London, South Kensington
3 July 2005
A fine Strunz teddy bear
with light golden mohair, black boot button eyes, pronounced clipped muzzle, black stitched triangular nose, mouth and claws, swivel head, jointed elongated limbs with felt pads and hump, circa 1910 --19½in. (49.5cm.) high (very slight wear, slight damage to hand pads and discoloured)
This bear was given to Hilda Collins aged two by her parents, they lived in Leicester.
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