20 Harry Potter Rare Collectibles All Fans Want

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Harry Potter has been at the forefront of pop culture ever since the first book was published in 1997. Along with a complete set of movies and a TV series on the horizon, there is no slowing down for this magical franchise. As with all major pop culture groups, there are several high-value collectibles that all fans wish they could have. Check out our top twenty Harry Potter rare collectibles, and see if there’s any that you would want to have too. 

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Harry Potter Collectibles All Fans Want

Our more affordable list comes first, displaying some fun Harry Potter collectibles you can display around your house and show your wizard pride.

20. Gryffindor Head Boy Pin, $12

Join the elite group of Head Boys and Head Girls with this exclusive pin. You can get them in any house, but Gryffindor of course is the house that Harry Potter is in. Head Boys are the leaders of the house, and make sure all of the younger students in their house are safe.

19. The Horcrux Bookmark Collection, $29.50

There are seven Horcruxes in Harry Potter, each one containing a small part of Voldemort’s soul. Harry Potter must find each of them and destroy them in order to kill Voldemort once and for all. Luckily for you though, there are all displayed here as bookmarks that can live in your own collection of novels and Harry Potter memorabilia.

18. Hogwarts Wax Seal, $35

Just like the wax seal on the letters Harry Potter received to join Hogwarts school, you can send letters of your own with the Hogwarts crest proudly marked in wax. There are also specific house wax seals, but the signature Hogwarts crest is not something you will forget.

17. Marauder’s Map Replica, $35

Join Fred and George in their wild adventures around the house with your own Marauder’s Map that displays the various rooms hidden in Hogwart’s walls. Though the ink does not disappear after saying “Mischief Managed,” you can still have a great collectible to show your friends.

16. Harry Potter’s Wooden Wand, $80

Though it isn’t the Elder Wand, Harry Potter’s first wand is special. Purchased at Ollivander’s after flying off the shelf towards him, the unique core continued to cement the prophecy that Harry Potter was special. The wand comes in a box just like in the books, and can be displayed anywhere.

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15. Harry Potter Magical Creature: Fawkes 1oz Silver Coin, $109

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Not present in the movies but still a cool collectible, the Fawkes silver coin is covered in intricate detail from the etching to the brilliant orange and yellow background. This collector’s item is perfect for a display case of Harry Potter memorabilia.

14. Gryffindor Gift Trunk, $225

Start your collection off right with a back-to-school trunk set that Harry Potter would have gotten on his way back to Hogwarts. Complete with a trunk, candies, acceptance letter, wand, stuffed animal, cloak, and scarf, you will fit right in at Hogwarts.

13. The Monster Book of Monsters, $350

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Appearing in the Prisoner of Azkaban movie, the Monster Book of Monsters details all creatures in the Harry Potter world, and was used by Hagrid in his class. Get your own copy of this “biting” book and enjoy the Creatures Vault book inside of the monster cover, that details the types of creatures in the books.

12. The Final Challenge Chess Set, $395

In the first book Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, Harry and his friends Hermione and Ron must get through several obstacles in order to get to the Philosopher’s Stone first. One of these obstacles happens to be magic chess, which Ron plays and “sacrifices” himself for so Harry can get to the stone. Get your own magic chess set and relieve the battle, or just enjoy a small piece of Harry Potter memorabilia.

11. Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry Diorama, $604

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What’s a Harry Potter collection without a diorama of Hogwarts itself? Enjoy the entire building of Hogwarts in this detailed diorama, and represent the legendary school that Harry Potter attends for around six years. The books would be nothing without the school, so show your pride for the best school of witchcraft and wizardry.

Rarest Harry Potter Collectibles

These Harry Potter collectibles are only for the highest of bidders. These have gone for thousands of dollars, and are prized possessions of the Harry Potter community.

10. Harry Potter’s Acceptance Letter, $4,000-$6,000

Ah, to get an acceptance letter to Hogwarts when you turn 12. Years later I was still wishing to get one of those letters, but I guess the muggle world will have to suffice. Hundreds of these letters flew into the Dursley’s house during the first film (Philosopher’s Stone) and now garner a hefty price when sold. They are estimated to sell at $4,000-$6,000. 

9. The Elder Wand, $8,750

One of the three Deathly Hallows, the elder wand was a prized possession for several characters, including Voldemort, Harry Potter, and Dumbledore. The prop used in the movies also gained magical powers outside of the franchise when in 2013 it was sold for $8750 in California; double the original evaluation price. 

8. Harry Potter’s Glasses, $20,000

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Other than the scar, the glasses are the most recognizable feature of the young wizard. Though there were several pairs used on the sets of Harry Potter, especially as the actor Daniel Radcliffe grew older, they still are a prized Harry Potter collectible. One pair from the first movie was sold for $20,000 in 2015. 

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7. Sirius Black’s Grey Linen Overcoat, $17,000

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One of the most beloved characters in the series, especially for Harry himself, was Sirius Black. Godfather and former prisoner of Azkaban, he is both a connection to Harry’s past and his present life as a wizard. This specific overcoat was worn by Black (Gary Oldman) in Prisoner of Azkaban, complete with a suede collar and wooden buttons. This is the perfect Harry Potter collectible for those who enjoy fashion or costumes, but its price tag at $17,000 the last time it was sold makes this a prize for those with lots of money. 

6. ‘Lumos Maxima’ Sterling Silver Charm Bracelet, $26,000

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Though this Harry Potter rare collectible was not from the movies, it’s importance is still quite great. Created to mark five years since Rowling’s illustrated The Tales of Beedle the Bard, this bracelet with several charms was made to raise funds for Rowling’s charity Lumos. It sold for $26,000 at Sotheby’s in 2013. 

5. Harry Potter’s Wand Harry Potter Rare Collectibles, $40,516

You may think we are referring to the original wand Potter was given at Ollivander’s but this wand is specifically from The Deathly Hallows Parts 1 & 2. Used by Radcliffe, this rare Harry Potter collectible was in the final battle between Potter and Voldemort. It was sold in 2021 in Los Angeles for $40,516. 

4. Original Philosopher’s Stone Cover Illustration, $107,184

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Created by Thomas Taylor for the first edition of The Philosopher’s Stone, this illustration was the only one by Taylor for the whole series. The illustration itself was sold in 2001 by a private collector in London for an astonishing $107,184. 

3. J.K. Rowling’s Chair, $394,000

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Having a chair on this list may seem a little weird at first, but there is a lot of importance to an old chair. Rowling herself used this chair to pen Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone and Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets – the first two books of the series. She later decorated the entire chair in words and the signature lightning bolts and it went to auction and sold for $394,000 in 2016. 

2. Harry Potter’s Broomstick, $1 million

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Quidditch is one of those things from the Harry Potter movies I wish could be a real sport. How cool would it be to fly around in the air searching for the Snitch? Harry Potter’s broomstick, complete with an “H” etching and “Harry Potter” engraving, is the perfect rare collectible for Harry Potter fans. It was purchased a few years ago for $1 million. 

1. The Tales of Beedle the Bard, $2.44 million

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Even though J.K. Rowling has since come out with an illustrated version of this book mentioned during Harry Potter, we are referring to the first original copies. With only seven copies made it makes sense why they are priced so high. Each book that was printed is bound in Moroccan leather and decorated with silver ornaments and semi-precious stones. One went to auction a few years ago and was bought by an Amazon company for $2.44 million. 

What is the rarest Harry Potter collectible?

The hardcover 1st edition 1st printing of the Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone novel is also known as the “Holy Grail” for collectors, as only a few hundred copies were printed.

What is the rarest Hogwarts Legacy item?

In the Hogwarts Legacy game, the rarest item is the Standard Gear (Grey Rarity). It is only obtained once during character creation, instead of other gear that can be obtained in multiple locations in the game.

What is the most iconic Harry Potter spell?

The Patronus Charm, also known as “Expecto Patronum” is the most iconic spell, said by Harry Potter in the Prisoner of Azkaban.

What are the three most powerful objects in the wizarding world?

The three Deathly Hallows–the invisibility cloak, the Resurrection Stone, and the Elder Wand–are the most powerful objects and coveted by several powerful wizards in the book series.

Harry Potter rare collectibles are for all ages, but sometimes it’s just better to see them on a screen, especially with their large price tags. These are only just a few of the Harry Potter collectibles you can find, with several others being the books themselves. 

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