This week the Auction Hunters
finally travelled to the big ol' capital city: Washington, D.C. This place is absolutely jam-packed with museums and more history than you could fill your book case with, but the real question is did our heroes make a big score? Well, let's take a looksie:
BLACK POWDER PISTOL Sold For: $500
Ever heard of speed digging? The Auction Hunters
are pretty good at that, and that's just what they did to their second unit because after they slid out some antique tools, they found a heavy duty safe in no time (tip: safes mean money, money, money). Good thing they had those tools, because that thing looked like it was locked for good – nothing a big hammer couldn't take care of, of course (thanks, Ton!). What was inside the case you ask? Let's just say it was so cool we had to bleep out Ton's reaction. Okay, it was an old military pistol – black powder to be exact. Overjoyed, the Auction Hunters
later talked to Cliff, a civil war weapons collector, and after showing off just how much of a bang this baby had in it, they walked away $500
richer. Not bad for crackin' a safe open.
What a week! Not only were Ton and Allen able to pull in a ginormous profit, but they were also able to avoid the D.C. mob mentality. The boys spent $2,900
on their two units, reeled in $11,840
for the goodies inside, and counted $8,940
in cold hard cash as profit. So there is
national treasure buried in this great city, it seems.
Why shoot bullets when you can shoot cement? Watch Allen put the cement pump to work in this week's episode, "Mr. Haff Goes To Washington
," now available online on Spike.com. Make sure to stop by the Auction Hunters Facebook page
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