Yard sales bring a level of exhilaration that isn’t comparable to much else. The people who are selling the items are typically trying to make a buck by selling stuff they no longer need. However, the buyers see the whole thing as an opportunity. After all, you never know what kind of treasures you are going to find lurking around. Some people have an immense passion for seeking out the rarest of items, and yard sales are instrumental to that pursuit. Emil Knodell is one such person, and he is deeply invested in antiques. Read along to find out about his fantastic discovery after hearing a strange noise in a dresser he purchased at a yard sale.
A Fateful Sale
You’ve probably heard the saying, “one man’s trash is another man’s treasure,” but it doesn’t hit until you see situations like Emil’s. He had no idea what he was about to uncover after a fateful day browsing a Missouri City yard sale.
Who Is Emil Knodell?
Emil is a 67-year old US veteran who is also a retired marketing director. Though those exploits are behind him, he is a very active treasure hunter who loves to get in on estate and yard sales.
A Race for Treasure
For Emil, the rush that comes with sifting through sale offerings gives him an unexplainable feeling. The fact that owners are willing to part with such items for bargain prices only serves to sweeten the pot.