People have been spending big bucks on eBay for old, discontinued gadgets—you probably have some of these in your home.
Discontinued tech products may sink into the abyss outdated – Or they can sell a small fortune online.
“Old tech is looking for a collectible-minded audience,” sound engineer and old tech guru David Frangeoni told RD.
“Like rare baseball cards and [vintage items from] With the value of Star Wars, James Bond and classic ’60s TV shows soaring over the past 20+ years, old tech is finding a collector’s audience. “
So, if you’re the type of person who tends to stock up on old products in the garage, now is the time to sift through and get rid of them.
Here are some of the best-selling used tech products you need to get listed on eBay ASAP.
Apple released the first iPhone in 2007, and it revolutionized the world of mobile phones.
At the time, the 4GB model was $499 and the 8GB model was $599 — significantly less than today’s iPhone models.
Now, however, the iconic phone can sell for over $1,000 on eBay. So if you have it, you should consider selling it.
Released in 1996, the Nintendo 64 was one of the most revolutionary gaming systems of its time.
While the gaming system has come a long way since then, the Nintendo 64 still has major nostalgic appeal for collectors.
For this reason, many people are interested in getting one and possibly resell it later.
As it stands, online bids start at around $100, but if you have a console in a limited-edition color or with cartridges, it could cost more.
According to Frangioni, some cartridges – especially Donkey Kong Country – are worth thousands
Tamagotchi is a virtual pet toy developed by Japanese toy maker Bandai.
These devices rose to prominence in the mid-90s and quickly gained a following around the world.
In fact, the toys are still so popular that the company even released an updated version in 2017.
However, the original 1996 version is still highly sought after by collectors.
Now, they can be the standard $200 or the rare thousands.