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This lot and the following five were all presented to Gyles Brandreth and the museum after Peter Bull died by the Dowager Lady Bull, Peter's mother.
Peter Bull is often credited with being one of the most influential figures in the birth of Teddy Bear collecting as a popular hobby. He wrote several books on bear collecting during the 1960s and 1970s and often appeared on television discussing his love of the teddy bear.
A character actor by profession, his life was soon taken over by his hobby, sadly he passed away in 1984, but his legacy remains to this day.