According to Smart Collecting, Speedy is a turtle Beanie Baby with a green body and brown shell. It was first issued on June 25, 1994 and retired on Oct. 1, 1997.
According to Love My Beanies, first generation Beanie Babies are some of the rarest ones available and can be worth a significant amount of money. Speedy the turtle was released with the first generation. By the time Speedy was retired in 1997, it had been re-released and included tags from generations 1, 2, 3 and 4. As stated by Smart Collecting, the authenticated Speedy Beanie Baby with mint tags sold for $1,000 at auction in September 2000.