'Toy Hunter' searches for hidden treasures
Jordan Hembrough shares his remarkable finds
- Duration 3:51
- Date Aug 14, 2012
Jordan Hembrough shares his remarkable finds
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Let's go back a little bit in time because -- talk about memories from childhood can be worth tens of thousands of dollars today.
On the new Travel Channel show toy hunter Jordan hand wrote scores the country for the most sought after toys and collectibles -- Look at this -- Jordan -- a biker guy with -- bizarre.
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Years started you into the mortgage market keeps don't -- -- I was open I got me in among young woman you.
Martin horn you know T cars -- of before you know it not so -- in the morning collectible -- passing tests and but as the parties were joined by the 200 himself.
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-- when you're about to present is the reason we should all be keeping our children's toys which we have done all over towards.
We don't still have been the rappers I know that's why these things are so valuable now I mean not a lot of people really saved and everybody played with them so when you do find them nowadays you're addicts or basements -- like hitting but I electrical -- goals aren't so let's start down here and tell people how much stuff might be worth star Star -- OK this is the classic Darth -- figure this is stuff that I grew up with OK I mean I was a huge fan of a Star Wars.
If you've got one of these bad boys sit -- your attic or basement.
You're looking at around 500 dollars got to be in the cardboard and that plastic right packaging is everything absolutely trying to keep little -- mint in package and don't even open it.
OK next up the bat man lunch box classic 1960s this is from the Adam West serious okay.
That -- lunch box by a -- I have.
Do you still have it.
My mother might have that there was a Robin one to I think call your mother because it will happen this is about 400 dollars -- Let me ask you about -- that if you have a celebrity who signed something like right let's say Adam West signed the -- right.
Does that actually increase the value or decrease yes an -- -- question -- service -- debate among collectors some people actually feel that it decreases the value because not because that -- it's just because.
These times where they're pure -- and they want the toy in the collectible for itself and sometimes they feel the autograph will diminish the quality and the value of ketchup on a strawberry shortcake because what I remember about these -- that they actually had as they did they they smelled they were really really popular this is lemon -- store -- friend and her her sort of buddy.
She goes about forty to fifty dollars in the box if you had strawberry shortcake in the box you're looking between 75200 dollars so.
-- always -- a choice to have value if -- outside of the box just not as much -- -- -- is sent today that little bit short little bit of Lebanon in in in my basement.
Our funds finds the happy days great -- from the seventies.
This is done by -- corporation you're looking at about fifty dollars in the -- okay now these -- packages are pristine and in fact they still have the price tags for 249 and each of the members.
Those who love -- A fantastic series during the 1970s.
Aaron Spelling had the whole crew those -- done by -- corporation.
If you had a complete set today you're looking about 75 to 85 dollars and golfers seem to -- golfer is there no I -- -- -- how do you figure out what that things are worth.
You go on line it just happening.
Well he you know you can do that I I really encourage people to use the Internet and actually research is much they can but I also encourage people.
To watch my show every week I saw journey with me to tell what -- really felt like the biker bar being -- -- what's the weirdest encounter for the weirdest encounter.
You know what I gotta tell you probably one of the weirdest encounters was digging around.
In a -- in Tennessee and finding a four foot rat snake looking back -- -- Well it is and it toys and -- well you know what he was actually kind of protected it's always try to reach over and I did get the -- Should team up -- Dean Cain would be -- -- -- I felt like you know what I shed on it yet.