For the next generation of millennials, the majority of the toys and games will continue to exist inside our smartphones and tablets. However, there was a time, just a few years ago when people brought actual physical toys. Nowadays, it’s pretty common to see children engrossed for hours online playing their favorite games. However, if we dust off our bookshelves and dig out our old storage boxes, we might just find some interesting nuggets of nostalgia and hidden vintage toy treasures.
So if you’re lucky enough to have kept some of these iconic toys from as early as the 1980s, then you might be thrilled that the value of these vintage gems has started to soar. In fact, the demand is so high that some have even racked up thousands of dollars in value. So if you have any of these classic toy models or branded merchandise is hidden in a dusty box in your attic, now might be the prime time to hunt down these treasures.
Happy Meal Value Toys
At one point in time, most people will have been tempted to buy a kid’s happy meal, whether for yourself or for your kids. Since these tasty value meals always came free toy, you might have even kept the toy in a nostalgic shelf in your childhood room. Well, you might be happy to hear that these free toys are now rising fast in value.
The value of the older toys, which were produced in the 1990s, has risen to as much as $100. This might depend on how rare or limited edition the toys were and how many were circulating at the time. Still, you may want to go through your childhood boxes, as one ‘McFurby’ toy managed to sell for a staggering $900 online!