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These Classic 90s Toys are Now Worth an Absolute Fortune

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If you happen to have a box or two full of 90s toys in your garage or at your folks’ house, then now’s the time to unpack them.  A recent report has revealed the list of top toys from the 90s that are worth some serious cash nowadays.

Are you ready to be mildly rich? Because if you have ANY of the following toys, in as-new condition, then you are well on your way.

Hold onto your hats, check out the value of these top 90s toys!

[mc_block_title custom_title=”1. Rainbow Chameleon Beanie Baby (1997)”]

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This seemingly ordinary stuffed chameleon is worth 50k! Source: Supplied

This 1997 Beanie Baby recently sold on eBay for an epic $50,000 USD. That’s around $67,000 AUD!  

In addition to Rainbow, there were plenty more 90s Beanie Babies that are stuffed goldmines on eBay and other seller sites.

Below are a few others:

  • Valentina (With Errors) (1998) $29,999
  • Valentino (1994) $25,003
  • Pouch (1996) $19,000
  • Princess Diana (Rare Edition) (1997) $18,950
  • Maple The Bear (With Errors) (1997) $18,000
  • Curly The Bear (1996) $15,000
  • Patti The Platypus (1993) $15,000
  • Peanut The Royal Blue Elephant (1995) $15,000
  • Claude The Crab (1996) $14,000

[mc_block_title custom_title=”2. Nintendo 64 Goldeneye 007 (1997)”]

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Ahh, Nintendo 64. One of the best gaming consoles in the 90s for sure! I remember Goldeneye 007 too! The neighbour boy had it. Wonder if he still does?! If so, he could be sitting on $14,499 USD or $19,000 AUD. 

Additional Nintendo 64 and Super Nintendo games that bring in the big bucks include:

  • Super Smash Bros (1999) $9,976
  • Yoshi’s Story (1998) $5,500
  • Super Mario (1996) $5,001
  • Super Nintendo Games Super Mario Land 2 (1992) $5,000

[mc_block_title custom_title=”3. Electronic Furby (1998)”]

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Source: Supplied

Who would have thought this creepy little monster would be worth $10,000 USD ($13,000 AUD) now? And, to think, I chucked this thing in the bin years ago! It’s probably in some landfill now, moving its weirdo ears and repeating “My owner is such a sucker” over and over again.


[mc_block_title custom_title=”4. Home Alone 2 Talkboy (1995)”]

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Source: Supplied

This classic 90s toy is also worth $10,000 now. Pretty sure my kids wouldn’t even know what this thing is, but hey.


[mc_block_title custom_title=”5. American Girl Felicity Merriman (1991)”]

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What’s so special about Felicity? I have no idea but she sold for $7,820 USD ($10,300 AUD) so there must be something! American Girl Dolls continue to line the shelves today, but Felicity was discontinued.


[mc_block_title custom_title=”6. Gameboy Pokemon Pikachu Edition (1999)”]

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Nintendo for the win again, this time Pokemon inspired! Source: Pinterest

Two 90s classics – Pokemon and Gameboy together. The masters of pocket gaming and selling for $7,550 USD or $10,000 AUD. 


[mc_block_title custom_title=”7. Scratch Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Action Figure (1993)”]

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Source: Pinterest

Sorry, who? Scratch? Who dat?

I was a massive TMNT fan and can’t for the life of me remember this character. But Dr Google informs me he was a mutant cat. Not many Scratch action figures were made, hence the big price tag of $5,850 USD or $7,800 AUD attached to him.


[mc_block_title custom_title=”8.  Thunder Megazord Power Ranger (1994)”]

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This Power Ranger will pull in almost $5,000USD if you’ve got one up your sleeve! Source: Big Bad Toy Store

Another character I don’t recall is the Thunder Megazord. This will bring in $4,914 USD or $6,700 AUD.


[mc_block_title custom_title=”9.  Barbie Holidays Special Edition (1997)”]

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1997 Happy Holidays Barbie Doll now fetches over $2500! Source: Mattel

The most valuable Barbie doll on the list is the 1997 Holidays Barbie. She has brown hair and dons a massive red and white dress, valued at $2,500 USD ($3,300 AUD). Did you have her?


Where is this info coming from?

The mastermind behind this list is The Toy Zone, which looked up over 300 90s toys to come up with their final list. They also have a cool interactive database where you can select a 90s toy brand and see what the top sellers are. There are heaps to choose from too – Tamagotchie, Polly Pocket, Cabbage Patch Dolls.

Cabbage Patch Dolls rare ebay
Source: eBay

Talk about a trip down memory lane!

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Born and raised in Canada, Jenna now lives in Far North Queensland with her tribe. When the mum-of-three is not writing, you can find her floating in the pool, watching princess movies, frolicking on the beach, bouncing her baby to sleep or nagging her older kids to put on their pants.

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