After the Show Show: Treasure trove in your basement?
What are your old toys worth?
- Duration 6:56
- Date Aug 14, 2012
What are your old toys worth?
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Welcome to the after the -- Super Tuesday August 14 we are joined.
By Pembroke Jason and Jordan are always have anything I was still doesn't let anything -- rights are just back from vacation it's our panel over clamped -- -- -- That's right from gremlins from -- how -- and we're.
He you know what he's -- is that worth 1015 dollars but that never.
The memory he will bring you what is price Lilly does CNN that and I said losing good or bad today I was told he's done nothing that -- got bad guys look at and I.
I don't know what -- aren't there.
That's -- by -- that's 1970s you're looking about 25 dollars now if it if -- -- -- still in the box right would be -- how much you can go up to thousands of dollars meego was one of the number when corporations back in 1970s.
The links with this some people -- wanna get rid of the stuff.
As they have such tremendous memories is.
You know kids say they they get the doll they have the voice they -- out and they do with a -- -- -- you know Alex's Stallone with the united.
Who -- a the obviously the older it will build a strike as early practice it was -- relative to your blood in the.
Did it but there is no mystery why don't you explain that why would you want to give this away -- -- sometimes right but you know it's funny a lot of people.
Still haven't and their attic or basement they're -- you know get extra money for the family sometimes parents -- all -- -- -- their kids.
And they're -- out and -- it clear that puts me in Detroit country and you have this new reality show how does one become a toy.
That's a great question I've actually been a collector since I was a kid.
OK I was a kid to handle the Star Wars figures in comic -- Walter.
When I got to college I started working for a chain of retail stores on specialized in comic -- -- I we thirteen -- -- the country.
When company shut down -- -- the inventory.
I -- the human -- from my company and the rest is history that's great and so what you do -- you go all all around the country and you look at people who have collected stuffing and -- it's -- like antique -- -- its work -- it it it is you know every week on Travel Channel people are going to be going along this incredible journey with me okay and we're -- -- be traveling from state to state.
Meeting incredible people hearing about -- stories in the connection -- have to all these toys is -- video we're looking -- now is that an ailing US -- oh man that's a great -- that is a great time don't even remember the mood but I don't remember a time you know that -- it was really really rare because it was out of the market very very shortly.
Because -- corporation.
That got the rights of the -- realized this is an.
We can't give this to children it was taken off the market interest what's the most expensive holy.
That we can that we know about -- -- -- auction are being sold.
Mean how high did they kill -- that they can go really really high having tens of thousands of -- yes but -- absolutely what I did in antique in the and then like it sat at slowly you even have to go back to like the twenties or anything like that I'm currently looking for client.
Okay and 1960s -- in utility belt.
You're talking seventeen I've seen and now I've seen replicas of those on the Internet and I get me bay in the they what I mean look.
Right yeah I utility belt -- -- he -- want to write to finally free I haven't tables follow the ram.
-- -- James Bond raceway.
Yeah I looked like Gilbert yet with the mountain in the hole for you here okay I -- in the box at your family not have the boxes it's remote has been.
We got you want to guess how much work so much -- you wanted to get thinking yes.
And knows how much under.
900 a usage yet that's by Gilbert corporate and says that I know exactly you -- The -- I didn't know how much isn't work.
You're talking about 900 dollars -- extremely rare if you had one with the action -- -- included.
Upwards of 15100.
Excellent it's -- really I'm not you know they they -- to bring in collectible tight end.
I would like I don't know yeah.
Well you know -- opponent I don't know that it's my mother's -- and I can't steal.
Okay now I know you like to see that stuff still in the box -- remembered that my son's grandfather every year.
Ten years would send him.
I think it was the Hess truck Robert Pastor a popular so we have in the basement.
All -- has trucks boxes -- defend the trucks are all up in a case that's -- you know why because you're taking you're displaying -- you're not really playing with it you're -- -- original packaging so what you do is when you're ready.
Think the box off the shelf but back in the packaging you're good to get a -- -- it should people when they buy toys that kids now the toys that cost when he 34 area right now torment them -- -- -- -- -- -- And put away say we're putting it away for your future -- pay for college that is that is one of the -- folks -- that everybody yes in fact a lot of people do that I tell people all the time they have the money.
If you want to collect for an investment.
You know and and we don't really know what towards can -- -- value but if you wanna do this for your kids rate by two putt went -- Worst comes to worse your children will come -- maybe give -- to their children pass along another happy memories it's it's all.
Collecting social activities wolf that's part of our culture -- Arnold Schwarzenegger movie with the about it he's got to get the toll.
Christmas that's right and that absolutely the end of the links that parents go to -- definitely -- the fact that to light from the movie they actually started marketing -- -- on the market that's turtle man.
All the happy meals you know they elk would come with you know it's a little white button up yet a device -- toys like that.
If you still kept vote right -- those are hard to throw away if you look at interestingly enough okay this is funny.
Happy meal toys are really worth that much money it.
-- dollars -- junk there's so many what's really valuable is the boxes they came and does every two went box were quite happy that volatile -- -- and everything like it was greed and not feel too bad because I can't throw it idea.
I try to -- it's not like -- up before we got Teddy Waxman and Teddy rocks and this is great this was done by worlds of wonder corporation 1980s.
A phenom when he came out I mean this was like the it's -- to go to okay.
Loose you look at between forty to fifty in the box anywhere between 7500.
And it -- it didn't -- was that the first ones that it was one the first real animate trying to dolls and we came on the market like people blunt waited just like.
-- it was a little freaky when it I had nightmares about it for one yeah that Georgia had reason.
It probably had a couple nights where they were.
And I'll tell you Ron Lovett yes it was on and -- pick out -- under premieres tomorrow at 10 PM eastern on the Travel Channel that these guys that little bloodshed you know and apple had secured -- and -- and the camera guy and that's ahead and -- he's awake and alert wonder Jordan so president of South Carolina Rory thanks -- good question thank you.
It's one you won -- -- except that.
-- market to see it.