Ty Beanie Babies Collectors Value Guide by Collectors Publishing Co.
The 10 Most Valuable Beanie Babies That Could Be Hiding in Your Attic
While most Beanie Babies sell for just a few quid online, there are some very rare and very valuable animals that have sold for a small fortune. At the height of popularity, Beanies made up 10 per cent of all eBay sales, according to Fortune. For years, fans of the cuddly toys have been flogging them on eBay, and there has been much media attention around how much certain animals are worth. While some Beanie Babies can still fetch thousands of pounds on eBay, we found eight of the toys that have sold for the most amount of money on the online auction site over the past few months. Crucially, we searched through sold listings rather than live ones, as this gives a more realistic picture of how much money the stuffed animals actually go for.
Kids who collected and resisted ripping the tags off Beanie Babies in the s were promised a massive return on their investment when they grew up. While they're hard to come by, there are a few rare Beanie Babies out there, like Valentino the bear, that can still earn you a small fortune on eBay. Here are the most valuable stuffed collectibles to look for. Most Princess Beanie Babies that people bought in the s were made with polyethylene PE pellets, and those ones are essentially worthless today. One exception is the International Bears collection.
Perhaps you peered longingly at your Princess Beanie Baby behind its plastic case, admiring its purple form and ensuring its tag protector was tightly fastened. A look at eBay listings might enforce that notion. And it's not the only bear with a six-figure price tag. So how much is your Princess really worth? As Dr.
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TOP 10 MOST EXPENSIVE BEANIE BABIES SOLD ON EBAY - MAY 2019
Launched in , Beanie Babies swept across the 90s, becoming one of the most memorable fads of the decade. Founder Ty Warner began creating the little animals stuffed with plastic pellets at his small business in a Chicago suburb. With stores only stocking a couple dozen of each style of beanie, the belief that they were limited continued. However, by the time the idea caught on, the truly rare Beanie Babies had been scooped up and resold by early buyers in Chicago. Everyone else was left with shelves full of cute animals worth little more than their retail price.
Below are some final sale prices in for Beanie Babies listed for sale online. The price list is in alphabetical order. Prices do not include shipping charges so keep that in mind. Most Beanie Babies are not worth very much money, but some 1st Generation and other rare versions can fetch some decent coin. Error Beanie Babies are rarely worth money.
We know the product inside and out. What makes our guide different? We physically do the research ourselves and use multiple platforms to do so. We spend many, many hours getting it right. We do not use some computer program that pulls prices and then averages them. Those programs get it all wrong. For example, if you are pricing a Chilly it would average the beanie baby, teenie beanie baby, beanie buddy, beanie baby trading card, and even the counterfeits.