bed, many other beds, dressers, tables, chairs, bookcases, shelves, coffee tables, desks, gym equipment, washer and dryer, unique lighting, china, pottery, glass, vases, baskets, many chandeliers, floor lamps, table lamps, desk lamps, etc.
Also Italian pottery and porcelain, large wooden bowls, bowls, demi lunes, canes, architectural art, shells, geo’s, bronze sculptures, horse figures, fireplace screens and utensils, art, Le Creuset pots, high end household items, clocks, art glass octopus chandeliers, domes, wall art, linens. Clothing, handbags and jewelry consisting of Chanel, Celine, YSL, Ralph Lauren, DKNY, DVF, Tom Ford, Burberry, Brunello Cucinelli, Jimmy Choo, Manolo Blahnik and tons of high end decorator quality bric-a-brac and household items. 2008 Black Land Rover HSE with 86K miles. 1988 Jeep Wagoneer Grand Black and Tan Wagon Master.
This is a must sale!
View full details at EstateSales.NET: https://www.EstateSales.NET/NJ/Montclair/07042/1340781

Livingston Private Estate Sale

An appointment-only estate sale will be held in Livingston, NJ on October 6 and October 7 from 8am until 3:30pm.

Mahogany Dining Set

This dining room set will not be at the sale.

Please call us at (973) 744-3801 or our office at (973) 403-8476 to find out more about the sale and make an appointment.  

Our Montclair store has re-opened! Come visit us soon!