12 Nostalgic Christmas Collectibles and What They Sell for on eBay

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From Christmas villages to holiday plates, nutcrackers to elaborate ornaments, you probably have some pretty iconic treasures hiding in your attic. Here are some of the most popular Christmas collectibles of all time, and how much they go for today.

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1 Spode Christmas Tree Dinnerware
spode christmas dinnerware

$248 for 30-piece set

Dress up your dining room hutch, dinner table, or kitchen with this festive collection of kitchenwares that's been around since 1938. You can begin collecting with a new set, starting at $87 on , or search for bygone beauties on . 

2 Department 56 Christmas Villages
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For 40 years, Department 56 has been lighting up our homes for the holidays with their iconic Christmas villages. Nowadays, there are tons of collections to admire including the Dickens' Village series, the Coca-Cola-inspired assortment, the Downton Abbey group, and much more. Choose from , or new items online at . 

3 Lenox Christmas Ornaments
lenox christmas ornaments

$95 for set of 12

Known for their hand-painted fine china ornaments in simple and elegant styles, along with their offering of iconic characters (Mickey Mouse, the Peanuts, and more), these ornaments are timeless treasures. The 128-year-old company is also known for their gorgeous holiday china patterns. Grow your assortment with new ornaments starting at $10 at , or thrifted versions on .

4 Byers Choice Carolers
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$175 for set of 15

It wouldn't be Christmas without these quirky characters gracing our mantels, tabletops, pianos, and more. Figurines start at , and .

5 Steinbach Nutcrackers
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While you could scoop up similar, generic versions at , the original and recognizable Steinbach nutcrackers are all handmade in Germany and have a rich history that dates all the way back to 1284. Vintage nutcrackers start at just $10 on eBay while new ones go for .

6 Coca-Cola Memorabilia
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There are so many ways for Coca-Cola collectors to decorate for the holidays—ornaments, villages, signage, glasses, bottles, stockings, tabletop and mantel decor—but we can't forget the iconic polar bears and Santa Claus items, as well. Some of the most popular and valuable items are the oldest with '40s-, '50s-, and '60s-inspired imagery, so search for the oldies if you want a big-ticket collection one day. Decorate your home with finds starting from .

7 Christopher Radko Ornaments
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These handcrafted glass ornaments may be on the pricer side, but their lasting beauty and artistry and make them popular with Christmas fanatics. Deck out your tree with these ornaments with options .

8 Hess Toy Trucks
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Ever since 1964, kids and grownups alike have made their way to the brand's roadside stores to pick up the latest green-and-white truck. Nowadays, original versions can sell for  while the latest offerings typically sell for around . 

9 Midcentury Santas
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Abby Hoppen, the owner of this Christmas-y farmhouse, compiled her collection by thrifting at estate sales. You can pick up these jolly creatures in thrift stores or on .

10 Bing and Grondahl Christmas Plates
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Clad in the signature shades of cobalt blue, each pretty plate features a whimsical winter or Christmas scene. Collectors willing to shell out big bucks can purchase the original plate, which was released in . Less expensive options can be found on or . 

11 Bottlebrush Trees
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You can grow your collection with new and inexpensive options from craft stores, or add some vintage flair to your assortment with originals from the 1940s, .

RELATED: Beautiful Ways to Decorate with Bottlebrush Trees This Christmas

12 Ceramic Figurines
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Christmas figurines and tchotchkes can be found in craft and thrift stores, country markets, and estate sales. Because of the large variety out there, they can be scooped up at all different price points. Start your collection with fun finds on , or these modern ones inspired by popular '50s and '60s versions for $30 at .

BUY NOW: ceramic elves trio ($30, ); deer figurines trio ($30, )

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