This week the submarine Lotus Esprit used in the Bond film ‘The Spy Who Loved Me’ was sold at auction for £550,000. It was revealed that the car had been bought in Long Island in 1989 by a small business owner who had punted £100 on an unpaid storage unit in a blind auction hoping to make a profit on the contents!
Also this week a previously unknown landscape painting by Vincent Van Gogh was found in a Norwegian attic has been authenticated after previously been dubbed a fake.
So what’s the best deal you’ve ever struck? Was it something lurking in your loft or a boot sale bargain?
Let’s see who comes close to a profit of around £549,956!