Antique collectors, pay attention! A Nigerian man is offering a whopping N11.5 million for an olden-days gas lamp made in Germany in 1875. The man, who buys old items, has posted a video on TikTok showing the specific lamp he wants, and he said he would pay $25,000 for it.
The lamp he seeks must be over 150 years old and must attract other iron objects like a magnet. While some people on TikTok claim to have the lamp, others are skeptical of his offer, given the high price he is willing to pay.
Nonetheless, the man is determined to find the lamp and is urging anyone with information about its whereabouts to contact him.
In the video, the man, whose TikTok bio is @olakanmiegolddeni, shows the lamp in his hand and explains that he is willing to pay a mouthwatering sum for it. He also notes that the lamp is out of use in many homes but is still a rare find for collectors.
Antique collectors and enthusiasts are already buzzing with excitement at the prospect of finding the rare gas lamp and earning a tidy sum in the process. Some have even taken to social media to share stories of similar lamps they have seen or owned.
The man’s offer has sparked a conversation about the value of antique items and the importance of preserving history. It has also shed light on the growing interest in antique collections and how much people are willing to pay for rare finds.
If you have any information about the whereabouts of the 1875 German gas lamp, be sure to reach out to @olakanmiegolddeni on TikTok. Who knows, you might just be in for a big payday!