Wanna own a piece of W.A. Criswell? Or his wife Betty? Then clear your calendar and fill up your checking account, because Janelle Stone is holding an estate sale from 9 a.m to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday at the Criswells' former manse at 5901 Swiss Avenue, during which she's expecting to auction off a hell of a lot of valuables, among them: "Antiques, collectibles, fine china (six large sets), crystal (Baccarat, Val St. Lambert, antique, etc.), Meissen, Sevres, Baccarat, Limoges, Faberge, Sabino & other fine glassware. Extensive collection of Boehm birds and flowers, Doughty birds, rare sterling silver, silverplate, antique handbags, Orientalia, Oriental and French enamel, fine perfume bottles" and on and on.
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In other words, this is where you come to get your Granny a Christmas gift. It's first-come, first-served. And there will be security guards. So don't think of trying to fly the coup with one of these.