London, South Kensington
19 September 2007
A British 1st World War teddy bear
with pinkish/blonde mohair, black pin eyes, 'slotted-in' ears, pronounced muzzle, black stitched nose and mouth, swivel head and disc and pin-jointed limbs --6in. (15cm.) high (general wear, head sewn in place)
The childhood bear of Mrs Sylvia Bolus.
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