Rare and Hard to Find Beanie Babies

| May 15, 2011 | 3 Comments
Hard To Find Beanie Babies

Hard To Find Beanie Babies

If you were the parent of a young child in the late 1990's then you must remember the Beanie Baby Craze. These seemingly innocent stuffed toys turned grown women (and some men) into "warriors of retail" set to battle every department store that was fool enough to carry the Ty product line.

I happened to be working at a small retail store that carried these miniature misfits and was witness to some of the most undignified shoppers I have ever seen. I personally knew friends and relatives who would hoard these tiny teddy bears by the hundreds in the trunks of cars and secret boxes stashed deep in the bowels of their manicured sub-urban homes.

What was it that set these professional people into fits of rage when their underground network failed to turn up the names of the next retail store in line to receive a shipment of "product" in the wee hours of night.

Im sure everyone has a Beanie Baby Horror Story to tell........ So please, leave a comment here about your (ahem, I mean friends) story. In the mean time, those of you who held fast to your fluffy stuffed treasures can now sell a select few of them online at sites like ebay for thousands of dollars to someone who still hunts the elusive rare and hard to find beanie baby........

Rare and Hard to Find Beanie Babies.

RARERETIRED TY BEANIE BABY BEANIE BOO SAFARI THE GIRAFFEGLITTERY EYES 6 NEW
RARERETIRED TY BEANIE BABY BEANIE BOO SAFARI THE GIRAFFEGLITTERY EYES 6 NEW $11.85
End Date: Monday Sep-18-2017 1:36:42 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $11.85
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TY BEANIE BABIES LOT LIPS SLIPPERY ZERO WAVES CRUNCH PAUL RARE LOT
TY BEANIE BABIES LOT LIPS SLIPPERY ZERO WAVES CRUNCH PAUL RARE LOT $230.00
End Date: Monday Sep-18-2017 17:02:39 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $230.00
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RARE Retired Ty Beanie Baby PEACE Bear Feb 1 1996 Errors
RARE Retired Ty Beanie Baby PEACE Bear Feb 1 1996 Errors $39.99
End Date: Sunday Aug-20-2017 7:28:43 PDT
RARE VINTAGE 1995 SNORT TY BEANIE BABY RED BULL PLUSHIE WITH TAG 4002 5
 RARE  VINTAGE 1995 SNORT TY BEANIE BABY RED BULL PLUSHIE WITH TAG 4002 5 $575.00
End Date: Monday Aug-21-2017 18:08:33 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $575.00
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EXTREMELY RARE Ty Beanie Baby Curly Retired Bear with MANY Errors MINT GEM
EXTREMELY RARE Ty Beanie Baby Curly Retired Bear with MANY Errors MINT GEM $2,600.00
End Date: Saturday Sep-2-2017 16:59:51 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $2,600.00
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Ultra RARE Authenticated TY beanie baby Web 1st gen hang tag true blue beans
Ultra RARE Authenticated TY beanie baby Web 1st gen hang tag true blue beans $300.00
End Date: Sunday Sep-17-2017 14:18:00 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $300.00
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RETIRED PEACE Bear Ty Original Beanie Baby with Tag Error Rare mistakes
RETIRED PEACE Bear Ty Original Beanie Baby with Tag Error Rare mistakes $0.99 (1 Bid)
End Date: Sunday Aug-20-2017 8:55:16 PDT
NEW RARE Ty Beanie Babies CLUBBY II Retired 1999 NWT NAME TAG MATCH
NEW RARE Ty Beanie Babies CLUBBY II Retired 1999 NWT NAME TAG MATCH $299.99
End Date: Saturday Aug-26-2017 10:38:13 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $299.99
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If you still collect these and want to brush up on the history (or even add to it) about ty beanie babies then here are a few links that you might find as a helpful resource

Here are the original nine that Ty Warner introduced and started the whole beanie baby ball 'a rollin' back in 1993.......

  • Legs the Frog
  • Squealer the Pig
  • Brownie the Bear  (later renamed Cubbie the Bear)
  • Flash the Dolphin
  • Splash the Whale
  • Patti the Platypus
  • Chocolate the Moose
  • Spot the Dog
  • Pinchers the Lobster

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  1. gwebman says:

    Wow…those bring back some memories. My wife collected Beanie babies for a few years. We still have a few stashed away for grandkids someday. Unless they are retired or very hard to find they really are not worth much.

  2. Michelle says:

    i saw the princess diana beanie baby on kathy lee & hoda this morning. thought they said $500,000.00 for this one. said only 14 known to be around. was this incorrect, did i hear wrong?

  3. nancy says:

    do you know were i sell my beanie babies thanks nancy i live in moreno valley ca

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