The Attic Treasures product line was introduced in 1993 with an initial release of 12 animals. The original 12 were designed by
Linda Harris, Ruth Fraser and Ty Warner. Attics designed by Nola Hart began to appear in 1994. Attic Treasures
are popular with collectors because they resemble the stuffed animals many
collectors remember from their own childhoods.
Attic Treasures were made with textured fur. Most of them had moveable heads, arms and legs. Many
clothing and/or accessories that ranged from a simple ribbon to sweaters, vests, jackets and even full outfits (including hats). The
original Attic Treasure family was retired by the end of January, 2003.
There are just under 240 different Attic Treasure names, but that doesn't mean there are only 240 different Attic Treasures.
Ty produced many of them with different variations. That makes Attic Treasure
collecting an interesting and challenging hobby. An Attic Treasure with any
particular name may come in different sizes, or with different clothing and accessories, or even with different body colors or
styles. If you intend to collect all the different varieties, you'll need space for 450 or more.
From 1995 to 1998, Attic Treasures were labeled Ty Collectibles on the
swing tag but the name changed back to Attic Treasures
when the 7th generation swing tags appeared.
On January 14, 2017, Ty filed a
U.S. trademark request for "Attic Treasures." Based on the application, it
appeared Ty was reintroducing the Attic Treasures product line. In March 2017, a
popular Ty product retailer began pre-selling various new Attic Treasures and in
April 2017, three new Attic Treasure rabbits in two sizes (each) appeared for sale in Learning
Express stores. A few weeks later, two of new versions of Attic Treasures
appeared for sale in the Ty online store. The Attic Treasures product line is
Last update - April 21, 2017
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