McKinney Estate Sale Aug 4-6 by When Pigs Fly

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McKinney Estate Sale Aug 4-6 by When Pigs Fly

 When Pigs Fly Estate Sales & Auctions


Aug 4-6


9:00am – 3:00pm  

Close 2:00 pm on Saturday


Directly off Eldorado Pkwy in the Country Club area in McKinney.


Our client has traveled the world and has meticulously cared for these items. Mid Century, Danish Modern, Asian, Newer Furniture and much more in the packed, two-story home.


We will be finalizing the list of artists and description late Tuesday night.


NOTE: This beautiful 2 story home is ‘Coming Soon’ as a listing with Mary Beth Williams with Remax Realtors. You can get a head start on purchasing this gorgeous home (on the golf course with an inviting pool) by contacting Mary Beth.


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):











 Wall Clocks

Drop table

Religious Icon on tin


Art Work

 Oil Paintings



Hammered metals







Chest freezer





Coffee table with glass top and inlaid Chinese paintings

Queen bedroom suite

Arm chair

Newer Farm style kitchen table and chairs



Desk of Asian design

Danish modern dressers

Vintage Patio furniture

Danish modern buffet/sideboard

Mid century furniture

Velvet wing back chairs

Set of French style twin beds

French traditional dresser

King bed

Brass bed


Vintage formal sofa

Mid Century Dining table and 8 chairs

Danish modern side cabinets

Ceramic elephant table bases

Med century brass/copper top side table

Asian bar/serving pieces




 Yard tools


Tool boxes



Notable Items









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. Limit 25 persons inside at any time. 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 access  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.