If you were a 90’s baby, you probably had a few beanie babies lying around the house. If you were a collector, you probably had more than a few! The classic toys became a huge hit after they were launched in 1993. The more rare the Beanie Baby, the more you wanted it to add to your collection!
If you spent quite a bit of money years ago on Beanie Babies, your investment might pay off in a big way. Their worth has gone up considerably over the years. So much so, that a Beanie Baby in your collection could be worth thousands!
In 2015, Princess Diana Beanie Baby was bought by a couple on a car boot sale but soon discovered it was $25,000 worth. There is also a report that an extreme rare Diana Beanie exist and it is sold for as high as $507,000.
Peace Bear Beanie is decorated head to toe in rainbow colors, with a peace sign stitched to its chest. The tags and origin countries provide different variations, but the doll could sell for as high as $30,000.
Claude the Crab is a tie-dyed crab that was released in 1997. This beanie has been selling online for up to $10,000, and that’s for a crab in less-than-mint condition! One of these sold online was listed by a seller who claimed it was actually worth $100,000.
Millennium the Bear was released in 1999 in celebration of the forthcoming millennium, and is extremely valuable depending on which one you have. There are spelling mistakes on the swing and tush tags of some of these bears, and depending on which error you’ve got yours might be worth as much as $5,000.
Employee Beanie Baby was handed out to Ty, Inc. employees in 1997. If you have an authentic employee bear, it will have either a 1993 or a 1995 red and white second generation label on it. Employee Beanie Baby can be worth as much as 1,600.
This beanie was an extremely rare find. Only 588 Coral Casino Beanie Babies were ever produced! Each one was numbered and signed by creator Ty Warner. One Coral Casino bear sold for $760 online.
The Peanut Beanie Baby was released in 1995. This elephant came in either royal blue or light blue. Make sure yours is authentic by checking for a black and white label on the royal blue edition. An authentic Peanut Beanie Baby could be worth around $400!
There are a lot of counterfeit versions of Humphrey floating around, but an authentic one could be worth around $2,000. This Beanie Baby was the first one to retire, which makes it a rare find.