The world of collectibles was forever changed by the introduction of everyone’s favorite electrified critter. Pikachu, Charmander, and the rest of their colorful group stole the hearts of a generation back in the late ‘90s. But more than that, the franchise’s collectibles ushered in a new, much more expensive era for the waning trading card industry.
Here are a few of the biggest toy crazes from the last 30 years. Do you recognize anything that was a playground must have when you were in school? Some of these fads are still going strong today!
There are tons of times that we lose something valuable and it completely disappears out of our lives. Most of the time people resign themselves to the fact that they probably threw it away by acciden, or left it somewhere where it then got buried. In these situations, one person’s loss usually ends up being another person’s good fortune.
When we go to the store today, we’re used to seeing a certain amount of useless stuff on the shelves. Maybe we don’t need 50 different types of granola bars, but as long as people keep buying them, manufacturers will keep making them.
There are plenty of times where our klutziness costs us something dear to us. Hopefully it doesn’t happen to you very often, but we’ve all been there. The next time you break one of your favorite coffee mugs, or spill grease on your best dress shirt, take a look at this list and feel a little better about yourself.
eBay is great. It’s an ideal place to search for any number of things, from popular consumer goods to hard-to-find items that you need to fill in a set or fix something that has broken.
Kids love toys – that isn’t breaking news. Even at just a few months old, kids show an affinity for their favorite toys, and things only grow from there.
Cars, homes, and passport stamps are every billionaire’s favorite collection items. The mega-rich spend millions on their exquisite homes, rare cars, and all-inclusive vacations, and understandably so.
If there’s one thing the elite love to do, it’s drink. However, while most of us run to the liquor store to grab a 12 pack of our favorite American brews or a handle of moderately priced liquor, the rich and famous order their gold-plated, decades old, decadent beverages for hundreds of thousands of dollars.