Here’s How Much These Iconic Antiques From the Past 30 Years Are Worth Now Posted on October 15, 2020 by Helaine Fendelman Click here to see the full article, with all the antiques listed (selects shown here), on MSN Lifestyle. Helaine Fendelman knows her antiques. Since 1984, she’s appraised more than 1,594 items in 188 “What Is It? What Is It Worth?” columns for Country Living. Now, the New York City appraiser is looking back and reevaluating 40 of the most memorable objects from years’ past. Here are Fendelman’s 40 most memorable antiques worth money, from antique furniture, art, collectibles, antique toys, dishes, and more. Early 20th-Century French Louis Vuitton Steamer Trunk What it was worth (1984): $750 What it’s worth now: $15,000 This beautiful piece of designer luggage appeared in Fendelman’s very first column for Country Living in 1984. American Thermos Co. Roy Rogers Lunch Box What it was worth (2004): $300 What it’s worth now: $65 This cowboy-covered lunch box is now worth less than a fourth of its original appraised value, but we still love the Western theme. International Harvester Buddy L Toy Truck What it was worth (1989): $1,200 What it’s worth now: $3,500 This might be one toy you don’t let your kids play with. Early-20th-Century Halls Excelsior Mechanical Bank What it was worth (1987): $275 What it’s worth now: $1,750 After 31 years, this mechanical bank was appraised for more than six times its original value. 1985 Australian Thoroughbred Print What it was worth (2012): $225 What it’s worth now: $100 This vintage horse print would look perfect in any room boasting a farmhouse-inspired aesthetic.