Digging up forgotten treasure in grandma’s dusty attic sounds like a tale too good to be true.
Then again, so does winning the lottery, but that happens too.
There’s no doubt that the PBS program ‘Antiques Roadshow’ has become a bit of a cultural phenomenon. People go on the show to present their flea market find or cherished family heirloom to professional auctioneers in hopes that they might walk away with wallets a bit heavier. Most walk away full of disappoint, however, a few lucky ones leave ‘Antiques Roadshow’ pleasantly surprised.
Mashable takes a look at the top ten ‘Antiques Roadshow’ fairytale stories of people getting rich off of forgotten treasures.