Zach Norris was shopping at a Goodwill in Phenix, Arizona when he stumbled across a box of crappy old Fossil watches with dead batteries. After rummaging through it all, he spotted a vintage Jaeger-LeCoultre priced at only $5.99---something, as an avid vintage watch collector, he knew was worth a lot more than just a few bucks.
He later got a price quote on the watch and found that it was a completely legit and very rare 1959 LeCoultre Deep Sea Alarm. Through a Facebook post soon after, he got linked up with Eric Ku, who purchased the watch from him for $35,000 PLUS an Omega Speedmaster.
Quite the awesome deal and what a lucky guy. If you're interested in reading more about this one-in-a-million thrift store find, head over to HODINKEE.