17 May 2001,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 1,645
GBP 1,200 - GBP 1,400
A Steiff teddy bear
with blonde mohair, black boot button eyes, pronounced clipped muzzled, black stitched nose, mouth and claws, swivel head, jointed limbs and hump --16in. (40.5cm.) high, circa 1910 (patched hole to nose and tip of arm, overall wear, bald patches to back of head and forehead, pads recovered, nose, mouth and claw stitching and growler replaced)
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This teddy bear was won on a Trans-Atlantic Liner, crossing to America before the Great War.
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