BARGAIN Hunt is rarely the place to see huge fortunes made - with contestants lucky to go home with a couple of quid. However, one couple changed all that this week by bagging a three-figure profit after uncovering a hidden gem.
Couple Nathalie and Karl were tasked with buying a fashion accessory and spent £130 on a vintage men's Omega watch. The item - which dated back to the 1970s - was a very costly buy in Bargain Hunt terms.
In fact, there was no little cash left over that their other item was a £20 Clarice Cliff mustard pot that didn't have have a lid.
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