London, South Kensington
19 September 2007
A Merrythought Cheeky bear
with golden artifical-silk plush, orange and black glass eyes, inset velvet muzzle, black stitched nose, mouth and claws, large swivel head, jointed limbs with felt pads and white label on left foot, early 1960s --13in. (33cm.) high (some wear, missing ear and damage to pads); and a miniature deck chair (2)
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For this actual bear see The Teddy Bear Hall of Fame - A Century of Historic Bears, by Michele Brown, page 110.
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