Starbucks Limited Edition
Bearista Bear from the Starbucks Leadership Conference 2003
Front: Magic Moments: One Human Being at a Time Back:
Starbucks Coffee Company
This bear was given to attendees of the Leadership conference. The
bear is not available in retail stores. Supposedly only 1500 were
(pictures and info from awesomecheapstuff)
|The Gondolier Bearista Bear was issued in Starbucks Concept Stores
(grocery stores) only. He is NOT a numbered edition, but he sure is
cute. There is a rumor floating around that some of the gondolier
bears were sent to a few retail stores by accident.
"Mini Bearista Collection"
"Bunny Basket Bear"
This tiny 4" bear was sold in only a few stores. He resembles the #3
bear, but was released in 2002 as part of the "Mini Bearista
His little Easter
basket is in the shape of a white picket fence and contains candy.
This is the Pike Place
Bearista Bear. Only sold at the 1st Starbucks Store in Seattle,
Washington -Sold in 2002, Tush Tag (c) 2001
He has a sticker inside the
hang tag which is just about the only way you can tell him apart
from the #15 Asia Bear.
This bear does NOT have a button on its left
foot, nor is the series number on the Tush Tag.
(photo by stubbybub)
Perfection Bear" - 2000
This Bearista was handed to
Starbucks employees ONLY at the 2000 Northeast Zone Leadership
The Bear is slightly smaller than the usual Bearista
Bears and I think made by a different company. He has a white scarf
around his neck with "PASSPORT TO PERFECTION" and "NORTHEAST ZONE
LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE" written on it in red.
Tag says "Northeast
Zone Leadership Conference May 2000" on the front and "Passport to
Performance - Meeting New Challenges Together - Starbucks Coffee" on
the back in red. Tush tag says Princess Soft Toys on front and the
usual washing instructions on the back.
Note: The hang tag picture shows the
Bearista was released to
and was not available for sale in the stores.
"Summer Time Twins"
Released in only a few US
markets (San Diego was one) and in Asia, the Summer Bears are the
1st set. The set contains the first female Bearista Bear released in the
Magnets of this darling couple
were released in Asia.
"Pike Place Brown Apron" - 2002 &
This Bearista is the latest
Pike Place original.
It is only sold there.
Its special touch - the OLD logo on the
This Bearista was released in a
2003 version, so check the Tootsie Button to tell them apart.
The following is a picture of the Pike Place Market in Seattle.