Holiday Christmas bear born 12-25-96. He was introduced October 1, 1997 and retired that same year on December 31, 1997. The 1997 Holiday Teddy the bear is soft brown and wears a red and white Santa hat on his head and a red and white scarf around his neck. He has an adorable brown nose and black eyes. 8.5 inches in length. P.V.C. pellets and feels fuller than the other Beanie Babies. Poem reads: Beanie Babies are special no doubt. All filled with love – inside and out. Wishes for fun times filled with joy. Ty’s holiday teddy is a magical toy! Teddy the holiday bear has his head slightly cocked. It's so adorable it is hard to resist all his cuteness. Teddy the holiday bear is in mint condition. The swing tag is in a protective plastic cover.