Jump to content




Welcome to Unexplained Mysteries! Please sign in or create an account to start posting and to access a host of extra features.


- - - - -

Workers find treasure hoard from 1917


  • Please log in to reply
No replies to this topic

#1    Still Waters

Still Waters

    Deeply Mysterious

  • 43,367 posts
  • Joined:01 Jun 2008
  • Gender:Female

  • Sometimes it's better to keep the mystery unexplained.

Posted 31 March 2012 - 04:00 PM

www.dailymail.co.uk said:

For years, kopeck-pinching Soviets sat down in a cheap restaurant in a former mansion of the nobility for plain meals, unaware of the treasure secreted nearby.

Workers restoring the building, in St Petersburg, this week finally found it, unexpectedly, in a storage space hidden between two floors - more than 1,000 pieces of jewellery, silver service sets stamped with the name of one of Russia’s most prominent noble families, mirrors and brushes in silver frames.

Many of them were wrapped in newspapers dated from the early months of 1917, as Russia careened toward the Bolshevik Revolution that ended life as the nobles had known it.

Posted Image Read more...


Posted Image




0 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users