London, South Kensington
4 July 2006
A Farnell teddy bear
with golden mohair, black boot eyes, pronounced clipped muzzle, black stitched nose, mouth and claws, swivel head, jointed limbs with cloth pads and hump, 1910-20s --12¾in. (32.5cm.) high (three pads recovered and some thinning to top of head)
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This actual bear features in A Collector's Guide to Bears, by Sue Pearson, page 55.
This bear is known as Archie.
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