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VHS is the new vinyl

By Mr Neon, Sep 11 2017 02:01PM

VHS tapes have become a thing of the past but many of us have yet been able to bring ourselves to get rid of our collections of videos from the attic. It turns out that this may have been a wise decision as the rarer the videos become, the more valuable some of them becoming.

And there are some tapes out there that could fetch you an eye watering fortune of thousands if you’re lucky. if you’ve got a spare afternoon coming up, root through your collections and see if you can find any of these VHS tapes identified by that may be worth a bomb.

Some are banned films, some are limited edition and some are just mega rare. But all of them could make you far richer than if you were to flog them at a car boot sale. They’re rare – but they’re out there somewhere.

Frankenstein’s Castle of Freaks (JVI) £1,500

The Beast in Heat (JVI) £1,200

Farewell Africa £600

Black Decameron £800

The Legend of Hillbilly John (Rainbow) £1,000

Journey Into Beyond (Citycenta GO) £1,000

Lemora, Lady Dracula (IFS) £900

Don’t Open the Window (Films of the 80s) £900

Here are the others which will grab you loads

Betrayed (Taboo) – £1100

Celestine (GO) – £1100

Sisters Of Blood (Alpha) – £700

House Of Perversity (GO) – £600

Anthropophagus The Beats (Videoshack) – £500

Hitchhike To Hell (VRO) – £500

Devil Hunter (CineHollywood) – £500

Nightmare Maker [Orange Sleeve Version] (Atlantis) – £400

Madhouse [Alt. Sleeve] (Medusa) – £250

The Evil Dead [Not Guilty sleeve version] (Palace) – £200

The Love Butcher (Intervision) – £200

Eegah (Trytel) – £500

Cannibal Man (Intervision) – £500

Gallery Of Horror (Trytel) -£500

Tomb Of The Undead (Trytel) – £500

The site’s advisor has suggested looking for VHS releases that have never been released on DVD or Blu-ray and added that the most valuable tapes are one-off releases or those banned because they were categorised as ‘video nasties’.

Get searching through your archives!

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