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Painting Purchased For $50 Now Valued At $388,000

Painting purchased for $50 now valued at $388,000

A $50 investment turned out to be worth nearly $400,000, after a tiny post-card sized landscape painting was valued at $388,000.

The artwork, purchased 10 years ago as part of a box of trinkets, has been identified as an original by British painter John Constable, sending its worth skyrocketing.

Photo: This postcard-sized painting that was bought in a box of items costing $50 has been valued at $388,000 after being authenticated as a work by British painter John Constable.

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