NICK EICHER, HOST: A bargain hunter looking for a simple KitchenAid mixer at an estate sale found a much-bigger bargain.
The man stumbled upon a framed document hanging on a wall. It had elaborate script in Latin and it looked downright medieval.
So he bought it for $75 and confirmed with experts it was from the late 13th Century, it was used in the Beauvais Cathedral in France and could be worth as much as $10,000.
Not a bad return on that $75.
Now he can afford a new mixer.
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