Some people are content to be casual Beanie Baby collectors, and that's fine. But for the truly devoted, owning thousands of these valuable plushes isn't enough! That's why we've rounded up the week's best deals on Beanie Baby memorabilia. Score a CD filled with Beanie Baby songs for $4, save $1 on a Beanie Baby eBook that will probably be awesome once it's published, and get a pack of unopened Beanie Baby Collector's Cards because you should.
Note: Most of these items have very low stock, so it's best to just buy everything below without reading any further. And then you'll be surprised!
"Unofficial" Beanie Baby Songs: Volume 1 CD
Store: parkslopemusic via Amazon
Price: $3.84 with $3.99 s&h
Lowest By: $0.01
Is It Worth It?: From the authors of The Beanie Baby Handbook comes the CD that no Beanie Baby collector should live without: "Unofficial" Beanie Baby Songs: Volume 1. There's nothing "unofficial" about these savings: you can take home this audio gem for just $4! This Editors' Choice CD includes timeless tracks like "Beanie Babies are Here to Stay," "Spot Without a Spot," and "Meet the Beanies." The seller only has two copies left, so don't miss out on your chance to own this classic treasure!
Zac Bissonnette's The Great Beanie Baby Bubble Kindle eBook Preorders
Lowest By: $1
Is It Worth It?: We're not sure who ripped the tags off this guy's Beanies, but grumpy-pants Zac Bissonnette has a book coming out in November called The Great Beanie Baby Bubble: Mass Delusion and the Dark Side of Cute. Right now, you can preorder the Kindle version for just $13, a savings of $5 off the price of the hardcover edition. We're sure the title is just misleading, and this Editors' Choice book will provide a modern-day collector with lots of fun trivia about the early days of Beaniedom. (FUN FACT: It's the only Beanie Baby-themed eBook we've seen. Ever!)
Beanie Babies Series II Collector's Cards
Store: catrae via eBay
Price: $2.99 with free shipping
Lowest By: $1
Expires: April 16
Is It Worth It?: As we're sure you all know, there were only 114,048,000 Series II Beanie Baby Collector's Cards printed in 1999. Hold onto your hats, collectors, because here's your chance to grab an un-opened pack of first edition Series II cards for just $3! Some eBay sellers charge around $20 for one of these packs, which contain eight trading cards, one trivia game card, and an Official Club Mini-Magazine. Your Editors' Choice card pack could even contain a very rare autographed card, signed by Ty, Inc. founder Ty Warner!
Simplicity 7929: Accessories for 9" Beanbag Animals Sewing Pattern
Store: Martin's Treasures via eBay
Price: $6.14 with free shipping
Lowest By: $11
Expires: April 16
Is It Worth It?: There's nothing more enjoyable than dressing up your Beanie Babies, but who wants to spend a bundle on ill-fitting doll clothes? (That's money you could be investing in more Beanies, silly!) You'll be able to hand-sew custom costumes for your Babies with this vintage Simplicity pattern, which some eBay sellers charge upwards of $17 for. Of course, what really makes this Editors' Choice pattern stand out is its versatility; you'll also be able to make a Beanie Baby backpack, storage pouches, and more! Act fast though, this seller only has two of these uncut patterns available.
Ty Beanie Babies 5-Pin Set
Store: funbears&things via eBay
Price: $6.74 with free shipping
Lowest By: $13
Is It Worth It?: Show your Beanie Baby pride with this set of five official Beanie Baby lapel pins. At just $7, this Editors' Choice set is a full $13 under the best price we could find on Amazon. This pin set includes a Ty tag pin, a Ty Beanie Babies Official Club badge, an adorable Clubby pin, a Patriot pin (so patriotic!), and a pin bearing the image of one of the Orginal Nine, Squealer the Pig. This seller only has one left, so be the first to click!