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1. “Peanut” the Royal Blue Elephant Beanie Baby
Only 2000 of these Beanie Babies were ever manufactured. Due to an error, they were made with a darker colour than originally Intended. Now Royal Blue Peanut, the most collectable Beanie Baby in existence goes for around $5000. Other high valued Beanie Babies include Old Face Teddy Bear (valued at $2800), Chef Robuchon (valued at $7500) and Humphrey the Camel (valued at $2000).
2. Pokemon cards
Even back in the 90’s a Charizard card ware pretty rare. Now, if you find you have a mint condition Charizard holo card from Pokemon’s first edition in 1999, you could be sitting on approximately $5000. If you have the whole first edition collection, keep smiling. Previous collections have sold for between $4500 and $9000. A Pokemon Pikachu illustrator card sold for $150,000.
3. Transformer action figures
A 1995 Megatron figure has sold for $750 while a pack containing both Megatron and Optimus Prime went for $1000.
Quickly made obsolete by the iPod, HitClips were a way to listen to music using small cartridges. That fact that its obsolete hasn’t deterred collectors who have paid up to $100 per cartridge.
5. Easy Bake Oven
One of Hasbo’s most innovative and popular toys, the Easy Bake Oven allowed kids to make small edible snacks. You can pick up new ones at a decent price but originals in good condition can fetch around $300.
These were all the crazy in the 90s. Tamagotchi are virtual pets that you have to feed, play with and care for. Some Tamagotchi have been listed and sold for over $300 on eBay.
7. Moon Shoes
Originally introduced in the 1950’s, Moon Shoes enjoyed a steady success into the 1990’s. Now you can buy on them on eBay for over $200
8. Gameboy Colour
Even though Nintendo still makes and sells these, originals have sold for over $1700 on eBay.
9. Teddy Ruxpin
One of the best selling toys of the 80’s, this animatronic bear can sell for about $500 on eBay. Not bad for a bear that can read children stories.
10. Mickey Mouse Nintendo Game & Watch
The 1984 Mickey Mouse Nintendo Game & Watch has sold on eBay for over $1000. Pretty good for a simple game and watch combo.
11. Star Wars play sets.
Everyone knows that unopened Star Wars toys can be valuable. Did you know that an unopened Star Wars Power Of The Force Ewok Combat play set sold for over $6000?
12. Super Soakers
The Super Soaker Monster XL and Super Soaker 50 have the highest demand on eBay with some auctions selling for almost $400. Other Super Soaker models have sold for between $50 and $100.
13. Happy Meal toys
Most Happy Meal toys won’t net you anything at all. But, some like the the Super Mario 3 toys may well do. A previous collection of all 4 toys has previously sold for $400. Other collectable ones can sell for around $40.
14. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles action figures
Since their launch in the late 80’s, there have been a lot of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle toys made. From action figures to vehicles to play sets, these toys have become rather collectable. Especially earlier models. First edition soft head action figures sell for around $100 to $200 while some April O’Neil figures have sold for around $200.