Yes, it is explained in an answer below this comment on this thread. Meanwhile, the “Clone Wars” Happy Meal Box from 2008 (yes, just the box) is valued at $50. The most expensive comic book in history is the June 1938 Action Comics No. Who’d have thought cardboard milk caps with pictures on them could create such hype? reported that some rare Tamagotchi were going on eBay for more than $3,000. One, the toy could have a mistake or misprint. Crazy to think a toy car you got as a kid could now buy you a top of the line REAL car, and a dope car at that! One of these dolls in its original box or casing can sell for hundreds of dollars. Sure, this toy was in absolute mint condition. Yes, you just read that correctly. Despite her small stature, Polly Pocket made a big impression in the 1980s and 1990s. For example, if you’re lucky enough to have the Lego H.C. Anderson’s Clumsy Hans — a limited-edition set handed out to around 80 Lego ambassadors in 2015 — you could probably sell it for up to $2,000, says Lego valuation site Rebrickable. But because of that exact reason, he is so rare he can fetch up to $20,000.00 in good condition. One seller has a ’95 Woody still in the box on eBay for $299 right now. This means if you have him, you can snatch up to 5 Gs potentially. This is the costliest toy and certainly the priciest dollhouse ever. Produced during the 1980s, Strawberry Shortcake dolls still have a large fan base today. Copyright © The Delite, All Rights Reserved. Funny to think if I had just put that away and forgotten about it I could be that much better off right now, but I have no regrets. Yes, there was a manimals line of GI-Joe characters that mixed animals with humans and it was NOT well received, especially the lame Vortex figure in mention here. However, TheDelite may receive a small commission from the purchase of any products or services through an affiliate link to the retailer's website. A hand-drawn, painted version of the game, made by the inventor Charles Darrow in 1933, sold at auction for $146,500 in 2010. 1, which had a print run of less than 50. Created by Shimansky, a leading South African jewelry brand in honor of the 2010 World Cup, this ball is one of the most valuable and expensive toys you can find. Joe was first released in 1964 and quickly became a favorite among kids. Expensive figures include Spinerella, which sold for $536 as a loose item, and a boxed Royal Swift Wind horse that sold for $271. Even a simple Facebook post can get you some offers and a response. This is another company that has many valuable toys in its lineup now. Submit it to us here! However, you have to have something special to land that kind of cash: the average worn original Monopoly game isn’t likely to net you more than $20. 4. The saddest part of this one is we ALL had this video game at one point. Designed and released in 1999, this Barbie doll comes with an ACTUAL DIAMOND CHOKER with a one karat square pink diamond among many smaller diamonds. Old Legos can be super valuable, but we’re not talking about a random collection of bricks in a box in the loft. In this article, we explore the top 10 most expensive Barbie dolls in history. Yes, for a 90’s toy, this one seriously racks up some cash. Here’s the fine print with this one. And here you thought collecting stamps was gonna pay off. But some designs are rarer than others, and the right one could be worth thousands. You can pick up a 2019 Furby on Amazon for $64.99, but a rare type of Furby in its original packaging could bring in a few hundred bucks. Required fields are marked *, Please prove you're human * 4  ×  8  =  .hide-if-no-js { They were discontinued in 1988 due to declining sales, but remain sought-after collector’s items. Millions of Pez dispensers have been sold throughout the world, and this mass-market kids’ item certainly isn’t exclusive. If you have an original Buzz figurine in pristine condition, you might be lucky enough to get more than $500 for it. But it's not the only valuable G.I. It almost makes you want to run out to Toys R’ Us right now and buy some toys and just lock them away on the off-chance that it will skyrocket in value. ... Click ahead to see exhibitors’ choices for the top money-making stars of 2010. Most Expensive Toys In The World – The Masterpiece Cube Rubik’s Cube – $1.5 million 5. Other discontinued American Girl dolls, like Samantha Parkington and Kanani Akina, are also incredibly valuable. No wonder it was so popular! Now if your Babe Ruth collectible has a blue hat (seen in the video above), you may just find yourself almost fifteen thousand dollars richer. Its fur has real gold and its eyes are made of sapphires and diamonds, that’s why one of the most expensive toys in the world is this cute teddy bear that costs $2.1 million. According to a 2018 story at LoveAntiques, one of the most lucrative is the Ty’s Teenie Beanie Boos from 2000, which could earn you $450 for a complete set. 10) Toy battleship - $122,600. That is a nice inflation since the 90’s, and we all know this was one of the most popular 90s toys. It took three months to design and manufacture this work of art. I have this but read it so many times in my life the condition is shit, which means the value is, too. To think, these toys were given to us for free with the purchase of some poison fast food, and who would have thought they would increase in value so much? But had we kept some of them in boxes, quite a few of us would be doing a lot better now, financially speaking. In 2020, Lego was the top ranked toy brand in the world with a brand value of approximately 6.5 billion U.S. dollars. AOL reported in 2017 that an original still in its box had netted $300, but that seems to be on the high end of what you can get today. Mimic the twinkle eye Unicorn pony is said to be the most valuable as it had a really small production run – one in good condition could earn you as much as £150. And the demand has grown: Right now, an eBayer is asking for $1,736.70 for a brand-new Webkinz Cocker Spaniel Dog. The most expensive single-item She-Ra toy we could find is the Princess of Power Crystal Castle playset, which sold for $600. See kids, reading does pay off! CNN reported that the figurine, which was in its original packaging, had been expected to fetch $12,000. This statistic shows the value of the leading 10 toy brands worldwide. The Astronaut B — which was created for the 1982 World’s Fair, though only two were made — is often cited as the most valuable of the collectable Pez dispensers; it sold on eBay for $32,205 in 2006. We are saying if you have a copy of the first Monopoly game that ever came out and it is not torn to shit, you are sitting on close to one hundred and fifty thousand dollars. For all you Potterheads, if you have a first edition of Harry’s first adventure and you didn’t read it or dog-ear the pages, you are sitting on a book that is worth almost $7,000.00. HMS TERRIBLE TOY BATTLESHIP – $122,600. However, mass communication for pop culture audiences was a lot slower than it was today. In 2003, a prototype figure fetched $200,000 at auction in 2003, but other mass-produced items have also sold for large amounts: The Missile Command Center sold for $17,500. Type: Kenner Brand Action Figure (21-Back Set) Major Factor: It’s Boba Fett Condition: New in Box Value Explanation: Boba Fett, as you will soon learn, is the most valuable Star Wars character in the Universe. But I have to ask, why was there a toy line for kids that had us adopting kids? Makes you hate the blue shells a little less. Like with most of these toys, what you're looking for is first editions or rare breeds. The Super Soaker Monster is one of the most valuable models of the toy, ranging in asking price from $100-$200! This Pop (#07) was released back in 2010 and was exclusive to Target – the Chase is the most expensive Kryptonian Pop in this list. Okay, enough about dolls. One such toy is the Beach Bomb prototype Hot Wheels car. On the plus side, this toy was auctioned off for a good cause and you likely don’t have it but it is still a trip to know there is a Barbie out there dressed better than your actual wife or mother worth as much as your house. Hell, I have two of them myself!eval(ez_write_tag([[728,90],'forevergeek_com-medrectangle-3','ezslot_5',109,'0','0'])); By the way, these are numbered but not presented in any particular order. According to Hot Wheels collector, historian and appraiser Mike Zarnock, a 1968 Cheetah  Base Python with “Cheetah” on the base could be worth about $12,500. PricingCharting values an unused Pokemon Special Edition Gameboy Color System from 1992 at $799.99, but the “loose” price (because you probably played your Gameboy!) Any collector with a brain. Star Wars toys do have a strong tendency to increase in value over the years, as we all know. Wanna know what sucks? Other vintage versions have sold at Sotheby’s for over $3,000. Large quantities of Sky Dancers were recalled for being dangerous, which is hardly surprising considering they are designed to fly out of your hands when you yank their string. There are a lot of collectors who put ads on Craigslist and there are special collectors and appraisers in most major cities to get a better idea of what some of your stuff might be worth. The Most Valuable Wrestling Toys and Figures. But if you bought one of the limited edition Cabbage Patch Kids released to commemorate the collection’s 25th anniversary in 2018, you might want to hold onto it — and look after it — for 20 years or so. Parents were literally fist fighting each other at Christmas in stores to get these for their kids, and now there is a payoff for those kids who are now adults. Notify me of follow-up comments by email. But if you threw caution to the wind and held onto yours, you could sell it for a lot more than its original retail value of around $10. Pogs were a, Despite her small stature, Polly Pocket made a big impression in the 1980s and 1990s. Your email address will not be published. Fans of the first “Toy Story” movie couldn’t wait to get their hands on their very own Buzz Lightyear or Woody. Meanwhile, collectors and sellers Brian and Anna have about a dozen rare Hot Wheels listed on their site for several thousand dollars right now. Toy Sewing Machine, price: $13,600...Although this bizarre toy sewing machine was not made from precious materials like many other toys featured in this list, it became the most expensive item of its kind in April 1996 when an English industrial sewing-machine dealer bought it for $13,600 in an auction in London. Don’t let old Atari 2600 games gather dust in the basement — they could boost your bank balance in a major way. Pogs were a toy craze in the 1980s, and you could be sitting on a goldmine if you have rare sets. Back then, it retailed at $89.99, but if you sell an original today, it could go for much more, and limited edition models are the most valuable. One, the toy could have a mistake or misprint. Here are the 25 most valuable old toys that, if you are lucky, you still could have. The Nintendo Game Boy was launched in 1989, creating a market for portable hand-held gaming devices. If you have this figure, in a box, and he has a firing rocket attached, the value increase… This one is often debated among geeks as some say the value is twelve thousand, and some say twice that. Good luck finding it now, though, as it was given out in the 1933 World’s Fair, which is why that particular dispenser is worth so much. See kids, reading IS FUNdamental! Needless to say, the variety of choices in Barbie dolls make very valuable collectibles. ... was the second highest grossing film of 2010, behind only Toy Story 3. This steam-powered toy battleship was built by German toy manufacturer Marklin in 1905 and achieved $122,600 at Special Auction Services in Berkshire, UK in 2012. But that is what kids do! Now on to the serious toys…. But screw it, at that value, it does show us that Monopoly is the O.G of board games (original gangster for those blissfully unaware). In June 2019, a set of two Sky Dancers (Dazzle and Lacey) sold on eBay for $199. They also included a custom box to house all the Snoopy toys… You knew Pokemon had to show up somewhere on the list and here it is. When this Palitoy Action Figure was sold in 2014, people were a little surprised that the toy even cost that much. Filed Under: Features Tagged With: 80's toys, 90's toys, Toys, valuable toys, Please let me know where I can sell mine plus other collectable toys pleass. American Girl dolls scare me. We are talking big bucks. Some sellers claim to have these for sale today for much less, but as Vintage Action Figures warns, there are fakes out there, so buyers should beware. But this particular “nerd” doll, Molly, will fetch you 5 G’s if you still have all her accessories and such. And she is one of many valuable toys in the TMNT toy lineup over the years. Most Hot Wheels toys aren’t considered to be worth very much, perhaps $1 – $2 each, however, there are some older and rarer models that are extremely valuable. Joe item—the Atomic Man Para-Trap also goes for nearly $6,000, while the 1975 Talking Man of Action can fetch about $5,000. He would bring them to tournaments and people would try to rob him, that is how valuable this Magic card is due to its complete rarity and power (and why he locked them away). A mint-condition original Nintendo Game Boy in its sealed box just went for $2,052.45 on eBay. You see, what makes toys worth money is how rare they are, and McDonald’s toys are made only for McDonald’s, which means, once they run out there are NO MORE, therefore the value of the toys skyrocket. Monopoly is big business — and we’re not just talking about building hotels on Park Place. However, there’s a 1964 original Kenner Easy-Bake Oven in that classic turquoise color without the box on eBay now for $120. What would an old string bell from the 1940’s and before be worth? What is the most valuable vintage toy? We take a look at 10 of the most expensive toys ever sold at auction. In 2019, a vintage Strawberry Shortcake Banana Twirl doll fetched $370 on eBay, but most dolls aren’t worth nearly that much. Just click here and see for yourself. Yup, those weird plastic toys that opened at the neck and spit out horrible candy that tasted like pills is not child’s play anymore. For most people, automobiles are used for practical purposes. A great example of this is April O’Neil. One of these dolls sold for $25,000 at a Sotheby’s Star Wars auction in 2015. This was a rare cartridge given out at an early Nintendo event, and it is so rare that collectors are scrambling to get as many as they can. Garbage Pail Kids, the hugely popular collectible cards schoolkids were obsessed with in the 1980s (when they weren’t banned, that is), have sold for thousands. Before J.J. Watt came along, Tamba Hali owned the record for the most total pressures registered in a single season, posting 97 back in 2010. Where The Wild Things Are is one of the greatest kids books ever written, and if you have a first print, first run without tears or stains or rips, it could snag you 25 G’s from the right collector. When you read the word “toy” next to the word “platinum”, you know “toy” is not really the most accurate description. [19] The Lego Group delivered a turnover of DKK14,142m in the first half of 2015 with an increase of 18% compared with the same period in 2014 measured in local currency (i.e. You’ll need the original papers and accessories to get the best price out of a Cabbage Patch Kid from the 1980s, of course. There’s one on sale on eBay right now for $25,000. Yes, a comic book worth three million dollars. Boba Fett was technically a part of the 20-Back set, however, because it was added later, this set turned into the 21-Back. Other cases lead to toys with egregious misprints of their facial features, or packaging errors, which makes them valuable for their singular flaws. And that might be because it is the first time the world met Superman, but it is probably because the comic is worth over three million dollars in mint condition. Her diamond necklace was worth $300,000 alone, and she sold at auction in 2010 for $302,500. You can't argue with the numbers. Another example: #10179 Ultimate Collector’s Series Millennium Falcon sets are selling for more than $1,000 right now. In 2018, “Today” reported that a Molly McIntire had sold on eBay for $1,200. Many people took to the Furby Fad of the 90’s, and come to find out, if you still have an original Furby in decent condition, that little furry f*cker can net you almost a thousand bucks! The waitlist for Cabbage Patch Kids, created by Xavier Roberts, was long when they burst onto the toy scene in the 1980s. The metallic red and blue look amazing together, with the classic look of the man of steel produced perfectly. That is why all us Gen-X’ers hate ourselves because we ALL had toys that are now worth tens of thousands of dollars we cannot get because we actually PLAYED WITH OUR TOYS instead of keeping them in boxes. It's so strange to imagine that these toys of simple cloth and beans came together to form one of the collector world's most infamous fast food collectibles. This rare steam-propelled tin plate toy battleship has fetched a whopping $122,600 at auction. The waitlist for Cabbage Patch Kids, created by Xavier Roberts, was long when they burst onto the toy scene in the 1980s. I thought we would start small then escalate very quickly. Truth is, there are MANY valuable old toys out there, 80’s and 90’s toys that are worth a shit ton for a myriad of reasons. July 27, 2017 by Remy Carreiro 7 Comments. Adam Bomb is a perfect example of a valuable old toy even though it is not really a toy. Honestly, this entire list could be Star Wars toys. In 2017, a brand new game in an unopened box sold for almost $42,000, according to The Gamer. Well, not that serious I guess. Especially for a toy that just bantered constant nonsense and annoyed most people.eval(ez_write_tag([[300,250],'forevergeek_com-medrectangle-4','ezslot_7',110,'0','0'])); The problem with toys like this retaining their value is, when most kids get toys, they open them up and play with them, which depreciates their value big time. Hasbro’s G.I. Your email address will not be published. Another reason for the creation of this ball was to attract wealthy tourists and sports lovers to patronize the brand. eval(ez_write_tag([[300,250],'forevergeek_com-box-3','ezslot_6',108,'0','0']));When you are a kid buying toys, the last thing you think about is potential inflation in value. Cool extra $500 + if still in packaging (but how would you know if you had an Adam Bomb if you didn’t open the package?). excluding the impact of foreign exchange rate changes). A copy sold on eBay in 2014 for a staggering $3.2 million after the seller set a starting bid of 99 cents, CNET reported. This Hasbro line is one of the most successful franchises in toy history, both in terms of ongoing popularity and financial worth. Take for example, the slightly terrifying Push Cart Pete from the 1930s. The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles were a marketing giant in the late 80’s and 90’s. That out of the way, I thought I would give some love to all genders here, and we know the American Girl dolls are a big collectible for young girls nowadays. 5. Introduced in 1963, the Easy-Bake Oven was a toy, but you could actually bake something in it without help from your parents. In this case, this was a very costly collectible based on the Gundam anime series, and it has actual freaking diamonds for eyes. The cheapest of toys — and even random pieces of plastic you got free with a burger and fries — can be worth significant sums today. Sent a weird message to us, just saying. value is just $50. I just thought it would be cool to show people that there are, indeed, some Beanie Babies worth some cash. Fundamental at growing both your brain AND your bank account. Toys and gadgets from the '90s that are still worth money include Pokemon cards, Tamagotchi, Polly Pockets and Nintendo Gameboys. Special editions of this gaming device can go for several hundred dollars, but the most prized possession is the Gold Zelda Minish Cap, currently on sale for $12,000. Not a bad haul, I would say. It’s a lot to expect a kid to keep a toy in the packaging and put it away for safekeeping, but if you did this with a Transformer in the 1980s, it was a sensible move. Two, it could be super rare (which is most common) and three, it could have been discontinued, which usually ups the demand for certain valuable toys. Wrestling isn’t nearly as popular as it was in the 1980s and 1990s. A “Jurassic Park” set of 54 pogs without the slammer and hologram are currently on eBay for $2,500. So we are not talking about any special editions or anything here. The soldiers were named by … This is a great lesson on market value. These often have a date of issue on their hooves, so keep your eyes peeled for those. The very first prototype of the very first Gi-Joe action figure has been auctioned off at 200 G’s. There have been so many discontinued and the series has become so iconic that a good collection of Star Wars figures still in packages could afford you a down payment on a house at this point. McDonald's ran a promotion that included Snoopy toys dressed in a way that represented various countries around the world. }. All I have to say about this is I have a friend named Andy who has two of these cards signed by the artist, and he keeps them in a safe inside a safety deposit box, not even joking. In the Golden Age of comic books, which arguably launched in 1938, the character of Superman was born. We all know you don’t have this first appearance of Superman, so I don’t think this is one you will find in your attic, as it is the most sought after comic book of all time for collectors. But if you own the original Millennium Falcon (that HUGE one) Lego set, that sucker is DEFINITELY worth well over ten thousand, we can all agree on that. Only 20 1978 Luke Skywalker figurines with double-telescoping light sabers exist in the world, so it’s no wonder they’re worth megabucks. We’ve seen hundreds of iterations of Barbie over the last 60 years, and some of them are worth a pretty penny. Granted, $300 bucks won’t put you through college, but it’s pretty great considering the toy was free and is usually the size of a yo-yo. Truth is, there are MANY valuable old toys out there, 80’s and 90’s toys that are worth a shit ton for a myriad of reasons. Though many cards range in value, the Pikachu Illustrator Card was recently sold on eBay for one hundred K. So remember all those times people called you a loser for playing or your parents got annoyed? 6 Bing Tinplate Tourer - $17,700 The, Hasbro’s G.I. To reap the big rewards, you need to have a discontinued set in its original packaging with no missing pieces. That’s still a lot! They made and discontinued so many toys that there are a bunch out there that are rare as hell and worth a pretty penny as a result. Some special editions, like this “South Park”-themed Monopoly, could go for $50-$100, though. From Nineteen85 to Boi-1da, we count down the 10 most valuable rap producers of the 2010s. A Sparkle Surprise set sold on eBay for $500, and a large Polly Pocket “compact lot” is currently going for $900 on eBay. (There are also guide books you can purchase that have the values of old toys and comics and stuff), hope that helps! The most valuable Hot Wheels car of all time was only a prototype: a pink, rear-loading Volkswagen Beach Bomb that didn’t make it to market. The fact that it contains the first-ever appearance of Superman no doubt adds to its impressive value. One current eBay seller is asking $2,200 as the starting bid for a Snow White Pez dispenser still in its packaging. The Tamagotchi made a recent comeback — even Katy Perry and Orlando Bloom wore them to the 2016 Met Gala — but an original in its box that will make you some serious cash; in 2017 OK! People have paid over $1,000 for complete sets in recent years. The 10 Most Valuable Stars of 2010. The products and services mentioned below were selected independent of sales and advertising. Two, it could be super rare (which is most common) and three, it could have been discontinued, which usually ups the demand for certain valuable toys. The full six-piece holographic “Jurassic Park” set, complete with slammer, sold for $1 million in 2016.

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