[Updated May 2022]
Every few months we go on a hunt for the most expensive Bearbrick figures on the market. Since we are stepping into the second month of the year, we have to look back and check out what our favorite collectibles are doing. If the past two years have taught us anything, it is that making predictions is a fool’s errand. But, the world got moving again, yes, but not for very long and seldom together. The art market is making a steady recovery, and as far we can see, the Bearbrick market is still going strong.
All quiet on the Bearbrick front
Even in 2022, the same Bearbrick figures are still sovereign leaders when it comes to high-end prices. While the most expensive Bearbrick figures might have a few things in common with their less pricey counterparts, they set themselves apart with those seriously impressive collaborations with designers and artists, which truly makes them unique. But we’re not here to philosophize about the nature of Bearbrick figures. We’re here to share what are, undeniably, the most expensive and valuable Bearbrick figures available on the art market in 2022. These are the absolute height of luxury and excess.
1) Bearbrick x Readymade x A Bathing Ape 1000% – Last sale whopping $19,725
The undisputed champion of the art market still is the Bearbrick x Readymade x A Bathing Ape 1000% figure.
2) Bearbrick Coco Chanel 1000% – Last sale $18,052
Designed by the late fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld, this Bearbrick figure is modeled to look like Chanel’s founder Coco Chanel, dressed in her classic outfit: a Chanel jacket and pearls.
3) Bearbrick My First Bearbrick Baby Space Version 1000% – Last sale $15,161
To infinity and beyond – This exquisite Bearbrick figure belongs to the My First B@BY series, originally created by the famous Japanese actress Chiaki Kuriyama, and is truly a one-of-a-kind collector’s item.
4) Bearbrick Karimoku Haroshi 400% – Last sale $14,605
5) Bearbrick Kaws Chomper 1000% – Last sale $13,467
Although these Kaws’ art toys reflect the artist’s desire to make his works of art more accessible to the public, they reach very high prices making him one of the most sought-after artists of today.
6) Bearbrick World Wide Tour 2 x Fragment Bunny 1000% – Last sale $13,349
For the first time on our list of the 10 most expensive Bearbrick figures available on the market, we got a wolf in sheep’s clothing (and we really mean it) – Bearbrick World Wide Tour 2 x Fragment Bunny 1000%
7) Bearbrick x HAROSHI x Karimoku 400% Multi – Last sale $13,277
Another Bearbrick figure from the Karimoku family. Every time Medicom Toy collaborates with the master of wood from Japan, the result is stunningly aesthetic.
8) Bearbrick x KAWS Original Fake x Nexus 7 Karimoku 400% Black Wood – Last sale $12,898
Made in 2007, this unique Bearbrick figure is the birth child of Kaws, Medicom Toy, and Karimoku.
9) Bearbrick Readymade Mickey Mouse 1000% – Last sale $12,816
This Bearbrick figure features a “Disney” trademark with a fitted camouflage ghillie suit that covers ears and hands, finished off by a small opening for the eyes. This unique combination makes it a very high-priced figure.
10) Bearbrick Karimoku Horizon 1000% – Last sale $12,329
Whenever Medicom Toy and Karimoku join forces, the result is quite a stunning and impressive Bearbrick figure.