London, South Kensington
1 December 2004
A Chad Valley teddy bear
with blue mohair, clear and black glass eyes, pronounced clipped muzzle, black stitched nose, mouth and claws, swivel head, jointed limbs, hump, cloth label on foot and button in ear, 1930s --16½in. (42cm.) high (large bald areas and wear, pads replaced and some staining to cloth)
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This bear is known as Charles.
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