Rare and Hard to Find Beanie Babies

| July 6, 2018 | 6 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.

RARE RETIRED TY Beanie Babies ROVER Dog MULTIPLE ERRORS 1996 PVC Pellets
RARE RETIRED TY Beanie Babies ROVER Dog MULTIPLE ERRORS 1996 PVC Pellets
$400.00
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Ty Beanie Baby PRINCESS the Diana Bear from 1997 RARE RETIRED MINT
Ty Beanie Baby PRINCESS the Diana Bear from 1997 RARE  RETIRED MINT
$17.95
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MAPLE The Bear McDonalds Ty Beanie Baby with rare errors
MAPLE The Bear McDonalds Ty Beanie Baby with rare errors
$375.00
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Erin The Bear McDonalds Ty Beanie Baby With Rare Errors
Erin The Bear McDonalds Ty Beanie Baby With Rare Errors
$375.00
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Ty Hippity beanie babies rare with errors
Ty Hippity beanie babies rare with errors
$900.00
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Valentino 2nd Gen Ty Beanie Baby 2nd Gen Hangtag 1st Gen Tush AUTHENTICATED RARE
Valentino 2nd Gen Ty Beanie Baby 2nd Gen Hangtag 1st Gen Tush AUTHENTICATED RARE
$235.00
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Ty Beanie Baby Original 1997 KUKU Retired Rare MINT CONDITION WITH ERRORS
Ty Beanie Baby Original 1997 KUKU Retired Rare MINT CONDITION WITH ERRORS
$150.00
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Ty Beanie Baby NANA WITH BONGO STICKER 3rd Gen RARE
Ty Beanie Baby NANA WITH BONGO  STICKER 3rd Gen RARE
$450.00
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1998 Rare TY Beanie Babies Valentina Bear with 4 Errors New Condition
1998 Rare TY Beanie Babies Valentina Bear with 4 Errors New Condition
$350.00
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Ty Beanie Baby PRINCESS Diana Bear RARE 1st EDITION 1997 PVC Pellets Rose Babies
Ty Beanie Baby PRINCESS Diana Bear RARE 1st EDITION 1997 PVC Pellets Rose Babies
$72.25
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Ty Beanie Babies The End Bear 1999 With RARE Tag Errors Mint Condition
Ty Beanie Babies The End Bear 1999 With RARE Tag Errors Mint Condition
$868.90
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Ty Beanie Baby Peace Bear Multiple Errors 1996 Rare Retired
Ty Beanie Baby Peace Bear Multiple Errors 1996 Rare Retired
$424.99
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Ty Beanie Babies Rare McDonalds Collectors Set Of 4 Teenie International Bears
Ty Beanie Babies Rare McDonalds Collectors Set Of 4 Teenie International Bears
$100.00
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Ty Beanie Babies Peace Bear 1996 Tag TAG ERRORS Retired Rare Tie Dye
Ty Beanie Babies Peace Bear 1996 Tag TAG ERRORS Retired Rare Tie Dye
$100.00
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Rare Lucky The Ladybug Beanie Baby W 13 Spots extremely Rare and Errors
Rare Lucky The Ladybug Beanie Baby W 13 Spots extremely Rare and Errors
$1,300.00
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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

  4. nancy says:

    i live in moreno valley ca look for a colletor to buy my barbie dolls and beanie babies they make great gifts thanks nancy

  5. Melissa williamson says:

    I have several mint condition, rare, lots of error tags beanie babies. Even some you have posted. I am looking for a dealer to sell to. Please contact me. 865-640-6903

  6. Vintage Auctions says:

    Hi Melissa,

    All the beanies listed here are available on ebay, we dont have any stock on hand but I will leave your comment posted in case someone else wants to contact you. There is a lot of traffic on this post so you might find someone interested.

    Thanks

    Admin

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