London, South Kensington
6 December 1999
A Chad Valley 'Toffee'
with light brown mohair, deep amber and black glass eyes, black stitched 'button' nose and mouth, swivel head, jointed limbs, rexine pads, wearing original red knitted hat and scarf --9in. (23cm.) tall, circa 1953 (slight overall wear)
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The Teddy Bear Encyclopedia, Pauline Cockrill, page 104
Toffee was a character from the 1950s-60s BBC Children's radio programme Listen With Mother. Jane Alan later published a book of stories about his adventures with a little girl called Lulupet.
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