Young Antiquing Aficionado Buys Painting for $2, Then Is Astonished When He Learns Its Real Worth!
Whether you’re a kid or an adult, there’s something so fascinating about treasure hunting. While it’s not always the loot of gold or jewels from a pirate ship, it can be antiques that are not only rich in history, but rich in worth! A young boy, who loves to go antiquing with his parents, learned some amazing news about his treasure.
On an episode of “Antiques Roadshow,” reportedly one of the youngest collectors the show has ever seen brought a painting that he stumbled upon. “This piece was found at an auction in South Jersey – I got it for two bucks,” the aspiring businessman explained. “We thought it was a watercolor, but we couldn’t tell because of the UV glass.”
While sitting across from David Weiss, an appraisal expert for “Antiques Roadshow,” he learned that the painting was indeed a watercolor. He also learned from Weiss that it was painted back in the late 19th century by a Dutch artist by the name of Albert Neuhuys. Watch the boy’s reaction when he finds out the value of his remarkable find…