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Fire Chief’s home full of fire memorabilia, antiques and unusual artifacts; estate sale opens Thursday at 2 pm

From East Bay Dr., go south on Starkey Rd. and turn right onto 102nd Ave (Bryan Dairy). Turn right at 96th St. N,  into Lakeside Estates, then first right onto Lake Park Dr. and continue on Tradewinds Blvd. Turn left onto Harborside Circle to address. As always, please respect neighbors when parking. See Google Map.

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This website contains information about our upcoming Estate Sales held regularly throughout the Tampa Bay area. It also contains details about our full scale estate and appraisal services designed to help facilitate life’s many transitions. I invite you to explore this site and discover the many ways you  may benefit from our years of experience, professional standards and knowledgeable, friendly staff.

William Murphy, Owner

This homeowner was a career fire-fighter who collected interesting memorabilia from the good old days of fighting fires. Everywhere you look there are fire-related artifacts mixed among furnishings that range from antique to modern. Pool patio and garage also full. Quite an assortment of unusual items in this 3-bedroom home!

Here are the details:

11463 Harborside Circle

Lakeside Estates, Largo 33773

Thurs. Dec. 1, 2 -5 pm

Fri. & Sat., 9 am to 2 pm


· Zero gravity electric “Perfect Chair”

· Butcher block table

· King-size waterbed; twin bed

· Oak mirrored armoire, chest of drawers

· Cheval mirror

· Corner cabinet; small curio cabinet

· Antique kitchen hutch with porcelain shelf

· Dining table, 4 chairs, 2 leafs

· Recliner, sofa, occasional chairs; side tables

· Crib; stroller and assorted baby accessories

· Computer desk and chair

· Garden fountain


· Sterling and costume jewelry

· Portable outdoor fireplace, smoker, grill

· Clothing (some vintage, some designer), furs,  shoes, hats, purses; some linens, cookbooks

· Tools include radial arm saw, table saw, grinder, pressure washer

· White treadle sewing machine in antique cabinet

· Microwave, small kitchen appliances

· Christmas tree and decorations

· Collection of cast iron cookware






Unusual collectibles:

· Paramedic’s Biophone

· Epic Systems Radio

· Ornate Bible, circa 1881

· 3-cent US Postal Service stamp dispenser

· Large assortment of firemen-related items: copper fire extinguishers, fire alarm boxes, child’s vintage riding fire truck, metal fire hose hangar, hatchets, nozzles, badges, clothing, fire hats, etc. as well as  firefighting-related decorative items

· Vintage stained glass windows

· Antique copper wringer washer

· Vintage tricycles; vintage scuba gear