There are those Halloween treasures that most people under estimate their current value. You may stumble across them through a yard sale, eBay, or even craiglist. Independent sellers may not even know valuable collectibles that they may be selling at a modest price. Brigitte Kruse Appraisal Services will let you in on the secret of those surprisingly valuable Halloween collectibles you may want to keep an eye out for this Halloween.
Vintage Halloween & Horror Movie Posters
When the Halloween season approaches we being to decorate are homes and yard. We will then go shop for this years Halloween costume. Many will also past the time watching old favorite Halloween classics. Some movies like Psycho, Halloween, Nightmare on Elm street, Carrie and Child’s Play. The list can go on and on. It is some of these old classic horror movies posters that have accumulated some surprisingly high values. One to name is the original John Carpenter 1979 slasher film’Halloween‘ starring Jamie Leigh Curtis. This poster recently sold for $1500.00. Vintage posters are stamped with the printers information and movies release date. You will want to keep a close eye out for some of those classic Halloween posters. Movie posters, especially blockbuster hits can go for hundred to thousands of dollars.
Old Vintage Halloween Costumes
Another Halloween tradition is dressing up as our favorite monster and ghoul. We often like to cosplay favorite characters from movies, book or historical figures. Costumes continue to change and become more elaborate over time. Originally costumes were designed to ward off or confuse evil spirits as we walked the street on hallows eve night. Some of those old vintage Halloween costumes, especially those who depicted movie characters have accumulated some high value. If props and other accessories are still included with the costume, these add considerably to its value. Some collectors will want the box or original packaging as well. They say the packaging shows more of the past, and tell a better story of the time it was made.
Vintage Candy Jars
A huge aspect to Halloween is the candy. Old vintage candy jars has become an interest in many people that has made the value of certain candy containers skyrocket. Candy jars made of molds and resins in the shape of Halloween figures such as ghosts, bats, witches, and ghouls seems to have the most value attached to them. Surprisingly a paper mache pumpkin candy jar made in Germany from the 1930s to 1940s just sold for $250. This is one of many examples that have more value then a person realizes.
Halloween Celebrity Movie & Personal Property Appraisals in Beverly Hills, Agoura Hills, Palm Springs, Indio & Southern California
As you dig out your old Halloween decoration or collectibles that you have accumulated over the years, consider having them appraised. And if you happen to stop of at a garage sale and come across an unknown treasure for very cheap; pick it up and have it appraised. You may make a killing of a deal! Time has a way of turning what most thought as junk to timeless artifacts. If you want to know if you have junk or treasure, Brigitte Kruse Appraisal Services will be here to give you answers.