The value of the action figure is high because so few were sold. Princess without a swing tag or a detached tag is worth only one or two dollars for souvenir purposes. It seems odd that a Beanie Baby with such a mediocre secondary market value today is so hotly debated by collectors. No Princess is worth millions of dollars, not even thousands. The bear quickly became a fan favorite and a collector must have.
Otherwise, the Canadian customs tush tag only adds one or two dollars to the normal value of any other version of Princess. We have seen this version for sale on eBay from time to time. Next: Name brand jewelry wins out over costume jewelry. Note 1: Values shown in this table apply to a Princess in like-new condition with mint swing and tush tags. Princess Beanie Babies change hands frequently on eBay every month for less than five dollars each.
The 20th anniversary of 's death reminded many '90s kids that their old bedroom closets contained a potential gold mine in the. It continues to this day due to unethical sellers who set up auctions and have fake buyers seemingly purchase the beanie. Dig through old books collecting dust in your house to see if a big payday is in your future. Collectors frequently ask why an Indonesian Princess tends to be valued higher than a Princess from the first production period in China? There are other subtle differences with-in these variations however they do not change the value. Which version of Princess was produced first? If you have a copy of Action Comics No. Brands with name recognition are worth the most. A signed first edition is worth even more.
Tycollector was suddenly inundated with emails from Princess owners who wanted to know if it was true and also where they could sell the Princess they owned. Certain pieces by Tiffany and Co. We have absolutely no vested interest in the value of Princess and provide the valuations as a service to collectors who need unbiased and credible information on which to base potential purchases. Princess also exists in various sizes heights from 7. The only Princess Beanie Baby recognized to be worth a higher value if it has the Canadian customs tush tag is the Indonesia, no-space swing tag, P.
The swing tag is first edition. When in doubt, look at the condition of the train, the completeness of the set, and the year it was made. Ty never planned for Princess to be a limited edition Beanie Baby. That tag combination does not logically fit the tag combination timelines. If so, that would place the Princess bears made in Indonesia with no-space swing tags and P. Other trains are also valuable depending on their condition.
There is a red circle stamp inside the Tush tag, very clearly visible. This all stems from some enterprising individuals who attempted to change the facts to suit their needs. Pellets on the tush tags and were mass produced. If, however, your family has a fine art piece from a well-known artist with proof of authenticity, the monetary value will be exponentially greater. Now that production could begin, time and logistics dictated the total number of Princess bears that could actually be produced and shipped to stores in time for Christmas. Beanie Babies without Hang Tags drastically reduce the value. Discovering how much your Princess Ty Beanie Baby is worth takes a little effort to find out which version you have.
The fur is the darker shade of purple, with the purple ribbon around the neck. Roth added that Art jewelry from the 1920s and 1930s continues to be highly valuable. As far as European silver is concerned, Reynolds recommends looking for silver from 1720 or earlier. For any of the other versions of Princess, the Canada tush tag adds only one or two dollars to the value of the Beanie Baby. The fabric on many counterfeit Princess Beanie Babies looks more like flannel than the normal plush fabric used for Beanie Babies. Chinese factory workers may have accidentally or even intentionally used up the remaining P. How many Princess Beanie Babies of each version did Ty produce? Post-Indonesia Princess production in China The Princess bears made in China after production stopped in Indonesia may or may not have a Chinese factory stamp inside the tush tag.
That of course, is an uninformed misrepresentation or sometimes an intentional deception designed to scam potential collectors who do not understand how eBay really works. That hasn't stopped many ambitious collectors from trying to make a hefty profit from the iconic collector's edition. Pull out the comics and review each one. It appears that production in Indonesia started at the same time production began in China, but the exact dates for both are not known. Nostalgia is powerful, but it may not be strong enough to convert a plush bear into half a million dollars! Princess Diana bears were the very first of their kind.