If You Own These Childhood Toys You Could Make A Small Fortune

Those who grew up in the twentieth century likely remember playing with G.I. Joe, Cabbage Patch Kids, and Teddy Ruxbin. If you still have some of these toys, you could make a fortune. Some of these children’s toys—many of which are no longer in productio—are worth hundreds of thousands of dollars.

Alongside common toys from that past 50+ years, there are some rare prototypes that you should look out for. If you can find one, snatch it. Some of them have increased in value by 30,000 percent! Do you own any of these fortune toys?

Have A Vintage Swimsuit Barbie? You Can Make $20,000

Photo Credit: Gareth Cattermole/Getty Images
Photo Credit: Gareth Cattermole/Getty Images

When Barbie was first introduced, the toy skyrocketed in popularity. Hundreds of designs and styles have come out over the years; but if you have the holy grail of Barbies, you’ll make upwards of $1,200. That’s like trading a plastic toy for a new car.

A highly sought-out, first edition Barbie has a classic black-and-white style. This Barbie wears and striped swimsuit with some vintage sunglasses and a curled hairstyle. In 1959, it only cost $3. Today, it’ll sell for $20,000 at an auction.