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BBC Antiques Road Trip stars 'gobsmacked' as £70 silver box brings in huge profit

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Antiques Road Trip presenters Raj Bisram and Irita Marriot were left stunned and "gobsmacked" after making a huge profit on a £70 silver box.During Tuesday's episode (September 13) of the BBC Two series, the experts battled it out with a series of collectible picks.One of Raj's items was an art deco silver trinket box.READ MORE: Baffling Antiques Roadshow episode shows dead moth used to make Queen's wedding dressPriced and originally purchased by Raj for £70, the trinket box exceeded all expectations when it was put up for auction and purchased for seven times its original value.The antique was bought for a whopping £420 - resulting in a £350 profit for Raj - and the experts could scarcely believe it.Discussing the box before it went for auction, Imrita said: "I love this.

I love the colours, the shape, everything about it."As the prices started to "jump", she added: "Oh my god."What is going on?"With the offers creeping over the £300 mark, Raj said: "I feel a tear coming down [my cheek].

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