By Margot Gilman
As the saying goes, one man's trash is another man's treasure and all those boxes of used clothes, dusty books, old toys, and mismatched china may be worth substantially more than you think. In fact, the average household in America has just over $3,000 worth of valuable-to-somebody stuff clogging its garage and closets, according to an eBay/Nielsen survey. We spent some time watching the bidding action on eBay and found nine common castoffs that can bring in the big bucks.
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