Craziest Things Found in Storage Lockers
Abandoned storage units have become such an obsession with many people there’s even been a
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Millions of dollars
This story actually involves the host of US television show Storage Wars, Dan Dotson. The professional auctioneer sold the storage unit and the buyer discovered a safe inside. One attempt to open the safe was a failure, but upon the second attempt they discovered $7.5million inside – that equates to £5.8million! However, after cash was found, a lawyer representing the original owner of the unit got in touch and the new owners settled for $1.2million (£930,000).
Nicolas Cage’s stolen comic book
Back in 2011, a man bought a storage unit and discovered an extremely rare first edition, Superman. Unfortunately for the buyer of the unit, the comic had been
The unit buyer didn’t know the origin of the comic book, so took it to a dealer. This dealer was the same man who sold it to Cage back in 1995, and the comic was returned to the Oscar winner.
Aretha Franklin’s Dresses
Singing legend Aretha Franklin began storing her famous stage outfits in a unit following a damaging fire at her home. Franklin hadn’t paid the fees on the storage locker in Michigan for a while and it, therefore, went to an auction where the contents were sold to the highest bidder.
James Bond’s submarine car
The James Bond film ‘The Spy Who Loved Me’ featured a submarine car – something that must have been odd for a buyer to find inside his unit… especially considering he’d never seen a Bond movie before. Multi-billionaire and founder of Tesla, Elon Musk later bought the car at an auction for around $1million.
A storage unit thief
Yes, you read that right – an actual