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5/27/2020 Treasure in a cigar box 27. 5. 2020

5/27/2020 Treasure in a cigar box

Viky
408 1
The unassuming tin cigar box held a real treasure. It was at the University of Aberdeen in Scotland. One of the staff here discovered wood from the pyramid of Khufu in Egypt inside the box. Experts say the artefact is of incalculable value.
Dictator's watch sold for 26.5 million

Dictator's watch sold for 26.5 million

Viky
1115 5
The object, which gives you "chills", was offered by the American auction house Alexander Historical Auctions. It is a gold watch of Adolf Hitler. It sold for 1.1 million dollars (26.5 million crowns). In the past, the auction house has, for example, auctioned the dictator's toilet seat. The auction outraged the Jews.
Extremely valuable gold mask pushes knowledge of China's history

Extremely valuable gold mask pushes knowledge of China's history

GM4PRO
2197 57
The more than 3,000-year-old gold mask was discovered in a rich nobleman's tomb during an archaeological excavation in Zhengzhou Shang City in central China's Henan Province. It is the first Shang Dynasty gold mask ever discovered and the only full-face mask of its kind.
Celestron telescopes, Starsense's most popular series

Celestron telescopes, Starsense's most popular series

Elmara
3805 0
This year has been a crazy year for Celestron telescope shipments, but now pretty much the entire best-selling StarSeense line is available. So all Celestron StarSense models are now available except the 80t lens.
The first complete Roman writing set has been discovered

The first complete Roman writing set has been discovered

GM4PRO
497 1
A Roman writing set from the late Roman period was found in Istanbul, Turkey. It is the first complete writing set to survive, with a shallow bowl, a miniature amphora-shaped calamus and a bone pen that still bears traces of red ink. It was used exclusively by civil servants and courtiers.
How to find the original owners of wedding rings and other gold jewellery

How to find the original owners of wedding rings and other gold jewellery

jaccob
1243 5
I had a pretty successful year this year and managed to track down and return several wedding rings.Most of the time it was a custom search where the original owners knew at least the approximate location where they lost it. This year was even successful and I report a 100% success rate :D.

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