10 Valuable Things that Might be Hiding in Your Attic

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If you think your attic or garage… or storage unit is filled with junk, you’ll want to check this post. Before you give it all away, you might want to know it could be worth a lot of money.




Here are 10 pieces of nostalgia that are highly collectible and in demand now.

1. Football Programs

Early Harvard vs Yale sports programs are highly collectible. The year 1897 is especially in demand, however, many early turn-of-the-century items are also valuable.

Value: $700

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2. Soda Crates

In the early 1900s, the burgeoning soda industry was made up of local drugstores who mixed and bottled small-batch recipes and delivered them in hand-stenciled crates. The 1950s and 60s soda crates are worth about $20.

Value: up to $200 (early 20th century)

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3. Luggage Set

1950s green marble luggage sets are highly collectible. This set was made by J.C. Penny’s brand, “Towncraft” in the 1950s. Luggage sets in good condition are sought after.

Value: $175/ set

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4. Upside Down Ball Mason Jar

Made between 1900 and 1910, this rare find is worth a lot!

Value: $1,000

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5. Ball Jug

Sold in limited quantities in the 1940s by Anchor Hocking, these pitches are now the most coveted single pieces of jadeite. Even damaged specimens (they’re prone to stress cracks around the neck and handle) go for $150.

Value: $400

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