During a lively discussion at my hairdressers recently, I was informed that the humble McDonald’s Happy Meal toy could now be worth a significant fortune – really?! As someone who has not ventured into a McDonald’s for over a decade; I’m also an non-meat eater and a little long in the tooth to get excited by the whole Happy Meal toy phenomenon. Further investigation led me to the website, The Richest,* which compiled a top 10 of Happy Meal toys according to present value – it seems that I’ve truly missed out on cashing in!
Childhood toys can make for lucrative collectable investments, along with vintage couture and aged electronics. Below is a very useful infographic from financial experts ABC Finance Limited, scroll down to see whether you are sitting on a veritable goldmine: