The World’s Most Valuable Thrift Store And Garage Sale Finds

Tudor Bed Frame: £20 Million


This Tudor Bed was being thrown away in the hotel parking lot of the former Redland House Hotel in Hough Green, Chester, England. Ian Coulson fell in love with the unique piece and offered to purchase the bed for £2,200. In 2010. Coulson, a four-post bed specialist, saw the item listed on the internet.

He purchased the bed and approached TV historian, Jonathan Foyle for a second opinion. DNA testing of the bed’s wood revealed that it belonged to King Henry VII, back in 1486. The bed was estimated to be worth over £20 Million and is the last remaining true Tudor Bed in the world.