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Hidden cash

Hidden cash
« on: May 11, 2017, 09:48:31 AM »
This weekend we got a huge unit full of mostly big, old, dusty furniture. We got it for only $280; I think probably because it's a ton of work and the other bidders knew it. Anyway, while we were cleaning the unit out, I found an old old ladies glove. I could tell it was full of something so I decided to investigate. Inside there was a cloth change purse. The clasp was rusted shut but I finally pried it open with a screwdriver. Inside of that - rolls of money - $205 in all. I've already made $55 off of 3 small pieces of furniture. This locker is going to be great! A ton of work, but great.

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Re: Hidden cash
« Reply #1 on: May 12, 2017, 09:32:50 AM »
If you aren't afraid of hard work or getting dirty, you can definitely score some good units on the cheap. Some of my best units were so dusty that I came out looking like a chimney sweep.

Re: Hidden cash
« Reply #2 on: July 20, 2017, 01:00:30 AM »
Wow! I guess you really need to dig deep to uncover hidden treasures. Just imagine what a pity if the glove had been stored inside a furniture piece instead and you had sold it unknowingly. It takes patience to go through every successful storage auction bid before you can truly reap some profits.


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