Gather up your old toys to make some money
HOUSTON – From Cabbage Patch Kids to Transformers, if you or your children saved any of your old toys, you may be sitting on a small fortune. The owner of a Houston vintage toy store says business is booming during the pandemic, with customers trading in their childhood treasures for cash every day. “Anything, I would say, from 2000 to now,” answered Daniel Blackbird, owner of Misfit Toys in Montrose, the Heights and West Houston. “Those toys are becoming very popular again.”He lists these five brands as the “holy grail” of toys:TransformersThundercatsTeenage Mutant Ninja TurtlesStar WarsGI JoeHow much can you make from your old toys? He says the most valuable vintage toys are still in the box, in excellent condition, but most of the collectibles he buys are good quality without the box.