Are you one of those lucky people whose grandparents left them with hefty bank-balance, an ancient relic that’s worth millions or a painting that’s valuable enough to change your life? Not everyone’s that lucky and believe me when I tell you, nor was this woman initially. She had been handed down an heirloom as a family tradition and she had kept it in her bedroom for the sweet memories associated with it. If it wasn’t for the turn of events that were lead by a bug, this woman would never realize the worth of her grandmother’s painting. But why did she cry? Read this amazing story till the end to unfold every single aspect that makes simply incredible.

A Heart-Stopping Moment

A word of information from the appraiser turned her world upside-down. She was left speechless after what she heard and an array of emotions ran through her, from absolute disbelief to immediate tears as she stayed on the line to receive the information. However, the appraiser didn’t tell her everything right away about her portrait as he waited for the woman to recover. To her surprise, it was going to be a day she would remember for the rest of her life.

Antiques Roadshow

‘Antiques Roadshow’ is a popular TV show and it was being hosted at the Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex & Expo Center. A hopeful crowd of as much as 5000 people was present at the center with their valuables in hand to see if they were going big or going home. Rose was also waiting like other people to get a chance at seeing a master appraiser and when she does, it would fill the woman with tears. But why?


The painting had been in possession of her family for many generations and it was priceless to Rose. She was now at the expo to discover whether the painting had any monetary worth attached to it or was it just going to be a beautiful painting that hung on the wall of her house, waiting to be passed to the next generation in the memory of their family. That was all she knew at the moment.

Above Granny’s Bed

The picture had been hanging above her grandmother’s bed for ages, Rose loved it for its beauty and she had always kept it close and safe. The picture’s worth was unknown and Rose didn’t even know whether it was an original work or a print. She only suspected that the picture could be real when something weird happened. So what was it that had lead Rose into discovering the unknown aspects of her granny’s painting.

Handed Down

 After the death of her grandmother, this exquisite piece of artwork was further handed to Rose. She was delighted to have been blessed with such a beautiful gift. The gorgeous painting was once a precious part of her granny’s life and Rose believed that this picture brought the two closer together. While she was looking at the picture simply reminiscing the good old days, she suddenly noticed that there was something hidden inside the frame.

A Small Smudge

A small mark seemed to have spoiled the beauty of this exquisite artwork, so Rose decided to take the picture out as she walked into the front garden to use some sunlight to her advantage. She had to take a closer look for the painting was quite old but still in pristine condition. That was when Rose figured what exactly this blemish was.