There was a recent story about a little boy who discovered how much the $2.00 painting he found at an auction in New Jersey was really worth.

Way more than the $2.00 he paid for it!

It's believed that the piece of art was created at the beginning of the 19th century and is currently worth around $1500.

He was featured on the hit show "Antiques Roadshow" and was obviously super excited about his find.

It's always fun to hear when an antique purchased for very little money at a yard sale or antique store turns out to be worth a lot more!

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If you enjoy collecting antiques or strolling the aisles searching for unique finds there are so many great antique stores in New Jersey.

Are you like me and can spend hours going from store to store seeing all the cool things they have? had a list of some of the best places to shop for antiques in New Jersey.

Best Places To Go Antique Hunting In New Jersey, According to

Keyport Antique District, Keyport

Enjoy a day out in Keyport strolling Front Street where you can find boutiques and antique shops selling vintage jewelry, records, and many other beautiful treasures.

Golden Nugget Antique & Flea Market, Lambertville

Did you know Lambertville is called "The Antiques Capital of New Jersey?" This is definitely a great place to go for antique hunting.

The Andover Village, Andover

Spend the afternoon walking along Main Street in Andover where you can enjoy searching for various vintage pieces for your home.

Historic Burlington Antiques Emporium, Burlington

You can spend hours at Historic Burlington Antiques Emporium on High Street in Burlington with "Over 65 Antique and Collectibles Dealers Under One Roof," according to their website.

Happy Shopping!

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Independently owned record stores in New Jersey

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