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Your Old Vinyl Records Could Be Worth a Fortune

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If you still have your vintage vinyl records, when was the last time you looked at them? If you're anything like us, it's probably been a minute. Though if they're collecting dust in your attic or basement, you might want to pull them out — not for tunes, but for cold hard cash.

Yes, some vintage vinyl is worth some serious dough today. You might be aware that vinyl in general has come back into style again. So that means many people that don't have vintage vinyl on hand are more eager than ever to start collecting it. "The antiques market seems often heavily influenced by nostalgia and therefore whomever has the buying power at any given time directs the value of collectible items," John Neiheisel, an art and antique specialist said. So in other words, if you have an original vintage vinyl record that's in high demand right now, be prepared that you just might hit the jackpot.

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Vintage vinyl worth money today

The Beatles, Yesterday and Today

The original cover, first issue is valued from $20,000 to $45,000.

The Beatles, White Album

The original cover, first issue is valued from $10,000 to $20,000.

Bob Dylan, The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan

The withdrawn varietal (which has four songs not contained on subsequent releases) is valued from $10,000 to $20,000.

The White Stripes, Lafayette Blues

The Single EP (limited release of 15 numbered copies) is valued from $4,000 to $6,000.

Led Zeppelin, Led Zeppelin

The aqua lettering variant is valued from $3,000 to $5,000.

Roland Kirk, Triple Threat

It is valued from $1,000 to $5,000.

David Bowie, Diamond Dogs

It is valued from $1,000 to $5,000.

The Misfits, Horror Business

It is valued from $2,000 to $4,000.

Prince, The Black Album

It is valued from $1,000 to $3,000.

Elvis Presley, Speedway

It is valued from $1,000 to $3,000.

h/t House Beautiful

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