During the Summer of
1999, Clubby II Platinum membership kits started to appear and had an added
bonus. In each kit was a pack of Platinum Edition Collector's cards. Each
pack contained 3 cards with a total of 15 in the set. There are three types
All of the cards have the
same design on the back.
Each club kit also contained
a coin, almost all coins are silver in color, however a rare few were made
in all gold color and some in a gold/silver combination.
are 5 Limited edition cards each have "LIMITED EDITION" printed on the
top of the card and the name of the Beanie across the center. The following
are Limited Edition cards: Signature, Bronty, Legs, Millenium and Steg.
All cards also have the BBOC logo and a picture of the Beanie. It is not
sure why these state limited edition, they are no rarer than any of the
other Platinum cards.
These cards have the Beanies name written down the right side of the card.
The cards include Beak, Echo, Goldie, Jabber and Rex. Echo and Rex do not
have the BBOC logo.
These cards have the name of the Beanies printed along the bottom of the
cards. They include Bessie, Clubby, Peanut, Princess and Quackers.
Each club kit contains one BBOC
coin. The coin measures 39mm in diameter and may be silver, gold
or a combination of silver and gold. The first sets of kits to be
sold only contained of the original nine silver coins. The Original
9 Beanies are Chocolate, Cubbie, Flash, Legs, Patti, Pinchers, Splash,
Spot and Squealer.
However, in September of 1999 the following coins appeared: Clubby, Peanut,
Millennium, Mooch and Quackers!
In November of 1999, gold or gold/silver versions of Spot, Squealer,
Cubbie, Pinchers and Splash were discovered. On the gold/silver versions
of the coin, the Beanie and the Ty logo appear in silver while the rest
of the coin is gold. On the front of the coin is the Ty heart logo
surrounded by the words 'Beanie Babies Official Club.' On the back
of the coin, the image of the Beanie Baby is engraved surrounded by the
words 'Beanie Babies Original 9' or 'Beanie Babies Official Club.'
The coins are also engraved with the year, '1999,' on the back.