London, South Kensington
4 July 2006
A rare Chiltern Hugmee teddy bear
with brown frosted mohair, clear and black glass eyes with remains of brown painted backs, pronounced muzzle, black stitched nose, mouth and claws, swivel head, jointed limbs with velvet pads and hump, 1930s --16in. (40.5cm.) high (thinning and balding to front nose and edges of hands and feet, some general wear and fading)
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This bear is known as Billy.
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