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1950s Old Irish Musical Bear "Susan" in School Uniform - £79.00

1950s Old Irish Musical Bear "Susan" in School Uniform - £79.00 1950s Old Irish Musical Bear "Susan" in School Uniform - £79.00 1950s Old Irish Musical Bear "Susan" in School Uniform - £79.00 1950s Old Irish Musical Bear "Susan" in School Uniform - £79.00 1950s Old Irish Musical Bear "Susan" in School Uniform - £79.00 1950s Old Irish Musical Bear "Susan" in School Uniform - £79.00 Dating to the 1950s, Susan is a lovely condition antique Irish bear (no label) with fully working musical device in her tummy (Brahms Lullaby!). 14 inches in height, Susan is a "stiff neck" bear with one piece head/body, original glass eyes, good nose/mouth stitching and cream plush pads (pads have light wear but no holes). Susan is a lovely example, very clean with nice coverage of bright golden mohair retained, The mechanism winder has been replaced over the years but tune still plays beautifully. Susan is all ready for school in delightful knitted school uniform of navy pinafore skirt, matching "flower" hair band and red satchel for her school books.

Price £79.00 + £6.95 UK Postage

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1950s/60s Old British Pedigree Teddy Bear "Comedy Frankie"- £75.00

1950s/60s Pedigree Old Teddy Bear "Comedy Frankie"- £75.001950s/60s Pedigree Old Teddy Bear "Comedy Frankie"- £75.001950s/60s Pedigree Old Teddy Bear "Comedy Frankie"- £75.001950s/60s Pedigree Old Teddy Bear "Comedy Frankie"- £75.001950s/60s Pedigree Old Teddy Bear "Comedy Frankie"- £75.00Comedy Frankie is such a funny little friendly bear with priceless expression!!. Dating to the 1950s/60s, he's 14 inches in height with nice dark golden mohair, amber/black plastic safety eyes, excellent nose/mouth stitching and original brown velveteen pads (slight surface wear to pads). Minor areas of balding but overall good clean condition for his years, Comedy Frankie wears stripey knitted bow tie which suits his character perfectly!. Frankie no longer has his Pedigree label.

Price £75.00 + £6.95 UK Postage

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1950s Antique Chad Valley Teddy Bear "Colin" - 15 inches - £65.00

1950s Antique Chad Valley Teddy Bear "Colin" - 15 inches - £65.001950s Antique Chad Valley Teddy Bear "Colin" - 15 inches - £65.001950s Antique Chad Valley Teddy Bear "Colin" - 15 inches - £65.001950s Antique Chad Valley Teddy Bear "Colin" - 15 inches - £65.001950s Antique Chad Valley Teddy Bear "Colin" - 15 inches - £65.001950s Antique Chad Valley Teddy Bear "Colin" - 15 inches - £65.00Colin is a lovely old 1950s Chad Valley teddy bear (no label) wearing handsome grey knitted waistcoat with button fastening. 15 inches in height, Colin is a sturdy old ted with original amber/black glass eyes and excellent nose/mouth stitching retained. There's balding to his soft golden mohair, mainly to torso and arms. His velveteen pads are worn and there's old mends to left hand pad. The right hand brown felt pad is a replacement. Non working growler/squeaker in his tummy.

Price £65.00 + £6.95 UK Postage

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1950s Antique Chad Valley Teddy Bear "Monty" - 14 inches - £60.00

1950s Antique Chad Valley Teddy Bear "Monty" - 14 inches - £60.001950s Antique Chad Valley Teddy Bear "Monty" - 14 inches - £60.001950s Antique Chad Valley Teddy Bear "Monty" - 14 inches - £60.001950s Antique Chad Valley Teddy Bear "Monty" - 14 inches - £60.001950s Antique Chad Valley Teddy Bear "Monty" - 14 inches - £60.001950s Antique Chad Valley Teddy Bear "Monty" - 14 inches - £60.00Monty is a sweet fluffy old 1950s Chad Valley teddy bear with grubby remains of label to side seam. 14 inches in height, he's a sturdy old ted with original amber/black glass eyes and excellent nose/mouth stitching retained. Monty has balding, mainly to torso and arms. His velveteen pads are worn with hole to left foot and hand. Left foot pad has outline where the Chad Valley label would have originally been (now missing). Non working squeaker in his tummy. Monty wears soft purple v neck pullover knitted by my mum.

Price £60.00 + £5.95 UK Postage

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1940s Antique Chad Valley Bear "Soldier" - SOLD

1940s Antique Chad Valley Teddy Bear "Soldier" - 14 inches - £50.001940s Antique Chad Valley Teddy Bear "Soldier" - 14 inches - £50.001940s Antique Chad Valley Teddy Bear "Soldier" - 14 inches - £50.001940s Antique Chad Valley Teddy Bear "Soldier" - 14 inches - £50.001940s Antique Chad Valley Teddy Bear "Soldier" - 14 inches - £50.001940s Antique Chad Valley Teddy Bear "Soldier" - 14 inches - £50.00Poor old Soldier the 1940s Chad Valley teddy bear (no label) has certainly been "in the wars", he only has tiny tufts of his golden mohair remaining after many decades of cuddles. Soldier is 14 inches in height, completely straw stuffed with good nose/mouth stitching retained and replacement amber/black glass eyes. Soldier's rexine pads are very worn with mends and three have straw peeking out too. A few stitches are undone to base of one ear seam. Joints all a bit floppy but he can still sit quite nicely. There's a non working squeaker in his tummy. Soldier has only recently been parted from his original owner and now looking for a loving retirement home. My mum's knitted him this smart button up waistcoat to keep his bare old tummy warm.

1940s Antique British Chiltern Hugmee Teddy Bear "Alice" - £119.00

1940s Antique British Chiltern Hugmee Teddy Bear "Alice" - £119.001940s Antique British Chiltern Hugmee Teddy Bear "Alice" - £119.001940s Antique British Chiltern Hugmee Teddy Bear "Alice" - £119.001940s Antique British Chiltern Hugmee Teddy Bear "Alice" - £119.001940s Antique British Chiltern Hugmee Teddy Bear "Alice" - £119.001940s Antique British Chiltern Hugmee Teddy Bear "Alice" - £119.00Alice is the most adorable sweet faced antique Chiltern 1940s teddy bear with faint "buzzy" little growler when she's in the mood!!, 15 inches in height, this is a beautiful solid, sturdy old bear and completely all original. Straw stuffed and fully jointed, she has amber/black glass eyes, perfect nose/mouth stitching and excellent rexine pads with only very minor crazing to the rexine. Right foot pad has outline where the Chiltern label would have originally been (now missing). Alice has the most gorgeous thick golden mohair, very clean, soft and bright, her colour is beautiful. She comes complete with delightful outfit knitted by my mum. Alice is such a pretty girl, you can't help but smile at her!!.

Price £119.00 - FREE UK Postage!!

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1930s Antique Merrythought Bear "Arthur" with Early Label - SOLD

1930s Antique Merrythought Bear "Arthur" with Early Label - £135.001930s Antique Merrythought Bear "Arthur" with Early Label - £135.001930s Antique Merrythought Bear "Arthur" with Early Label - £135.001930s Antique Merrythought Bear "Arthur" with Early Label - £135.001930s Antique Merrythought Bear "Arthur" with Early Label - £135.001930s Antique Merrythought Bear "Arthur" with Early Label - £135.00Arthur is a fabulous antique British Merrythought bear with early "Made in England by Merrythought Ltd" label retained to foot. Arthur dates to the 1930s, he's 11 inches in height with original amber/black glass eyes, excellent "hook" nose/mouth stitching and good strong felt pads retained (just minor little hole to one hand pad). Arthur has areas of balding to his golden mohair, a few missing claws and tummy squeaker no longer works but overall lovely clean condition for years. Arthur is a wonderful old Merrythought character for display, the 1930s Merrythought bears are becoming increasing hard to find.

1950s Antique Chad Valley Labeled Bear "Gatsby" in Pajamas! - SOLD

1950s Antique Chad Valley Labeled Bear "Gatsby" in Pajamas! - £92.00 1950s Antique Chad Valley Labeled Bear "Gatsby" in Pajamas! - £92.00 1950s Antique Chad Valley Labeled Bear "Gatsby" in Pajamas! - £92.00 1950s Antique Chad Valley Labeled Bear "Gatsby" in Pajamas! - £92.00 1950s Antique Chad Valley Labeled Bear "Gatsby" in Pajamas! - £92.00 1950s Antique Chad Valley Labeled Bear "Gatsby" in Pajamas! - £92.00 Gatsby is such a handsome antique British Chad Valley teddy bear retaining blue and white Chad Valley label beneath one arm and faded foot label too. Dating to the 1950s, he's 15 inches in height, with original glass eyes, excellent "coal shaped" nose and "serious" mouth stitching retained and original velveteen pads (surface worn but no holes). Gatsby has minor fur loss but overall excellent clean coverage of thick golden mohair for age. Non working sqeaker in his tummy. He wears antique pale blue pajamas with mother of pearl buttons, he looks so adorable in them!.

1950s Antique Chiltern Teddy Bear "Orson" - 11 inches - £70.00

1950s Antique Chiltern Teddy Bear "Orson" - 12 inches - £70.001950s Antique Chiltern Teddy Bear "Orson" - 12 inches - £70.001950s Antique Chiltern Teddy Bear "Orson" - 12 inches - £70.001950s Antique Chiltern Teddy Bear "Orson" - 12 inches - £70.001950s Antique Chiltern Teddy Bear "Orson" - 12 inches - £70.001950s Antique Chiltern Teddy Bear "Orson" - 12 inches - £70.00Orson is an adorable 1950s antique British Chiltern teddy bear (no label) with smart stripey ribbon bow. 11 inches in height, he has original amber/black glass eyes, velveteen pads (lightly worn with tiny holes to toes) and nice nose/smiley mouth retained. Orson has areas of balding, mainly arms and face but still nice fur coverage overall. Non working squeaker in his tummy. A gorgeous little ted with such a sweet gentle face, looking for a nice new home after recently been parted with original owner.

Price £70.00 + £4.95 UK Postage

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1930s Antique Merrythought Panda "Chi Chi" with Label - £170.00

1930s Antique Merrythought Panda Bear "Chi Chi" with Label - £170.001930s Antique Merrythought Panda Bear "Chi Chi" with Label - £170.001930s Antique Merrythought Panda Bear "Chi Chi" with Label - £170.001930s Antique Merrythought Panda Bear "Chi Chi" with Label - £170.001930s Antique Merrythought Panda Bear "Chi Chi" with Label - £170.001930s Antique Merrythought Panda Bear "Chi Chi" with Label - £170.00Chi Chi is a beautiful rare antique Merrythought Panda bear with early "Reg Design" Merrythought label retained to foot. Chi Chi dates to the 1930s, he's 16 inches in height with original white edged clear glass eyes (tiny remaining flecks of brown painted backs), excellent nose/mouth stitching retained and original black felt pads with old repairs. Chi Chi's long fluffy mohair has areas of thinning/balding and tummy squeaker no longer works otherwise lovely clean condition for years. All joints are nice and tight, Chi Chi is a wonderful old Merrythought character who poses beautifully!!.

Price £170.00 - FREE UK Postage!!

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Large 1930s Antique British Pixie Toys Bear "Doris" - £115.00 (RESERVED)

Large 1930s Antique British Pixie Toys Bear "Doris" - £115.00Large 1930s Antique British Pixie Toys Bear "Doris" - £115.00Large 1930s Antique British Pixie Toys Bear "Doris" - £115.00Large 1930s Antique British Pixie Toys Bear "Doris" - £115.00Large 1930s Antique British Pixie Toys Bear "Doris" - £115.00Large 1930s Antique British Pixie Toys Bear "Doris" - £115.00Doris is a fabulous rare find antique British "Pixie Toys" bear (no label) dating to the 1930s. Pixie Toys bears seldom come up for sale. The company was launched in Stoubridge in the 1930s by two wives of glass manufacturers who decided to generate extra income by making a few soft toys. The company went from strength to strength, employing ex Merrythought employee Elizabeth Simmonds as designer who later bought out the company when the two founders retired. Doris is a wonderful big old Pixie Toys bear, 24 inches in height, very solid and sturdy with huge amber black glass eyes, delightful big plush lined ears and original nose/mouth stitching (her stitches are lightly worn here but she still has a beautiful smile!). Doris has good coverage of long curly golden mohair with expected areas of balding, mostly around arm joints to sides of chest. Her yellow felt pads are the originals, one foot pad having been re-stitched and a sprinkling of tiny holes to others but overall all good and strong. Doris would have originally had the early web claw stitching but just a few of the "nails" are remaining now, Such a characterful old bear, Doris is a wonderful piece of British bear making history. She wears pretty knitted dress decorated with ribbons and tiny pearls which suits her perfectly!.

1950s British Pedigree Old Teddy Bear "Curtis" - 14 inches - £75.00

1950s British Pedigree Teddy Bear "Curtis" - 14 inches - £75.001950s British Pedigree Teddy Bear "Curtis" - 14 inches - £75.001950s British Pedigree Teddy Bear "Curtis" - 14 inches - £75.001950s British Pedigree Teddy Bear "Curtis" - 14 inches - £75.001950s British Pedigree Teddy Bear "Curtis" - 14 inches - £75.001950s British Pedigree Teddy Bear "Curtis" - 14 inches - £75.00Curtis is a handsome old 1950s British Pedigree teddy Bear with small scrap of his label to back seam, 14 inches in height, Curtis is a lovely friendly bear with nice soft golden mohair, amber/black plastic safety eyes, excellent nose/mouth stitching retained and original brown velveteen pads. Couple of bald areas to his mohair otherwise nice soft and thick. Overall very good clean condition for his years, Curtis is a gorgeous old Pedigree bear for display.

Price £75.00 + £6.95 UK Postage

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1950s Antique Chiltern Teddy Bear "Perry" - Working Squeaker!! - SOLD

1950s Antique Chiltern Teddy Bear "Perry" - Working Squeaker!! - £75.001950s Antique Chiltern Teddy Bear "Perry" - Working Squeaker!! - £75.001950s Antique Chiltern Teddy Bear "Perry" - Working Squeaker!! - £75.001950s Antique Chiltern Teddy Bear "Perry" - Working Squeaker!! - £75.001950s Antique Chiltern Teddy Bear "Perry" - Working Squeaker!! - £75.001950s Antique Chiltern Teddy Bear "Perry" - Working Squeaker!! - £75.00Perry is an adorable 1950s antique British Chiltern teddy bear (no label) with fully working chest squeaker!!. 12 inches in height, he has original amber/black plastic eyes, velveteen pads and nice nose/smiley mouth retained (just light fraying to stitching). Perry has balding to face but good thick fur coverage overall. A gorgeous little ted with such a sweet gentle face, looking very smart in his red knitted scarf!.

1950s Antique Chiltern Hugmee Bear "Robin" - Rare Smaller Size - SOLD

1950s Antique Chiltern Hugmee Series Bear "Robin" - Rare Smaller Size - £69.001950s Antique Chiltern Hugmee Series Bear "Robin" - Rare Smaller Size - £69.001950s Antique Chiltern Hugmee Series Bear "Robin" - Rare Smaller Size - £69.001950s Antique Chiltern Hugmee Series Bear "Robin" - Rare Smaller Size - £69.001950s Antique Chiltern Hugmee Series Bear "Robin" - Rare Smaller Size - £69.001950s Antique Chiltern Hugmee Series Bear "Robin" - Rare Smaller Size - £69.00Chiltern's smaller sized 1940s/50s Hugmee series bears rarely come up for sale (most common sizes being 14 - 16 inches) so I was thrilled to find little Robin here at just 11 inches in height. Dating to the 1950s, this sweet petite ted will melt your heart, he even has delightful little chest squeaker which still works a treat!. Robin has original glass eyes, perfect nose and smiley mouth stitching retained and original rexine pads which are worn but not holed. Robin's golden mohair is clean but very sparse from many years of cuddles. No label. He displays very nicely in his cosy multicoloured scarf.

1940s/50s Antique Chiltern Teddy Bear "Tristan" - 10 inches - SOLD

1940s/50s Antique Chiltern Teddy Bear "Tristan" - 10 inches - £65.001940s/50s Antique Chiltern Teddy Bear "Tristan" - 10 inches - £65.001940s/50s Antique Chiltern Teddy Bear "Tristan" - 10 inches - £65.001940s/50s Antique Chiltern Teddy Bear "Tristan" - 10 inches - £65.001940s/50s Antique Chiltern Teddy Bear "Tristan" - 10 inches - £65.001940s/50s Antique Chiltern Teddy Bear "Tristan" - 10 inches - £65.00Dating to the 1940s/50s, Tristan is the cutest golden mohair Chiltern teddy bear (no label) with such a solemn little face, he looks about to burst into tears (bless!). 10 inches in height, Tristan has original glass eyes, professionally replaced brown pads, nose and sad mouth stitching and a little added stuffing to pad out his tummy. Tristan's golden mohair is clean but very sparse from many years of cuddles. A gorgeous little ted with such an endearing expression!.

Antique 1930s Chad Valley Magna Bear "McKenzie" - 21 inches - £180.00

Antique 1930s Chad Valley Magna Bear "McKenzie" - 21 inches - £180.00Antique 1930s Chad Valley Magna Bear "McKenzie" - 21 inches - £180.00Antique 1930s Chad Valley Magna Bear "McKenzie" - 21 inches - £180.00Antique 1930s Chad Valley Magna Bear "McKenzie" - 21 inches - £180.00Antique 1930s Chad Valley Magna Bear "McKenzie" - 21 inches - £180.00Antique 1930s Chad Valley Magna Bear "McKenzie" - 21 inches - £180.00McKenzie is an extremely handsome large Chad Valley MAGNA series bear (no label), looking a little grumpy as he's been stored away in a suitcase for many years!!. McKenzie is an early bear dating to the 1930s and a nice larger size of 21 inches in height. He has original glass eyes, excellent nose, mouth and claw stitching retained and non working growler in his tummy. Overall good, sturdy and clean for years with areas of balding to his golden mohair and replacement brown felt pads. Joints good and strong, he poses well and looks adorable in his navy knitted waistcoat with brass buttons. McKenzie is a fabulous early Chad Valley Magna series bear who's looking for a nice new home to make him smile again!.

Price £180.00 - FREE UK Postage!!

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1950s Deans Ragbook Old Teddy Bear "Ricky" with Label - £65.00

1950s Deans Ragbook Teddy Bear "Ricky" with Label - £65.001950s Deans Ragbook Teddy Bear "Ricky" with Label - £65.001950s Deans Ragbook Teddy Bear "Ricky" with Label - £65.001950s Deans Ragbook Teddy Bear "Ricky" with Label - £65.001950s Deans Ragbook Teddy Bear "Ricky" with Label - £65.001950s Deans Ragbook Teddy Bear "Ricky" with Label - £65.00Dating to the 1950s, Ricky is a lovely cheeky faced Deans Ragbook bear retaining his Deans Ragbook label to back seam (label slightly grubby but perfectly readable). 15 inches in height, Ricky is all original with glass eyes, brown nose/mouth stitching (slightly worn) and velveteen pads which are surface worn but no holes. Ricky has nice coverage of thick golden mohair for years with just small areas of balding. Back seam looks to have been re sewn and he has non working squeaker in his tummy. Ricky wears adorable beige tank top knitted for him by my mum.

Price £65.00 + £5.95 UK Postage

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1940s/50s Antique Musical Deans Bear "Charlie" - SOLD

1940s/50s Antique Musical Deans Bear "Charlie" - £85.001940s/50s Antique Musical Deans Bear "Charlie" - £85.001940s/50s Antique Musical Deans Bear "Charlie" - £85.001940s/50s Antique Musical Deans Bear "Charlie" - £85.001940s/50s Antique Musical Deans Bear "Charlie" - £85.001940s/50s Antique Musical Deans Bear "Charlie" - £85.00Dating to the 1940s/50s, Charlie is a super condition antique Deans bear (no label) with fully working musical device in his tummy which plays Brahms Lullaby!. 14 inches in height, Charlie is very clean with lovely coverage of bright golden mohair (just bald area to back), original glass eyes and excellent "hook" nose and mouth stitching retained. The beige felt pads are very good, joints all strong, he poses so elegantly!. The pull string of his musical device has been replaced over the years but lovely that it still works so well.

Large 1930s Antique British Chiltern Bear "Hamilton"- 20 inches - £165.00

Large 1930s Antique British Chiltern Bear "Hamilton"- 20 inches - £165.00Large 1930s Antique British Chiltern Bear "Hamilton"- 20 inches - £165.00Large 1930s Antique British Chiltern Bear "Hamilton"- 20 inches - £165.00Large 1930s Antique British Chiltern Bear "Hamilton"- 20 inches - £165.00Large 1930s Antique British Chiltern Bear "Hamilton"- 20 inches - £165.00Large 1930s Antique British Chiltern Bear "Hamilton"- 20 inches - £165.00Hamilton is a fabulous large antique British Chiltern bear (no label), a lovely big cuddly 20 inches in height. He's an early Chiltern bear dating to the 1930s with original clear glass eyes, early raised corner nose stitching and original cloth pads (light wear/discolouration to pads). Hamilton has plenty of balding, especially sparse to tum and back and there's couple of old re- sewn seams. Overall nice clean condition for such an early ted, I think he's even more handsome in real life!. He poses well in his smart multicoloured knitted waistcoat with mother of pearl buttons.

Price £165.00 - FREE UK Postage!!

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Large 1930s/40s Large Antique British Bear "Timothy"- £79.00

Large 1930s/40s Large Antique British Bear "Timothy"- £79.00Large 1930s/40s Large Antique British Bear "Timothy"- £79.00Large 1930s/40s Large Antique British Bear "Timothy"- £79.00Large 1930s/40s Large Antique British Bear "Timothy"- £79.00Large 1930s/40s Large Antique British Bear "Timothy"- £79.00Large 1930s/40s Large Antique British Bear "Timothy"- £79.00Timothy is a circa 1930s/40s well loved old sparse British ted with such a sad expression he looks about to burst into tears (bless!). 21 inches in height, Timothy is a large ted with glass eyes, excellent nose/mouth stitching, big cup ears and large feet. Most of Timothy's golden mohair has been loved away, mainly to tummy and face and his brown felt pads are old replacements. Age related wear in general and few small old neat repairs on close inspection. Left shoulder tiny bit higher than right but he doesn't seem to mind and poses perfectly well. Timothy has sturdy stuffing and good strong joints so he still sits really proudly. He wears smart red knitted waistcoat with mother of pearl buttons to keep his sparse old tum warm.

Price £79.00 + £11.95 UK Postage

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1930s Antique Merrythought Bear "Shirley" with Label - £139.00

1930s Antique Merrythought Bear "Shirley" with Label - £139.001930s Antique Merrythought Bear "Shirley" with Label - £139.001930s Antique Merrythought Bear "Shirley" with Label - £139.001930s Antique Merrythought Bear "Shirley" with Label - £139.001930s Antique Merrythought Bear "Shirley" with Label - £139.001930s Antique Merrythought Bear "Shirley" with Label - £139.00Shirley is a gentle natured old English 1930s antique Merrythought bear retaining her "Merrythought - Hygienic Toys - Made in England" label to foot. 16 inches in height, she's an adorable early Merrythought bear with amber/black glass eyes, original "hook nose" and mouth stitching, almost all claws and original felt pads (hand pads are holed). Shirley's golden mohair has plenty of balding, mainly tummy and face but remainder is soft and clean. All joints nice and strong, her stuffing is a little squishy to tummy. Shirley wears antique lace "scarf" with vintage "Shirley" brooch to front!.

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1950s/60s Old English LEFRAY Teddy Bear "Dexter" - 16 inches - £65.00

1950s Old English LEFRAY Teddy Bear "Dexter" - 16 inches - £65.001950s Old English LEFRAY Teddy Bear "Dexter" - 16 inches - £65.001950s Old English LEFRAY Teddy Bear "Dexter" - 16 inches - £65.001950s Old English LEFRAY Teddy Bear "Dexter" - 16 inches - £65.001950s Old English LEFRAY Teddy Bear "Dexter" - 16 inches - £65.001950s Old English LEFRAY Teddy Bear "Dexter" - 16 inches - £65.00Dexter is a 1950s/60s old English Lefray bear (no label) wearing delightful blue cardi and hat knitted outfit. A lovely stocky and sturdy old teddy bear, 17 inches in height with amber/black plastic eyes, good "hook" nose/mouth stitching retained and big fat tummy with non working growling device inside. His deep golden mohair plush is soft thick and clean with just small areas of loss. The original plush pads are worn with holes to left hand pad and right foot pad (see photo 3). Dexter is a delightful tubby old Lefray bear, with such a lovely comical expression!.

Price £65.00 + £7.95 UK Postage

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1950s Antique Merrythought Bear "Bertram" with Label - SOLD

1950s Antique Merrythought Bear "Bertram" with Label - £139.001950s Antique Merrythought Bear "Bertram" with Label - £139.001950s Antique Merrythought Bear "Bertram" with Label - £139.001950s Antique Merrythought Bear "Bertram" with Label - £139.001950s Antique Merrythought Bear "Bertram" with Label - £139.001950s Antique Merrythought Bear "Bertram" with Label - £139.00Bertram is a such a full of character cheeky faced antique Merrythought teddy bear dating to the 1950s. 13 inches in height, he has amber/black glass eyes, good nose/mouth stitching. original felt pads (thinning with couple of tiny holes) and excellent "Merrythought - Ironbridge Shrops - Made in England" label retained to foot. Bertram has thick bright golden mohair with areas of thinning/balding but overall good and clean for years. Bertram looks the "bees knees" in his handsome waistcoat knitted by my mum.

1950s British Pedigree Teddy Bear "Carter" - 16 inches - SOLD

1950s British Pedigree Teddy Bear "Carter" - 16 inches - £70.001950s British Pedigree Teddy Bear "Carter" - 16 inches - £70.001950s British Pedigree Teddy Bear "Carter" - 16 inches - £70.001950s British Pedigree Teddy Bear "Carter" - 16 inches - £70.001950s British Pedigree Teddy Bear "Carter" - 16 inches - £70.001950s British Pedigree Teddy Bear "Carter" - 16 inches - £70.00Carter is a friendly old British Pedigree teddy Bear (no label) dating to the late 1950s, 16 inches in height, Carter is fully jointed with amber and black plastic safety eyes, original nose/mouth stitching (hiding under his thick mouth fur!), brown velveteen pads and non working growler in his tummy. Excellent coverage of thick golden mohair, just slight areas of balding and rubs to his pads. Carter displays perfectly in his waistcoat knitted by my mum (PS.. I now have small range of mum's teddy jumpers for sale on my doll supplies page!!).

1960s Old Farnell/Twyford White Bear "Annie" - 16 inches - £80.00

1960s Old Farnell (Twyford) White Bear "Annie" - 16 inches - £80.001960s Old Farnell (Twyford) White Bear "Annie" - 16 inches - £80.001960s Old Farnell (Twyford) White Bear "Annie" - 16 inches - £80.001960s Old Farnell (Twyford) White Bear "Annie" - 16 inches - £80.001960s Old Farnell (Twyford) White Bear "Annie" - 16 inches - £80.001960s Old Farnell (Twyford) White Bear "Annie" - 16 inches - £80.00Annie is a beautiful old Farnell/Twyford white mohair bear (no label) dating to the 1960s. 16 inches in height, Annie is all original with amber/black plastic eyes, good nose/mouth stitching and brown felt pads with surface wear but no holes. Annie's white mohair has plenty of balding, worst being to face and back of legs otherwise lovely condition for years, her tummy squeaker still works too!!. This lovely old teddy bear displays perfectly in very pretty cardi and sparkly pink ribbon.

Price £80.00 + £6.95 UK Postage

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Antique 1940s Chiltern Hugmee Bear "Bernie" - 18 inches - £124.00

Antique 1940s Chiltern Hugmee Bear "Bernie" - 18 inches - £124.00Antique 1940s Chiltern Hugmee Bear "Bernie" - 18 inches - £124.00Antique 1940s Chiltern Hugmee Bear "Bernie" - 18 inches - £124.00Antique 1940s Chiltern Hugmee Bear "Bernie" - 18 inches - £124.00Antique 1940s Chiltern Hugmee Bear "Bernie" - 18 inches - £124.00Antique 1940s Chiltern Hugmee Bear "Bernie" - 18 inches - £124.00Bernie is an adorable sweet natured Chiltern Hugmee bear (no label) dating to the 1940s. 18 inches in height, Bernie has original glass eyes, good nose/mouth stitching and lovely thick coverage of rich golden mohair. The velveteen pads are original with the typical 1940s "flat" carded feet to help him stand. The velveteen is now rubbed with small holes to toes otherwise pads good and strong with almost all claws intact. All joints are good and strong and his stuffing nice and firm. Non working squeaker in his tummy. Bernie wears delightful button up crochet jumper which suits him well.

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1960s/70s Vintage Deans Bear "Nicholas" with Label - Excellent! - £55.00

1960s Deans Bear "Nicholas" with Label - Excellent! - £55.001960s Deans Bear "Nicholas" with Label - Excellent! - £55.001960s Deans Bear "Nicholas" with Label - Excellent! - £55.001960s Deans Bear "Nicholas" with Label - Excellent! - £55.001960s Deans Bear "Nicholas" with Label - Excellent! - £55.00Nicholas is a superb condition 1960s/70s Deans teddy bear with lovely thick golden mohair and immaculate Deans label retained to side seam. Just 8 inches in height, Nicholas is all original with amber/black plastic eyes, perfect chocolate brushed nylon pads and fabulous nose/mouth stitching retained. Nicholas is extremely clean and cuddly, no damage of any kind. He wears cosy knitted scarf knitted by my mum.

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Early Hump Back Antique German Steiff Bear "Wilbur" - SOLD

Early Hump Back Antique German Steiff Bear "Wilbur" - £365.00 Early Hump Back Antique German Steiff Bear "Wilbur" - £365.00 Early Hump Back Antique German Steiff Bear "Wilbur" - £365.00 Early Hump Back Antique German Steiff Bear "Wilbur" - £365.00 Early Hump Back Antique German Steiff Bear "Wilbur" - £365.00 Early Hump Back Antique German Steiff Bear "Wilbur" - £365.00 Early Hump Back Antique German Steiff Bear "Wilbur" - £365.00 Wilbur is a beautiful rare find early antique German Steiff bear (no button) dating to the 1920s. 14 inches in height, Wilbur shows expected wear after almost a century of cuddles but such a fabulous old character that who can blame them!!. Wilbur is completely straw stuffed with nice pronounced hump back, original glass eyes, lovely big feet and the most magnificent long defined snout!!. He's fully jointed with ancient replacement stockinette? pads (these have themselves worn and been darned many times). He has a non working squeaker or growling device in his tummy. His nose has worn area to top of snout with straw exposed. His black yarn nose/mouth stitching looks nice and full with neat replacement stitches at some time. Wilbur has short mohair, quite sparse in areas but no stains or odours. A really delightful early old Steiff bear for display, wearing old woolen vest and vintage knitted sailor cap which suit him perfectly!!.

Antique Merrythought Gran'pop Sleeping Beauty Monkey with Label - SOLD

1950s Merrythought Gran'pop Sleeping Beauty Monkey with Label - £85.00 1950s Merrythought Gran'pop Sleeping Beauty Monkey with Label - £85.00 1950s Merrythought Gran'pop Sleeping Beauty Monkey with Label - £85.00 1950s Merrythought Gran'pop Sleeping Beauty Monkey with Label - £85.00 1950s Merrythought Gran'pop Sleeping Beauty Monkey with Label - £85.00 1950s Merrythought Gran'pop Sleeping Beauty Monkey with Label - £85.00 Rare find antique Merrythought Lawson Wood Gran'pop "Sleeping Beauty" monkey with Merrythought "Reg Design" label to one foot. Gran'pop has silk quilted compartment in his tummy for nightdress to be kept and fully working original brass zipper to his back. The Lawson Wood design Gran'pop "Sleeping Beauty" monkeys rarely come up for sale although various editions were produced between 1935 - 1959. He measures approx 27 inches from head to feet (outstretched) with original painted features, velveteen face, pads and old replacement cloth ears. His soft alpaca plush is very sparse to tummy and limbs but fairly decent coverage remaining to top torso and head. Gran'pop also has remains of a label to neck seam (looks to be letter "g"). His foot label is nice and clear. Small amount of wear to toes, couple of minor marks to face and light grubbiness to the velveteen but overall clean for his years.

1930s Antique Steiff "Teddy Baby" Bear - VERY RARE!! - £220.00 (RESERVED)

1930s Antique German Steiff "Teddy Baby" Bear - VERY RARE!! - £220.00 1930s Antique German Steiff "Teddy Baby" Bear - VERY RARE!! - £220.00 1930s Antique German Steiff "Teddy Baby" Bear - VERY RARE!! - £220.00 1930s Antique German Steiff "Teddy Baby" Bear - VERY RARE!! - £220.00 1930s Antique German Steiff "Teddy Baby" Bear - VERY RARE!! - £220.00 1930s Antique German Steiff "Teddy Baby" Bear - VERY RARE!! - £220.00 From my own collection, this antique Steiff miniature "Teddy Baby" bear dates to the 1930s and is extremely rare, these gorgeous little bears rarely come up for sale. Teddy baby is just 3.5 inches in height, fully jointed with original tiny glass eyes, good nose stitching retained, velvet muzzle and foot pads (pads lightly rubbed otherwise good). Teddy Baby has minor thinning to his dark brown mohair and no longer has his ear button/ID but overall very good sturdy condition for years. Teddy Baby is a delightful rare antique Steiff bear for display, I've enjoyed having him in my collection. He wears a sweet old key on a string around his neck!.

1950s/60s Chad Valley Teddy Bear "Eddie" with Label - £65.00

1950s/60s Chad Valley Teddy Bear "Eddie" with Label - £65.001950s/60s Chad Valley Teddy Bear "Eddie" with Label - £65.001950s/60s Chad Valley Teddy Bear "Eddie" with Label - £65.001950s/60s Chad Valley Teddy Bear "Eddie" with Label - £65.001950s/60s Chad Valley Teddy Bear "Eddie" with Label - £65.00Dating to the 1950s/60s, Eddie is an adorable fluffy golden mohair Chad Valley bear retaining excellent blue/white Chad Valley label to side seam. 12 inches in height, he's a lovely cuddly all original ted with amber/black plastic eyes, excellent nose/mouth/claw stitching and perfect velveteen pads. Eddie has super coverage of thick golden mohair, he's very clean and all joints are nice and tight. Non working squeaker in his tummy. Eddie wears a nice warm hand knitted scarf.

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Large Antique 1940s Chiltern Hugmee Bear "Tilly" - 22 inches - £220.00

Large Antique 1940s Chiltern Hugmee Bear "Tilly" - 22 inches - £220.00 Large Antique 1940s Chiltern Hugmee Bear "Tilly" - 22 inches - £220.00 Large Antique 1940s Chiltern Hugmee Bear "Tilly" - 22 inches - £220.00 Large Antique 1940s Chiltern Hugmee Bear "Tilly" - 22 inches - £220.00 Large Antique 1940s Chiltern Hugmee Bear "Tilly" - 22 inches - £220.00 Large Antique 1940s Chiltern Hugmee Bear "Tilly" - 22 inches - £220.00 Tilly is an absolutely gorgeous large antique "Flat Foot" Chiltern Hugmee bear (no label), a superb big cuddly 22 inches in height of her!!. She dates to the 1940s and has obviously been well treasured all these years to have remained in such lovely condition today. Tilly has original glass eyes, excellent nose/mouth stitching retained and the most beautiful thick coverage of rich golden mohair. Her velveteen pads are all original with the typical 1940s "flat" carded feet to help her stand. All her joints are good and strong, her stuffing remains beautifully firm and her tummy squeaker will even give a little squeak for you too!!. Tilly displays perfectly in her old pearl style necklace which belonged to Auntie of original owner.

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1950s/60s Antique German Original Old Steiff Bear "Ollie" - £70.00

1950s/60s Antique German Original Old Steiff Bear "Ollie" - £70.001950s/60s Antique German Original Old Steiff Bear "Ollie" - £70.001950s/60s Antique German Original Old Steiff Bear "Ollie" - £70.001950s/60s Antique German Original Old Steiff Bear "Ollie" - £70.001950s/60s Antique German Original Old Steiff Bear "Ollie" - £70.001950s/60s Antique German Original Old Steiff Bear "Ollie" - £70.00Ollie is a handsome old original German Steiff teddy bear dating to the 1950s/60s. 9 inches in height, he's fully jointed with good coverage of mohair and original felt pads. All joints nice and tight, Ollie is a sturdy fellow who sits elegantly and poses well. He's lost his ear button and pads are a little grubby but overall good clean condition for years. A delight for display with neck ribbon and jingling bell!.

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Antique 1930s Chad Valley Magna Series Teddy Bear "Alistair" - £129.00

Antique 1930s Chad Valley Magna Series Teddy Bear "Alistair" - £129.00 Antique 1930s Chad Valley Magna Series Teddy Bear "Alistair" - £129.00 Antique 1930s Chad Valley Magna Series Teddy Bear "Alistair" - £129.00 Antique 1930s Chad Valley Magna Series Teddy Bear "Alistair" - £129.00 Antique 1930s Chad Valley Magna Series Teddy Bear "Alistair" - £129.00 Antique 1930s Chad Valley Magna Series Teddy Bear "Alistair" - £129.00 Alistair is a fabulous antique Chad Valley 1930s MAGNA teddy bear with red/white "Chad Valley - Made in England" label retained to his foot pad. 12 inches in height, he's fully jointed with early pronounced snout, original glass eyes, nice nose, mouth, claw stitching and original cloth pads (pads are a little worn with old mends to wrists). Alistair has plenty of balding to his golden mohair, a few small old mends and non working squeaker in his tummy. Overall a fabulous Magna bear for display in his antique lace "scarf" which suits him perfectly!. He really is a beautiful, full of character bear!.

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1950s Antique German Metal Bodied Teddy Bear "Bruno" - £75.00

1950s Antique German Metal Bodied Teddy Bear "Bruno" - £75.00 1950s Antique German Metal Bodied Teddy Bear "Bruno" - £75.00 1950s Antique German Metal Bodied Teddy Bear "Bruno" - £75.00 1950s Antique German Metal Bodied Teddy Bear "Bruno" - £75.00 1950s Antique German Metal Bodied Teddy Bear "Bruno" - £75.00 1950s Antique German Metal Bodied Teddy Bear "Bruno" - £75.00 Bruno is a super adorable 1950s antique German bear, I'd say probably by either Schuco or Kersa. Just 4.5 inches in height, he's a fabulous little character made entirely from solid metal with excellent short bristle mohair coverage, original metal stud eyes/nose and lovely big smiley mouth!. Bruno is a straight neck bear with externally jointed ams and legs. Lovely clean condition for years, a gorgeous old German bear for display. Bruno wears delightful little bell on a ribbon.

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Circa 1940s Antique German Schuco Panda Miniature Bear - £75.00

Circa 1940s Antique German Schuco Panda Bear - £75.00 Circa 1940s Antique German Schuco Panda Bear - £75.00 Circa 1940s Antique German Schuco Panda Bear - £75.00 Circa 1940s Antique German Schuco Panda Bear - £75.00 Circa 1940s Antique German Schuco Panda Bear - £75.00 Circa 1940s antique German Schuco Panda bear wearing sweet little bell on a ribbon!. Just 2.5 inches in height, he super cute little antique Schuco bear, fully jointed (slightly stiff to sit) with original metal bead eyes, good nose/mouth stitching retained and nice coverage of mohair but white parts are discoloured with age as you can see.

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1950s/60s Old English Golden Mohair LEFRAY Teddy Bear "Lewie" - £60.00

1950s Old English Golden Mohair LEFRAY Bear "Lewie" - £60.001950s Old English Golden Mohair LEFRAY Bear "Lewie" - £60.001950s Old English Golden Mohair LEFRAY Bear "Lewie" - £60.001950s Old English Golden Mohair LEFRAY Bear "Lewie" - £60.001950s Old English Golden Mohair LEFRAY Bear "Lewie" - £60.00Dating to the 1950s/early 1960s, Lewie is a 17 inch old English Lefray bear (no label) wearing adorable knitted coat and hat!. A lovely friendly faced old teddy bear with amber/black "safety eyes", good nose/mouth stitching retained and nice big tubby tummy!. His deep golden mohair plush is thick and clean with small areas of balding here and there. His brown plush pads are good for years, just a little rubbed. Lewie is a delightful old Lefray bear, fully jointed with non working squeaker in his tummy.

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1960s Old British Merrythought Teddy Bear "Mikey" with Label - £55.00

1960s Old British Merrythought Teddy Bear "Mikey" with Label - £55.001960s Old British Merrythought Teddy Bear "Mikey" with Label - £55.001960s Old British Merrythought Teddy Bear "Mikey" with Label - £55.001960s Old British Merrythought Teddy Bear "Mikey" with Label - £55.001960s Old British Merrythought Teddy Bear "Mikey" with Label - £55.00Mikey is a friendly old British Merrythought teddy bear retaining his "Merrythought - Ironbridge Shrops - Made in England" label to one foot. He dates to the 1960s, 14 inches in height with original amber black plastic "safety eyes" and full nose/mouth stitching. His deep golden mohair is soft and thick and the original brushed nylon pads are all good. Mikey is in lovely clean condition for his years, just small area of wear under his chin and non working growler? in his tummy (feels too large to be a squeaker). A super old Merrythought bear who displays well!.

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Large Old IRISH TARA Antique Bear "Oliver" - £109.00

Large Old IRISH TARA Antique Bear "Oliver" - £109.00Large Old IRISH TARA Antique Bear "Oliver" - £109.00Large Old IRISH TARA Antique Bear "Oliver" - £109.00Large Old IRISH TARA Antique Bear "Oliver" - £109.00Large Old IRISH TARA Antique Bear "Oliver" - £109.00Large Old IRISH TARA Antique Bear "Oliver" - £109.00Oliver is a fabulous big sturdy antique Irish Tara bear dating to the 1950s. 23 inches in height, he has glass eyes, typical "Tara" downward nose stitching and rexine pads (sturdy but surface wear to rexine and small neat repair to one paw pad). Oliver has areas of baldness to his golden mohair and there's old sewn repair to top of one leg and around left eye otherwise lovely condition for years. His growler still gives a faint little mumble too!!. Tiny remains of the red/white label within seam of one foot.

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"Winston" Large Antique British Chiltern Bear - 24 inches - £139.00

"Winston" Large British Chiltern Antique Bear - 24 inches - £139.00"Winston" Large British Chiltern Antique Bear - 24 inches - £139.00"Winston" Large British Chiltern Antique Bear - 24 inches - £139.00"Winston" Large British Chiltern Antique Bear - 24 inches - £139.00"Winston" Large British Chiltern Antique Bear - 24 inches - £139.00"Winston" Large British Chiltern Antique Bear - 24 inches - £139.00Winston" is a magnificent big sturdy antique English Chiltern bear (no label) dating to circa 1930s. 24 inches in height, he has amber/black glass eyes, excellent nose/mouth stitching and wears a smart (but tatty) old paisley scarf around his neck. Winston has balding to his front and face but excellent coverage remaining to back. He's very clean for years, light watermarking to head and arms. Small amount of wear to snout, professionally done mohair repair to one ankle and expertly done replacement paw pads. He's a fabulous big old traditional Chiltern ted who sits so proudly!.

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RARE Large Antique BLUE Chiltern Bear - 1930s/40s - £295.00

RARE Large Antique BLUE Chiltern Bear - 1930s/40s - £295.00RARE Large Antique BLUE Chiltern Bear - 1930s/40s - £295.00RARE Large Antique BLUE Chiltern Bear - 1930s/40s - £295.00RARE Large Antique BLUE Chiltern Bear - 1930s/40s - £295.00RARE Large Antique BLUE Chiltern Bear - 1930s/40s - £295.00RARE Large Antique BLUE Chiltern Bear - 1930s/40s - £295.00Very special rare find large antique blue Chiltern bear (no label) dating to circa 1930s/40s. 21 inches in height, he's an extremely handsome old blue bear, very sturdy with beautiful amber/black glass eyes (these are loose on their wires/possibly replacements?), original nose, mouth, claw stitching and pads are original too (all intact apart from tiny hole to one hand pad). His fabulous blue mohair has a very decent coverage for years although there is a little loss as to be expected. Fur is slightly bluer inside creases of joints so I suspect he may have faded a little over time but still has gorgeous blue tone to him. He has a growler or squeaker in his tummy which is not working. His stuffing is extremley good and sturdy, only the tiniest amount of shifting to upper arms but no sagging. All joints are good and strong although his old leg joints do creak a little when turned (bless!). Overall a fabulous rare piece of British bear making history, the blue Chilterns rarely come up for sale especially in this large size.

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HUGE 1940s CHILTERN Antique Bear - "Bertha" - RARE 33 inch Size!! - £175.00

HUGE 1940s CHILTERN Antique Bear - VERY RARE 33 inch Size!! - £175.00HUGE 1940s CHILTERN Antique Bear - VERY RARE 33 inch Size!! - £175.00HUGE 1940s CHILTERN Antique Bear - VERY RARE 33 inch Size!! - £175.00Bertha is a magnificent antique Chiltern bear (no label) who's a whopping 33 inches in height!!.. Completely straw stuffed, she's a real heavyweight character and so chunky that in real life appears even larger than her 33 inches!!. Bertha has huge glass eyes and neatly enhanced nose/mouth stitching. This beautiful big girl has been much loved during her many years and has plenty of balding and old war wounds to show for it. There's also a few small marks and old mends to the seams. Her poor old rexine pads are now cracked and holed exposing the straw filling. Antique Chiltern bears in these mega large sizes rarely come up for sale so I was thrilled to find Bertha!. She displays well in her vintage bathing suit and matching hair ribbon.

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1950s CHILTERN BRUIN Ting-a-Ling Antique English Bear "Joseph" - £165.00

RARE 1950s CHILTERN BRUIN Ting-a-Ling Antique English Bear - £165.00RARE 1950s CHILTERN BRUIN Ting-a-Ling Antique English Bear - £165.00RARE 1950s CHILTERN BRUIN Ting-a-Ling Antique English Bear - £165.00RARE 1950s CHILTERN BRUIN Ting-a-Ling Antique English Bear - £165.001950s English Chiltern "Ting-A-Ling" Bruin bear "Joseph" (no label) with fully working jingling "Ting-A-Ling" mechanism. A seldom found old English Chiltern ted, especially with working Ting-A-Ling. As you can see Joseph has areas of balding and couple of minor marks but overall good and clean for years. 12 inches in height, he has excellent nose, mouth and claw stitching retained, original velveteen pads. All his joints are nice and tight, he sits and stands nicely.

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1950s/60s Chad Valley Bear "Kevin" - working growler - £70.00 (RESERVED)

1950s/60s Chad Valley Antique Bear "Kevin" - working growler - £70.001950s/60s Chad Valley Antique Bear "Kevin" - working growler - £70.001950s/60s Chad Valley Antique Bear "Kevin" - working growler - £70.001950s/60s Chad Valley Antique Bear "Kevin" - working growler - £70.001950s/60s Chad Valley Antique Bear "Kevin" - working growler - £70.001950s/60s Chad Valley Antique Bear "Kevin" - working growler - £70.00Kevin is a cheeky faced antique British Chad Valley teddy bear (no label) with very loud working growler in his tummy!. Kevin dates to the 1950s/60s, he's 18 inches in height, fully jointed with amber/black plastic eyes, excellent "coal shaped" nose/mouth stitching and original rexine pads which are surface worn but no holes. Kevin has plenty of balding to his light golden mohair but remainder is soft and clean. Kevin wears V neck jumper knitted by my mum in lovely happy rainbow colours!.

Circa 1930s/40s "Louis" Antique BLUE British Bear - £70.00 (RESERVED)

Circa 1930s/40s "Louis" Antique BLUE British Bear - £70.00Circa 1930s/40s "Louis" Antique BLUE British Bear - £70.00Circa 1930s/40s "Louis" Antique BLUE British Bear - £70.00Circa 1930s/40s "Louis" Antique BLUE British Bear - £70.00Circa 1930s/40s "Louis" Antique BLUE British Bear - £70.00Circa 1930s/40s "Louis" Antique BLUE British Bear - £70.00Louis is a rare blue antique British bear, I'd say probably by Invicta circa 1930s/40s. 15 inches in height, Louis has been well loved during his long life and his blue mohair is now lightly grubby and very sparse. His tummy feels a bit squishy and thin and squeaker inside no longer works. Louis has his original clear glass eyes, the right has a crack inside (can't be felt with fingers) His pads are neatly done suede replacements. He has excellent original nose/mouth stitching retained and most of his claws too. Louis is jointed in the limbs but head has been sewn so it no longer turns. Louis wears his very grand old velvet coat with lace collar.

1940s Antique British Chiltern Teddy Bear "Oscar" - £85.00 (RESERVED)

1940s Antique British Chiltern Teddy Bear "Oscar" - £85.001940s Antique British Chiltern Teddy Bear "Oscar" - £85.001940s Antique British Chiltern Teddy Bear "Oscar" - £85.001940s Antique British Chiltern Teddy Bear "Oscar" - £85.001940s Antique British Chiltern Teddy Bear "Oscar" - £85.001940s Antique British Chiltern Teddy Bear "Oscar" - £85.00Oscar is a very sweet antique Chiltern 1940s teddy bear (no label) with faint "snuffle" of a growler when he's shaken!, 14 inches in height, he's a very solid, sturdy bear, completely straw stuffed and fully jointed with original glass eyes and excellent nose/mouth stitching retained. The original rexine pads have surface wear but no holes or tears. Oscar has thinning/balding to his golden mohair but still a nice fluffy coverage remains. He's overall clean and fluffy but light age dust and watermarks to back ankles. Oscar comes with gorgeous cuddly cricket jumper knitted by my mum (PS.. due to popular demand, mum now knits small range of jumpers to order - please ask for details!!).

1950s/60s Large Old Pedigree Bear "Rory" - 21 inches - £95.00 (RESERVED)

1950s/60s Large Old Pedigree Bear "Rory" - 21 inches - £95.001950s/60s Large Old Pedigree Bear "Rory" - 21 inches - £95.001950s/60s Large Old Pedigree Bear "Rory" - 21 inches - £95.001950s/60s Large Old Pedigree Bear "Rory" - 21 inches - £95.001950s/60s Large Old Pedigree Bear "Rory" - 21 inches - £95.001950s/60s Large Old Pedigree Bear "Rory" - 21 inches - £95.00Rory is a lovely big handsome British Pedigree teddy Bear with Pedigree label to back seam (label is tatty/grubby but still recogniseable). He dates to the 1950s/60s, 21 inches in height, Rory is fully jointed with amber and black plastic safety eyes, original black leather nose, good nose to mouth stitching (hiding under his thick mouth fur!), brown velveteen pads and growler in his tummy which sometimes gives a little "mumble"!. Excellent coverage of deep golden mohair, joints all good and his stuffing nice and firm, just a little saggy to legs. Rory looks very smart in his vintage stripey tie.

1930s Merrythought Bear "Archie" with Ear Button - £128.00 (RESERVED)

1930s Antique Merrythought Bear "Archie" with Ear Button - £128.00 1930s Antique Merrythought Bear "Archie" with Ear Button - £128.00 1930s Antique Merrythought Bear "Archie" with Ear Button - £128.00 1930s Antique Merrythought Bear "Archie" with Ear Button - £128.00 1930s Antique Merrythought Bear "Archie" with Ear Button - £128.00 1930s Antique Merrythought Bear "Archie" with Ear Button - £128.00 Archie is a 1930s antique Merrythought bear with his early Merrythought "Wishbone" button still retained to his ear. 17 inches in height, Archie has amber/black glass eyes, "drop corner" nose/mouth stitching, webbed claws and good strong original cloth pads. Archie's mohair is sparse and a little grubby to tum and nose but fur still nice and fluffy to back. He no longer has his foot label but Merrythought ear button still nice and clear. It's remarkable that he still has it after all these years!. Archie has non working squeaker in his tummy. He wears very smart stripey neck ribbon.

1950s/60s Chad Valley Antique Bear "Harry" - 18 inches - SOLD

1950s/60s Chad Valley Antique Teddy Bear "Harry" - 18 inches - £68.00 1950s/60s Chad Valley Antique Teddy Bear "Harry" - 18 inches - £68.00 1950s/60s Chad Valley Antique Teddy Bear "Harry" - 18 inches - £68.00 1950s/60s Chad Valley Antique Teddy Bear "Harry" - 18 inches - £68.00 1950s/60s Chad Valley Antique Teddy Bear "Harry" - 18 inches - £68.00 Harry is a full of character antique British Chad Valley teddy bear with the most gorgeous handsome big ears!!. Harry dates to the 1950s/60s, he's 18 inches in height and still retains his "Chad Valley - Hygienic Toys - Made in England" label beneath one arm. He's fully jointed with amber/black plastic "safety eyes", cream felt pads (these are old neat replacements) and non working squeaker in his tummy. Harry has fair amount of balding to his light golden mohair and joints have worn a little floppy over the years otherwise a good clean bear who displays well. Harry wears a smart royal blue jumper knitted by my mum.

1950s/60s Old British Farnell Teddy Bear "Desmond" - £70.00 (RESERVED)

1950s/60s Old British Farnell Teddy Bear "Desmond" - £70.001950s/60s Old British Farnell Teddy Bear "Desmond" - £70.001950s/60s Old British Farnell Teddy Bear "Desmond" - £70.001950s/60s Old British Farnell Teddy Bear "Desmond" - £70.001950s/60s Old British Farnell Teddy Bear "Desmond" - £70.001950s/60s Old British Farnell Teddy Bear "Desmond" - £70.00Desmond is a handsome 1950s/60s old Farnell bear (no label), 16 inches in height with amber/black glass eyes and excellent nose/mouth stitching retained. His deep golden mohair is lovely and thick with just light balding to chest and arms. The original fine cloth pads are surface worn, particulary the left hand pad which is holed. A good sturdy bear, joints all good and he's firmly stuffed, tummy just a little saggy. Non working growler in his tummy.

1950s "Sonnie" Large English Antique Bear - £85.00 (RESERVED)

1950s "Sonnie" Large English Antique Bear - £85.001950s "Sonnie" Large English Antique Bear - £85.001950s "Sonnie" Large English Antique Bear - £85.001950s "Sonnie" Large English Antique Bear - £85.001950s "Sonnie" Large English Antique Bear - £85.00Dating to the 1950s, "Sonnie" is a big friendly 24 inch antique English golden mohair bear, Mostly straw stuffed (head and body), he's a fabulous solid sturdy ted with amber/black plastic eyes, excellent nose/mouth stitching and huge big fat tummy!. "Big Son" has old mends to a few seams, light fur loss here and there and a bit swingy in the joints. His plush pads are original, lightly grubby but overall he's good and clean for years. His cardigan is a recent addition, lovely bright happy stripes which suits him perfectly!.

"Martha" Old English Chad Valley Bear with Labels - £78.00 (RESERVED)

"Martha" Old English Chad Valley Antique Bear with Labels - £78.00"Martha" Old English Chad Valley Antique Bear with Labels - £78.00"Martha" Old English Chad Valley Antique Bear with Labels - £78.00"Martha" Old English Chad Valley Antique Bear with Labels - £78.00"Martha" is a very sweet antique British Chad Valley bear dating to the 1950s. 15 inches in height, she's fully jointed and completely all original with glass eyes, rexine pads (surface wear to rexine but no holes) and non working squeaker in her tummy. Her fur has areas of balding but still a good thick coverage remains. Martha wears a delightful vintage knitted outfit of lace trimmed dress and hat. She retains her Chad Valley "by appointment to HM Queen Elizabeth" foot label and also retains her narrow fabric chest label (chest label is tattty and unreadable).

1950s Old English Chiltern Squeaking Bear - £115.00 (RESERVED)

1950s Large Old English Chiltern Squeaking Bear - Excellent Condition! - £115.001950s Large Old English Chiltern Squeaking Bear - Excellent Condition! - £115.001950s Large Old English Chiltern Squeaking Bear - Excellent Condition! - £115.001950s Large Old English Chiltern Squeaking Bear - Excellent Condition! - £115.00Dating to the 1950s this superb condition old English Chiltern bear (no label) is 17 inches in height. Absolutely delightful larger size Chiltern chararacter, fully jointed with original early type plastic eyes and what's fondly known as "the dog nose", velveteen pads and fully working squeaker in her tummy!!. Her mohair is thick, soft and clean, she was obviously very well treasured to have remained in such lovely condition today. Her joints are all excellent, she poses beautifully and comes with her cuddly old long knitted coat which just has a couple of tiny holes. No stains or odours of any kind to bear or her outfit.

 

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