Most people have been to a garage sale or flea market. We all go there to find a great deal because well most everything sells for pretty cheap. Sometimes those “cheap” find can turn into major profits. Start slideshow below to find out the most valuable antiques found at antique roadshows.
Good things happen when you decide to clean out your attic, garage, or closet. There’s a sense of satisfaction that comes from reducing clutter, but there can be unexpected benefits too. You never know what you’ll find or how much it could possibly be worth. Sometimes the most incredible treasures are hiding in plain sight.
If any show has taught us that lesson over the years, its definitely Antiques Roadshow. It started long before shows about pawn shops stumbling on fascinating finds, and has been properly appraising hidden gems for years. Here are 20 fascinating items people held onto that eventually became Antiques Roadshow’s most valuable finds!