20 Valuable Collectibles Laying Around Your House

Are you harboring a fortune in your attic? Maybe, maybe not. However, it is worth checking. Before rolling up your sleeves and digging through your things, here are 20 valuable collectibles to aid your search.

Vintage Comic Books

The first modern comic book, Famous Funnies, was released in 1933, and the comic book industry has exploded since then. Specific issues, particularly those from the mid-20th century, can fetch a high price – with some reaching into six figures. You could be $3.2 million richer if you find Action Comics #1.

Vintage Postcards

You may have inherited a box of old postcards from your grandparents – it’s worth sorting through them to see if you have any valuable ones. Vintage postcards are valued up to $100k, according to TxAntiqueMall.

Antique Furniture

Do you have an old dresser or armchair passed down in your family? It may be worth more than just sentimental value. Some of the most valuable antique furniture includes pieces from famous designers like Thomas Chippendale and Gustav Stickley and pieces from the American Colonial and Victorian periods. These can sell for up to $100k or more.

Retro Video Game Consoles

Do you have an old Nintendo Entertainment System or Sega Genesis tucked away in your closet? How much you can get depends on the gaming console – an original Sega Genesis CDX can sell for up to $5,000

Rare Coins

If you find a 1933 Double Eagle gold coin, you could be $18 million richer, as one sold for that price in 2021. a 1909-S VDB Lincoln Penny can sell for over $2,500. Other valuable coins include the 1943 Bronze Cent and the 1867 3 Dollar Gold Coin.

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