1st Edition Hard to find in mint or good condition. I tem has been stored in a small time capsule as in picture. (VERY FIRST) PRINCESS BEANIE BABY BEAR EDITION SHOULD ALWAYS HAVE THE FOLLOWING DETAILS 1. Beautiful Royal Purple Polyester lush & plush fur with matching Purple Ribbon. Bright Green Stem White Rose 3. Red & White PVC Tush Tag with Red Star IMPORTANT: PVC pellets were the first pellets! They were replaced with PE pellets. Therefore the PVC Tush Tags were created first & were the first Princess Beanie Babies made. Sellers with PE tush tags are incorrect. DO NOT BE MISLED. Please read the Princess Beanie History below for all the correct information on every detail including photo proof. Made In China indicated on the Swing Tag 5. Size 9 Top of the ears to bottom of feet 6. Extremely Limited Edition: China PVC issue is the very first Princess Beanie Edition. MESSAGE INSIDE SWING TAG Like an angel, she came from heaven above She shared her compassion, her pain, her love She only stayed with us long enough to teach The world to share, to give, to reach. Ty Beanie Baby’Princess’ the bear was announced on October 1997 & issued in December 1997 as a charity release for the Princess Diana of Wales Memorial Fund. All of Ty Inc’s profits from the bear were donated to the fund. The Princess Beanie Baby was retired on April 13, 1999. PVC PELLETS VS PE PELLETS 9. The pellet issue helps to define which came first. Stands for Polyvinyl-chloride & P. Ty stopped using PVC pellets in favor of using PE pellets as these were considered to be more environmentally friendly. Beanies with PVC pellets tend to be more rare & therefore more valuable Attention! The item “RARE-1st-Edition-Princess-Diana-1997-Retired-Beanie Baby-PVC-Pellets” is in sale since Tuesday, January 19, 2016. This item is in the category “Toys & Hobbies\Beanbag Plush\Ty\Beanie Babies-Original\Retired”. The seller is “steel_turtle” and is located in Castroville, Texas. This item can be shipped to United States.
- Brand: Ty