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Montvale Moving Sale

  • Location:  The Enclave, 36 Cider Mill Court, Montvale, NJ
  • Dates & Times: November 30 – December 1:  Friday-Saturday:  – 10am-4pm
    Numbers Friday at 9 am
  • Directions:  Route 17 North; Exit Lake St Right; Follow Lake St crossing E. Saddle River Rd by Elmers; Left Cider Mill

Find the home on Google Maps.

  • Mobile & text at the sale:
    • Ann: 201-264-6103
    • Anneliese 201-264-6023
    • Office 201-652-0757
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  • Forms of payment: This sale cash, local check with ID, Venmo payment (you must have the app on your phone!) or debit / credit card ($300 minimum).
  • Everything sold as is. This is private home – no food or drinks allowed and no use of the bathrooms!
  • Movers:  we do not have movers on site but can refer you to local movers. We do often have guys at the sale who can help you get items to your car – tipping is GREATLY appreciated!!!
  • Bags & wrap needed; however, if you bring your own tote we reserve right to inspect contents or place your name on it & leave with door guy….. Thanks

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Once again we are working in a beautifully appointed home for a family who has made many moves over the years hence the variety of furnishings in different styles.

Highlights include:

 2006 BMW 550i with 117,000 miles. 4dr V8
New tires ($1,200) and new battery ($500);  car runs great.  Always been in a heated garage.

Collectibles:  many boxed & ready for giving: Strongwater frame; Waterford Yankee paperweights, Globe paperweight & Argon decanter; Versace stopper; Swarovskis; semi precious stone globe with hydrometer, thermometer & clock; boxed Russian tea set; Josh Simpson paper weight; Roden & Fields skin care; Sports: Joe Montana cards, Ken Griffey Jr; 1988 Olympic pin collection framed;

Furniture: Pair Tommy Bahama leather club chairs with ottoman; many other ottomans/coffee tables; French style marble top buffet; French Louis XVI style salon set consisting of a settee & 2 chairs; Pair Travertine top demilunes; Pair gilt mirrors; Baker corner chair; leather Chesterfield; many sets & pairs of chairs & bar stools;

Baker Asian inspired dining room with table, 8 chairs & buffet; Pair Baker lighted curios; French style marble top pedestal; Bernhardt table (round or oval) & 6 chairs; marble top coffee tables; chaise sectional; pairs of sofas; inlaid French style table with ormulu & hoof feet;

A gorgeous French style inlaid mirrored armoire with matching night stand;

Kreiss Collection Queen sleigh bed & pair night stands; Council oval partners desk; wood file cabinets; Chippendale camelback sofa;

Decoratives: Pr French style mirrored candle sconces; pair brass chenets with fender; many Oriental rugs; Silver coffee service; silver bowl for caviar; lamps; florals;

Artwork: several large French tapestries; oil painting of classical urn & pedestal; Engraving by Anthonie Waterloo Dutch master (1610-1690); floral prints; Rose still lifes O/C; Pair 18th C engravings – boy & girl;

Sports & Exercise equipment: Billiard table; Stairmaster 4000PT; Paramount weight bench; Detecto scale; Trotter treadmill; Fitness Lifestyles Weight rack; 4 Cybex systems; Trek 1000 bicycle;

Clothing/accessories: some costume jewelry; Men’s/women’s; bags; shoes; boots; dresses; coats; sweaters – lots of clothing;

Household: Haier wine fridge (red or white); luggage; shop vac 16 gals; LG dehumidifier; much bar ware; books; Christmas/seasonal; workbench; linens – bed/bath/drapes/fabrics;

And as always 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.