Tips for Collectors at Memphis Estate Sales

memphis estate salesWhile Memphis estate sales are an excellent way to find appliances, home décor and antique furniture, they are also a great place to find a variety of unique, hard-to-find collectables. In the past, Copeland Estate Sales has handled high-end collections of coins, sports items, historical memorabilia and more.

Each estate sale we’ve hosted has presented a unique opportunity for collectors to find new and exciting items. Check out these these tips for getting your hands on some great collectables at the next local estate sale.

Smartphones are the Collecter’s Friend

Your web-enabled smart phone can be an invaluable tool for on-the-fly research while you’re shopping at Memphis estate sales. When you find a unique item, pull up a search engine on your phone and find out some information about pricing, rarity, or whatever else you might need to know. Now that just about every collector  has smartphone in their pocket, the guesswork has been eliminated.

The camera on your smartphone is another invaluable tool for collectors shopping at Memphis estate sales. More often than not, you’ll want to share your estate sale haul with friends or acquaintances on Facebook, Twitter or other forms of social media.

Be The First to Know about Memphis Estate Sales

When Copeland Estate Sales posts a new sale to, our email subscribers here about upcoming sales and items available first. For serious collectors, knowing about a upcoming sales as soon as they’re announced is an absolute must. In order to get a great deal on those next top-notch items at Memphis estate sales, subscribe to email alerts through

Once you’re a part of the email subscriber list, start developing a relationship with local estate sale companies. People like to do business with people they like, and that definitely applies to estate sales. Become a regular at local estate sales, and you’ll have a better understanding of how each company operates their sales.