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What treasures are stashed around Starkville? We are about to find out.
The Treasure Hunters Roadshow is on a world-wide treasure hunt and will be digging in town for the rest of the week.
During this free event, the Treasure Hunters are expecting to see over 1,200 residents bringing in their rare and unusual collectibles.
Locals will have a chance to talk to world-renowned antique and collectible experts, and itâ€™s all free.
Recent finds include a 1960â€™s vintage guitar purchased for $100,000. Four gold coins were purchased from a local resident for over $72,000, Confederate money hidden in the walls of a residence that was uncovered during a remodel, Abraham Lincoln hand-written thank you letter, expressing gratitude for a nightâ€™s stay while traveling to Chicago, and much more.
What kind of treasures will be revealed during the trip?
Starkville and Oktibbeha County residents just might be the next to find a jackpot in the attic.
Start digging now and be ready to have some fun and make some money.
The Treasure Hunters Roadshow world-wide tour continues in Starkville this week. During this event at the Holiday Inn Express, treasure hunters are hoping to see items such as coins and paper currency issued prior to 1965, toys, dolls, trains, vintage jewelry, old and modern musical instruments, war memorabilia, gold and silver jewelry, costume jewelry, advertising memorabilia, swords, knives, daggers, and the unusual.
Collectors are very serious about their hobby; so serious that they will pay a lot of money for the items they are looking for.
Nearly all coins, vintage jewelry, musical instruments and toys made prior to 1965 are highly sought after by collectors.
The Treasure Hunters Roadshow is a place where anyone in the community can connect with collectors from around the globe.
Treasure hunters make offers based on what collectors are willing to pay. Then when someone decides to sell, they get paid on the spot and the treasure hunters send the item to the collector at their expense.
Have fun with the search. Empty the jewelry box of broken jewelry, dig out old teeth containing dental gold, find gold coins, gold bars, etc.
Gold is traded on the stock market and prices fluctuate daily. The treasure hunters will buy gold based on the dayâ€™s current gold value.
Make plans now to attend the Treasure Hunters Roadshow.