Furby

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Date Introduced
1998
Photographer
Richards, Mark
Dimensions
overall: 7 in x 7 in x 7 in
Manufacturer
Tiger Electronics, Ltd.
Credit Line
Gift of Peter Simpson
Copyright Owner
© Mark Richards
Object ID
102690114

This furry toy ignited a 1998 holiday season buying frenzy, with resale prices reaching $300. Each Furby initially spoke only “Furbish” but could gradually learn English commands. It communicated with other nearby Furbies using an infrared port between its eyes.