ALL CAPS Beanie Baby Swing Tags!

The first production run of the May 11, 1997 Beanie Babies produced for Canada, as well as Claude and Tuffy for USA, had an error on their swing tag. The error on these 4th generation swing tags is the name of the Beanie is typed in all capital letters. It was...

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Asia Pacific Set’s Australia Beanie Babies

AUSTRALIA Australia – Flag The present Australian flag can be considered to consist of three main elements: 1. The Union Jack in the upper left quadrant denotes Australia's historical links with Great Britain. 2. The constellation of the Southern Cross, on the right...

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Asia Pacific Sets – Which Beanies Make a Set?

Quickly identify which Asia Pacific beanie babies go together as a set (in columns), and the country (in rows) with the chart below. This will help you determine the value and gain more knowledge about your beanie babies for when you are looking to sell your...

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How to Search Sold Listings on eBay

How to Search Completed and Sold Listings on eBay The information shared below can be applied to any Ty Product.  If you have a lot of beanie babies though, you are best to just save yourself the trouble and buy the Beanie Babies Price Guide with the work done for...

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Iggy vs Rainbow Beanie Babies

The Many Versions of Iggy and 2 Versions of Rainbow There are many variations of Iggy the Iguana and Rainbow the Chameleon and the 2 beanies often cause confusion. It is erroneously thought that they were mistagged, Iggy as Rainbow and vice versa, but in fact they...

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Need to Know Beanie Baby Facts

Need to Know Beanie Baby Facts Before Visiting Beanie Facebook Groups  by Facebook Moderator: Marlene Warner Seuffert The question of errors on Beanie tags comes up quite a bit in Beanie Babies Facebook groups, so we hope this is helpful to explain what are actually...

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Original 9 Beanie Babies

Facts About the Original 9 Ty Beanie Babies To understand about Beanie Babies BROWNIE, PUNCHERS, PATTI BEANIES, AND ORIGINAL 9 BEANIES, you have to go back in time to 1993 when it all began.  Here are questions that have come up over the years, together with their...

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Princess Beanie Baby Debated

Ty Beanie Babies Princess is one of the most hotly debated Beanies that Ty has ever produced. This all stems from some enterprising individuals who attempted to change the facts to suit their needs and to falsely inflate prices.  Many other sellers over the years have...

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Tag Generations

Hang Tag (a.k.a. Swing Tag) & Tush Tag Generations A Ty Beanie Baby has 2 tags. A Hang Tag (paper tag held on by the plastic attacher) and a Tush Tag (fabric tag sewn into the seam). Occasionally an extra tag is added for a special event or location. You can tell a...

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Tips For Spotting Fake And Counterfeit Ty Beanie Babies

Tips Spotting Fake / Counterfeit Ty Beanie Babies.  We will be adding a complete series on the various counterfeits in the near future. In the meantime, here are some basic guidelines. Old Face Teddies should ALWAYS have V shaped seams on the back of the head.  A...

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Ty Beanie Baby 5th Generation Swing Tags

Ty Beanie Baby 5th Generation Swing Tags Beanie Babies Values Errors Etc At the beginning of 1998 when the 5th generation swing tags were being introduced, the swing tag on several of the Beanie Babies had two spelling errors on them. On the front of the tag, inside...

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Ty Error Tags, Beanie Baby Birth Dates, Values, Myths

Ty Error Tags Beanie Baby Birth Dates Values Myths Many old time collectors are amazed at the asking prices of certain Ty Beanie Babies on eBay.   Most know how it started but what we can’t believe is how many sellers are following the leaders.  Simply put, the...

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Which Ty Beanie is the Rarest?

The Rarest Ty Beanie Babies fall into different groups.       Rarest Ty Beanie Babies. Each group has its own rarest Beanies in it. Sometimes the rarest Beanie Babies are not the most expensive: popularity, appeal, and how intense a collector is as to whether they...

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Why Does My Beanie Have a Blank Hang Tag?

Why Does My Beanie Have an Extra “Blank” Hang Tag? We get asked about extra tags behind the regular Ty tag a lot, not meaning those that are obvious promotional tags with names like Knott’s Berry Farm on them.  Collectors are referring to either a completely blank...

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Why Does My Beanie Have an Extra Tush Tag?

Why Does My Beanie Have an Extra Tush Tag? Canada has different labeling requirements for plush, so an extra tag was sewn in behind Ty’s tush tag to satisfy their laws. In 2003, after Ty Canada closed, Canadian Beanies were supplied by the USA for a short period of...

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Why to Buy from an Authorized Ty Retailer

Ty Brand is Known for High Standards in Safety and Quality Control Ty Warner started his company in 1986 with a line of plush cats and has established a reputation as a leader in the plush industry. For that reason, others want to use the Ty name and put it on their...

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