Bargain hunting pays off

January 26, 2009 6:31:55 AM PST
Goodwill worker Susan McCullen is always looking for treasure amid the bargains.

Now, she's found it.

McCullen tells the Tennessean newspaper she saw the edge of a gold frame sticking out of a bin at Goodwill's Nashville warehouse.

She spotted a 100-year-old original water color painting worth thousands.

The painting, by the 19th-century artist Ellsworth Woodward, is of a wooden ship at an Italian port.

As of yesterday afternoon, bidding on the Goodwill auction site was up to $6,000 for the water color.

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