McDonald's has been serving up not only fast food, but nostalgic toys for many decades. Throughout this time, they introduced the concept of using toys within their Happy Meals to become attractive to their younger patrons. However, because of this many collector's items have come out of these Happy Meals, and have caused many toy collectors to spend large amounts of time and money gathering these various items.
When you're searching for McDonald's collectible toys there are many outlets you can take advantage of to find rare collectibles at reasonable prices. Of course, sources like eBay are great way to find the missing pieces of your collection, however, in order to locate the rarest McDonalds collectible toys you will want to visit local dealers. Antique dealers who specialize in toys will more than likely have many McDonald's toys that you can choose from.
Remember, since McDonald's has produced mass-amounts of toys, finding true rarities can sometimes be a difficult task. One of the best ways to see if your toy is worth any type of money, you will want to visit an antique toy appraiser. By doing so, you will be able to know if your McDonalds toys are worth more than a few cents. There are other resources to learn about your toy's value; many of these are books that were written by McDonald's toys enthusiasts.
In order to determine if your toy may be worth a monetary value, you will want to ensure that the item is free of wear-and-tear and if the toy is still enclosed in original packaging, than the value will be at its maximum. Even if your McDonald's toy isn't worth an extremely amount of monetary value, the emotional value and nostalgia of the item is priceless.