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Buying an old house is a good investment. After all, they are usually cheaper than modern homes, and you have the option to keep the traditional look or to remodel it to your liking.
For one man, his intention of simply remodeling the basement became much more memorable upon discovering a valuable item.
His family bought it several years ago, and the house had been with them since the 1940s. He liked to do things on his own, so the 35-year-old man decided to remodel the house, which included the basement.
The walls in the basement had some old writings and drawings, but nothing was out of the ordinary.
Once he saw this, he knew that he had to post it online. After all, the internet cannot get enough of old treasures.
He thought that the box was not that heavy, but he was still hoping for something good inside. Of course, it would not have been an Imgur post without a banana for scale.
As you can see, there were several packages inside the box.
There was nothing special written in the newspapers, so they were obviously used just to protect the contents of the box. An important thing to note was that one of the newspapers was released way back in March 1951.
There were so many twenty dollar bills. He was guessing that there were about a thousand dollars inside.
The second package probably had $5,000 inside.
There were brown bills, uncirculated star notes and even a gold certificate.
After all, the money might not even belong to them in the end.
Once they opened it, the man and his wife saw stacks of bills amounting to more than $10,000.
According to their lawyer, the money is theirs. Likewise, the bills were appraised and some of them were worth four times their face value.
In the end, brank12 decided to use the money to pay the mortgage so that they could live in the country soon.
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