Kids who grew up in the 80s and 90s—and the brave parents who raised them—are no doubt familiar with the bygone phenomenon that was Polly Pocket. The miniature worlds contained in those iconic jewel-tone compacts posed choking hazards to a generation of fixated youngsters. And then, almost in a blink, heaps of them were packed away as kids moved on to newer, fancier toys. Vacuum cleaners everywhere rejoiced.
The classic toys are now popular collectors' items, with rare versions fetching staggering prices online. If you were born in the 80s or early 90s you'll probably be familiar with Polly Pocket dolls. The mini sized trinkets were a toy staple, featuring on endless present wishlists and circled in many an Argos catalogue remember those?! If you were savvy enough to keep your stash of the classic toy, which was first created by Chris Wiggs in , you'll be pleased to know the Mattel-sold toys are now a popular collector's items worth a mint.
Top of the toy charts was the iconic Polly Pocket, which enraptured the minds of children while simultaneously being a bit of a choking hazard times were different back then. While you may have paid a few bob for them back in the day, the toys are now racking up the big bucks on online resale sites. The dolls were manufactured by Bluebird in the 80s before being bought by toy giant Mattel in the 90s. Dolls and accessories are particularly popular online, but the Polly Pocket Jewel Cases from the very 90s seem to be fetching the highest prices. However, if you want to make bank with your old toys, they must be in their original packaging and sealed.
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