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2018-05-25 14:00

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Who would have thought that a small, toy figurine would cost more than some cars and houses.

The cheapest Hot Wheels model is valued at around R24 632 ($1 921) while the most valuable comes in at R1.9m ($150 000).

The remaining have valuations ranging from R60 000 to R32 000.

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The Rear-Loading Volkswagen Microbus Beach Bomb model was never released because its high centre of gravity which made it prone to falling off the track.

Take a look at the Wheeler Dealer list for more current values of some toy cars here. 

Wheels24 also chatted to Neal Giordano, founder of the North Carolina Hot Wheels Association. Giordana has been valuing diecast toy cars for over 20 years. He's written two books on the subject and his price guides are used worldwide by collectors. 

Giordana tells us why these cars are so collectable, are they worth selling and how colour affects its price. Read more further below...

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