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Antique 1950s Chiltern Hugmee Old Teddy Bear "Harvey" - SOLD

Antique 1950s Chiltern Hugmee Old Teddy Bear "Harvey" - £85.00Antique 1950s Chiltern Hugmee Old Teddy Bear "Harvey" - £85.00Antique 1950s Chiltern Hugmee Old Teddy Bear "Harvey" - £85.00Antique 1950s Chiltern Hugmee Old Teddy Bear "Harvey" - £85.00Antique 1950s Chiltern Hugmee Old Teddy Bear "Harvey" - £85.00Antique 1950s Chiltern Hugmee Old Teddy Bear "Harvey" - £85.00Harvey is a beautiful antique Chiltern Hugmee old teddy bear (no label) with the most endearing little face and sweetest gentle expression. Harvey dates to the 1950s, he's 11 inches in height with amber/black plastic eyes, good nose/mouth stitching, excellent velveteen pads and fully working squeaker in his tummy!. Harvey has excellent fur coverage for his years and all joints nice and tight... he's a little treasure!.

1950s Antique Chad Valley Old Teddy Bear "Alistair" - £85.00

1950s Antique Chad Valley Old Teddy Bear "Alistair" - £85.001950s Antique Chad Valley Old Teddy Bear "Alistair" - £85.001950s Antique Chad Valley Old Teddy Bear "Alistair" - £85.001950s Antique Chad Valley Old Teddy Bear "Alistair" - £85.001950s Antique Chad Valley Old Teddy Bear "Alistair" - £85.001950s Antique Chad Valley Old Teddy Bear "Alistair" - £85.00Alistair is a handsome 1950s antique Chad Valley teddy bear with faded Chad Valley label to foot. 15 inches in height, he has original glass eyes, nose/mouth stitching retained. Original rexine pads (surface worn but not holed). His fur has expected loss/wear but nice coverage overall. Limbs and stuffing all good and firm, non working squeaker in his tummy. Alistair wears ancient knitted coat/cardi.

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Steiff Club Edition 2012 Louis Bordeaux Teddy Bear EAN 421235 - SOLD

Steiff Club Edition 2012 Louis Bordeaux Teddy Bear EAN 421235 - £105.00Steiff Club Edition 2012 Louis Bordeaux Teddy Bear EAN 421235 - £105.00Steiff Club Edition 2012 Louis Bordeaux Teddy Bear EAN 421235 - £105.00Steiff Club Edition 2012 Louis Bordeaux Teddy Bear EAN 421235 - £105.00Steiff Club Edition 2012 Louis Bordeaux Teddy Bear EAN 421235 - £105.00Steiff Club Edition 2012 Louis Bordeaux Teddy Bear EAN 421235 - £105.00Steiff Club Edition 2012 Louis EAN 421235. Louis is 15 inches in height (37cm) with fabulous deep burgundy Bordeaux fur (57% alpaca, 43% cotton). Five way jointed, he's never been displayed, comes with immaculate box, tags and certificate. Fully working growler too!. ... FREE UK SHIPPING.

1940s Antique Vintage Chiltern Old Teddy Bear "Tatty-Anna" - £55.00

1940s Antique Vintage Chiltern Old Teddy Bear "Tatty-Anna" - £55.001940s Antique Vintage Chiltern Old Teddy Bear "Tatty-Anna" - £55.001940s Antique Vintage Chiltern Old Teddy Bear "Tatty-Anna" - £55.001940s Antique Vintage Chiltern Old Teddy Bear "Tatty-Anna" - £55.001940s Antique Vintage Chiltern Old Teddy Bear "Tatty-Anna" - £55.00Tatty-Anna is an adorable well loved 1940s British Chiltern old teddy bear (no label), 12 inches in height with amber/black glass eyes, replaced nose/smile and just a few tufts of fur remaining. Much loved and cuddled over the years, Tatty-Anna has plenty of wear and age marks as you can see. Firmly stuffed, joints all good. Non working squeaker in her tummy, Tatty-Anna wears nice little antique cotton gown which suits her well. ... FREE UK SHIPPING.

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1930s Antique Vintage European Teddy Bear "Tin-Tin"- £35.00

1930s Antique Vintage European Teddy Bear "Tin-Tin"- £35.001930s Antique Vintage European Teddy Bear "Tin-Tin"- £35.001930s Antique Vintage European Teddy Bear "Tin-Tin"- £35.001930s Antique Vintage European Teddy Bear "Tin-Tin"- £35.00Tin-Tin is a lovely old vintage 1930s European teddy bear (no label), 15 inches in height with original tin and glass eyes, a little nose/smile retained and thick curly pile art silk fur (dusty with age). Loved and worn, "Tin-Tin" is a sturdy hard stuffed old ted with the most gorgeous eyes!!. Displays well in his smart stripey scarf. ... FREE UK SHIPPING.

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1950s Old Irish Musical Bear "Bridget" in School Uniform - £55.00

1950s Old Irish Musical Bear "Bridget" in School Uniform - £55.00 1950s Old Irish Musical Bear "Bridget" in School Uniform - £55.00 1950s Old Irish Musical Bear "Bridget" in School Uniform - £55.00 1950s Old Irish Musical Bear "Bridget" in School Uniform - £55.00 Dating to the 1950s, Bridget is a lovely antique Irish bear (no label) with fully working musical device in her tummy (Brahms Lullaby!). 14 inches in height, Bridget 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). The key winder has been replaced over the years but tune still plays beautifully. Bridget is in lovely clean condition for her years and comes with adorable knitted school uniform complete with satchel for her school books. ... FREE UK SHIPPING.

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1940s CHILTERN Antique Bear - "Charlie" - RARE Large size - £110.00

1940s CHILTERN Antique Bear - "Charlie" - RARE Large size - £110.00 1940s CHILTERN Antique Bear - "Charlie" - RARE Large size - £110.00 1940s CHILTERN Antique Bear - "Charlie" - RARE Large size - £110.00 1940s CHILTERN Antique Bear - "Charlie" - RARE Large size - £110.00 1940s CHILTERN Antique Bear - "Charlie" - RARE Large size - £110.00 1940s CHILTERN Antique Bear - "Charlie" - RARE Large size - £110.00 Charlie is a huge antique Chiltern bear (no label) who's a whoppingly large 33 inches in height!!.. Completely straw stuffed, this is a super larger than life character with glass eyes and replaced nose/mouth stitching. Much loved over the years with lots of balding, wear and old war wounds to show for it. Age marks here and there and old mends at the seams. The rexine pads are very cracked and holed exposing the straw filling. Joints are floppy but still sits nicely. A well loved ted who displays nicely in her 50s bathing suit. ... FREE UK SHIPPING.

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1950s Antique British Chad Valley Old Teddy Bear "Sammy" - SOLD

1950s Antique British Chad Valley Old Teddy Bear "Sammy" - £50.001950s Antique British Chad Valley Old Teddy Bear "Sammy" - £50.001950s Antique British Chad Valley Old Teddy Bear "Sammy" - £50.001950s Antique British Chad Valley Old Teddy Bear "Sammy" - £50.001950s Antique British Chad Valley Old Teddy Bear "Sammy" - £50.001950s Antique British Chad Valley Old Teddy Bear "Sammy" - £50.00Sammy is a sweet little 1950s old Chad Valley bear (no label), 11 inches in height with replacement amber/black glass eyes and original nose/mouth stitching retained. Sammy's golden mohair is quite sparse and his poor old paw pads are worn and holed (see pics). Joints all good, firmly stuffed and he sits nicely. Non working squeaker in his tummy. Sammy wears old red cardi with middle button missing. ... FREE UK SHIPPING.

1950s Pedigree Old Teddy Bear "Bobby Bear "- £70.00

1950s Pedigree Old Teddy Bear "Bobby Bear "- £70.001950s Pedigree Old Teddy Bear "Bobby Bear "- £70.001950s Pedigree Old Teddy Bear "Bobby Bear "- £70.001950s Pedigree Old Teddy Bear "Bobby Bear "- £70.001950s Pedigree Old Teddy Bear "Bobby Bear "- £70.001950s Pedigree Old Teddy Bear "Bobby Bear "- £70.00Bobby bear is an adorable old Pedigree teddy bear (no label) dating to the 1950s. 16 inches in height, Bobby bear has lots of gorgeous shaggy thick fur, soft, bright and clean for years. He has amber/black glass eyes, replacement black wool yarn nose and original grumpy mouth stitching. He has excellent original velveteen pads, he's firmly stuffed, a lovely heavy fellow and all his joints good and strong. Bobby bear wears smart blue knitted jacket and blue neck ribbon. ... FREE UK SHIPPING.

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Antique 1930s Merrythought Magnet Bear "Clifford" with Label - £195.00

Antique 1930s Merrythought Magnet Bear "Clifford" with Label - £195.00Antique 1930s Merrythought Magnet Bear "Clifford" with Label - £195.00Antique 1930s Merrythought Magnet Bear "Clifford" with Label - £195.00Antique 1930s Merrythought Magnet Bear "Clifford" with Label - £195.00Antique 1930s Merrythought Magnet Bear "Clifford" with Label - £195.00Antique 1930s Merrythought Magnet Bear "Clifford" with Label - £195.00Clifford is a seldom found 1930s Merrythought Magnet Design teddy bear with Merrythought - Hygienic Toys - Made in England label to foot. 17 inches in height, Clifford has shaven muzzle, amber/black glass eyes, "drop corner" nose/mouth stitching, good strong woven cloth pads and most of his claws too!!. Clifford has replacement glass eyes and left hand pad (nicely done). Good thick coverage of soft golden mohair overall, just expected thinning and balding to arms. Lightly grubby to face and tummy but overall good and clean for years. His stuffing is a little squidgy and right arm no longer holds pose on it's own. Non working squeaker in his tummy. Clifford is even more adorable in really life!!. ... FREE UK SHIPPING.

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1960s Old British Merrythought Bear "Simon" with Label - SOLD

1960s Old British Merrythought Teddy Bear "Simon" with Label - £50.001960s Old British Merrythought Teddy Bear "Simon" with Label - £50.001960s Old British Merrythought Teddy Bear "Simon" with Label - £50.001960s Old British Merrythought Teddy Bear "Simon" with Label - £50.001960s Old British Merrythought Teddy Bear "Simon" with Label - £50.001960s Old British Merrythought Teddy Bear "Simon" with Label - £50.00Simon is a happy faced old 1960s British Merrythought teddy bear retaining his "Merrythought - Ironbridge Shrops - Made in England" label to foot. 14 inches in height, Simon has original amber/black plastic "safety eyes" (fading to pupils) and good nose/mouth stitching retained. His deep golden mohair is soft and thick and the original brushed nylon pads are all good and strong. Simon had been loved but good vintage condition, just a little floppy at the neck and non working squeaker/growler in his tummy. ... FREE UK SHIPPING.

1950s/60s Chad Valley Big Old Bear "Hugo" - 29 inches!! - SOLD

1950s/60s Chad Valley Big Old Teddy Bear "Hugo" - 29 inches!! - £140.001950s/60s Chad Valley Big Old Teddy Bear "Hugo" - 29 inches!! - £140.001950s/60s Chad Valley Big Old Teddy Bear "Hugo" - 29 inches!! - £140.001950s/60s Chad Valley Big Old Teddy Bear "Hugo" - 29 inches!! - £140.001950s/60s Chad Valley Big Old Teddy Bear "Hugo" - 29 inches!! - £140.001950s/60s Chad Valley Big Old Teddy Bear "Hugo" - 29 inches!! - £140.00Hugo is a fabulous big old handsome 1950s/60s antique Chad Valley bear retaining his blue/white Chad Valley label to side seam. A magnificent 29 inches in height, he's a super larger than life character with amber/black plastic eyes, excellent nose/mouth stitching and good strong rexine pads with only minor surface wear. Hugo has a little fur loss (mainly arms) but overall good thick coverage of golden mohair retained. Top of left arm has been patched and repaired (please see photo 5). The tearing/weakness to this area was no doubt caused by picking up such a big heavy boy by his arms (always best to always pick a heavy old bear by body rather than arms). Otherwise lovely condition for his years, his growler will give the occasional little mumble too!!. A fabulous old Chad Valley teddy bear who comes smartly turned out in his button up waistcoat!. ... FREE UK SHIPPING.

1940s Antique Merrythought Old Teddy Bear "Baldrick" with Label - £80.00

1940s Antique Merrythought Old Teddy Bear "Baldrick" with Label - £90.001940s Antique Merrythought Old Teddy Bear "Baldrick" with Label - £90.001940s Antique Merrythought Old Teddy Bear "Baldrick" with Label - £90.001940s Antique Merrythought Old Teddy Bear "Baldrick" with Label - £90.001940s Antique Merrythought Old Teddy Bear "Baldrick" with Label - £90.001940s Antique Merrythought Old Teddy Bear "Baldrick" with Label - £90.00Baldrick is a circa 1940s antique Merrythought bear who's been much loved and cuddled in his long life but still tons of character and plenty of hugs left to give!!. 18 inches in height, Baldrick has original glass eyes, slightly worn nose/mouth stitching and nicely working growler in his tummy. Baldrick's golden mohair has lots of wear and balding and his old replacement hand pads were simply done long ago with ancient tweed type fabric. The foot pads are brown felt replacements with a window of sorts cut out to display remains of his Merrythought label. Baldrick has quite a few old mends, mainly seams including ears which are a little loosely sewn. He wears old knitted vest to keep his sparse old tum warm. ... FREE UK SHIPPING.

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1950s Antique Chad Valley Cream Wool Plush Teddy Bear "Frankie" - £55.00

1950s Antique Chad Valley Cream Wool Plush Teddy Bear "Frankie" - £55.001950s Antique Chad Valley Cream Wool Plush Teddy Bear "Frankie" - £55.001950s Antique Chad Valley Cream Wool Plush Teddy Bear "Frankie" - £55.001950s Antique Chad Valley Cream Wool Plush Teddy Bear "Frankie" - £55.001950s Antique Chad Valley Cream Wool Plush Teddy Bear "Frankie" - £55.00Frankie is a lovely cuddlesome old cream wool plush Chad Valley teddy bear, 14 inches in height with amber/black plastic eyes, coal shaped nose, happy mouth and retains his Chad Valley foot label plus label to side seam. Frankie has very good coverage of thick soft wool plush, clean for his years but there's dark area to right forehead/ear which I haven't tried to remove. Frankie has his original rexine pads, these are worn and crazed but no holes or tears. Non working squeaker to tummy. Frankie wears delightful bobbly waistcoat knitted by my mum!. A really delightful little 1950s Chad Valley bear, the cream wool plush bears don't come up for sale so often. ... FREE UK SHIPPING.

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1950s Antique British Golden Mohair Teddy Bear "Tristan" - £60.00

1950s Antique British Golden Mohair Teddy Bear "Tristan" - £60.001950s Antique British Golden Mohair Teddy Bear "Tristan" - £60.001950s Antique British Golden Mohair Teddy Bear "Tristan" - £60.001950s Antique British Golden Mohair Teddy Bear "Tristan" - £60.001950s Antique British Golden Mohair Teddy Bear "Tristan" - £60.00Tristan is a very sweet friendly 1950s old British teddy bear, nicely dressed in vintage red cardi and jazzy ribbon!. 15 inches in height, Tristan is a "stiff neck" bear with one piece head/body and jointed limbs (all joints good and strong). He has original glass eyes, nose, mouth stitching and rich chocolate velvet pads. Tristan has plenty of balding/sparseness to his shaggy golden mohair and feels to have once had ear squeakers which no long work. Tristan is a lovely old character with such an endearing serious face!!.... FREE UK SHIPPING.

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Antique 1950s Chiltern Hugmee Old Teddy Bear "Christopher" - SOLD

Antique 1950s Chiltern Hugmee Old Teddy Bear "Christopher" - £105.00Antique 1950s Chiltern Hugmee Old Teddy Bear "Christopher" - £105.00Antique 1950s Chiltern Hugmee Old Teddy Bear "Christopher" - £105.00Antique 1950s Chiltern Hugmee Old Teddy Bear "Christopher" - £105.00Antique 1950s Chiltern Hugmee Old Teddy Bear "Christopher" - £105.00Antique 1950s Chiltern Hugmee Old Teddy Bear "Christopher" - £105.00Christopher is a gorgeous cuddly old British Chiltern Hugmee antique bear from the 1950s. 14 inches in height, Christopher is in good clean condition for years with amber/black glass eyes, velveteen pads. some claws remaining and nose/mouth stitching with a little wear to yarn. Lovely thick fur coverage for his years. Joints all nice and tight (bit of creaking to hips though). Christopher has non working squeaker in his tummy. No label. A beautiful old English ted for display!.

Antique Chiltern Old English Teddy Bear "Norris" - 1930s - SOLD

Antique Chiltern Old English Teddy Bear "Norris" - 1930s - £95.00Antique Chiltern Old English Teddy Bear "Norris" - 1930s - £95.00Antique Chiltern Old English Teddy Bear "Norris" - 1930s - £95.00Antique Chiltern Old English Teddy Bear "Norris" - 1930s - £95.00Antique Chiltern Old English Teddy Bear "Norris" - 1930s - £95.00Antique Chiltern Old English Teddy Bear "Norris" - 1930s - £95.00Norris is a lovely antique British old Chiltern teddy bear from the 1930s. 12 inches in height, Norris needs some tlc but still a fabulous old ted with tons of charm and character!!. He's lost his eyes over the years and paw pads need repair, especially foot pads which have card exposed. Nose stitching needs attention. Some fur loss but fair coverage overall considering nearly 90 years of cuddles!!. Joints all firm, he sits nicely and poses well. No label. ... FREE UK SHIPPING.

1930s Antique Chad Valley MAGNA Bear "Malcolm" - SOLD

1930s Antique Chad Valley MAGNA Bear "Malcolm" - Excellent! - £125.001930s Antique Chad Valley MAGNA Bear "Malcolm" - Excellent! - £125.001930s Antique Chad Valley MAGNA Bear "Malcolm" - Excellent! - £125.001930s Antique Chad Valley MAGNA Bear "Malcolm" - Excellent! - £125.001930s Antique Chad Valley MAGNA Bear "Malcolm" - Excellent! - £125.001930s Antique Chad Valley MAGNA Bear "Malcolm" - Excellent! - £125.001930s Antique Chad Valley MAGNA Bear "Malcolm" - Excellent! - £125.00Dating to the 1930s, Malcolm is a superb antique Chad Valley MAGNA teddy bear retaining his red/white Chad Valley label to foot pad. 15 inches in height, Malcolm is fully jointed with amber/black glass eyes, cotton pads and good nose, mouth and claw stitching. Joints all firm, he poses and sits nicely. He has fully working squeaker in his tummy. Lovely coverage of clean golden mohair, bit of balding to tummy. Malcolm was obviously a well cared for treasured old ted!.

Big Old Circa 1960s German Steiff Teddy Bear "Albert"- SOLD

Big Old Circa 1960s Antique German Steiff Teddy Bear "Albert"- £165.00Big Old Circa 1960s Antique German Steiff Teddy Bear "Albert"- £165.00Big Old Circa 1960s Antique German Steiff Teddy Bear "Albert"- £165.00Big Old Circa 1960s Antique German Steiff Teddy Bear "Albert"- £165.00Big Old Circa 1960s Antique German Steiff Teddy Bear "Albert"- £165.00Big Old Circa 1960s Antique German Steiff Teddy Bear "Albert"- £165.00Big Old Circa 1960s Antique German Steiff Teddy Bear "Albert"- £165.00Albert is an extremely handsome circa 1960s old German Steiff teddy bear retaining his silver button and ear label!!. 21 inches in height, this is an outstanding big old heavy Steiff bear with such an endearing friendly face and occasional working growler in his tummy!!. Original glass eyes, big feet, excellent coverage of thick clean mohair for years, original nose/mouth stitching. Rarely found in such lovely condition, Albert is a clean, heavy and solid old ted, joints all good firm too. He displays even better than my pictures show!. ... FREE UK SHIPPING.

Early 1920s Antique German Schuco YES/NO Bear "Gertie" - SOLD

Early 1920s Antique German Schuco Bear "Gertie" - £115.00 Early 1920s Antique German Schuco Bear "Gertie" - £115.00 Early 1920s Antique German Schuco Bear "Gertie" - £115.00 Early 1920s Antique German Schuco Bear "Gertie" - £115.00 Early 1920s Antique German Schuco Bear "Gertie" - £115.00 Early 1920s Antique German Schuco Bear "Gertie" - £115.00 Early 1920s Antique German Schuco Bear "Gertie" - £115.00 Gertie is a lovely rare find antique German Schuco Yes/No bear dating to the early 1920s. 14 inches in height, Gertie shows lots of wear after almost a century of cuddles but still a fabulous old character!. Gertie is completely straw stuffed with nice little hump back, original wooden boot button eyes, and beautiful pronounced snout. She has ancient replacement velveteen pads (these have themselves worn to feet and straw expose to one wrist). Her yes/no action in good working order, she'll nod and shake her head beautifully via the tail mechanism at the back (fur worn away and old yarn wrapped around the metal tail). The concertina squeaker in her tummy is non working. Her black yarn nose/mouth stitching has fared well over the years, she has a delightful "bemused" expression!!. The backing fabric has old holes to top of one thigh and couple of ancient darns including side of face, arm, tummy, back of head and side seam. Fur has some markings too as you can see. Joints are all good apart from left arm which doesn't move at all. The straw stuffing is very sturdy overall but shifted over the years to elbows and thighs. Her dress suits her really well but extremely old so now showing fading/wear. Gertie's golden mohair has almost all been loved away but there's still a few tufts here and there. I love ancient old teds like Gertie, I think she's a beauty!.

1960s British Merrythought Cheeky Bear - Lovely condition - SOLD

1960s British Merrythought Cheeky Bear - Lovely condition - £110.001960s British Merrythought Cheeky Bear - Lovely condition - £110.001960s British Merrythought Cheeky Bear - Lovely condition - £110.001960s British Merrythought Cheeky Bear - Lovely condition - £110.001960s British Merrythought Cheeky Bear - Lovely condition - £110.001960s British Merrythought Cheeky Bear - Lovely condition - £110.001960s British Merrythought Cheeky Bear - Lovely condition - £110.00Fabulous example of the 1960s British Merrythought Cheeky bear retaining his "Merrythought - Ironbridge Shrops - Made in England" label to foot. 12 inches in height, Cheeky is a superb, very clean with original amber/black plastic "safety eyes" (fading to pupils) and perfect nose/mouth and claw stitching retained. His deep golden mohair is soft, thick and bright, the original felt and suedette pads are excellent, label has some fading but still readable. Cheeky has obviously been well treasured all these years, to be in such lovely condition today. His ear bells still jangle beautifully too!.

1950s Chad Valley "Listen with Mother" Toffee Bear - SOLD

1950s Antique Chad Valley "Listen with Mother" Toffee Bear - £110.001950s Antique Chad Valley "Listen with Mother" Toffee Bear - £110.001950s Antique Chad Valley "Listen with Mother" Toffee Bear - £110.001950s Antique Chad Valley "Listen with Mother" Toffee Bear - £110.001950s Antique Chad Valley "Listen with Mother" Toffee Bear - £110.001950s Antique Chad Valley "Listen with Mother" Toffee Bear - £110.00The 1950s Chad Valley "Toffee bear" was based on the character from the BBC children's radio series "Listen With Mother". 10 inches in height, this gorgeous old Toffee bear is in very good condition for his years and still retains his Chad Valley label to foot. Toffee is fully jointed with amber/black glass eyes, good mohair coverage and original rexine pads (rexine is slightly surface worn but overall very good). He's firmly stuffed with nice tubby tummy with non working squeaker, excellent original nose/mouth stitching and all his joints are good and strong. Areas of fur wear/loss as to be expected but overall super condition for his years. Toffee wears nice knitted scarf which suits him well.

Circa 1910 Antique British Wm Terrys Bear "Old Monty" - SOLD

Circa 1910 Early Antique British Terrys Teddy Bear "Old Monty" - £350.00Circa 1910 Early Antique British Terrys Teddy Bear "Old Monty" - £350.00Circa 1910 Early Antique British Terrys Teddy Bear "Old Monty" - £350.00Circa 1910 Early Antique British Terrys Teddy Bear "Old Monty" - £350.00Circa 1910 Early Antique British Terrys Teddy Bear "Old Monty" - £350.00Circa 1910 Early Antique British Terrys Teddy Bear "Old Monty" - £350.00Circa 1910 Early Antique British Terrys Teddy Bear "Old Monty" - £350.00The very early antique British Terrys bears rarely come up for sale so I was thrilled to find the outstanding "Old Monty" with his fabulous pronounced snout, long arms and big feet!!. Monty dates to circa 1910, 18 inches in height, he's straw stuffed with amber/black glass eyes (left tiny bit smaller than right on close inspection), perfect original nose and smiley mouth stitching retained and strong original cloth pads (neat old mends to pads). Wear and bald areas to his mohair (mainly torso and arms), couple of small holes and there's old mend to tummy seam but overall lovely condition for over a hundred years old!!. He has non working bellows growler in his tummy.

Large 1950s Antique German Steiff Old Teddy Bear "Stanley" - SOLD

Large 1950s Antique German Steiff Old Teddy Bear "Stanley" - £175.00Large 1950s Antique German Steiff Old Teddy Bear "Stanley" - £175.00Large 1950s Antique German Steiff Old Teddy Bear "Stanley" - £175.00Large 1950s Antique German Steiff Old Teddy Bear "Stanley" - £175.00Large 1950s Antique German Steiff Old Teddy Bear "Stanley" - £175.00Large 1950s Antique German Steiff Old Teddy Bear "Stanley" - £175.00Stanley is the most adorable 1950s antique German Steiff teddy bear retaining his silver button and ear label!!. 17 inches in height, this is an outstanding big old heavy Steiff bear with such an endearing kind face and fully working growler in his tummy!!. Original glass eyes, big feet, felt pads, excellent coverage of thick clean mohair (very slight loss as to be expected), original nose/mouth stitching. Rarely found in such lovely condition, Stanley is a clean, heavy and solid old ted, joints all firm too. He displays even better than my pictures show!.

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!!.

VERY RARE Antique German Schuco JANUS Two Faced Teddy Bear - SOLD

VERY RARE Antique German Schuco JANUS Two Faced Teddy Bear - £195.00VERY RARE Antique German Schuco JANUS Two Faced Teddy Bear - £195.00VERY RARE Antique German Schuco JANUS Two Faced Teddy Bear - £195.00VERY RARE Antique German Schuco JANUS Two Faced Teddy Bear - £195.00VERY RARE Antique German Schuco JANUS Two Faced Teddy Bear - £195.00VERY RARE Antique German Schuco JANUS Two Faced Teddy Bear - £195.00Very hard to find antique German Schuco JANUS head turning two faced miniature bear with "nice" and "scary" face, revolved via twisting brass knob to his rear. Janus dates to the 1950s, he's 3.5 inches in height (9cm), all original solid metal bodied bear with metal bead eyes, good nose/mouth stitching to "nice" face and tin features to "scary" face. He's in super condition for his years, clean with lovely coverage of mohair and all joints are good and strong. Scary face would have originally had a tongue and there's ever so minor paint wear to tin as to be expected otherwise I really can't fault this superb rare character. Such an endearing little antique Schuco bear who rarely comes up for sale, you can't help but smile at him!!.

 

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