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Plenty of people hang on to items thinking they are worth a lot of money. Sometimes they are, but in many cases, as with these items, they simply aren’t worth anything.
They are worth more than their face value, but at only a worth of 3 to 4 cents each, these wheat pennies aren’t worth much.
Brown furniture refers to antique wooden pieces, but most of them aren’t pristine enough to be worth anything.
Unless you have a very rare album that is in mint condition, your records are probably only worth a few pennies on the dollar.
Some older children’s books are collectibles, but more often than not, they are mass produced and not worth more than the paper they are printed on.
Some stamps are worth a lot, but most of what people have in their collections aren’t rare or pristine enough to be worth lots of money.
Happy Meal Toys
The only way you can make some money on Happy Meal Toys are if you have a complete set of them in mint condition.
The only way you can hope to make any money off of costume jewelry is if you have collectible pieces signed by the creator.
Some Beanie Babies are worth quite a bit of cash, but most of them were so mass produced that they are pretty much worthless.
Like so many other things, the only comic books that will make you rich are rare first editions with big names like Batman and Superman.
Most serving platters were part of a set and yours might be a family heirloom. It’s likely only worth sentimental value instead of being able to make you rich.
Some of the original Lionel trains might be worth a pretty penny, but the newer ones are basically worthless.