Violet Purple Bear Puffkin made by Swibco. 5 inches. 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. These are all First Edition Puffkins. Birthday is 4-12-98. Item number 6659.