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People Are Paying Just Bananas Amounts Of Money For Those Old Beanie Babies You Probably Threw Away

Updated May 21, 2021 3.3k votes 1.3k voters 164.8k views13 items

List RulesVote up the Beanie Babies that would make you rich if you'd just held onto them.

In the '90s, many people bought a few (or a few dozen) valuable Beanie Babies, but trashed them all years later. However, quite a few Beanie Babies are worth a staggering amount of money now. If you tossed out your old toy box, there may be a few rare Beanie Babies you wish you still had.

A lot of collectible toys from the '90s are worth some major coin these days. McDonald's and Burger King made some now-valuable toys, and millennial kids got super obsessed with Pokémon cards, but Beanie Babies epitomized the "gotta have it" collectibles craze. Toy brand TY would quickly discontinue popular models, encouraging collectors to hoard.

People are shelling out loads of cash for select high-value Beanie Babies. Take a look and see if you ever jammed one of these hot-commodity stuffed animals into a trash bag in your mom's attic. You might just end up richer than you think.

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    Erin The Bear Set: $1,000

    Photo: Ebay

    This punchy little Irish plushy set typically costs $1,000.

    Do you regret throwing this out?
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    Peanut The Elephant: $1,725

    Photo: Ebay

    This lovely blue elephant will only put you out $1,725.

    Do you regret throwing this out?
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    Make-A-Wish Foundation Valentino Bear: $27,777

    Photo: Ebay

    This Valentino bear is worth almost $28, 000. If you have that kind of cash laying around, start bidding.

    Do you regret throwing this out?
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    Cubbie The Grizzly Bear: $1,399

    Photo: Ebay

    This Cubbie bear is a rare Beanie Baby with the original rectangular tag. It goes for a little less than $1,500.

    Do you regret throwing this out?