8 Tchotchkes That Could Be Worth More Than You Think

Raid your Christmas ornaments for one very specific Hallmark design that's currently going for hundreds.

image

It's always surprising to see what sort of collectibles appreciate over time. Sure, anything with a celebrity connection or historical importance will command a bundle, but you'd be surprised at the more average-seeming "collectibles" that have a value that goes beyond sentimental. Here are just a few of these everyday trinkets that are currently trending on eBay.

1 of 8
image
eBay
Miniature Teddy Bears

Small bears can command big prices! Antique versions made by Steiff can go for , despite only being mere inches in height.

2 of 8
image
eBay
Lilliput Lane Limited Editions

You might recognize these miniature cottages and scenes, which have a very English feel. Individual pieces are still affordable, but limited editions often sell for hundreds — like the stunning "St. Peter's Cove," .

3 of 8
image
eBay
Retired Department 56 Buildings

Department 56 is known for its seasonal decorations — particularly, the adorable Christmas buildings that come out yearly. The most sought-after buildings are often the retired "real life" storefronts, like Starbucks (which ).

4 of 8
image
eBay
"Lady Head" Vases

Though the name sounds a bit eyebrow-raising, these figural vases tend to command a lot of money. It all depends on the detail, it seems. This dressed-up model recently .

5 of 8
image
eBay
Precious Moments "God Loveth a Cheerful Giver"

Precious Moments generally aren't worth much beyond sentimental value, but the exception is this rare figurine. Titled "God Loveth a Cheerful Giver," the "Free Puppies" version from 1977 with the Jonathan and David signature logo on the bottom .

6 of 8
image
eBay
Hallmark's 2009 "Cousin Eddy's RV" Ornament

Surprisingly, one of the most valuable Hallmark Keepsake ornaments has been their 2009 National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation "Cousin Eddy's RV" ornament. With box, some have .

7 of 8
image
eBay
Royal Doulton Toby & Character Mugs

You might not recognize the name "Toby Jug," but chances are you'll recognize the Royal Doulton's figural mugs that are found when searching that name. Not all are worth a bundle, but some limited editions can go for well over $300. This "Phantom of the Opera" design recently and Marley's Ghost (from "A Christmas Carol") sold .

8 of 8
image
eBay
Limoges Trinket Boxes

Though all are undoubtedly exquisite, the prices of Limoges trinket boxes can vary from the inexpensive to upwards of $300 on eBay. The condition, details, and rarity of the design impacts the price. For instance, this lovely .

Advertisement - Continue Reading Below
More From Lifestyle
maxformer.com

tsoydesign.com.ua/interiors/interer-kvartiryi/

Нашел в интернете популярный интернет-сайт со статьями про http://maxformer.com.