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Man Finds More Than A Nest Egg At Flea Market

Thursday, March 20, 2014

A scrap metal dealer bought a golden egg at a flea market for $14,000 and planned to melt it for a profit. But he discovered it was a Faberge egg โ€” given by Alexander III to his empress in 1887.

Source: NPR

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