Man buys Goodwill watch for $6, Sells it for $35K

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When Zach Norris went into a Goodwill store in Phoenix, he bought a watch for 6 bucks. What he sold it for was enough to help him pay for his wedding.
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When Zach Norris went into a Goodwill store in Phoenix, he bought a watch for 6 bucks. What he sold it for was enough to help him pay for his wedding.

It was this rare Jager-LeCoultre diving watch. Norris, who collects watches, says only 900 were ever made and he knew the $5.99 price tag made it a steal.

He said, "I've found some stuff in the past that I have been really excited about and stoked, but this is one of those things you're like, one day, one day it will happen, and it happened for me.

After a few weeks he put the watch up for sale online and a collector in San Francisco bought it for $35,000 and threw in another watch for $4,000. Not a bad ROI to say the least.

Some of the profit will pay for his wedding and he even donated a little back to Goodwill.

The popular thrift store has yielded some pricey pieces before.

In 2013, an employee in Virginia came across a rare 19th century painting worth about $12,000.

And one employee in California found an envelope containing $10,000 in a pile of donated books.

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