Collectibles That Are Probably Worthless

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Plenty of people hang on to items thinking they are worth a lot of money. Sometimes they are, but in many cases, as with these items, they simply aren’t worth anything.
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Wheat Pennies

They are worth more than their face value, but at only a worth of 3 to 4 cents each, these wheat pennies aren’t worth much.
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Brown Furniture

Brown furniture refers to antique wooden pieces, but most of them aren’t pristine enough to be worth anything.
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Vinyl Records

Unless you have a very rare album that is in mint condition, your records are probably only worth a few pennies on the dollar.
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Children’s Books

Some older children’s books are collectibles, but more often than not, they are mass produced and not worth more than the paper they are printed on.
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Stamps

Some stamps are worth a lot, but most of what people have in their collections aren’t rare or pristine enough to be worth lots of money.
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Happy Meal Toys

The only way you can make some money on Happy Meal Toys are if you have a complete set of them in mint condition.
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Costume Jewelry

The only way you can hope to make any money off of costume jewelry is if you have collectible pieces signed by the creator.
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Beanie Babies

Some Beanie Babies are worth quite a bit of cash, but most of them were so mass produced that they are pretty much worthless.
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Comic Books

Like so many other things, the only comic books that will make you rich are rare first editions with big names like Batman and Superman.
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Serving Platters

Most serving platters were part of a set and yours might be a family heirloom. It’s likely only worth sentimental value instead of being able to make you rich.
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Model Trains

Some of the original Lionel trains might be worth a pretty penny, but the newer ones are basically worthless.
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