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Millennium

Millennium (ribbed ribbon)

Millennium - bear - Ty Beanie Babies
Ty family:
Beanie Babies
Style number:
4226
Animal:
Bear
Variety:
Ribbed ribbon or sheer ribbon
Birthday:
January 1, 1999
Intro date:
January 1, 1999
Retire date:
November 12, 1999
Height:
9 inches
ST gen(s):
5
TT gen(s):
7, 8
Theme:
The millennium

POEM

A brand new century has come to call
Health and happiness to one and all
Bring on the fireworks and all the fun
Let's keep the party going 'til 2001 !

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

None

SPORTS PROMOTIONS

1. Baseball - August 15, 1999, New York Yankees vs. Minnesota Twins - given to all kids age 14 and under.

2. Baseball - September 26, 1999, Chicago Cubs vs. Pittsburgh Pirates - 40,000 given out.

OTHER PROMOTIONS

Special Olympics - 1999.

KNOWN ODDITIES

1. Millenium (misspelled name "n" error in ST), "Gasport" error in ST, sheer ribbon
2. Millenium (misspelled name "n" error in ST and TT), sheer ribbon
3. Millenium (misspelled name "n" error in ST and TT), "Gasport" error in ST, sheer ribbon
4. Millennium (correctly spelled name in ST and TT), "Gasport" error in ST, sheer ribbon
5. Millenium (misspelled name "n" error in ST and TT), ribbed ribbon

Counterfeit versions of Millennium exist. Check for the following common indicators before purchasing this Beanie Baby:

1. The counterfeit does not have the correct bright, rosy pink color.
2. The fabric on the counterfeit is coarse to the touch and has shorter plush than the fabric on the authentic version.
3. The embroidered globe on the counterfeit's chest is too light. It should be a darker teal blue.
4. The eyes on the counterfeit are at or near the seam on the face. The eyes on the authentic version are further away from the seam.
5. The counterfeit version is missing the copper colored ribbon around its neck.