London, South Kensington
3 July 2005
An early British teddy bear
with golden mohair, clear and black glass eyes with brown painted backs, pronounced clipped muzzle, black stitched nose and claws, swivel head, jointed limbs with ribbed cloth pads and hump, 1920s --20in. (51cm.) high (small bald patch on forehead, slight general wear and missing mouth stitching)
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This bear is known as Growler.
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