• Bargain hunter scores 700-year-old medieval times document at estate sale

    8 days ago - By WGAL

    “This is something at the end of the day that I know is cool,” the buyer said. “I didn't buy this expecting to sell it.”
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  • Bargain hunter scores 700-year-old medieval times document

    Bargain hunter scores 700-year-old medieval times document

    8 days ago - By Boston Herald

    PORTLAND, Maine - A bargain hunter who went to an estate sale in Maine to find a KitchenAid mixer, a bookshelf or vintage clothing walked away with a 700-year-old treasure.
    Instead of a kitchen appliance, Will Sideri stumbled upon a framed document hanging on a wall. It had elaborate script in Latin, along with musical notes and gold flourishes. A sticker said 1285 AD. Based on what he'd seen in a manuscripts class at Colby College, the document looked downright medieval.
    And it was a bargain at $75.
    Academics confirmed the parchment was from The Beauvais Missal, used in the Beauvais...
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