1 Jan 2016

Hidden Treasures: Do You Have Any Of These Toys In Your Closet?

It’s all too easy to gather up unwanted toys, relocate them to the far flung reaches of a deep, dark closet and forget that they ever existed. Toys, especially after we stop playing with them, tend to be treated with very little respect, and let’s face it, they are not necessities. However, some of these trinkets and gadgets are actually worth quite a substantial amount of money these days and you might have a treasure chest collecting dust back there. Here are five toys that have considerable monetary value in 2015. Furby. Most of us who came of age in the 90s remember the familiar sayings and recitations of the cute and cuddly “Furby” from Hasbro. Furbies, like many other fad toys of the 90s, came and went, had a small resurgence, and drifted back into obscurity, but in some cases, the original toys are selling on eBay for as much as $6,000.00. Mario Kart 64. If you had Nintendo…

19 Dec 2011

Thomas Braswell, a 30-year-old construction worker from Florida, decided to try his hand at a storage auction, and the unit he won contained some pretty interesting stuff. The Tampa Tribune reports that Braswell outbid three others and won a 6-by-10-foot storage unit for $25, and inside it he found a TV that would recoup the money he spent. He also came across five boxes of photographs, legal documents and family trees that date back to the early 1800s, according to the news source."I wasn't thinking we hit the jackpot," Braswell explained to the Tribune reporter. "I want to find the family and give it back. If it was my family heirlooms, I'd want them. I know there is somebody out…

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