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50p brooch worth 1000 times more!
A car boot sale ended up the bargain of a lifetime for one lucky shopper – after she spent 50p on a brooch that’s expected to fetch more than 1,000 times that amount at auction.
The unsuspecting punter spotted the shiny metal item at a table-top stall in the Sunday morning Wenvoe sale last November.
But when she had it valued she found out it was a special memento celebrating one of Wales’ most famous sporting victories – the national side’s 1905 rugby win against New Zealand.
Bids are expected to start at £500 when it goes under the hammer in London.
The buyer, a middle-aged woman who wishes to remain anonymous, said: “I thought twice about offering 50p but decided that it seemed a reasonable asking price. I paid the money and put it in my handbag.”
But when she returned home and examined the item more closely she realised she might have struck the jackpot.
It’s very rare that items like these show up for sale and in most cases people don’t know what they are buying and the sellers don’t know what they are actually selling.
The item will go under the hammer at an auction of sports memorabilia for Frasers of Maddox Street, Mayfair, on September 25.
Car boot purchase reveals hidden Egyptian relic
An ambulance worker from Northumberland has paid £3 at a car boot sale for an ancient Egyptian tool valued at more than £4,000.
Martin Jackson found the 4,500-year wooden maul - used by craftsmen to carve temples among a box of broken tools at the Amble car boot sale.
The 50-year-old, haggled the price down from £6, and then had the tool verified by the Natural History Museum.
He thought the tool looked old, and then spotted an engraved silver band which explained that it was an Egyptian maul which had been found at the ancient burial ground Saqqara.
Martin had spent a relaxing Sunday morning perusing the knick-knacks when he came across a bell-shaped lump of wood which appeared to look very old.
Mark Wright's mum flogs his designer clothes at car boot sale in Essex
The former TOWIE star's mum Carol was spotted telling prospective buyers that the clobber - some of it unworn - belonged to Mark and sister Jessica
Van-tastic: Carol Wright rocked up at the car boot in Chigwell to make a few extra quid
Mark Wright’s mum surprised shoppers by flogging his designer clothes for a fraction of their value – at a car boot sale.
The TV presenter and TOWIE star’s mum Carol, who also appears in the ITV2 reality show, was spotted telling prospective buyers that the clobber – some of it unworn – belonged to Mark and his sister Jessica.
Arriving at the Chigwell site in Essex in a large yellow van, the reality star quickly attracted the attention of punters with her sales patter, flogging shirts belonging to Mark for just a few pounds each.
Even the 27-year-old’s underwear was up for grabs!
Dozens of items tumbled out of the van’s open door, with loads more in boxes and rails inside.
An onlooker said: “Carol was making no secret of who she was or whose clothes she was selling. The items were really, really cheap for what they were.”
The mum-of-four may be having a clear- out as telly heartthrob Mark prepares to marry ex-Corrie star Michelle Keegan.
Couch Jammed in small car Video
The moment a family tried to load a sofa in the boot of car has been captured on video and shared online.
The scene, which is thought to have occurred in Sheffield, shows two adults, assisted by three children, failing miserably as they attempt to stuff the three-seater in the back of the small car.
They persist for just over three minutes before “Yorkshire Toon”, the YouTube user who filmed the clip, had to leave the building. Yorkshire Toon wrote on YouTube: “Shame I missed them leave. They never got that sofa in that car in the time it took for me to get downstairs.”
he video has received over a 1,000,000 views since it was shared on 15 August.
It’s doubted that the sofa made it into the boot…