London, South Kensington
3 December 2002
A rare Chiltern teddy bear
with white mohair, clear and black glass eyes, pronounced clipped muzzle, black stitched nose, mouth and claws, swivel head, jointed limbs with velvet pads, slight hump and squeaker --19½in. (49.5cm.) high, 1930s
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See The Teddy Bear Encyclopedia, Pauline Cockrill, pg. 57.
There are records showing one thousand of these special white mohair teddy bears made for Hamley's in 1938.
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