For now, we are being forced to spend more time at home, making this the perfect occasion to declutter and organize the house. Doing this will bring you more comfort and greater tranquility which now, more than ever, is needed in everyone’s homes.
And now that you might have some extra time on your hands, it’s the right moment to tackle some of those old toy boxes you have tucked away for years in the most hidden part of your attic or garage.
Time goes by, and we are not in the ’80s and ’90s anymore. People grow up, and the toys and games we loved so much have been forgotten, perhaps thrown into a hidden closet that is rarely opened.
Do you remember those old toys and games that you kept because they marked yours or your children’s childhood?
The ’80s and ’90s are trendy again, and this has brought many of these objects back to the market. People are willing to pay a lot of money for some of the old toys you might have at home collecting dust and taking up space.
Game Boy, Tamagotchi, My Little Pony. Do you still have them somewhere in the attic? If so, now they may be worth good money.
It may be hard to believe, but some collectors pay fortunes for old technology, toys and accessories.
Get to know which old toys from your childhood are most valuable and get ready to be surprised. You may still have some of them at home.
- Mario Kart 64 was the Christmas wish of 1997. Today it can be worth €1,709.
- Little Tikes Hot Wheels Adventure Green Mountain. This car track can currently be worth around €171.
- My Little Pony is another popular toy. The most expensive figures eBay has available cost €688.
- The Original Nintendo Game Boy was another bestseller. The version launched in 1990 may be worth €1,481.
- The Nintendo Donkey Kong can be worth approximately €216.
- The Tamagotchi was the great icon of the 80s and 90s. The white and red version is the rarest and can be worth €2,507.
- The price of Pokemon cards varies widely and depends on their rarity. The most expensive pack has a bidding base of €2,206.
- Casio CFX-40. This scientific watch from the ’80s can be worth €1,709.
- Barbie Magical Mansion Launched in 1990. This limited edition can be worth €1,139.
- ZX Spectrum was the most popular computer for almost a decade. It can be worth €763.
- Atari 2600, launched in 1977, was the first mass-market console. It can be worth €855.
- A Vintage Dam Troll Doll can be worth €855.
- Polly Pocket: Lucy Locket Carry N Play Dream Home Launched in 1992. This mini house from the famous Polly can be worth €478. The most expensive Polly pocket kit reaches €820.
- The Original Furby was launched in the late 90s, and now can be worth €683.
- Commodore 64. This was one of the best sellers of its time and can currently be worth €1026.
- Star Wars: The Queen’s Gambit. This board game has now been discontinued. It may be worth €684.
- Original Polaroid OneStep Land. Polaroids are back, and this particular model from the ’80s can be worth €257.
- Super Soaker CPS 2000 MK1. This was the mandatory toy for water wars in the 90s, worldwide, and now can be worth up to €376.
- Launched in 1988, the iconic Original Nike Air Jordan III sneakers can be worth €2,507.
- Sony TPS-L2 Walkman “Guardians of the Galaxy edition”. If you were one of the happy people presented with this Walkman in the 80s, today you can sell it for €1,937.
Today, these toys may be worth gold! If you were looking for a good excuse to have less of a toy box at home, this is the ideal one. You can sell your old games and toys and get some extra money for new memories. Or you can opt for keeping them now you know what they are worth.
Storing these old toys can become an issue if you do not want your house to look too cluttered and if you don’t have enough room in your home to properly store them right now, you can always place them in a climate controlled self-storage unit until you later decide what to do with them.