April 23, 2021

25 Most Unpredictable Lost and Found Items Recovered From People

Finding something you think you’ve lost long time ago,  it’s the greatest feeling ever. Not only personal things, but we can all agree that at least once in lifetime, we all have been dreaming of finding a lot treasure box. Imagine yourself coming across an alligator skull while hiking, or spotting a tiny perfect seashell in your salt. The thrill of finding something new is great, but new findings can also be quite creepy sometimes.

Below are some lost and found, some being useful, some only just a memoir,and some a great inspiration behind a lot of famous artwork.

#1 Hummingbird feather. I had never found one before, thought it was neat


#2 Found photos of my grandmother’s cousin hanging with his buddy while cleaning out a storage locker


#3 I run down an old dirt road. Trash is dumped there. One day I stopped and found a box of money. All the envelopes are from different countries all over the world


Mostly date from the 1700s-1900s. The oldest is a coin from 1621. I’ve got some from countries that no longer exist. I’m still researching.

#4 Remember to sign your work. I used to really like this table I rescued from a dump pile two years ago. Just found the inscription. Now I love this table


It’s maker, T. R. Boone, was a janitor at the University of Nebraska in 1914. Thanks for the good work, Mr. Boone. You were an artist.

#5 Friend of mine just moved into a new house. Took off all the heating vents to paint them, and this was behind one of them


#6 My friend just found this little statue while digging in his own garden


The archeologists from the museum told him that it is probably from a grave dating back to 3-4000 years ago.

#7 We went to the beach to find shark teeth, so when my daughter yelled “I found teeth!” this was the last thing I was expecting


#8 I found a book called “The ancient thirst to read”. It’s actually a flask


#9 This incredible carrot hand was found while digging juice carrots at our farm today


#10 Found 83 gold coins at the bottom of a coal container after renovating the house


#11 I went diving with my metal detector in a private lake and was able to return multiple valuables to their owners, including a $5000 wedding ring that was lost for almost 5 years


#12 Found a 100-year-old time capsule in my backyard


#13 This pink grasshopper found on Kelleys island, Ohio


#14 I found a mussel with natural goggly eyes


#15 This “Bookmark” I found in an old Shakespeare book is a voting ticket from the civil war


#16 I opened a ventilation cavity in a wall and found old love letters bound in string


#17 Found this in the crawl space above my bedroom


#18 This guy found 73 Frisbees in a pond while he was looking for his own


#19 I found a door, and nothing else, on an abandoned beach


#20 This pearl I found in an oyster I was eating


#21 Found this note in my hotel bed last night… Ugh


#22 Alligator gar skull I found while hiking today


#23 Found an old beer bottle in the mountains with a mini eco system inside


#24 I found a old journal in the woods wrapped in yarn with 3 vials of blood in the knot


#25 This very old bottle of cocaine we found in my pharmacy