55 Nostalgic Toys From Your Childhood That Are Worth A Fortune

By Sarah Norman | February 3, 2024

Luke Skywalker and his double-telescoping lightsaber costs up to $25,000

Some of your favorite toys from childhood are selling for astronomical prices online and in auctions...try not to gasp when you realize if you'd held onto them you'd be rich!

Do you remember your favorite toy? The one you couldn't go a day without? Did you give it away when you were too old to play with it, or let it go for a few buck in a garage sale? Have you checked to see how much its selling for now?

The toys collected here, from Mego Dolls to vintage board games, are all huge parts of our nostalgic past...was letting them go a mistake? Click ahead and find out what toys were actually timeless treasures! 

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You won’t need to go to a galaxy far, far away to get this classic Kenner Luke Skywalker action figure with a double-telescoping lightsaber, but you may need to mortgage your house. Unless you’ve got one still in it’s packaging, of course, that would make you one of about 20 people. It’s hard to imagine any kid who’d just watched Star Wars being able to keep this action figure in the box, let alone the version with a telescoping lightsaber. Kenner stopped producing these pretty early into their run because the lightsaber kept breaking, so even you have one of these out of the box it can still fetch a nice price, just not $25,000

Red Sea Crossing is a game that no one wanted but sells for ten grand

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Not every Atari cartridge is created equally, if you spent weekends crammed in front of your TV playing Pong or Spellbreaker then you know that. While some Atari games are only worth about 10 bucks in today’s market there’s at least one that’s been known to fetch upwards of five figures; a little known game called Red Sea Crossing. More than likely if your parents gave you this game you traded it off or sold it as fast as possible. Basically it was a video game advertised in Christian bookstores and magazines as a “Bible video game,” doesn’t that sound like a blast? In 2012 a copy of this game sold for $10,400. Think you have a copy of this? Time to start digging through your old cartridges.