- A man bought a golden egg at a jumble sale for $14,000, planning to sell it for scrap
- However, he overestimated the worth of the materials and was left financially stretched
- An Internet search eventually led to an article on a missing Faberge Imperial Egg
- An expert confirmed the egg's identity, and the financial millstone turned into a windfall
(CNN)A $14,000 jumble sale find turned into millions of dollars for a man who'd been thwarted in his attempts to turn a quick profit by selling the tiny ornament to scrap metal dealers.