London, South Kensington
19 September 2007
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 felt pads and label on right foot pad, 1930s --18¼in. (46.5cm.) high (very slight wear and fading, missing claw stitching from left hand paw)
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For this actual bear see The Teddy Bear Hall of Fame - A Century of Historic Bears, by Michele Brown, page 84.
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