London, South Kensington
19 September 2007
A Merrythought Cheeky bear
with blonde artificial silk plush, orange and black glass eyes, pronounced inset velvet muzzle, black stitched nose, mouth and claws, large swivel head, ears with bells, jointed limbs with felt pads and label on foot, late 1950s --14in. (35.5cm.) high (repairs to feet pads and slight wear); and a multi-coloured deckchair
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For this actual bear see The Teddy Bear Hall of Fame - A Century of Historic Bears, by Michele Brown, page 111.
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