These Iconic Items From The Year You Were Born Are Worth A Fortune Now

Letting go of old belongings is never easy. Plenty of good memories can be tied to that stuff, right? Then again, you may be surprised by just how much money some of it’s worth today. What if we told you that a Topps baseball trading card was going for $250,000 on eBay? Or how about a Fender guitar with a price tag of $35,000? Don’t believe us? Well, check out these iconic products from 1990 to 1950. The numbers will blow your mind!

1990 - M.U.S.H.A. for Sega Genesis: $500

Ah, the Sega Genesis. What a gaming console that was! But there’s one cartridge in particular that could earn you a pretty penny online. Yes, M.U.S.H.A. has been known to bring in big bucks on eBay, with the Mental Floss website reporting that figures can reach $500. Not bad for an old shooter, right?

1989 - Nintendo Game Boy: $1,999.99

It’s hard to put into words just how big the Nintendo Game Boy was when it dropped in 1989. It changed handheld gaming forever. And if you’ve still got one in pristine condition, you could earn a lot of money. For instance, an untouched version is up for sale at nearly $2,000 on eBay at the time of writing.

1988 - Laser Light Skeletor: $11,285

If you didn’t grow up in the ’80s, take it from us – Skeletor action figures were a dime a dozen. But a certain model has attracted lots of attention in recent times, as you couldn’t buy it outside two countries in 1988. It was called “Laser Light Skeletor.” According to Mental Floss, these Spanish and Italian toys might fetch over $11,000 online. Do you have one?

1987 - Mimic Twinkle Eye My Little Pony: $500

My Little Pony was a true juggernaut of the 1980s. Kids absolutely adored the colorful toys – adding more to their collection by the month. Were you one of them? Well, if you’ve kept hold of your old figures, you might stand to earn a bit of cash. For example, a 1987 Mimic is currently available on eBay for $500. Wow!