Black Friday Denton Estate by When Pigs Fly

Dates & Times (US/Central)

Fri, Nov 25, 2016 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Sat, Nov 26, 2016 9:00 am - 2:00 pm

Sale Address

Sale Description

 When Pigs Fly Estate Sales & Auctions

November 25-26

9:00am – 3:00pm Friday

9:ooam-2:00pm - Saturday



North off TWU/University Drive

Let’s start with the 1917 Steinway Piano. We are upon her 100 year birthday and she is in amazing condition. Complete local restoration done in recent years.

Needing another great car? 2012 VW Tiguan with 22k miles is another highlight of this sale.  See below for pre-sell info on VW and Piano.

Our client is moving back to Australia and we are assisting her with this eclectic sale.

SIGN UP SHEET will be on the front door late afternoon (Thanksgiving) the day before the sale. We will let you inside based on the order you are on the list at initial opening of the sale. Limit 15 persons inside at any one time as the home is very small. Be back in line by 8:45am Friday morning. It is a great rule-of-thumb to take a picture of the sign-up sheet after you’ve signed it.

 Pre-Sell Items

1917 Steinway Model M (5’7”) complete restoration and recently tuned.

Asking $20,000 or acceptable offer. Piano can be seen in advance by qualified buyer, by appointment only.

2012 Tiguan with 22k miles is a Pre-sell item only in the sense we will send you additional info if needed. The car will be sold with a $1000.00 non- refundable deposit to be turned over to new buyer around February 1st, 2017. Client needs the car until she moves and we will finish the transaction at that time. The sale price of the car will be negotiated during the estate sale and all details worked out then.


1700-1800’s Pie cabinet

Marble top small side stand

Brass and wood plant stands

Duncan Phyfe sewing cabinet

Cups and saucers

Coalport Indian Tree China with pieces C. 1881-1920

Mahogany tray with antique Chinese silk embroidered piece


Tea cups

Cane back antique rocker


Pressed Glass

Jewelry-Victorian, Art Nuevo


Opera glasses Mother of Pearl from Paris

Art Work

Signed Pottery

Wall art



Small kitchen appliances



Pink ladies chair with ottoman-vintage

Desk-Industrial Glass

Display cabinets

Notable Items


Small Kiln

Electric Kick wheel-pottery

Stamps-mostly circulated US and Foreign


Frames-Vintage and antique

Vintage Valentines-small collection

Coins in booklets-Dimes, Nickels, Pennies Only

Salt spoons-some sterling

Sterling top jelly jar

Masonic Jewelry

Australian beads and beaded jewelry

Aynsley Porcelain

Coalport Porcelain

Hat Pins

Cat/kittens in porcelain, stone, pottery, pewter

Japan Porcelain vases

Japan small décor


Royal Copenhagen

Wool and Silk hand tied rug from India. Purchased in 2012 while traveling to India for $6000.00 US dollars. It is the Garden of Life design in subtle shades. Gorgeous piece of art.

Gold and Sterling Jewelry (we DO NOT SELL FOR SCRAP VALUE). Please do not ask for any discounts on gold or silver. I have an account with the smelters direct and it does not make sense to sell for less on my client’s behalf. If you come to the sale asking for any discounts you will be asked to leave. This has been  a huge problem in the past with some buyers  and I stopped offering any gold in my sales. If you are going to ask for a discount, do not come to my sales.  It is a huge waste of both our time and energy.

And much more….

 Guidelines for our sale:

Availability of Items: Unless an item is listed as “pre-sell”, we do not give pricing or availability of items over the phone or email.

Video Surveillance

Our events are covered with video surveillance and we will prosecute any theft, damage or illegal activity on property.

Limit of Persons: We do limit the number of people into our events based on the size of the home and items inside. Some rooms and areas will have additional limitations as well. Please read our signs to keep the flow of the sale moving smoothly.

No Children Inside Event: Sorry, no children under the age of 12 allowed inside. This includes infants in your arms. Each sale poses challenges such as, chemicals, knifes, glassware, collectibles, metal, swimming pools and hurried adults. This is at the request of our clients and we work for them. We are conducting a sale in a private home,  not a retail environment.  We always appreciate your understanding.


Tax Exempt: Are you sales tax exempt? You must provide us with the proper pre-printed forms with all your information. We Do Not Provide these forms nor do we keep them on site. This is very important if you are tax exempt. We do not provide these forms. Please bring them with you. If you do not bring them, we will assess the current sales tax to your purchase. Thank you for helping us keep the cashier line moving quickly.

Payment Options: We accept cash and credit/debit over $50. WE DO NOT ACCEPT AMERICAN EXPRESS. No Checks accepted. We reserve the right to refuse any cash/credit or debit cards without proper photo ID. Some purchases may require a time delay if a credit card is used before we hand the item over to you. 

No Warranties: All items are to be considered used. No refunds or exchanges of any kind. All items as is, where is. Please know before you buy. 

Moving/Packing Items: We do not have anyone available to help move or pack items. If you buy an item you must provide your own Hercules. As with packing, we like our customers to pack their own items to ensure they are pleased with the packing. We provide packing materials and bags until they run out. It is always a good idea to carry some in your vehicle to the sale.

Purses/Handbags/Bags: No purses, handbags, briefcases, backpacks or such are allowed inside our sales. Please, DO NOT BRING THEM INSIDE. Security will kindly turn you away from the door. Small cross body or waste pouch holders are allowed to carry your wallets and such. Yes, people steal. We don’t think you do, but others not as kind do and we must set this rule into place. 

Bathroom Facilities:  No restroom available.

Safety: Please be aware of your surroundings and physical limitations. Access to this sale is up a small landing of stairs. This home is not handicap accessible. We do not provide handicap acces  in private homes and ask that you are mindful of any stairs, doors, changes in elevation, items on the floor, hanging from the ceiling, glass doors and such. We are not responsible for any accidents or injuries. Please be mindful of your environment at all times.

Parking:  Please do not block any driveways, mailboxes, streets or ignore city ordinances. If you get a citation it is not our responsibility.

Holds:  Any items you ask us to hold must be purchased by you. We do not allow you to hold items as you shop, only to come back and sort and decide. IF you hold an item in your arms or our holding areas, you have agreed to purchase. We reserve the right to ask for immediate purchase of any items held.

When Pigs Fly Team: Our team is excited to greet you and look forward to helping you find some wonderful and amazing Treasures. We appreciate our courteous and fun customers and thrive on your positive and respectful nature.



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