London, South Kensington
3 July 2005
An early British teddy bear
with light golden mohair, clear and black glass eyes with remains of brown painted backs, pronounced clipped muzzle, black stitched nose, mouth and claws, swivel head, jointed limbs with ribbed cloth pads and hump, circa 1919 --17in. (43cm.) high (a few bald spots, some thinning and general wear and one hand pad with hole)
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The date May 29th 1919 is written in ink on this bears right foot pad.
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