London, South Kensington
17 May 2001
Twins, a Steiff teddy bear
with golden mohair, black boot button eyes, pronounced clipped muzzle, black stitched nose, mouth and claws, swivel head, jointed elongated limbs with felt feet pads only, humps and button --7¾in. (19.5cm.) high, circa 1910 (lacks stuffing from body, slighly matted and squeaker inoperative); and another identical without button
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These teddy bears have remained together all their lives, and can not be separated.
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