An authenticated old face teal Teddy Beanie Baby sold on Ebay on January 7, 2011 for $380. The bear had a mint 1st generation heart tag. True Blue Beans had authenticated the bear and rated it museum quality. It is very rare to find a 1st generation Beanie Baby in mint condition with mint tags. The teal old face Teddy was introduced on June 25, 1994 and retired on January 7, 1995.