A sale that should be of huge interest to collectors will take place in the ‘House of Books’ Ballybofey this Saturday. The event has received a lot of publicity due to the fact that the well known Letterkenny woman, Ruth McKinney has left many heirlooms and bric a’ brac to be sold at the event this Saturday. The late Ms. McKinney was the daughter of those who owned the Oatfield Factory in Letterkenny many years ago.
“We are very much looking forward to it. There should be a lot of items there that will attract collectors from across the county and perhaps even further afield. We have a few beautiful lamps to be sold and a lovely chinese tea set for sale too,” Danny McIntyre of the ‘House of Books’ said.
The event which is sure to be any book enthusiast’s dream will also host many items that will bring a smile to many a collector’s face.
“We have a collection of old medicine bottles for sale. These are usually very collectable items. We also have an old phone up for sale. This phone is different in the respect that it doesn’t even have a face to dial on,” he said.
Among the picturesque lamps and old phones that will be on show for the day a collection of brass cutlery will also be for sale. And for those of you who are musical enthusiasts there will be a wide array from the woodwind family on show.
The sale promises to be a very interesting one which should garner huge interest in the local area.
“People keep bringing pieces in. It is great to see how generous people are especially now when times are not as good as they were,” he said.