London, South Kensington
4 July 2006
A British teddy bear
with brown tipped mohair, orange and black glass eyes, pronounced clipped muzzle, black stitched nose, mouth and claws, swivel head, jointed limbs with felt pads and hump, probably Teddy Toy Co., 1930s --16in. (40.5cm.) high (general wear and thinning, three pads recovered and most brown tipping faded)
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This bear is known as Tommy.
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