An authenticated Ty #1 Bear Beanie Baby sold on eBay for $1,326.01 on November 17, 2012. The baby had been authenticated by Peggy Gallagher. The heart tag was signed by Ty Warner and was numbered 108 out of 253.
The #1 Bear was issued on December 12, 1998 to Ty Sales Reps and is considered one of the most valuable Beanie Baby of all times! However, its value continues to decline. In 2000, this bear sold for $5,175. Three years ago, it sold for $2,985 and last year, it sold for $1,550.