Steals and Deals: Your old toys could be worth serious cash

Steals and Deals

LANSING, Mich. (WLNS) – LEGO and other toys you may have laying around your house could be the ticket to some serious and quick cash.

From the galaxy far far away, to platform 9 and three quarters, with these building blocks the sky’s the limit.

“It’s really exciting having a LEGO set and knowing that it’s worth so much, like if you spent $60 on it a few years ago, but now it’s worth $300 or $400, like that feels good,” said influencer Emily K.

Chris Lee and Emily K are avid LEGO builders, but LEGOs aren’t the only toy with the potential for high returns.

“We’re seeing a big increase in toys that are currently running with a movie or theatrical release. Right now we’re talking about Star Wars, Marvel. Vintage Marvel collectibles are going up in value,” said Expert Jordan Hembrough

How much could a LEGO set be worth?

“The sky’s the limit. You could actually be sitting on a fortune that a lot of people don’t even realize,” said Hembrough.

If you think you have a hot ticket item – here are a few tips

  • Do your research. Find out if you can see your items somewhere else, and then comparative shots. See if they have when you have.
  • You want to make sure your item or your toy has all the accessories and weapons that it may have originally come with.
  • Take a look at the timeliness of what you have. Do people still know what this item is today?
  • Collect what you love. Don’t worry about what it may or may not be worth. First and foremost, this is supposed to be fun.

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