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Thu Aug 23, 2012, 09:29 PM

100-Year-Old Mysterious Package In Norway Set To Be Opened




Stocks in oil? Historical documents? A small treasure? Speculation over what might be inside a 100-year-old package that's set to be unsealed this Friday in a small town in Norway abounds, according to Verdens Gang, a Norwegian newspaper.

Verdens Gang explains that the package has been kept in a museum in Gudbrandsdal and dates all the way back to August 26th, 1912. It carries a note from a man named Johan Nygard, specifying that it is not to be opened until 2012.

There are few clues about what the package might contain. What is known is that Nygard was involved in local politics and that he reportedly walked up to the mayor and handed him the package telling him that its contents would "benefit and delight future generations," according to a video that was posted the Verdens Gang website.

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This Friday, August 24th, residents of the town will finally find out what's inside. VGTV.no will be live broadcasting the opening of the Norway package on Friday at noon EST.

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/08/23/100-year-old-package-norway_n_1825464.html



Additional article here: http://www.vg.no/nyheter/utrolige-historier/artikkel.php?artid=10060251



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Response to Tx4obama (Original post)

Fri Aug 24, 2012, 07:18 AM

1. Link to TV internet live broadcast from Norway Fri

 

Probably only available live today. In Norwegian, but it's out there.

http://www.vgtv.no/#!id=55544

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Sat Aug 25, 2012, 01:40 AM

2. Here's a link to what was in there.


http://www.forbes.com/sites/chrisbarth/2012/08/24/norways-100-year-old-mystery-package-opened-guess-what-was-inside/

But there were also clippings from 1914 and 1919 so that means someone opened it before 2012.

I wonder if whoever opened it in those earlier years took out something valuable and then repackaged it with other stuff


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