Keep your eyes peeled for this brown bear with its fetching pink bow because you could end up paying for your next holiday with the money you make from a potential sale. Finally extremely valuable beanie babies must have provenance or something that ties the item to a major historical event.
Overall condition the biggest indicator of a beanie baby s worth is the condition of the plush itself as well as the condition of its tush and swing tags.
How to tell which beanie babies are worth money. Beanie babies were often retired after a certain number were produced. The 35 000 beanie baby that s on ebay as we write this has nine errors. By jayme kennedy jan 27 2020.
Or let s say you can prove that a major 1990s pop star owned a certain beanie baby. Beanie babies with a yellow star on the hang tag are rarely worth money. Some can be worth quite a bit more we re talking 35 000 more.
Basically anyone who looks at a beanie stuffed animal by ty warner right now would have the money symbol in their eyes. Error beanie babies are rarely worth money. It was a fad and most of us growing up in the 90s owned at least one or even a dozen of the adorable stuffed animals.
Beanie babies can make you rich here are the most expensive ones if you were a beanie baby collector back in the day you might want to check your collection some of them are worth big bucks now. To check and see if your beanie is retired you can check the ty website. But some valentinos can be worth more.
Beanie baby tags are extremely important as they can determine the beanie s generation. If your beanie babies doesn t have a hang tag it s not worth very much. A retired beanie baby will usually fetch more at auction than one in current production.
The best indicators of a beanie baby s value are its age and or rarity and the condition of the plush together with its attached tags. Basically if it s got a typo somewhere on the tag then you re looking at a beanie baby worth around 2 500. Beanie babies are a vivid memory for all 90s kids.
So beanie babies connected to the princess diana memorial fund are likely to have increased value. Not a bad way to make a nice bit of cash. The trick is to find a valentino that is both a in mint condition and b full of errors.
Damaged or missing tags can greatly decrease the beanie s value. The beanie s hang tag and tush tag should match. You will also need to identify the hang tag to see which generation of beanie it is.
One of them is not a lack of value. 23 beanie babies worth an absolute fortune today. If you own a beanie baby toy with unquestionable provenance and you can prove it belonged to some major 1990s pop icon like brittany spears or justin timberlake then that beanie baby is worth more than one owned by someone who is not famous but how just came of age during the 1990s when the beanie baby craze was in full swing.
Most beanie babies are not worth very much money but some 1st generation and other rare versions can fetch some decent coin.