If you have a stash of old DVDs sitting in your garage, you just might be sitting on a gold mine.
That’s the message from one Aussie buy-sell expert who says there’s big money to be made on certain DVDs that are in high demand from collectors across the country.
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Sharing on social media, the expert – who uses the handle @AussieThrifter – said he recently made more than $300 on a couple of DVDs he picked up for next to nothing at a garage sale.
He says many Australians don’t realise the pretty penny they can pick up for their discarded DVDs, which have fallen out of favour with many due to the rise of streaming services such as Netflix.
In the video, the reseller said DVDs of complete seasons of the hit Seven comedy series Full Frontal are in particularly high demand.
The expert said Full Frontal DVDs are in particularly high demand. Credit: aussiethrifter/TikTok
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“People at this garage sale had no idea the value of this rare DVD, and I’m about to make a lot of money,” the expert said, holding up a Full Frontal Season Three DVD.
“This is one of the rarest DVDs in existence. And if you can find all five series, you’ve hit the jackpot.
“So we’ve got series three and four. Now, I’m on a mission to find one, two and five.”
He went on to say there are other titles which also very valuable.
“On the way, I was finding plenty of other rare DVDs like Fantastic Voyage and Mother and Son,” he said.
The expert managed to sell three DVDs for a staggering $249. Credit: Aussiethrifer/TikTok
Holding up a bundle of Mother and Son DVDs, he added: “I ended up finding the complete series of these which is worth over $50.”
In the end, the expert he was able to sell the Full Frontal discs he found – which cost just $1 each – for a considerable mark-up.
“I ended up only finding one more season of Full Frontal,” he said.
“But that doesn’t matter because just season three to five sold within a week on eBay for $250.”
Mother and Son DVDs can also attract a pretty penny. Credit: AussieThrifter/TikTok
Social media users agreed that Full Frontal DVDs were a valuable find.
“I have series one to three. Not parting with them anytime soon!” said one.
Another said: “Full Frontal is rare. I have them all along with Totally Full Frontal and Fast Forward.”
A third joked: “I still have all of the Fast Forward, Full Frontal and Totally Full Frontal DVDs. I will sell them to you for a $700,000 home in Sydney.”