Dallas Estate Sale May 6-7 by When Pigs Fly

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Dallas Estate Sale May 6-7 by When Pigs Fly

When Pigs Fly Estate Sales & Auctions

May 6-7

10:00am – 3:00pm

Dallas, TX

Northaven off of Midway and 635



Living Estate of Liz Trice and Estate of Margaret Hudson. Very well known and admired in Dallas. Their tenure with Hillcrest High School and St Marks School of Texas, brings many fond memories and wonderful treasures for you.


Having traveled all over the world, you will find keepsakes, art and collectibles, representing their wonderful times together.


Margaret passed away April 2nd and Liz is welcoming you all to share in their history and hopes you find some treasures from the past as well as new memories for the future.

(Liz will not be at the sale)


This home is hot on the market and in fabulous Northaven area. For information regarding the home please contact:  Hanne Sagalowsky at (214)402-8200.


 Please read through our guidelines to ensure we all have a wonderful time!



SIGN UP SHEET will be on the front door the early morning of the sale. We will let you inside based on the order you are on the list at initial opening of the sale. Limit 25 persons inside at any one time.


Please look through the photos of this wonderful sale. Here is a description of some items (more photos and updated descriptions added the week of the sale as well:


Mid Century

Tile-mosaic topped coffee table and small louvered front cabinet



Bed frame


Original Art








Fabulous Hall tree with bench

Crystal and Silver Epergne-Fabulous condition

Glass ware

Collectible Plates




James Avery

Mont Blanc pens

Cross Pens

Cartier Pens





Art Work

Artists names as available, will be added to this list throughout the research of this event. Please check back later the week of the sale.

Many posters some framed from their travels. See photos.

Original Oils –



Original by Margaret Hudson

Salvador Dali-Signed and numbered “Autumn”



Kenmore Refrigerator side by side,black, Manuf; 2014 Very nice

Samsung French Refrigerator with extra drawer, white, Manuf 2010, in service past 2 years only-this item may be removed if presold

Small chest freezer

Maytag dryer-newer

Washing machine


Photogarphy Equipment/Small Office /Studies/Books

Leica m5 with lens

Many trays for slides

Bell &  Howell autoload projector

Movies on reels

Revere 555 projector

Baja slide case

Wall mounted projection screen

Hermes 3000 manual typewriter in case

Plethera of movies and slides from travels and class preparation

Art coffee table books

English literature

Antique and vintage books

Hillcrest yearbooks

St Marks yearbooks


Fun Item!

Actual DOOR from Hillcrest given to Liz as a present 30 years after she left there.



King 4 poster bed, newer in fabulous condition

Queen 4 poster bed, newer in fabulous condition

Chaise/fainting lounge

Stunning Havertys reproduction of antique secretary


Bed frame

Small side tables

Antique arm chairs

Hospital  bed, electric

Wicker seat chairs

Patio furniture

Book cases

Small dressers

Metal filing cabinets

Small dining serving/server/buffet


Notable Items

Russian lacquer boxes

Sterling and silver plate loving cups and trophies (1940-1970’s)

Silver plate serving pieces

Pottery signed by artist

LSU Sugar bowl framed National Champions 2003

LSU vintage sweaters

Outdoor décor and pots

Vintage tennis rack holder and ball collector



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 16 allowed inside. This includes infants in your arms. Each sale poses challenges such as, chemicals, knifes, glassware, collectibles, metal, swimming pools and hurried adults.


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.


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.


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


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.