Tag Generations

Tag Generations

Swing Tush Tag Generation Charts 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 lot from a...

Tips For Spotting Fake And Counterfeit Ty Beanie Babies

Counterfeit Beanie Baby Tips & Help Spotting Fakes.  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...
Princess Beanie Baby Debated

Princess Beanie Baby Debated

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. Many other sellers over the years have unknowingly followed suit. In October of 1997...
Ty Beanie Baby 5th Generation Swing Tags

Ty Beanie Baby 5th Generation Swing Tags

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 the yellow heart, the word ORIGINAL was spelled “ORIGIINAL”,...
Which Ty Beanie is the Rarest?

Which Ty Beanie is the Rarest?

The Rarest Ty Beanie Babies fall into 6 different groups.                     Each group has its own rarest Beanies in it. Sometimes the rarest Beanie Babies are not the most expensive: popularity, appeal, and how...
Original 9 Beanie Babies

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...