If shows like Storage Wars have taught us anything, it’s that big bucks can be found in the unlikeliest of places. In fact, the junk gathering dust in your loft or basement could actually be a goldmine waiting to be rediscovered. And should you find a certain Christmas trinket packed away with your decorations then your holidays may just get a little bit happier.
It’s no secret that vintage artworks and ornaments can fetch astonishing amounts of money at auction. Every day, potential buyers spend hours searching for hidden masterpieces in small shops and boutiques. However, some of the most expensive items sold at auction were actually found in the most unexpected places.