Q: Just how big is the estate sale at 264 Monte Vista Avenue in Oakland this weekend?

A: It's so large that organizers have spent 12 days sorting and pricing and they are still finding new things.
A: There are so many pieces, they estimate the for-sale items number into the hundreds of thousands.
A: It's a sale whose variety and breadth will have attendees talking for years.

The house, which stands on the border between Piedmont and Oakland, belonged to a husband and wife who loved collecting up into their nineties. He died recently, and she decided to take what she liked and sell the rest. Read more...