Most Valuable Garbage Pail Kids
Remember those wonderfully disgusting and disturbing Garbage Pail Kids cards from the 80s your parents were always on your case about? Hopefully, you still have some of them stashed away because you could be sitting on a gold mine.
In 1985, the Topps Company released their hit card/sticker line Garbage Pail Kids, the evil twin, parody of Cabbage Patch Kids.
With names like Adam Bomb, Messy Tessy, Fryin' Brian, Bad Breath Seth, and many more.
GPKs were an immediate hit with kids everywhere and were an immediate concern for parents.
Garbage Pail Kids Eventually caused such a ruckus many schools in the U.S. banned them, and in one case an entire country banned GPKs.
The popularity of Garbage Pail Kids wasn't phased by the controversy and even parlayed into a feature-length film, The Garbage Pail Kids Movie, and an animated TV series.
By the way, if you didn't know, The Garbage Pail Kids Movie has actually been released on Blu-ray.
If you haven't kept up with the garbage gang, you'll be happy to know Garbage Pail Kids are still going strong. In April 2020, the "35th Anniversary Series" was released in the form of digital collectible Garbage Pail Kids cards.
Maybe you still have a few ziploc bags of your favorite GPKs stashed away in your parent's attic. If you do, time to find them because some of them are worth some serious money.
Remember Nasty Nick and his alias Evil Eddie?
The most recent Nasty Nick Garbage Pail Kid sold for almost $2,000.
However, in 2021 a Nasty Nick sold at auction for a whopping $17,900 according to antiques.lovetoknow.com.
Obviously the value and rarity of a GPK as well as the condition, but if you think you might still have some hiding in an old book stack, you might want to go find them.
Below is a list of the top 11 most valuable Garbage Pail Kids selling online and at auction.
You can take a look at some of the most valuable Garbage Pail Kids cards over at antiques.lovetoknow.com.