London, South Kensington
18 June 2002
A Steiff teddy bear
with golden mohair, boot button eyes, pronounced muzzle, black stitched nose, mouth and claws, swivel head, jointed elongated limbs with felt pads, hump, growler and button in ear --24in. (61cm.) high, 1920s (left foot pad part patched, other small repairs to pads and slight thinning to mohair)
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This bear is known as Archibald.
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