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> Holy Grail Headliners

  • Follows holy-grail toys (names and styles) making news, globally.

    • Mainly money makers found, for sale or sold in rare item markets. With some tips, history and humor.

    • Reported by media and venues, globally.

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> Bid War Watchlist

  • A way to track top-bid toys A-Z, using free watchlist provided by top resale venues.

    • This method helps identify items with high bidder interest, in many toy categories.

    • A demonstration of how it works using eBay, can be seen here.

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> Treasure Trackers

  • 4 fast free steps find selling prices paid by top toy collectors, worldwide. By using free price finders for toys, provided by many of the world's top toy resellers.

  • Instructions:

    1. Search the word "toy" using (all) free price finders listed for toys.

    2. Sort results, highest price first (at the top).

    3. This displays many items purchased by the world's top collectors, and prices they paid.

    4. From there, you can browse and/or refine your results to find top selling prices for specific toys. By adding or removing search terms, or using filters. As described in the price finder instructions.

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> Rabbit-Hole Research

  • Free resources that go deep into the world of holy grail toys.

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- Antiques Roadshow, Toy Archive

  • Antiques Roadshow - Has vast free examples of high value toys and detailed ID and resale tips from world class toy specialist. In videos photos and transcripts from decades of appraisals on their weekly TV show. With updated values from time to time.

    • For local PBS TV broadcast times. Click the 'TV Schedules' link, top of their homepage.

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- Antique Trader, Toy Reports

  • Antique Trader - Also has many well written in-depth articles by pros featuring high-value toy examples, expert tips, guides and resources.

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- What Sells Best, Toy Archive

  • What Sells Best, Archive - A.K.A. the rabbit hole of riches. Is a cluttered catchall of research notes, reports, findings and high value toy examples. All found while monitoring reported toy money makers in years past.

  • Much of it written while testing free price finders and steps. Sporadically updated and often disorganized. This content is held for potential use as examples in future guides.

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Top Selling Toys, Collectors Want

Examples of top collectible toys currently topping the charts online, as well as making news worldwide.

Examples of toys currently topping the charts online, as well as making news worldwide.


TOP 10 > eBay Toys (Archive)

Archive contains old-reports from our early days. May help with identification, price-trend-analysis and past price research. However, past-prices do not reflect the current market. Do your due diligence.


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