London, South Kensington
4 July 2006
A British teddy bear
with blonde mohair, black boot button eyes, pronounced clipped muzzle, black stitched nose, mouth and claws, swivel head, jointed limbs and hump, 1920s --17in. (43cm.) high (bald spot to back of head, right back of ankle and around edges of feet, pads recovered and some general wear)
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This bear is known as Crosby.
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