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Just wondering, aside from Treasure Hunts, what Hotwheels you think will gain popularity and/or go up in price later on?

(also, I'm talking modern stuff. 1990 and up)
 

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I'm not sure anything will be that valuable in the future. So much stuff is in closets in boxes, that anyone looking for anything from this vintage shouldn't have too hard of a time finding it. Even Treasure Hunts.
 

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CTWLSMIKE said:
I'm not sure anything will be that valuable in the future. So much stuff is in closets in boxes, that anyone looking for anything from this vintage shouldn't have too hard of a time finding it. Even Treasure Hunts.
I agree with Mike on that.
 

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I too agree. There's nothing to make me believe that the same thing that's happening today didn't happen back in the day. I just don't believe it happened then to the degree it happens today.
 

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I guess the Super T-Hunts and any of the real hard to find variations, but not much else......................then again, there's always somebody that will pay high dollar for anything, just look on Ebay!
 

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They need to come out with a VW Bus kinda thing again.
Ya know, super popular, rare, and heavy. lol
 

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i think the batmobiles the 55 chevys and the karmin ghias as ive never seen them here in town and only sen 1 55 chevy out of town in another state

super hunts will come down there the same as last years hunts just this year they made crappy ones to so everyone is exited for the time being about still getting rubber tired ones after a few more years people wont care i think

the classics drag trucks might go up in price also
 

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I think that the 100% HW will probably go up.
The LE's should go up in price.
Aside from Hunts
I don't think that any model is going to be really pricey to any other from 1990 to present.
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I'm not as up to date on HW prices as many of you are. It just seems to me that everytime something new comes out, whether it's a TH, WL, GL, or something listed as Limited Edition, the sky's the limit, as the first group of people that "gotta have it" go overboard paying for it , and probably won't get their money back. Unless it's an extremely desired casting, prices always seem to level off, or drop considerably.With the quantities of HW's made, I would think it will be hard for something to hold it's price, or even go up, during the course of the year. Just my 2 cents.
 

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In the future, say next 10 years I bet there will be less serious collectors than there were in the boom past 5 years, which means prices will come down on everything made after 1980 because there is so much for sale and not enough buyers - prices are only high for the HTF new issues which are still entering distribution.The whole diecast market is on an oversupply downslide,which is why Jonny Lightning is quitting making diecast, except for rising prices on 1968-74 Redlines and 1969-71 Matchbox Superfast transitionals because the guys who had them as kids now have big bucks and are buying up their childhoods - this bubble will last maybe 5 more years....
 

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In the future, say next 10 years I bet there will be less serious collectors than there were in the boom past 5 years, which means prices will come down on everything made after 1980 because there is so much for sale and not enough buyers - prices are only high for the HTF new issues which are still entering distribution.The whole diecast market is on an oversupply downslide,which is why Jonny Lightning is quitting making diecast, except for rising prices on 1968-74 Redlines and 1969-71 Matchbox Superfast transitionals because the guys who had them as kids now have big bucks and are buying up their childhoods - this bubble will last maybe 5 more years....
did not know JL is quitting making diecast?
 

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I think if it isn't 1 of a 1000 of less it isn't worth much. I have seen guys even sniff their noses at eighties stuff, of course, that is unless it is proven to be very rare.

Things just aren't the way they were about seven yrs ago, some things got stupidly pricey at that time and have now dropped away. But, it still amazes me how some people will pay good money(evilbay) speculating on how rare a car will be in the future, or maybe they are newer to the hobby and aren't in the know yet.LOL
 

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The market is so saturated with variations and different casts that most of the good stuff has lost some value. If you look ahead 20 years from now the pre 90's stuff will hold its own to some degree but the post 90's stuff won't be worth crap. If you want a chance of your collection holding some value then go for the older stuff, the new stuff is financial suicide.
 
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