Our childhood was fun because of Beanie Babies which are among the most played with toys back in the late ’90s and early 2000s. Beanie Babies was affordable for most parents and that is why almost every kid had it. Interestingly, we found out that in recent times some of these beanie babies sold for an extreme amount which caught our attention to write on the Top 10 Most Expensive Beanie Babies in the World.
Top 10 Most Expensive Beanie Babies in the World
It is amazing how what was once a common toy among children back in the day is now sold for mouthwatering prices. Who will ever believe that a beanie baby will one day be sold for a huge price? We have the Top 10 Most Expensive Beanie Babies in the World highlighted below.
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#1. Large Wallace and his Squad
Large Wallace and his Squad goes for $600,000 making it the number one most expensive beanie baby in the world. you will be getting a rare large-sized “Wallace” (a green teddy with a red check scarf around its neck) and two regular-sized Wallaces, including his bear pals Cashew and Huggy. Interestingly, Large sized Wallace is exclusive and not easy to come by either on the physical market or online market. Also, when paired with four other beanie babies, its worth and value suddenly goes higher reaching the valued price or going beyond.
#2. Princess the Bear
Princess the Bear is one of the most popular beanie babies back in the days, and today its special edition made in purple colour with a white rose on her chest that was released at the dawn of Princess Diana’s tragic death in 1997 is the second most expensive beanie baby on the list.
Princess the Bear is rare and that is the reason why it is very expensive. also, only 12 bears were sent to a vendor at the time further increasing its exclusivity. Furthermore, this Ty bear is in two versions, one with PVC pellets (marked on the tush tag) and one with PE pellets.
#3. 15-inch Peace bear and 9-inch Peace, Ringo and Bones
The 15-inch Peace bear and 9-inch Peace, Ringo (the racoon) and Bones (a dog) combo are also among the most expensive beanie babies in the world when they are sold together. that is because many people still cherish their unique psychedelic colourings and both sporting the peace symbol. Also, these pairs are greatly valued in a real collector’s collection.
Interestingly, Peace bear beanie babies alone are considered to be about $5K.
Bubbles are the most famous fish among the beanie babies of their kind and now it is among the Top 10 Most Expensive Beanie Babies in the World as it is worth $129,000. These beanie babies were first released in 1996 and have since then undergone several modifications which makes them susceptible to error.
Among the errors are the third generation Bubbles made with the wrong colour thread through its mouth while the fourth generation Bubbles has incorrect tush tags. Interestingly, Bubbles is worth this much because of those errors’ collectors believe that is the uniqueness.
#5. Piccadilly Attic
Piccadilly Attic is considered not to be the cutest beanie baby because of its shabby looks, but looking beyond that, it is one of the most valuable standalone and expensive beanie babies in the world presently going all the way up to $125,000.
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#6. Lefty the Donkey and Righty the Elephant
The combo of Lefty the Donkey and Righty the Elephant are incredibly expensive stuffed animals with high value and one of the most expensive beanie babies on our list. This particular beanie baby was given to Hillary Clinton to sign for his daughters. A decade later, these Beanie Babies have continued to appreciate in demand and value.
#7. Valentino the bear
Valentino the Bear is an adorable Beanie Baby with a good choice of colour as he designed touch of red and faded white for an elegant look. However, certain versions of this Beanie Baby have some imperfection that has increased its value and demand among collectors. There are some with a misspelt name tag but it is found in only a small proportion of Valentino the Bear Beanie Babies, and it has increased its worth and value.
#8. Hippity, Hoppity and Floppity the Bunnies
Hippity, Hoppity and Floppity the Bunniesis number eighth on our list of Top 10 Most Expensive Beanie Babies in the World. These bunny beanies come as a set and are named appropriately. It is valued high because it comes in a set plus it is pretty hard to come by.
#9. Brownie the Bear
Brownie the bear is a four-legged beanie baby designed with brown fur and tan snout that was first introduced in 1993. This bear shouldn’t have a poem inside its tag which increased its value and is worth going for around $20,000.
#10. Iggy the Iguana
Iggy the Iguana was produced in several colour variations such as tie-dye, pastel, neon, and blue. However, the rare Iggy with a Quackers tush tag goes for about $5K, but if you have an Iggy with a blank tag (no writing at all inside)it is valued at around $15,000.
We have come to the end of our discussion on the Top 10 Most Expensive Beanie Babies in the World. It is amazing and amusing that these tiny stuffed animals could be worth so much money many years later. If you have any of these rare, priced and valued beanie babies in your possession, don’t lose it because you are holding a lot of cash in disguise.