Treasure Hunters will return to Truckee
TAHOE/TRUCKEE, Calif. andamp;#8212; The Treasure Hunters, sponsored by THR andamp; Associates, will stop in Truckee at the Hampton Inn andamp; Suites Tahoe andamp;#8211; Truckee, 11951 Highway 267, May 7-12.The Treasure Hunters is one of the largest purchasing organizations and look at items such as coins, paper currency, musical instruments and more. Recently, the Treasure Hunters paid $23,000 for a $1,000 bill dated 1880. They also see common items that would otherwise be in a box labeled, andamp;#8220;give away,andamp;#8221; such as unworn, mismatched and even broken jewelry. andamp;#8220;We encourage folks to bring in their old jewelry that just sits on their dresser, at home,andamp;#8221; said Enright. andamp;#8220;We took a pile of 14k gold jewelry off a visitorandamp;#8217;s hand and they walked away with a check for $900.andamp;#8221;The Treasure Hunters also see some of the worldandamp;#8217;s rare and unusual collectibles. In Tampa, Fla. they uncovered a 19th Century Electric Chair. They found a rare 16th century authentic vampire killing kit passed down to a resident by their German ancestor; and they have even purchased one of the worldandamp;#8217;s most rare guitars andamp;#8212; a 1959 Gibson Les Paul andamp;#8212; for more than $100,000!The Treasure Hunters expect to see all types of items at this event including: coins and paper currency issued prior to 1970, toys, dolls, trains, vintage jewelry, old and modern musical instruments, war memorabilia, gold and silver jewelry, costume jewelry, comic books, advertising memorabilia, swords, knives, daggers, and the unusual! As the Treasure Hunters see as many uncommon items as they do the classics, they have to be quickly prepared to figure out what exactly they are looking at. Back in Springfield, Ill. at their corporate headquarters, Treasure Hunters has an extensive research department ready to dig for certain items. andamp;#8220;We donandamp;#8217;t hesitate to involve our research department to get questions answered about certain pieces, and that enables us to make the best possible offers to our customers,andamp;#8221; said Enright.Mark your calendars for Monday, May 7 through Saturday, May 12 and check out the Treasure Hunters Show. The possibilities are endless.andamp;#8212; Submitted to email@example.com
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