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Trivia: Rare Bears
|Cole Rare||Marty Rare||Miranda Rare||Tanna Rare|
Crystal, the next rare bear, was released in spring 1999 as part of the second set of carousel bears. The rare version of Crystal has a unicorn with a different stance, gold painted wings hooves and horn, and Australian crystals as decoration. The rare Crystal bear has gold wings instead of white wings and Australian crystals adorning her head.
Some rare Crystals have an error understamp where the understamp was stamped in regular brown ink instead of the gold ink. This factory crafting error was later corrected.
|Kent||Rare Kent||Anthony||Rare Anthony|
The next batch of rare bears came out at the end of 1999 as part of the Professional Business series. The policeman Kent was released in rare and non-rare form. The rare version of Kent holds a green GO sign, while the non-rare version holds a red STOP sign. The painter Anthony was a surprise rare bear that was not pre-announced. The rare version of Anthony has gold paint.