Now I've Seen Everything
Now I've Seen Everything

15+ Times People Found True Gems When They Least Expected

It’s incredible to find something vintage in a thrift store or at a flea market because those things are usually unique. And if you were also able to buy this item for a fraction of the price, it’s almost like winning the lottery. Today, we’ll have a look at some of the lucky treasure hunters who managed to find true gems.

1. “I found hundreds of love letters between a sailor and his wife from 1918.”

“They started out as a secret couple, then got married after a few months!”

2. “A gorgeous 1940s’ jewelry box I found yesterday!”

3. “I found a locked safe for $15 and it was full of money, gold, and silver!”

4. “Found this beautiful Alphonse Mucha mirror for less than $10.”

5. “Found an electric fireplace on the curb for absolutely free, and all the functions work.”

“2 spray paint cans later, and I am obsessed. Cost about $20 of paint.”

6. “Today I found this stunning Art Deco celluloid comb from around the 1920s. Wow!”

7. “Got my wedding dress for free. It has actual boning, gold bird fabric, and pockets.”

8. “Been looking for a waffle maker for a while, found this one for $6. It makes cute penguins.”

9. “Scored this beautiful sofa at Salvation Army for $100. It’s basically perfect!”

10. “Gorgeous opal and pink sapphire set in the sterling silver ring I found at the flea market for $20! Before and after restoration.”

11. “A globe that turns into a glowing light at night, for only $16”

12. “Found this unmarked 18k gold and sapphire pin for $2.”

13. “Found $20 in the back pocket of some jeans I bought today. I have been blessed by the thrift gods.”

14. “$2.99 for this Whiting & Davis Art Deco mesh bag from the 1920s. I’m still in shock.”

15. “This ring with a secret compartment”

16. “Just thrifted these diamond earrings for $6,99. They were appraised at $4,682.”

17. “10k gold ring I found at the flea market today for $20... Real diamonds and a great vintage, almost antique, setting.”

Have you ever found something so good for so little that you thought it was Christmas? What was it? We would love to know in the comments.

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