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15 toys from your childhood that are worth a fortune now

Well, compared to what you paid for them anyway.

IF YOU WEREN’T watching the Late Late Toy Show on Friday, then you might have missed Tubs and Bosco displaying some vintage Fisher Price classics.

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If you were feeling a bit wobbly chinned with nostalgia about your favourite toys when you younger, you might feel a bit wobbly knee-ed when you see how much some of them are worth now…

1. Nintendo Entertainment System action set

nesSource: ebay

2. 1970s Fisher Price garage

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3. Vintage Scalextric set

scalSource: ebay

4. Star Wars X-Wing with box

fighterSource: ebay

5. A 1971 Fisher Price record player

playerSource: ebay

6. A complete set of new Care Bears – €6,129

care1Source: ebay

7. One rare vintage Care Bear

counsinSource: ebay


8. 1981 Subbuteo set


9. 1976 Tin Can Alley

tincanSource: ebay

10. 1985 Teddy Ruxpin

tedySource: ebay

11. Vintage Cabbage Patch Kid

cabbageSource: ebay

12. Vintage Lego set

legoSource: ebay

13. 1984 Transformers Optimus Prime toy

opSource: ebay

14. Fisher Price doll

dollSource: ebay

15. Tracy Island and Thunderbirds toys

tracySource: ebay

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