NEW YORK (CBSMiami) — Two upcoming auctions at Sotheby’s are bringing truth to the saying, “one man’s trash is another man’s treasure.”READ MORE: Florida’s Monoclonal Antibody Sites Closed Until Further Notice
A ring bought in the 1980’s for about $15 was thought to be a piece of decorative costume jewelry.
After its owner had it appraised decades later, it was found to be a 26-carat diamond!
The anonymous owner’s $15 ring is expected to sell for around $450,000!READ MORE: Miami-Dade School Board Selects Dr. Jose L. Dotres As Next Superintendent
Sotheby’s is also auctioning off a forgotten piece of space history.
A “lunar sample” bag was bought at auction for $995, but the bag’s legacy was not known.
The bag’s new owner sent it to NASA where they found it came from the Apollo 11 mission and used by Neil Armstrong himself!
The owner’s $995 moon bag is expected to fetch between $2.4 million!MORE NEWS: Miami PD Asking For Any Info On Hit-&-Run Crash That Left Woman Dead, Another Hospitalized