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Ty Inc. (Illinois, USA) 1999 Knuckles the Pink Pig Beanie Baby

Ty Inc. (Illinois, USA) 1999 Knuckles the Pink Pig Beanie Baby

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"Knuckles" the pig Beanie Baby has a pink body, pink felt ears, tan feet and snout, glossy black plastic eyes, and finished with a blue satin bow around the neck.  Knuckles was born on March 25, 1999, introduced on April 14, 1999, and retired on December 23, 1999.  Knuckles rests on its bottom, is filled with polyester fiber and P.E. pellets, and measures 4" across the back legs and is 7" long.  The 5th generation swing tag is attached and is in very good condition.  The 7th generation tush tag with morphing hologram is in good condition and the pig is in pristine condition, with no flaws.  

The Poem Inside the Swing Tag

In the kitchen working hard
Using ingredients from the yard
No one will eat it, can you guess why ?
Her favorite recipe is for mud pie !

About Beanie Babies

Beanie Babies are a line of PVC pellet-filled toys created by Ty Warner in 1991, reached their peak in popularity in mid-1990s, and ceased operations in December 1999.  Due to popular demand, Ty Inc. restarted in 2000 with a Beanie Baby named "The Beginning."  The nine original Beanie Babies released in 1994:

  • Legs the Frog
  • Squealer the Pig
  • Spot the Dog
  • Flash the Orca
  • Splash the Whale
  • Chocolate the Moose
  • Patti the Platypus
  • Brownie the Bear
  • Pinchers the Lobster

Beanie Babies have two identification tags:  the heart-shaped swing tag, and the fabric tush tag attached to the bottom.  Over time, the tags were redesigned to include poems inside the heart tag, date of birth, font changes, and the addition of yellow stars.  These changes are referred to as Tush and Heart tag "Generations," and there are currently 15 swing tag generations and 13 tush tag generations.  Some tags contain spelling and date errors which can lend greater value to the Beanie Baby.

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