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21 Lucky People Who Found a Rewarding Surpise in a Thrift Shop

When we need to buy something, we often look for ways to avoid spending so much money by exploring thrift stores or hunting for bargains. And if luck is on your side, you may even find an unexpected item that will make you end the day with a smile from ear to ear.

1. “Found this 18k gold and diamond ladybird pin for $3.”

2. “Found these sweet boots for my kid, 8 bucks at Savers.”

3. “Bought for 25 cents at an estate sale. These bills were hidden throughout the book. Never would I imagine I’d get so lucky!”

4. “Lu was pleased with this $3 bed.”

5. “I’ve found interesting things in thrifted suit pockets before, but never $2000 in cash.”

6. “Found the same pair of docs that I was already wearing at a garage sale for $1.00.”

7. “Got married in my $30 wedding dress. Thanks, Goodwill!”

8. “Butter dish $3 and found $60 inside!!!”

9. “Here are the clothes I got from the estate sale! $5 each. ’60s, ’70s, and ’90s.”

10. “Absolutely love this Hello Kitty microwave I found for $15.”

11. “Scored this amazing vintage dress for $6.99 at my local Goodwill!”

12. “I found a locked safe for $15, and inside it was full of money, gold, and silver.”

13. “Thrifted the shoes of my dreams yesterday for $10. Vintage Steve Madden.”

14. “This find was a bun in a million. I snatched this plate set so quickly, $6 local thrift store in SoCal.”

15. “Got this ring at an estate sale—had it tested, and it’s 18k gold!!”

16. “Got this baddie for $25 at GW!”

17. “Got this gorgeous marble chess board for only $4 today! Super heavy and beautiful.”

18. “Got a green phone from the ’70s at Goodwill for $27, and it works.”

19. “My latest thrift find. These 14 K gold moon earrings.”

20. “Obsessed with these shoes I got at a local thrift for only $5!”

21. “I found some antipaparazzi pants in a thrift store.”

What has been your best value-for-money purchase? Do you have any item or garment that holds great sentimental value for you?

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