Named after the beautiful Emerald Isle
This Beanie Baby will make you smile,
A bit of luck, a pot of gold,
Light up the faces, both young and old !
Erin is the first bear to represent a country but not wear that country's flag.
Baseball - August 5, 1999, Chicago Cubs vs. Montreal Expos - 12,000 given out.
1. Erin missing an embroidered shamrock on its chest.
2. Erin with a Princess tush tag.
Counterfeit versions of Erin exist. Check for the following common indicators before purchasing this Beanie Baby:
1. The counterfeit version is 1.5 inches shorter than the authentic Erin.
2. The head on the counterfeit version is smaller than the head on the authentic version.
3. The fabric on the counterfeit is a lighter shade than the fabric on the authentic version.
4. The shamrock on the counterfeit is poorly embroidered.