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Thu, Nov 16, 2017 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Local Mountain Man And Famous Tinsmith Estate Sale

6081 Holstein Way Sacramento 95822 The sale will be held Thursday November 16th 9-4 We’ll have fair pricing Thursday 9am-12noon, 1/2 price Thursday 12noon-3pm, boxlot pricing 3pm-4pm and free and donation going from driveway and garage at 4pm till 5pm on Thursday.

William “Bill” A. Brown Jr, 73, of Sacramento, formerly of Helena, Montana, died peacefully while visiting his children in New Jersey on Friday, Aug. 12, 2016. Bill was born and raised in Helena, Montana, son of the late William A. and Margaret Brown. He was a graduate of the University of Montana, was employed by the State of California, and a proud veteran, serving in the U.S. Navy until being honorably discharged in 1963. He is survived by his children, Julie Dalbec and her husband Jake of Massachusetts, Todd Brown and his wife Jill of New Jersey. He also leaves his brother, James Brown and his wife Laura of Montana; his four loving grandchildren, Nathan Dalbec, Samantha Dalbec, Addison Brown and Greyson Brown whom he deeply loved; along with several nieces and nephews. He was the brother of the late Cordelia Slater of Montana. Bill had many interests in his life, including doing historical re-enactments at his mountain man rendezvous’ and Sutter’s Fort, traveling in his motorhome, and spending time in his tin shop as a Tinsmith. He enjoyed reading and watching car races in his spare time. He was a proud member of the 20-30 Club in Sacramento, the Bachelor’s Club, and the American River Muzzleloaders group. He also spent many years volunteering his time with the Sacramento Zoo and FairyTale Town on their Board of Directors. His true passion in his life was his family and he always looked forward to spending time with them especially at the beach, New Jersey, Massachusetts, and at Christmas time. He will always be fondly remembered as a kind, understanding, caring, ‘stop-and-help-anyone-at anytime’ father, grandfather, brother, and friend. For all who loved and knew him, his unique easy going and loving personality will be forever cherished and missed.

We will have an estate sale at his home in South Land Park to sell the remainder of his collection of antiques, primitives, reenactment staging items and plenty of general household. 

Some of what you can expect to shop from will be a HUGE lantern collection, antique ice cream scoops and primitive kitchenware, knives knives knives, kitchen pottery, glass and pots as well as pans, fire king and corning-ware, vintage records both lps and 45s, books, vintage wool blankets and linens, trunks, men’s clothing, old bottles, karastan carpets as well as others runners included, canes, swords, (it should be noted the family is opting the donate the masonic sword you see in the photos on the dresser, we apologize that it will not be in our sale) wall hanger antique guns (over 100 years old and do NOT work) black powder items, artwork, Remington art and prints, games, tools, holiday, quilts, furs, horns, antique furniture and yard and garden.

New update Wednesday information

Plenty of street parking for Thursday’s sale!
We have updated photos and boast over 300 of them so be sure to scroll to the bottom of our website to see all we have then use your right click arrow to see them!
Come on out and shop, rain or shine, we will be open all day long!
Tomorrow’s estate sale for William Brown, local mountain man and tinsmith…will include a custom made 1985 Lazy Daze Motorhome with a Denali updated engine that has barely 1,000 miles on it! Something is amiss with the engine, and it may need a water pump or some repair as it starts but wants to overheat so must be towed to your location.
This is a salvage vehicle but the price will reflect that and we will not be responsible for the smog on this motorhome, we are selling it “as is where is.”
New photos of the vehicle will be on our website tonight…Wednesday!
So come on over to shop from William Brown’s Mountain ManEstate Sale
6081 Holstein Way Sacramento 95822
Just a hint of what you can expect will be lps, 45s, Karastan and other carpets, Aladdin type lantern collection both glass and metals, primitives, sad iron collection, old planes and tools, early carved dragon fly oak rocker, Hudson Bay and Pendleton wool blankets, tons of men’s clothes lots of them brand new with tags, kitchenware both small and large, an entire tables full of cast iron pots and pans and kettles as well as an entire table of Corning-ware, 
linens, bedding, textiles, RCA radio and television tubes, office equipment, toys and games, artwork including Remington and other western prints framed and unframed, custom mountain-man clothing and reenactment outfits, men’s watches, books, 
garage items and tons of hardware!
We’ll offer an entire room of vinyl, all furniture will be for sale, glassware, pottery, china, silverware, copper, brass and ample pewter as well.
This sale will also have lots of items as is marked ‘free’ from the start.
Our pricing will be fair prices 9am-12noon, half price 12noon-3pm, boxlot prices 3pm-4pm and free and donation going from 4pm-5pm on Thursday.
This sale is sure to be a fun one for everyone who comes by.
We’ll have fresh fruit and hot coffee waiting for all who stop by.
Entry will be the same per usual in that the first person who arrives starts the line list and the people who follow sign up and all who leave the property will be removed from the list until they return to sign back up. This is the only fair way we know to allow entrance.
Please join us for this fun day of shopping in a fantastic atmosphere and great surroundings.
The home will be for sale with Mona Gergen from Dunnigan after we get it cleaned out. 
We are delighted to help Bill’s family out by inviting you all in to shop from his collection. Bill was a client of ours for years and we are sure you will recognize his photos at this home. Thanks once more for your patronage and also the read. 
Jen and crew. 

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