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Tahoe Truckee, bring out your treasures

TRUCKEE, Calif. and#8212; Truckee is the next stop on the Treasure Hunters Roadshow worldwide tour July 28-July 2. During this event at the Hampton Inn- Tahoe Truckee Hotel, the team is hoping to see items such as coins and paper currency issued prior to 1965, toys, dolls, trains, vintage jewelry, old and modern musical instruments, fine art, war memorabilia, comic books, gold and silver jewelry, costume jewelry, advertising memorabilia, swords, knives and the unusual!

What treasures are stashed around Truckee? We are about to find out. During this free event, the Treasure Hunters are expecting to see more than 1,200 residents bringing in their rare and unusual collectibles. Locals will have a chance to talk to antiques and collectibles specialists, and itand#8217;s all free. Visit the Treasure Hunters starting Tuesday, June 28 through Friday, July 1 from 9 a.m.-6 p.m., and Saturday, July 2 from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. at the Hampton Inn-Tahoe Truckee hotel, 11951 State Hwy 267.

Recent finds include a 1960s vintage guitar, purchased for more than $100,000. Four gold coins were purchased from a local resident for more than $72,000. Also, an Abraham Lincoln hand-written thank you letter was purchased from a man who discovered it inside a wall while he was remodeling. The letter expressed Lincolnand#8217;s gratitude for a nightand#8217;s stay while travelling to Chicago.

What kind of treasures will be revealed during our trip? You or your next-door neighbor just might be the next one to find an extraordinary item hiding in your attic. Start digging now and be ready to have some fun and make some money.

For more information, visit http://www.treasurehuntersroadshow.com, or call 217-726-7590.

and#8212; Submitted to aedgett@sierrasun.com