Are videogames the future of collecting?
Something we've been considering for a while are the numerous videogames and consoles produced by the likes of Atari, Nintendo and Commodore. Although they may be seen as 'modern' items, some of these early products are now in their late 30s and early 40s - making them just as 'vintage' as classic Star Wars action figures, which regularly fetch thousands at auction.
Recently we caught up with Phil Hughes, specialist valuer at Sheffield Auction Gallery and avid collector of videogame memorabilia and he agreed that videogames could be something to look out for in the future. What's more, most of these products are flying under the radar of some collectors and can be picked up for cheap on auction websites, car boots and even traditional auctions.
Watch the video below and let us know in the comments if you agree with Phil.
Remember, to get the latest collecting news delivered direct to your inbox every two weeks, sign up for our e-newsletter.
You may also like these other recent stories...
Check out our reader offers available to you.
Back issues of Collectors Gazette for just 99p each.
Hot Wheels confirms it's working on new Star Wars spaceships as part of the Elite range.
Take a look round one of the UK's best toy museums.
A variety of replica memorabilia packs available.
Get a taste of the latest bumper edition of the Toy Collectors Price Guide 2015.