Posting ID : B1001579925
Date Posted : 2010-05-21
Group : Collectibles
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Rare Princess Diana Beanie Baby Bear.
You are bidding on an Extremely Rare Limited
1st Edition 1997 Beanie Baby Bear
It is an Authentic Ty Beanie Baby Original
Commemorative Princess Diana
Purple Bear stands 8" tall, and is in Mint Condition
with swing tag attached.
Swing Tag states -Handmade in China,
Note: All later versions were made in Indonesia.
Rose on bear has a green stem, later version have a white stem.
First Editions all have the Princess Diana Memorial Fund
release with NO LOGO printed on the swing tag.
Later versions were required to have the memorial fund logo.
Also, first editions have No birth date on the swing tag,
later versions have a birth date.
Heart shaped swing tag is in mint condition
with no creases, bends or defects on the tag.
was introduced in 1997 to
commemorate the Life and death of
Diana Princess of Wales
original sales benefited the
Princess Diana Memorial Fund.
Don be fooled by other sellers offering the later versions of this bear.
1st editions were the first to use the PVC and P.E pellets.
1st editions have a green stem rose where as later editions have a white stem.
1st editions were made in China later versions were made in Indonesia.
1st Editions do not have the Princess memorial Fund logo on the swing tag
later version were required to have this logo.
1st editions only have the press release statement.
The Princess bear was released in limited numbers in Dec 1997
with each store only receiving 12 bears each.
This limited 1st edition bear was RETIRED in 1999.