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This the the era in which the owners of RetroWaste grew up! And we still have most of these toys in a box somewhere! Ah, who are we kidding?
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Many of them remain popular today, and some are worth a decent amount of money. Who would have thought that dolls born in a Cabbage Patch would cause riots in stores? Of course, Cabbage Patch Kids are still available. If you want the vintage collection, head over to Ebay to find a wide variety of the adorable little tykes.
The world's largest toy company, Mattel, Inc. The company's products include a number of core toy lines, including Barbie dolls, clothing, and accessories; Hot Wheels toy die-cast vehicles; Warner Bros. The company's toys are produced in company-owned manufacturing facilities in ChinaIndonesiaMalaysiaMexico, and Thailandas well as through independent contractors located in the United StatesEuropeMexico, the Far East, and Australia.
Mattel, Inc. In the early s, Mattel produced video game systemsunder its own brands and under license from Nintendo. The company has presence in 40 countries and territories and sells products in more than countries.
Whereas now children play on apps and online communities, there were whole generations that stored tangible nuggets of nostalgia on bookshelves and cupboards. The value of vintage and iconic toys from as early as the s have started soaring — with some racking up to hundreds of thousands of dollars today. Do you have any of these classic toys in your attic?
As technology boomed and advanced by great strides in the 'scomputerized toys became more advanced and simple robots became highly popular. Marketing geared towards children became more and more common too, as companies developed new cartoons in order to specifically market towards the young viewers Transformers, Rainbow Brite, Care Bears, and more. Video games also became more popular and more advanced as the decade progressed and more manufacturers threw their hats into the ring like Nintendo and Sega.
Check the attic and raid your parents' basement — these playthings from your past are worth a small fortune now. Ahhhh, the '80s. Bonus dollars if they are in their original packaging.
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