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Check your bookshelf - some copies of Harry Potter could be worth £28,000

Posted On: 11 Oct 2019   |   Posted By: Marie Claire

Check your bookshelf - some copies of Harry Potter could be worth £28,000

©2005 Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. Harry Potter Publishing Rights © J.K.R. Ah, the 90s - the decade of Groovy Chick everything, smelly gel pens and Recess .
It seems that all the wonderful things from your childhood are worth a pretty penny these days. If you have still any of these rare Beanie Babies , they could make you seriously rich, and these old Disney VHS tapes are now worth thousands .
And if you still have your original copies of the Harry Potter books, you could be sitting on a fortune.
Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone first hit bookshelves in 1997, and first editions could be worth a lot .
One copy of the hardback is going to auction today, and the experts are predicting that it'll sell for around £30,000. Only 500 original copies of the first edition Harry Potter book exist, making it very rare and very valuable. It's reportedly in pristine condition, and while the owners originally intended to keep it as a family heirloom they've decided to sell.
By pristine condition, we mean that...

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