Last Updated on 7/25/2006 by bidz

Now here was a good deal:

Valdosta man finds priceless treasure at Yard Sale
July 21, 2006

“Valdosta – It’s every junker’s dream. Pick up an item at a yard sale that turns out to be worth of millions.

That’s just what happened to a man in Valdosta. The 30 bucks he spent on a painting turned out to be the best investment of his life.

…They soon found out they had come into possession of the original stone lithograph of the winning design for the Washington Monument. Morris’s garage sale find has been authenticated and is estimated to be worth at least 2 million dollars.”

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I guess it would be kind of a bummer (to put it mildly) to be the one that actually sold this particular item at the yard sale….