Donald Trump piñatas, talking dolls, and signed baseballs see spike in sales on eBay

Donald Trump’s rise to political fame has brought about a lot of entertainment recently, including a Donald Trump insult generator and a Funny or Die video that spoofs the billionaire businessman’s board games.

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Another intriguing bit that has come out of the presidential hopeful’s campaign is that his merchandise on eBay has seen a huge spike in sales over the past few months as people try to get their hands on some Trump-related memorabilia.

According to Terapeak, a tool to help eBay sellers price and sell their items, Trump has brought in $286,797 for 21,055 items sold on eBay over the past year.

Some of the top selling items include Donald Trump piñatas and signed baseballs, which are both currently selling as high as $300. A total of 171 piñatas been sold, amounting to $7,687 in sales, while 72 signed baseballs have sold for $3,615 in sales.

The real estate mogul’s brand suits are selling as high as $158 and as low as $17.50. A total of 310 have sold for $7,393. Donald Trump dolls – many that can talk- are selling as high as $50. The 153 that have been sold have brought in $2,563 in sales.

It's no surprise that Trump-related items are seeing a rise in sales since the former 'Celebrity Apprentice' host has so far been the focal point of the 2016 election, but many are wondering if his controversial marketing techniques will actually provide the long-term value his brand needs to successfully run for president.

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