Unexpected Items in Your House that May Be Valuable

Over the years, we tend to gather things whether we are collectors or not. Often, these hoarded and forgotten items can be very valuable and you wouldn’t even know it. We have compiled a list of items that you may find in your home that can possibly offer a chance for some extra cash. If you are not a collector, we are sure that someone out there will want what you have.


Lilliput Lane Limited Editions – These English miniature cottages and scenes can be very valuable if you have them. Some individual pieces can be acquired for an affordable price, but these sets are sold for $300 or more today.


‘Lady Head’ Vases – These vases are quite old and you will be hard-pressed to find a millennial giving it a second glance. The so-called ‘Lady Head’ vases are quite valuable and considered antiques. One of these vases was recently sold for a whopping $1100. The detail is very important in determining its value.


Miniature Teddy Bears – Small teddy bears can be quite valuable, especially if they are antiques. Some of these miniature bears can go for about $350 if you find the right collector.


Retired Department 56 Buildings – Department 56 is well-known for making buildings during Christmas time. These buildings are often replicas of store fronts like Starbucks that are decorated to fit the Christmas season. Some of these buildings are valued at $200.


The ‘Cousin Eddy’s RV’ Ornament from 2009 – Hallmark has produced many Keepsake ornaments over the years, but one of their most popular and most valuable was the one from 2009. The National Lampoon Christmas Vacation ‘Cousin Eddy’s RV’ ornament is in demand and one recently sold for $300.

If you are spring cleaning and come across any of these items, don’t throw them away. Sell them on eBay or find out who might be interested in acquiring it as a collectible.