Your Old Collection of VHS Tapes Could Be Worth Crazy Money

September 18, 2023 12:21 pm in by

Did you stumble upon a box of old VHS tapes at home? Perhaps you’ve been hesitant to part with them, thinking they’re just obsolete cassette tapes.

However, did you know that some of those old VHS tapes might be worth a significant amount of money?

In today’s era of streaming services and on-demand content, VHS tapes have become relics.

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Nonetheless, there is a growing trend among collectors and movie enthusiasts who highly value rare and hard-to-find VHS tapes.

What makes a VHS tape valuable? Rarity and demand play crucial roles. Films that had limited releases on VHS or were available for a short time tend to sell for more.

Additionally, tapes with unique features or exclusive content not found in later releases are often more valuable.

It’s fascinating to note that some VHS tapes can be worth hundreds or even thousands of dollars! Here are a few examples of movies that have fetched high prices:

  • The Goonies First Print (1986) – $6,290.29
  • The Beastie Boys Video Compilation (1992) – $1,250
  • The Wizard of Oz (1939) MGM 50th Anniversary Edition – $1,250
  • The Black Cauldron (1985) – $500
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While you may not have tapes worth thousands of dollars lying around, it’s worth checking what you do have. Who knows, you might uncover some hidden gems and potentially earn some extra cash.