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Bellevue Estate Sale

  • 5409 143rd Avenue Southeast Bellevue, WA, 98006 United States (map)

This estate sale is full of fine Asian antiques, camera equipment, Lionel trains, fly fishing gear, SCUBA gear, clothing and collectibles. The family were avid collectors and loved the outdoors and the collections we will be selling show it!  Some of the highlights include:

  • Many styles and sizes of Tansu chests

  • Over a dozen hand-knotted carpets

  • Sterling silver flatware

  • Sterling silver cocktail shakers and barware

  • Assorted costume and fine jewelry

  • Trio of Chinese terracotta roof ornaments

  • Chinese dining table and 8 chairs

  • Huge collection of Nikon and Leica M3 cameras, lenses and underwater photography equipment.

  • Chinese lacquer screens

  • Lionel train engines (O gauge), passenger cars, tenders, track and related accessories

  • Maritime collectibles

  • Vintage Camp Koda collectibles

  • Foss Maritime, Tote and related maritime clothing, books, collectibles and more industry related items

  • International stamp collection

  • Masks and tribal artifacts from around the world including the Pacific Islands, South America, Asia and Africa

  • Several pieces of Bose electronics

  • Trench Art shell vase

  • Glass & Brass Breakfast table with complementary rattan chairs

  • Patio Furniture

  • Brass & Leather Bar Stools

  • Many newer small kitchen appliances includes KitchenAid mixer, toasters, slow cookers, blenders, Keurig, high-quality pots and pans, Le Creuset, hosting items

  • Japanese miniature Samurai armor

  • South East Asian puppets

  • Carved wood Chinese figures

  • Waterford Crystal

  • Orrefors crystal

  • Tang-Dynasty-style Chimera

  • Huge collection of Rose Medallion china dishes

  • Haviland Limoges china set

  • Assorted carved Chinese tables

  • Assorted pairs of Chinese and Japanese porcelain lamps

  • Japanese scrolls

  • Giraffe Sculptures

  • Snowboarding, Skateboarding and Skiing items

  • Antique Japanese 6-Panel Screen

  • Asian Bedroom Set

  • 'Rare and Unusual Fly Tying Materials- A Natural History' by Paul Schmookler and Ingrid V. Sils (book)

  • Suite of 6 Chinese Kingfisher watercolors

  • Fly Fishing Gear including approximately 25 Sage Graphite rods, Islander reels, Orvis reels, Several Billy Pate Reels, Fly fishing accessories including clothing, flies, tools, cases and related equipment.

  • Two original drawings by Fernando Villa

  • Assorted white leather furniture

  • Flat screen televisions

  • Dual CS 1268 turntable and collection of 1980's & 1990's vinyl LP's

  • Two electronic lock safes

  • Wrought iron day bed

  • SCUBA gear including buoyancy vests, regulators, fins, masks, compasses, lights, wet suits, technical equipment.

  • Wine refrigerators

  • Short-run lift-assist chair unit

  • Firewood

  • Set of tires on rims

  • Fox Blox construction toys

  • Assorted luggage

  • Antique Chinese Fan

  • Antique Chinese Porcelains

  • Antique Cloisonne Opium Box

  • Concrete Pagodas

  • Assorted outdoor clothing including many marine branded jackets, Barbour fly fishing jackets (2)

  • Japanese clothing

  • And much more

Terms & Conditions


The address will be posted at 6am on Friday August 23rd.

A blank sign-up list will be posted at the property at 6am on Friday to determine the order of entry at 8am the same day.

All lists are self-managed. If there is a problem with the list we will encourage the buyers to work it out among themselves. If you are not present at the time your name is called you will lose your spot on the list.

Doors open at 8am sharp on the first day of the sale (check listing for other days).

Cash & Credit Cards ONLY. NO CHECKS.

We do not charge any fees for credit cards.

You are responsible for loading out your purchases, bring packing materials and a strong back.

We will not have staff to assist with load outs they are needed inside the house.

No pricing is released before the sale.

Video Surveillance will be present during the sale.

Earlier Event: July 19
West Seattle Estate Sale
Later Event: September 20
Edmonds Estate Sale