Most of us will never find a treasure like the sweater once owned by legendary football coach Vince Lombardi that a Knoxville, Tennessee, couple bought at Goodwill for 58 cents and resold for $43,000.
But, chin up. There’s still plenty of profit to made in the humble objects that surround us every day — even for things people might call garbage.
After three decades of thrift shopping, dumpster diving and reselling, I’ve found and sold some true oddities. Here are 20 surprising things you can sell for extra cash.