Hidden Treasures: The most common home items worth more than £3 million!
A new study by Audley Villages has revealed the most common household items and trinkets that could be worth more than £3 million
Have old toys, items or collectibles been gathering dust in the attic or garage? Been meaning to get rid of them? Well don’t throw them away just yet as they may be worth a pretty penny.
Audley Villages has revealed the most popular items people have hidden in their homes, from Polly Pockets and Beanie Babies to baseball cards and comic books, we help you to distinguish "trash" from "treasure". Read on to see if hoarding may have actually earned you up to £3 million!
The most common valuable household items include:
|Items||Worth up to|
|Video Game Consoles||£285,230.00|
|Beatles Sgt. Pepper's 'Lonely Hearts Club' Vinyl Record||£230,250.00|
|First Edition Books||£11,889|
Our top tips for evaluating and selling your items
- If you suspect that you have a valuable item lying in your home, a quick method to find out if it’s worth anything is by checking auction sites to see if similar items are on sale there, such as eBay.
- It is always worth seeking out further advice from an expert prior to listing it on an auction site, so that you’re sure you’re not underselling.
- After researching on auction sites, it’s recommended to get an evaluation from an expert. There are plenty of appraisers or appraisal tools online that specialise in giving you advice on how to preserve and get the best price for your item.
- Be aware that if you sell antiques worth more than £6,000, there is special tax to pay.
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