Barb Dawson


Palisades, CA

A Plethora of Collectibles In Palisades! Paul Lauritz, Lionel Trains, Jewelry, Whole House!

This is the home of the late John Danley who died 

this past year at the ripe old age of 104. A Santa Monica

native, Danly was a retired executive with Merle Norman Cosmetics

and a WWII veteran. His home is filled with multi-generations of

treasures ranging from a rare Cunard Line Ware cup and saucer 

(same as that used on Titanic) to 1960s Lionel trains, Paul Lauritz

"plein air" art, vintage furniture, 1970s retro-chic collectibles, mid-century

barware, 1890s Wedgwood Lilac dinner service, contemporary Kosta Boda 

and Tiffany art glass, American brilliant, vintage linens, Bohemian glass,

a multitude of antique and vintage service pins including Douglas Aircraft and

Merle Norman, old Tonka toys, old tools, patio furniture, plants, garden decor,

vintage clothes, linens and jewelry.  Highlights include authentic

circa 1912 mens lifeguard and swimsuits, NIB Hermes scarf, antique baby's

christening gown, vintage aprons, plus fine examples of Hollycraft

and Donald Stannard jewelry, fine jewelry, and a huge collection of vintage

cufflinks.   The house and a full garage are simply crammed with the

memorabilia of a long life well lived. 

AND....There also is a 2004 Lexus sedan ES330 in very nice interior and

exterior condition.....with only 73,000 miles on it!!