20 ‘Ordinary’ Thrift Store Items That Ended Up Being Worth Thousands

We’ve all heard stories about a person finding a random treasure among seemingly ordinary items at a garage sale or in a thrift store. Of course, that’s the sort of thing that only happens in episodes of American Pickers. No ordinary people strike it rich like that, right?

At least, that’s the way it normally goes. On rare occasions, actual people can and do stumble into loads of cash. Just take these 20 thrift store finds, for example. The people who bought them didn’t realize how much they were really worth until now…

1. When students Skyer Ashworth and Talia Rappa were looking through clothes at a thrift store in Florida, they couldn’t help but notice six NASA spacesuits on the rack. They purchased the official 1980s-era suits for a mere 20 cents each, only to discover later that they were actually worth much more: $5,000 per suit!

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