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Towaco / Montville Twsp Mansion Moving Sale

  • Location:  11 Brookwood Road, Towaco, NJ
  • Dates & Times:  Fri / Sat, Oct 13 & 14, 10-4pm
    Numbers Friday at 9am
  • Directions:  Rt 208N; merge onto Rt 287S; take Exit 47 for US 202 (Montville / Lincoln Pk); Right onto US 202; Right onto Firehouse Rd/ US 202; Left onto US 202N; Right Barney Ln; Right Brookwood Rd

See location on Google maps.

  • Contact Numbers during sale: (and feel free to text)
    • Anneliese 201-264-6023 / email:  alscherring@hotmail.com
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A beautifully appointed mansion in Towaco / Montville Township (only about 25 minutes from Ridgewood – a nice drive & a cute town to visit).

Here is a partial list of what you will find:


Decorator furnishings: from Domain – “Astoria” carved sofa, Italian made “Papillion” settee, “Chelsea Pyramid” ebonized etagere with gilt accents, large gilt framed mirror (7’7″ x 5’5″), assorted arm chairs, painted sideboard with two drawers & wine bottle storage, tufted back leather wing chair, tall bookcase; from Horchow – mirrored console / buffet with granite top, ornate gilt framed mirror, beveled frame gilt mirror; Hooker Seven Seas two shelf cabinet; Hooker media cabinet / console; Coromandel style ebonized & gilt cocktail table; assorted side tables; beautiful marble top French style bombe chest with burlwood veneer and ormolu with matching mirror; gilt round side table; Butler Heritage Collection ladies desk / vanity; hand painted two drawer console table with mirror; Newport Cottages painted pink storage dresser / changing table; Pottery Barn kitchen table with two leaves & six chairs; ornate crackle finish chest from Neiman Marcus; three ebonized bar stools from “American Heritage”; vintage high arm / back settee; Pottery Barn kids storage / cabinets; kids tables & chairs sets; upholstered chair with ottoman and comfy sofa – great for family / play room; large Henredon entertainment armoire; Hollywood Regency brass & glass bamboo style trolley…

Breathtaking Baker Stately Homes Collection banded dining table with carved & gilded accents with leaves & all pads; set of eight Chippendale style dining chairs; Mid century iron Woodard canopy chair, settee and table with five chairs;

Accessories / Decoratives: LARGE Jay Strongwater collection – picture frames, candlesticks, napkin rings, boxes, Christmas ornaments (most ornaments new in box); many table & floor lamps some from Domain / Horchow; pair framed tapestries from Domain; pair large ceramic Asian inspired planters with faux trees; many pillar candlesticks; planters; decorative vases; framed prints; mirrors; faux florals; Bombay Co large metal Wagoneer clock; lots of picture frames

China / Crystal / Silver: Royal Crown Derby “Elizabeth” 18 five piece place settings (never removed from the box – never used!), a covered sugar bowl & open veg, plus 10 matching creamed soup bowls (never used), and 11 “Royal Antoinette” 8″ salad plates (again never used); Waterford Millenium toasting goblets & flutes (never used, mint in box), set 12 8″ plates, 14″ statement vase and oval platter; Ralph Lauren “Megan” dishes; Ralph Lauren stemware; Italian 800 silver heavily repoussed four piece coffee / tea set (hallmarked c. 1934-44);

Seasonal: much Christmas, Halloween, fall…. some from Pier 1, Fortunoff….; pair 33″ lighted ball topiaries; 8′ lighted Christmas tree; Halloween kids costumes (some new in package); Spode Christmas Tree dishes….

Children’s: tables & chairs; Pottery Barn storage; lot Bellini bassinet with all linens; toys / games / books; lots of clothing – unused Burberry baby bunting, Crewcuts, Under Armor…..some new with tags; decorative artwork;  

Audio / Video: Wii system; Ace Bayou gaming chairs; some audio electronics; surround sound system; 

Toys / Sports: vintage Lionel train lot; “Competition Pro Hockey” air hockey table; kids push tricycles – Kettler, Radio Flyer…; Huffy Green Machine; some golf; Space saver treadmill

Miscellaneous: many decorative pieces, cannisters, pitchers, dishes; books; DVD’s; linens (bed, bath & table)

Designer clothing / accessories / shoes (Prada, Burberry, Chanel, Gucci, LV, BCBG, DKNY, Kate Spade…) – ladies shoes mostly size 8-9, ladies clothing mostly size 8; some men’s; lots of children’s 

Costume jewelry (much J. Crew)….

And as always much much more!!!


Tag Sale Services

Once our services are engaged for a tag sale, we generally work in your home for the week prior to the sale. Our tag sales are usually run on a Friday and Saturday however this can be tailored to your specific needs.

Prior to the sale we:

  • Organize, stage, inventory and photograph all items for sale (We protect our clients by putting aside personal effects to avoid identify theft.)
  • Designate traffic & private areas clearly with large signs
  • Research – we are appraisers and use our vast knowledge to establish fair market value for all items – all items are researched prior to each sale to determine current values
  • Price – by the day before the sale we make it a priority to price all items with large posters and /or price tags
  • Advertise – we promote the sale on our website, on EstateSales.net, through local newspapers, and if permitted by the town, use free standing directional signs. Here is a sample of how we advertise our sales.
  • Email – secure Constant Contact email service to over 2300 dedicated customers

During the actual days of sale:

  • We employ a door person and use a number system for crowd control
  • We have a set cashier at a cash table who collects the money and makes an ongoing list of items and their selling prices (you will receive a copy of this list)
  • We make sure we have enough knowledgeable staff to secure the house and contents
  • We use an effective silent bidding process for higher end items allowing for maximum prices to be realized
  • After an item is sold it is the responsibility of the buyer to pack and remove purchases. If they are large items, we can refer movers to facilitate the process.

After the sale we do not provide a clear out service since we feel it is a conflict of interest. We do have a network of people whose work ethic and professionalism has been tested for years and we would be happy to refer them you or link up with them on your behalf.

Appraisal & Broker Services

We provide both estate and insurance appraisals and can work with individuals, executors, lawyers and accountants.

When preparing written appraisals, we write them in accord with the Valuation Standards and Professional Appraisal Practices as outlined by the Appraisal Foundation in the 2014-2015 Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) and the Principles of Practice and the Code Ethics of the Appraisers Association of America. After receiving her Certificate in Appraisal Studies through NYU/ SCPS, Anneliese O’Hea consistently updates her USPAP qualification every two years.

Using our knowledge and vast professional network, we also have the ability to broker items for you into auction or via private sale. This can be determined on an individual basis.

We are family

Allow us to introduce ourselves. Ann Snow Scherring started her business as a Personal Property Liquidator in northern New Jersey over 30 years ago. Her philosophy is to provide a unique service liquidating the contents of homes with the utmost discretion and empathy for the clients going through this process. Anneliese Scherring O’Hea, Ann’s daughter, after many years experiencing the auction market joined the family business full time.

Ann's Tag Sales partnersWhen we run a tag sale for you one or both of us is ALWAYS onsite during the set up and actual sale days.

Our service is to act as a middle person or agent between the buyer and our client, whether for one item, a collection or the entire house contents. As professionals in this business we can handle any item from high end antiques, art, fine jewelry, collectibles, coins, stamps, ephemera, books, records, clothing , workshops and general household items.

With a well established selling network, we appeal to a continually growing directed customer base and consistently command higher prices.

Our first meeting with the client is a free consultation to assist them in making effective decisions to plan a move, liquidate an estate or arrange for the sale of individual items. Concerns about family antiques and heirlooms can be addressed at this time. Our best bit of free advice is not to throw anything away until you meet with us.