Pre-1st Gen Pinchers Sells For $1,525

You don’t see these everyday, a pre-1st Generation Pinchers with the UK tag instead of the normal heart tag. After 23 bids, the beanie ended at $1,525.00 on October 29, 2013.  It was one of the highest priced beanie babies on eBay during 2013. and one of the very few pre-1st Generation versions to appear on the online auction site.

Pinchers is apart of the ‘Original 9’ Beanie Babies produced by Ty Warner. In fact, at the 1993 New York Toy Show, Pinchers and Brownie were the very first Beanies to be shown off to the public. Ty made the Pinchers beanie baby for many years, and several versions exist. The only ones worth any real money are 1st Generation and 2nd Generation Heart Tag versions. A 1st Generation with Korean Tush Tags. Punchers/Pinchers sold on June 2, 2013 for $1,800.00, it was one of the highest priced beanies to sell in 2013.


Pinchers the Lobster
Pre-1st Generation Hang Tag
1st Generation – 4 Line Korean Tush Tag
Final Price: $1,525.00
Sale Date: October 29, 2013
Impossible to Find – RARE!






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  • We have the Pincher how do we know if ours is the correct one. It has the Ty tag that states Pincher its in very good condition.

  • I have a Pincher with heart tag June 19.1993 #4026. Tush tag 1993 TY INC. P.V.C. PELLETS
    REG NOPA. 1965 (KR) EXCELLENT CODITION. Would like to sell it.

  • I have a authentic Bennie baby that I’m sure is authentic I checked the vintage numbers on it and it’s worth 1,525.00 an is in great condition the only thing about it is my one yr old son pulled the tag off that had a gold star seal is the still worth something?

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