The Tale of Pigling Bland – Blue Thread

Theme: Beanie Babies
Subtheme: Beatrix Potter
Style Number: 46067
Colour: Pink, Mixed
Swing Tag Generation: 14
Tush Tag Generation: 13
Birthday: None
Release Date: 05/06/2006
Release Year: 2006
Retirement Date: -
Animal: Pig

 

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Description

Pigling Bland is a peach coloured pig wearing a brown jacket with the words, “Pigling Bland” in blue lettering on the bottom left. He also wears a blue and white striped shirt and tan coloured trousers. Pigling Bland has blue button eyes and wears a light blue tie. He carries a brown walking stick in his left trotter and a knotted red handkerchief bag with a white flower pattern in his right trotter.

Poem

The Tale of Pigling Bland

FIRST PUBLISHED: 1913

The Tale of Pigling Bland was published in 1913,
the year Beatrix Potter married and settled down
to farming life for good. But she had already been
keeping pigs and sketched them for this story.

Collectors note

Pigling Bland was released on 5th June 2006.

He is based on the character, Pigling Bland, from the Beatrix Potter book, The Tale of Pigling Bland.

There are two versions of this Beanie Baby. This one, with the blue lettering on his jacket is the normal retail version. There was also a gold lettering version that was exclusive to The World of Beatrix Potter in Cumbria, UK and Harrods, UK.

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