Early European blind bags (Wave I, Wave III at least) may have two numerals stamped on the outside of the bag on the top of the the back seam. These numbers directly corresponds to the pony's number on collector card and character numbering for each appropriate wave below.
Up until the , all American and later European blind bags have a five digit code stamped on the top of the back seam. The 1st, 3rd, and 5th number are random numbers meant to obscure the identity of the pony. The combination of the second and fourth numbers serves as the pony's identification, and directly corresponds to the pony's number on collector card and character numbering for each appropriate wave below. Single digit card's numbers are written with a leading zero, e.g. 2 will be written as = XXX, where "X" represents the random numbers.
Redesigned to be lighter and tougher, the RedHead® Classic Blind Bags are made from water-repellent PVC-backed polyester and equipped with a mesh pocket, a large zip pocket, and a large front pocket with gusset. Other features include a heavy-duty carry handle, padded shoulder strap, and top closure. Imported.
She’s super into Thomas and Friends right now—in particular, her collection of . You look at me like you have no idea what I’m talking about—and I wouldn’t have either six months ago. Think of it like if Hot Wheels were trains. And they came in little surprise blind bags so you don’t know which one you are getting (although, us intense Thomas Mini collectors know there is a code system written on the outside of the bag that tells you what is inside).