Hot tip for selling old Playboys
A copy of the first edition of Playboy, published in 1953 with Marilyn Monroe on the cover, can be worth up to $US10,000 ($14,000) depending on its condition; in January 2011, a rare surviving copy sold for $US7040 at an auction in California. The Nostalgia Factory is one of the few places in Australia where you can find vintage copies of Playboy.
Are old Playboy books worth any money?
Vintage Playboy magazines are in high demand among collectors; the earliest copies, from around 1955, are now worth around $100 each, with the first 10 or so editions fetching up to a few hundred dollars.
Are Playboys from the 70s worth anything?
Vintage Playboys Only a few copies of vintage Playboy magazines are worth anything, and Playboys from the 1960s and 1970s have occasionally sold for around $50, but only if they’re in mint condition.
What are Playboy Enterprises worth?
The late Hugh Hefner’s empire is merging with Mountain Crest in a deal worth $381 million (u00a3296 million) and includes $142 million in debt. Playboy has changed its business model and stopped printing its famous magazine earlier this year.
What is the most valuable Life magazine?
The most valuable copy of Life is the April 13, 1962, issue, which features Liz Taylor and Richard Burton on the cover and includes a Topps baseball card insert. Life magazines with covers featuring movie stars or members of the Kennedy family are especially collectible.
Are 1960’s Life magazines worth anything?
The High End. Certain copies of 1960 Life magazines, such as those related to the presidential election that year, are worth more, and can be found for upwards of $15 on eBay.
What are the most valuable sports illustrated issues?
Mickey Mantle u2013 A CGC 7.5 of the June 1956 issue sold for an undisclosed best offer, but the original listing was set at $4,495. Mike Tyson u2013 A CGC 9.0 yellow label/Signature Series of the Jan 1986 issue sold for an undisclosed best offer, but the original listing was set at $4,495.
What can you do with old magazines?
Donate old magazines to schools or day care centers; donate used magazines to a dentist’s or doctor’s office; donate magazines to teen centers or community centers; or place an ad on Craigslist.org or Freecycle.org.
Do old Sports Illustrated magazines have any value?
When they feature the same players on their covers, Sport magazines are probably worth 30-35 percent less than Sports Illustrated, though Ross said, “The dealer never makes the prices; the consumer does.” The basic difference between Sports Illustrated and Sport is that S.I.
Should I throw away my old magazines?
If your books or magazines have become wet or the paper has turned tan or brown, they should be discarded with your household trash because there is no market for this material.
Are Look magazines worth anything?
Movie star fans seek out magazines with their favorite stars on the cover; notables such as Elvis Presley and Marilyn Monroe typically fetch $25 to $50 or more, depending on whether it’s an older Look or Life or a specialty movie magazine; some can fetch much more.