Cash in the attic: Smurfs
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The Smurfs first appeared in 1958 in a Belgian comic strip. Then known as 'stroumpf', they were supporting characters, but proved popular and soon had their own comic.

In 1977, Father Abraham released chart-topping 'Smurf Song' and in 1981, Hanna Barbera's Smurf cartoons hit American TV. A vast range of collectables was released including mugs and houses. Their mushroom-shaped houses in the forest were even transported to Hollywood with live-action amimated The Smurfs released in 2011, followed by The Smurfs 2 in 2013.

Smurf out mint-condition figurines and boxes to maximise value!

The first Smurf figurines were introduced in 1965 and there are now over 400 different variations but those produced for a limited time, such as Cheerleader Smurfette, are more desirable. Smurf out mint-condition figurines and boxes to maximise value! This 1981 Christmas Wreath Smurf 5cm (2in) high is valued at £80 to £120.

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