17 May 2001,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 223
GBP 150 - GBP 200
'Mister E', a British teddy bear
with blonde mohair, pronounced muzzle, orange and black glass eyes, black stitched nose and mouth, swivel head and jointed limbs --23in. (58.5cm.) high, 1930s (large bald patch to back of head, wear to tummy and pads recovered)
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Mister E was featured in the museum as an unidentified teddy bear, with a request to visitors, to see if they could work out who made him.
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