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Estate Sale of Adele Carolyn (Taber) Passmore

Updated: Nov 18, 2023

Estate Sale of Adele Carolyn (Taber) Passmore

Join the treasure hunt as Cape Ann Auction hosts a unique Estate Sale celebrating the lifetime collection of Wilmington’s local historian and artist, Adele Carolyn (Taber) Passmore (1932–2022).

Don't miss your chance to claim cherished pieces of local heritage and souvenirs of Adele’s wide-ranging interests while honoring a remarkable woman whose generosity of spirit and love of the arts, history, and the Wilmington community engaged friends, family, and strangers alike.

Date: September 8, 9, and 10 of 2023

Time: 9 AM–3 PM each day

Location: 94 Andover Street, Wilmington, MA

Uncover matchless gems among a trove of unique items paying tribute to Adele’s hobbies, interests, and talents. Explore an eclectic collection including items of art and history, both nostalgic and inspiring.

A Few Highlights of the Estate Sale

  • Antique Pottery, Stoneware

  • Sterling Silver vanity items, candlesticks, serving utensils

  • Old Toys, Games — a large, varied collection!

  • Estate Jewelry, Fashion Accessories

  • Curated Fabrics, Textiles, Linens — many boxes!

  • Vintage Clothing — a packed walk-in closet!

  • Mid-Century Modern (MCM) Furnishings, including a Russel Wright Bedroom Suite by Conant Ball

  • Vintage Holiday Décor — Christmas, Halloween

  • Historical Memorabilia, Ephemera — books, photographs, travel maps

  • Gardening Books, Tools — from Adele's volunteer work with the Wilmington Garden Club and the Harnden Tavern town museum

Hundreds of Antique Finds! Browse through a marvelous and vast selection of antique furniture and vintage decorative items — a collection gathered over many decades — all on display at Adele’s historic Andover Street home.


Friday a Tough Sell for You? No worries if you miss the first day — with such an Embarrassment of Riches, we will be adding Fresh Items EVERY day!

Do COME BACK for Half-Price Sunday! — Prices of all items not sold on Friday and Saturday will be slashed in half!

We look forward to sharing with you the collection of Adele Carolyn Passmore. Join us at this extraordinary estate sale to celebrate Adele’s life and send her treasures on to new adventures.

This estate sale is hosted by Cape Ann Auction. Payment options include cash or credit cards, PayPal, and Venmo.

Please note that, prior to the estate sale, we will be emailing line numbers — Please sign up on our website, as ONLY subscribers to our email list will get priority access to estate sale line numbers. Those on our email list will also receive early information about future estate sales and auctions.

For more information, please see our website at Cape Ann Auction.

What's Posted Below is only a SMALL Selection of what we have in this event!

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