His heart is red and full of love
He cares for you so give him a hug
Keep him close when feeling blue
Feel the love he has for you !
Some sellers, particularly on eBay, attempt to represent Valentino with a brown nose as being extremely rare. That is not the case. All Valentino Beanie Babies were produced with brown noses.
Baseball - May 17, 1998, New York Yankees vs. Minnesota Twins - 10,000 given out.
Softball - June 26, 1998, Bolton Bombers vs. Morain Valley Community College - unknown # given out.
Special Olympics - 1998.
Toys for Tots (1998) - Marine Corps Reserves.
Miami Childrens Miracle Network
South Florida Show, August 29, 1998
1. Valentino without a red heart on the chest.
2. Valentino with a Curly tush tag.
3. Valentino with a Maple tush tag.
4. Valentino with a Speedy tush tag.
5. Valentino with a Squealer tush tag.
6. Valentino 5th generation swing tag with "ORIGIINAL" & "Suface" errors.
Counterfeit versions of Valentino exist.