London, South Kensington
1 December 2004
A rare Pintel teddy bear
with short golden mohair, clear and black glass eyes, pronounced muzzle, black stitched nose, mouth and claws, swivel head, jointed limbs with brown felt pads, hump, squeaker, original ribbon and gold painted tinplate button on chest, 1920s --14½in. (37cm.) high (some thinning to mohair)
Previously the property of the late Pam Hebbs.
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This actual bear appears on page 48 of The Teddy Bear Encyclopedia, Pauline Cockrill.
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