Peppermint Christmas Bear Puffkin made by Swibco. 5 inches. Peppermint is a white bear wearing a green cap. Red nose. Green and white striped candycane. Puffkins were introduced by Swibco back in 1997. People were into buying and collecting cute little plush animals, and the Ty Beanies were very popular. So, Swibco came out with a little line of cute collectibles called Puffkins. They retired the first edition Puffkins in 2002 and introduced the Series 2 Puffkins in 2007. First Edition Puffkins. Mint with mint tags. Birthday 12-25-00. Item 6734.