Where is the best place to sell my Beanie Babies?
Best Websites to Sell Beanie Babies
- Craigslist. Craigslist is a good way to find collectors in your area if you’re the type to prefer supporting your local collectibles traders.
- eBay. The usual go-to for online sales, eBay has already been used to sell hundreds of Beanie Babies for up to $60,000!
Can you really sell Beanie Babies for money?
But while the majority of Beanie Babies sold decades ago aren’t worth much money today, a select few are worth a small fortune. According to Dr. Lori Verderame, an antiques appraiser with an expertise in Beanie Babies who spoke with us for this article, some Beanie Babies sell for thousands of dollars.
Which Beanie Babies are worth selling?
10 of the Most Valuable Beanie Babies
- Patti the Platypus. Ebay. Patti was one of the original 9 Beanie Babies that launched in 1993.
- Princess the Bear. eBay.
- Claude the Crab. eBay.
- Peace Bear. eBay.
- Bubbles. eBay.
- Snort the Red Bull. Ebay.
- Jake the Duck. Etsy.
- Valentino Beanie. Etsy.
How do I find out what my Beanie Babies are worth?
To check and see if your Beanie is retired you can check the Ty website. You will also need to identify the hang tag to see which generation of Beanie it is. The toys were made in “generations” and the first generation will be more valuable than the ones that follow.
What is the rarest Beanie baby in the world?
Peanut the Elephant – $7,000
It was created in 1995 and is now considered to be one of the rarest beanie babies in the world. Peanut was produced in dark royal blue, a light powder blue and purple and grey.
How can you tell if a Beanie Baby is a first edition?
In order for a Princess Beanie Baby to be a “first version,” it must have a P.V.C. tush tag whether it is made in China or Indonesia. Ty switched to P.E. pellets for all of his Beanie Babies during the period Princess was being produced.
How can you tell if a Beanie Baby is rare?
Rare signs list:
- All rare TY beanies have only a TY on the swing.
- No star on Tush tag.
- PVC pellets.
- Capital i’s look like lower case L’s on the swing tag.
- Name and style number in combination with all of the above 1-5 are the rarest beanie babies.
How much is a Princess Diana Beanie Baby worth?
Despite the rumors of the Princess Diana’s rarity, it is far from as rare as people often believe it to be, even with counterfeits on market. Some sellers value the common “space” Princess Beanie Babies at $50 dollars.
What are the original 9 Beanie Babies?
Nine original Beanie Babies were launched in 1993: Legs the Frog, Squealer the Pig, Spot the Dog, Flash the Dolphin, Splash the Whale, Chocolate the Moose, Patti the Platypus, Brownie the Bear (later renamed “Cubbie”), and Pinchers the Lobster (with some tag errors with “Punchers”).
What is a retired Beanie Baby?
The retirement of a Beanie Baby or a product from any line of Ty Inc., the manufacturer of Beanie Babies and other lines of collectibles, is its withdrawal from production. When a Beanie Baby is retired, it is no longer produced by Ty, though if Ty has some remaining in its stock, these may be shipped to retailers.
What can you do with old Beanie Babies?
If you’re not into crafting or really don’t want to mess with them, just give them away. Please be sure to only give the new, unused Beanies to these programs unless they agree to accept others. State Highway Patrol Most state highway patrols have a Teddy Bear program, and the Bear Beanie Babies would be welcome.
Are Beanies Babies worth anything?
Decades later, the majority of the Ty toys aren’t worth much more money today than when they first hit shelves at the height of Beanie mania. 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.
Are Mcdonalds toys worth anything?
For fans of The Wizard of Oz and Madame Alexander dolls, there’s some good news if you kept these McDonald’s toys for the past decade. Full sets of the 12 Happy Meal dolls are going for anywhere from $42 to $130 on eBay. You might as well cash in!