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Your Old Wrestling Toys Could Be Worth A Lot Of Money

by : UNILAD on : 10 Oct 2016 17:47
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Wrestling was never really my thing when I was younger. Even at a young age the thought of half naked men taking part in scripted and choreographed fights just didn’t appeal to me.

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But now I wish it did.

Why’s that I hear you ask? Because those crappy little plastic wrestling figurines – the sort that pretty much everybody had back in primary school – now sell for a fuck-tonne of dollar.

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Nowadays, nine-year-old’s just don’t give a damn when it comes to plastic figurines. They’d rather play on their Xbox One or iPad than use their imagination. So I guess the demand for WWE figures just sort of plummeted.

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If you’re one of the few people who didn’t launch their limited edition Ric Flair figurine into the recycling bin when they turned the big one-two, then you might want to head over to eBay as they’re now selling like gold dust.

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As you’d probably expect, the rarer the better, as you can see with this batch of three ‘Ultimate Warrior’ figures selling for a minimum of £1,700:

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Interestingly, on the other side of the pond a similar figurine from 2010 is going for a mind-numbing $89,000.

Yeah. Think about that for a second…

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That’s a full year’s salary on an incredibly good wage. Who the fuck would spend that amount of money on a plastic toy?

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Another British example is this Roddy Piper Gold Gloves special – going for £1,200:

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Now, of course, some of these are pretty exceptional – but even if you’ve got just an average collection of wrestling toys it’s definitely worth digging them out and checking how much they’re worth.

You can probably expect to pocket a tasty few hundred quid.

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