Sam's Joint, Caledonia. Image Courtesy: OrbitBid.com
CALEDONIA, Mich. (WZZM) - Sam Bravata will sell off his unique collection of antiques and mementos from his Caledonia Sam's Joint restaurant.
The sale will take place February 12th online through OrbitBid.com and only involves the decor from the Caledonia site, which was the original restaurant.
The auction is also only for the antiques and not the restaurant fixtures or furniture, because Bravata is in the process of selling all 7 of his locations.
In addition to the Caledonia restaurant, Bravata owned Sam's Joints in Plainwell, Gun Lake, Alaska, Coopersville, Norton Shores and Rockford.
If you are interested, the mementos up for sale include: "A huge variety of vintage furniture, organs & pianos, scale model airplanes & boats, vintage firearms, Italian granite bust, carved eagle w/ an 11' wingspan, vintage toys, trucks & pedal cards, diving bell, mid-century collectibles, vintage gas pump, military artifacts, statues, carvings, curiosities, wooden airplane propellers, old sports memorabilia, rare metal signs, old dolls, stained glass windows & stained glass Tiffany shades, light fixtures, taxidermy pieces, musical instruments, clocks, vintage arcade games, western themed collectibles, historic oddities, framed artwork, pictures, mirrors & historic documents, Native American artifacts, old sleighs, strollers, & buggies, vintage duck decoys, old safes, and much, much more."