$13 ring sells for $607,000 33 years later…

Debra Goddard, a woman from West London, bought a glass ring at a boot sale back in 1986 for merely $13. For 33 years, she believed it to be pretty much worthless, until she had to sell a lot of her belongings when her mother lost all her money due to a relative’s fraud. It was then when Debra found out that the ring had a 26.27-carat diamond. “When I went to the jeweler, he nearly fainted and said, ‘Do you know what this is? It’s a diamond.’ I sat up all night looking at it, wondering what to do,”

Debra told the media. The woman brought the ring to an auction and earned a whopping $607,900. Debra revealed that she spent most of her money on her mother, as she believed “it’s karma for the bad things that happened and my mum being robbed of everything.” She revealed that she’s taken her mom to “holidays in Barbados, see Tom Jones, Celine Dion in Vegas and bought a fur coat.”

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Thanks, Jeff M

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