A Ty Beanie Baby Inky the Tan Octopus with mouth sold on June 8, 2016 for $81. The auction had attracted 25 bids. The beanie had a 2nd generation heart tag and a 1st generation tush tag. The Beanie baby had been authenticated by Becky’s True Blue Beans and rated Mint With Mint Tags – Museum Quality.
Inky the Beanie Baby was introduced on June 25, 1994 as a tan octopus without a mouth. A mouth was added in 1995 and later that year the color changed to pink.