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Becoming the #1 “must-have” toy of the late 90s, it didn’t take long before Hasbro introduced special limited edition Furbies to the yearning masses. With a cap on units produced, many of these novelty furballs are now valuable collector’s items. Get ready to board the money train to Furbyland as we rank the 13 rarest Furbies and reveal their 2023 values.
Value: $100 to $300
Rocking a bejeweled fluffy gown and a gold-accented crown, the special limited edition Royal Furby is all about ruling with humility, loyalty, and “may-may” (love). Also known as King Furby, this marvelous monarch was the last ever Furby to be released in stores globally. With piercing purple eyes and vivid fur coloring, this is one of the most beloved special edition Furbies.
There’s also a Royal Furby prototype with a fabric crown and scepter, making it one of the very few Furbies with any kind of prop to hold. Only two are known to exist, one of which was sold for $450 in 2017.
Nobody knows where the other prototype is. Rumor has it that they’re in exile, waiting to emerge when Furbies need them most.
Value: $120 to $300
Also known as Sorcerer Furby, Wizard Furby is ready to cast a spell on you with its adorable felt robes and pointy hat. The black body fur and faceplate contrast really well with the deep purple clothing and stomach, making this Furby a real standout when displayed.
The original prototype for Wizard Furby looks completely different. With his black collared cape and puffy white hair, this prototype looks more like one of the evil Furbies you hear so much about. There’s also a second prototype identical to the completed Furby, except it has a white faceplate.
Value: $80 to $100
With a stomach checkered like a racing flag, Racing Furby doesn’t waste any time letting you know that they’re about. While essentially a slight variation on the existing Skunk Furby, that didn’t stop Furby fans from gobbling up all 72,000 units of this Kmart exclusive.
Sealed in its original packaging, this special edition Furby sells for around $80 to $100 on eBay, depending on box condition.
Value: $100 to $300
This rare Furby may be dressed like a clown, but its value to collectors is no joke! On eBay, Jester Furby can easily fetch between $100 to $300, depending on box condition. Sold exclusively at Target, only 72,000 were made.
While it may not be the most expensive Furby ever, Jester Furby has easily one of the most unique and visually exciting designs that Tiger Electronics/Hasbro came up with. Jester Furby is also the only special edition Furby that has a faceplate a different color from its eyelids.
Value: $150 to $300
If Royal Furby is a little too undemocratic for your tastes, here’s President Furby! Easily one of the cutest/funniest Furbies ever created, this fuzzy Commander in Chief is wearing a sharp black suit along with a patriotic U.S.A flag and “Furby for President” badges.
Apart from looking fantastic, President Furby is also popular for its unique voice lines like “Me President!” and “Wahoo! Big America”.
With just 36,000 in existence, President Furby has become one of the most valuable Furby dolls, fetching around $150 to $300 on eBay.
Value: $150 to $200
Wearing some cool shades, a pair of sandals, and a bright orange aloha shirt, Tropical Furby looks ready for some serious leisure time. Only 36,000 units were produced, and they were only available at certain Toys R Us stores, making this one of the rarest Furby dolls out there.
Ironically, while being created to celebrate summer, delays meant that this Furby wouldn’t make it to shelves until fall.
Quantity: Limited release of at least 10,000
Descending down from Furby heaven, Angel Furby is here to bless you with a whimsical song from their golden harp. Two white angel wings and a golden halo complete the outfit. With such a beautiful design, it’s no surprise why this is one of the most coveted of the Furby special editions.
Like President Furby, Angel Furby also comes with special phrases like “Me believe you special like angel!” and “Me like halo, harp, whoopie!”
While there are believed to be at least 10,000 units, the exact number of Angel Furbies is unknown. This has helped raise the collectible’s value, attracting prices of around $500 on eBay.
Value: $100 to $200
While looking like a basic original Furby, this toy is a vintage collector’s item thanks to only being available through Hi-C contests. With only 5000 in existence, Hi-C Furby is one of the rarest special edition Furbies out there.
The black spots on the fur of each Hi-C Furby are randomized, meaning that every doll looks slightly different.
As of writing, a Hi-C Furby collects around $100 to $200 on eBay.
Quantity: Around 500
Value: At least $2000 sealed
Looking like they just jumped out of a Dr. Seuss book, Kid Cuisine Furby’s gorgeous color scheme makes it a must-have for any collector. The eyes come in either blue or green, meaning there are technically two versions of this elusive Furby.
It’s suspected that only around 500 Kid Cuisine Furbies exist, making it extremely rare. As of writing, one is being auctioned on eBay for a starting price of $2,100. Another sealed Kid Cuisine Furby is being sold along with two Furby Buddy versions of the doll for $4,500.
According to this Reddit post, one also sold loose, along with two other vintage Furbies, for a cool $1,301.
Value: $250 to $400
Coated in the colors of the Chicago Cubs, this special edition Talking Buddy Furby was given out only to fans who attended the team’s game against the Detroit Tigers at Wrigley Field ballpark in June 2000. Only 500 were available to collect, and those that didn’t get handed out were never seen again, so the exact number remaining is unknown.
As of writing, one is being sold on eBay for $327. Some past listings have valued this rare Furby between $250 to $400.
Value: $300 (Furby) & $200 (Furby Babies)
Also known as Furby 2005, Emoto-Tronic Furbies were almost double the size of the original with various other cosmetic changes. This new Furby design came with advanced features like the ability to communicate with other Furbies, improved speech recognition, and an interactive game. A paired-down version called Emoto-Tronic Furby Babies was also released.
A little over 15 years later, these Furbies have become highly sought-after. As of writing, most Furbies in this series are being listed for $300 or more. The Furby Babies variant is being sold for around $200 loose.
Value: $100,000 (more than $180,000 adjusted for inflation)
Blinged out with 156 Swarovski crystals and a generous assortment of full-cut diamonds, rubies, sapphires, and emeralds, the Bejewelled Furby is a dazzling sight to behold. With jewelry crafted in 18k gold, this flashy furball had a whopping retail price of $100,000 (over $180,000 today).
This limited edition Furby model was exclusive to FAO Schwarz, and only five units were produced. Of the two that were sold, one is believed to be in a museum, while the other is privately owned.
Value: ??? (never sold)
In 2000 Tiger Electronics and Post Consumer Brands teamed up to run a Furby design competition for kids. Kids were given a form to color in and design their own Furby, and the 12 best entries were put to a public vote.
One “Brittany from Missouri” won the contest, and her work would become immortalized as the gorgeous Rainbow Furby. Brittany was given two Rainbow Furbies, one to play with and one to keep sealed, while Hasbro archived another.
With only three units known to exist, Rainbow Furby is officially the rarest Furby of all time.
Adorned with precious gems and stones, the Bejewelled Furby is the most expensive Furby of all time, with a retail price of $100,000.
Depending on condition and rarity, an original 1998 Furby can sell for anywhere between $200 to $1000 on eBay.
The first generation 1998 Furby is the oldest, with 48 color variations and 22 special editions.
While many sources claim the Bejewelled Furby to be the rarest in the world, there were five units produced. The Rainbow Furby, of which only three are known to have been created, is technically rarer (even if it’s not as expensive).
Like any other collectible toy, a Furby is valuable based on its scarcity and condition. The special edition Furbies are the most highly valued because they were produced in small quantities.
Lee is curator of nostalgia and a long-time collector of loveable junk. An 80s baby, 90s kid, he knows he had it good when it came to Saturday morning cartoons. Spends his life trying to recapture the dopamine hit of playing Game Boy for the first time and believes Beanie Babies will make a fortuitous comeback. Obsessed with everything (and anything) retro, he is your trusted guide to a world of 90s toys, games and collectables.
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