London, South Kensington
4 July 2006
A Steiff teddy bear
with blonde mohair, black boot button eyes, pronounced clipped muzzle, black stitched nose, mouth and claws, swivel head, jointed elongated limbs with felt pads, hump and FF button in ear, circa 1910 --13¾in. (35cm.) high (bald areas on tops of arms, chest, right cheek and feet, small hole in muzzle, general wear, nose stitching part replaced and holes in pads)
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This bear is known as Bomber.
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