London, South Kensington
3 December 2002
A rare Chiltern 'Master Teddy'
with golden mohair head, white opaque glass eyes with green and black painted pupils, black stitched nose and mouth, pink stitched tongue, golden mohair hands and feet, brushed beige cotton feet pads, cloth body and original pink and white checked shirt with Eton collar, brushed blue cotton trousers with red patch and rexine braces; an original receipt and brown paper bag for McIlroy's Ltd --7in. (18cm.) high, circa 1915 (loss of most mohair)
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This teddy has been wrapped up in this brown paper bag since the 1930s.
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