5 Really Amazing Things Found During Renovations

When you work on your home renovation, you might expect to find the odd item, but these people got more than they bargained for!

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𝟏) 𝐓𝐨𝐩 𝐬𝐞𝐜𝐫𝐞𝐭 𝐍𝐚𝐳𝐢 𝐝𝐨𝐜𝐮𝐦𝐞𝐧𝐭𝐬 – One couple in Hungary were amazed to find over 6,000 Nazi documents from the Third Reich hidden in their walls. The documents contain details about the holocaust which are rare because most were destroyed by the Nazis.

𝟐) 𝐇𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝐠𝐫𝐞𝐧𝐚𝐝𝐞 – An Australian mother & son were cleaning out grandma’s garage when they came across an unexploded hand grenade. The military was called in so the grenade could be safely removed & they found out that the bomb had no fuse, & the explosives had been removed a long time ago. But that didn’t stop it from giving everyone a huge fright!

𝟑) 𝐒𝐞𝐜𝐫𝐞𝐭 𝐬𝐩𝐲’𝐬 𝐦𝐚𝐜𝐡𝐢𝐧𝐞 𝐠𝐮𝐧 – An family stumbled upon a Sten sub-machine gun along with classified photos of Berlin after the bombing of World War 2. The woman who had owned these items was Eileen Burgoyne, a shadow agent who operated in Germany, Spain, Gibraltar & Africa during the Cold War.

𝟒) 𝐓𝐫𝐞𝐚𝐬𝐮𝐫𝐞 𝐦𝐚𝐩 – In a 170-year-old Canadian house, a couple found something every kid dreams about, real-life treasure maps. The couple were pulling up the rug to install new flooring & were amazed to find several very old maps hidden between the layers of foam and linoleum The maps were made by James Imray, a cartographer who was active in the latter part of the 19th century, making the maps more than 100 years old.

𝟓) 𝐌𝐮𝐥𝐭𝐢 𝐦𝐢𝐥𝐥𝐢𝐨𝐧 𝐝𝐨𝐥𝐥𝐚𝐫 𝐩𝐚𝐢𝐧𝐭𝐢𝐧𝐠- A famous Norman Rockwell painting was found hidden behind a false wall. The painting, entitled “Breaking Home Ties,” netted $15.4 million at Sotheby’s Auction House.

Crazy right! Well, there are more strange stories to read:

Pictured is a Sten sub-machine gun that an unwitting family came across during their home renovation.

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