London, South Kensington
4 July 2006
A British teddy bear
with dark golden artificial silk plush, clear and black glass eyes with remains of brown painted back, pronounced clipped muzzle, black stitched circular nose, mouth and claws, swivel head, jointed limbs and hump, 1930s --13½in. (34cm.) high (pads replaced, some slight general wear, a few bald spots and matted)
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This bear is known as Sidney.
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