Ah, the world of collectibles. From the rarest of comic books to the most sought-after of vintage toys, the thrill of the hunt is what keeps us coming back for more. But as with all things, the value of collectibles can go up and down over time. Some items can go from being worth a few hundred dollars to millions in a matter of months. On the other hand, some once-coveted collectibles have seen their value drop like a rock, leaving their owners with nothing but a pile of worthless memorabilia. 

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In this list, we will explore 12 once-coveted collectibles whose value has plummeted over the years. From Ty Inc.’s Beanie Babies to the Hummel figurine of an Umbrella Girl, we will take a look at why these once-prized possessions are now worth a fraction of their former value. So, if you’re looking for a bargain or just want to know why some collectibles have become a thing of the past, then this list is for you.

Collector plates: once a trend, now a bargain.

Collectible Bubbles Collector plates Norman Back in the '70s and '80s, collector plates were all the rage. Nowadays, you can usually get them for less than $10. CRACKED

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