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The Collectibles Market Report Forecasts A Growing Memorabilia Market

Market Decipher has released an updated version of its “Collectibles Market Report, 2024–2034,” now featuring 50 new product categories, encompassing over 100 collectible categories/subcategories. Representing the most comprehensive research in the collectibles industry, this report stems from Market Decipher’s dedicated department specializing in rare/luxury items and memorabilia. The company conducted interviews with CXOs from over 80 collectibles companies during the first quarter of 2024 (Jan. – Feb. & ongoing), resulting in revised market data and forecasts, including significant updates in every product segment with country-wise demand analysis.

“Collectibles Market is estimated to reach $594.2 Billion by 2034. Grading and authentication services have seen increased demand, along with collaborations between collectible sellers and authenticating companies. The auction houses sector has expanded to new sales channels. Trading and resale activities in collectibles and trading cards have fostered a substantial secondary market in the U.S.,” stated Rajesh Ranjan, Collectibles Research Head at Market Decipher.

The report covers a wide array of products, including Sports Memorabilia, Trading Cards, Artifacts, Modern Art, Music Collectibles, Stamps, Coins/Currency, Anime, Vintage Cars, Watches, Toys, Toy Cars, NFTs, Black Memorabilia, Action Figurines, Auction Collectibles, Militaria, Porcelain/Glass, Dining, Trading/Resale, Maps, Music Speakers, Décor, Sports Jerseys, Autographs, Victorian items, Film Props, NFL, Comics, Dolls, Horse Riding, Golf, Vintage Cameras, Ethnic items, Vintage Fashion, Limited Sneakers, Coins, Disney Collectibles, and Video Game Toys.

Recent developments highlighted in the Collectibles Market Report include:

Action Figurines: The collaboration between Moose Toys and MrBeast represents a significant milestone in the action figure collectibles domain. With Moose Toys’ reputation for innovation and MrBeast’s influence as a digital creator and philanthropist, this partnership anticipates a new era in collectible toys, slated to launch in Fall ’24.

Trading Cards: Following Fanatics’ acquisition of Major League Baseball Topps in July 2023, and the emergence of platforms like Candy Digital for NFTs, the trading card collecting landscape has undergone a profound transformation.

Vintage Cars: Vintage cars have experienced a remarkable surge in value over the past decade, outpacing traditional luxury assets such as wine, watches, and art. Notable transactions include the $48 million sale of a 1962 Ferrari 250 GTO and the $149 million auction of a 1955 Mercedes-Benz 300 SLR Uhlenhaut Coupé.

Watches: The market for watch collectibles is witnessing significant growth, with digital ecosystems like enhancing accessibility and appeal. Second-hand sales now account for 30% of the global luxury watch market, reflecting a shift in consumer behavior towards luxury watches as tangible assets.

Sports Jerseys: Partnerships like the one between the NBA and Sotheby’s have expanded opportunities for fans to acquire game-worn jerseys, resulting in record-breaking auction prices, such as Michael Jordan’s Nike Air Jordan XIII sneakers for US$2.2 million and his jersey for US$10.1 million.

Toys: Platforms like Mokeng (MOK) are driving innovation and accessibility in the toy market, fostering increased interest and participation across generations and cultures. Strategic partnerships between industry leaders, entertainment studios, and investment firms are unlocking new avenues for creativity and product development.

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