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University City, MO Estate Sale 12/1-12/2

Whoa Momma! Mid Century Madness in University City, MO! 

A civil rights trailblazer in American business, Allen L. McKellar, Helped Pepsi create marketing campaigns that pushed societal boundaries, hurdled racial and ethnic stereotypes, and shined a more honest light on black middle class America. He is one of the subjects in the book, The Real Pepsi Challenge: The Inspirational Story of Breaking the Color Barrier in American Business, by author Stephanie Capparell. 

By the mid 1950's, McKellar transitioned from soft drinks to brewery by joining Falstaff Brewing Company and making St. Louis his family home. Through his 22 years with Falstaff, McKellar eventually became Senior Vice President of Marketing and was instrumental in recruiting Hank Aaron, Rosie Grier and James Brown as spokespersons for the brand.  Throughout his career, McKellar not only changed the ideals of America's corporations, he also helped change the ideals of post segregation-era America. 

We’re selling the contents of Mr. McKellar’s 1964 Mid Century Modern home, which contains Falstaff and Mid Century good. Everything is PRICED TO SELL unlike many sales that seem higher than retail.

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Maplewood, MO Estate Sale 05/18-05/20

Shop 40+ years of antiques and collectibles.

This weekend we will be hosting a wonderful sale in the heart of Maplewood. The house is a gorgeous all brick, flat roof home built in the 1920's that has only seen two owners in it's lifetime. Our client was an eclectic soul with an eye for flair and a taste that demanded quality no matter the item. You'll see everything from Art Deco furniture, marble top tables, and gilt frames to Roseville pottery and vintage furs.

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