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...

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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 Babies Patti Platypus Versions

Ty Beanie Baby Patti the Platypus Colors By Karen Boeker   Deep Fuchsia Patti The very first version of Patti was Deep Fuchsia and is considered one of the “Original 2”. Patti was available at the Gatlinberg show in 1993 where attendees placed orders for the...

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Ty Beanie Baby #1 Bear Fake vs Authentic Comparison

The Ty Beanie Baby #1 Bear is one of top Rarest Beanies on the market.  These bears were given to the Ty Sales Rep at the Ty Sales Conference in December of 1998. Below are pictures comparing the Authentic Ty #1 Bear Beanie Baby to a counterfeit #1 Bear, as well as...

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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 Beanie Baby Bronty Fake vs Authentic Comparison

The Ty Beanie Baby Bronty Video - Fake vs Authentic shows the differences between a counterfeit Ty Bronty Beanie and a real one. Below the video are pictures of the Authentic Ty Bronty Beanie Baby and two different counterfeit Bronty's, as well as the hang and tush...

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Ty Beanie Baby Caw – Fake vs Authentic

Ty Beanie Baby Caw - Fake vs Authentic. Becky Estenssoro shows how to tell the differences between a counterfeit Caw Beanie and a real Ty Caw the crow. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r3b1JuEBz9A   This is representative of only one counterfeit version of Caw....

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Ty Beanie Baby Derby – Fine-Mane vs Coarse Mane

Ty Beanie Baby Derby Fine Mane vs Coarse Mane. Becky Estenssoro shows how to tell the differences between a rare Fine-Mane Derby vs a Coarse-Mane Derby. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mCPGDYUtwYQ     The Derby's were introduced in 1995. In the early years...

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Ty Beanie Baby Flutter – Fake vs Authentic

Ty Beanie Baby Flutter - Fake vs Authentic. Becky Estenssoro shows how to tell the differences between a couple counterfeit Flutter Beanies and a real Ty Flutter butterfly. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mDzxl8gy1l0   This is representative of only a couple of...

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Ty Beanie Baby Inky – Without a Mouth vs With a Mouth

Ty Beanie Baby Inky - Without a Mouth vs With a Mouth. Becky Estenssoro shows how to tell the differences between a rare Inky-Tan WITHOUT a Mouth vs Inky's WITH a Mouth (Tan & Pink). https://youtu.be/o98_U6gxWCE   The TAN Inky's were introduced in 1994....

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Ty Beanie Baby Nana Fake vs Authentic Comparison

The Ty Beanie Baby Nana Fake vs Authentic shows the differences between a counterfeit Ty Nana Beanie and a real one. Below the video are pictures of the Authentic Ty Nana Beanie Baby and a counterfeit Nana, as well as the hang and tush tags.  ...

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Ty Beanie Baby New Face Teddy – 6 Colored NF Teddies

Ty Beanie Baby New Face Teddy - 6 Colored NF Teddies. Becky Estenssoro shows the 6 different rare colored Teddies that were introduced in 1995, as well as their swing and tush tags. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YR8S3O-4og4   New Face Teddies: Teal - Style...

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Ty Beanie Baby Rex Fake vs Authentic Comparison

The Ty Beanie Baby Rex Video - Fake vs Authentic shows the differences between a counterfeit Ty Rex Beanie and a real one. Below the video are pictures of the Authentic Ty Rex Beanie Baby and a counterfeit Rex, as well as the hang and tush tags.  ...

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Ty Beanie Baby Steg Fake vs Authentic Comparison

The Ty Beanie Baby Steg Video - Fake vs Authentic shows the differences between a counterfeit Ty Steg Beanie and a real one. Below the video are pictures of the Authentic Ty Steg Beanie Baby and a counterfeit Steg, as well as the hang and tush tags.  ...

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Ty Beanie Baby Trap – Fake vs Authentic

Ty Beanie Baby Trap - Fake vs Authentic. Becky Estenssoro shows how to tell the differences between a counterfeit Trap Beanie and a real Ty Trap the mouse. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MuJahJSosPo   This is representative of only one counterfeit version of...

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Ty Beanie Baby Web Fake vs Authentic Comparison

The Ty Beanie Baby Web Video - Fake vs Authentic shows the differences between a counterfeit Ty Web Beanie and a real one. Below the video are pictures of the Authentic Ty Web Beanie Baby and a counterfeit Web, as well as the hang and tush tags.  ...

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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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Valentine’s Day – Ty Beanie Babies

Ty produced many Valentines Beanie Babies over the years. Each has its own poem. Check them out. Click on the name and it'll take you to the page where you can scroll to see the details, when it was released, and most importantly the poems. Valentine Valentino...

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What is my Ty Peace Bear Worth?

"What is my Peace Bear worth, it has multiple errors?"  is a common question asked in our Facebook groups.   This is a simple answer: Error tags are just internet rumors. To some that is hard to believe, but we explain more about them in the following 3 blog...

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Where Do I Sell My Ty Beanies?

Where do I sell my Ty Beanie Babies and other Ty Products by Karen Boeker Facebook Groups There are several Ty themed groups on Facebook.  Most allow selling.  If you have something desirable people will buy.  If your items are common then people won’t.  It’s as...

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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...

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