WAUKESHA - The
collection of a lifetime is up for sale. Packed into nearly 7,000
square feet in a sprawling home at
1126 E. Roberta Avenue are the treasures a couple spent more
than 30 years accumulating.
According to Tom
Ewart of Open House Estate Sales, the couple frequently traveled to
England to find treasures and expanded their home several times to
accommodate their ever-increasing collection.
range from a railroad station bench to a 19th century post office
clerk’s station and a riding toy Wienermobile. The couple had
hundreds of Hummel figurines dating back to the 1930’s, along with
china, stamps, baseball cards, Christmas ornaments and furniture.
Ewart said this is the largest collection he has seen.
The sale is open
today through Sunday.