London, South Kensington
4 July 2006
A Merrythought teddy bear
with golden mohair, orange and black glass eyes, pronounced clipped muzzle, black stitched nose, mouth and claws, swivel head, jointed limbs with brown felt pads and printed label on left foot, 1930s --28in. (71cm.) high (slight general wear, dusty, muzzle discoloured, some damage to pads and label faded)
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This bear is known as Monty.
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