Collection of rare & extremely valuable Christmas ornaments will soon change hands
POSTED: Friday, November 15, 2013 - 10:00am
UPDATED: Friday, November 15, 2013 - 10:04am
NBC NATIONAL NEWS — Michael Nitsche has been collecting Christmas ornaments for six decades, amassing rare decorations fit for a museum.
Now a medical diagnosis has changed everything for the Sarasota, Florida resident.
He's selling it all.
"At one time I had 65,000 glass ornaments, usually from European countries," he says.
The collection is valued at thousands of dollars and includes many extremely rare pieces.
"It's time for them to have a new history," Nitzche says. "I was diagnosed with cancer last year, and this is my way to pay back the church who's helped me out a great deal."
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