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1950s Chiltern Bear "Morris" with Label - Excellent! - £75.00 (RESERVED)

1950s Chiltern Bear "Morris" with Label - Excellent Condition! - £75.001950s Chiltern Bear "Morris" with Label - Excellent Condition! - £75.001950s Chiltern Bear "Morris" with Label - Excellent Condition! - £75.001950s Chiltern Bear "Morris" with Label - Excellent Condition! - £75.001950s Chiltern Bear "Morris" with Label - Excellent Condition! - £75.00Morris is a superb condition 1950s Chiltern teddy bear with lovely thick golden mohair and Chiltern Hygienic Toys - Made in England" label retained to side seam. 12 inches in height, Morris is all original with amber/black plastic eyes, perfect velveteen pads and excellent nose, mouth and claw stitching. He has a fully working chest squeaker too!. Morris is clean and cuddly with no damage, he's a lovely old Chiltern ted for display!.

Price £75.00 + £5.95 UK Postage

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1950s Chad Valley Bear "Tyler" with Label - Fabulous Example! - SOLD

1950s Chad Valley Bear "Tyler" with Label - Fabulous Example! - £110.001950s Chad Valley Bear "Tyler" with Label - Fabulous Example! - £110.001950s Chad Valley Bear "Tyler" with Label - Fabulous Example! - £110.001950s Chad Valley Bear "Tyler" with Label - Fabulous Example! - £110.001950s Chad Valley Bear "Tyler" with Label - Fabulous Example! - £110.001950s Chad Valley Bear "Tyler" with Label - Fabulous Example! - £110.00Tyler is a superb condition 1950s Chad Valley teddy bear with the most gorgeous soft thick fluffy mohair and perfect Chad Valley label retained to side seam. 12 inches in height, Tyler is an extremely clean cuddly bear and completely all original with glass eyes, perfect velveteen pads and excellent nose/mouth stitching. I really can't fault this outstanding little ted apart from non working squeaker in his tummy. Tyler wears a cuddly hand knitted cricket jumper which suits him perfectly!.

Antique 1950s Chad Valley Bear "Bradley" with two labels - £120.00

Antique 1950s Chad Valley Bear "Bradley" with two labels - £120.00Antique 1950s Chad Valley Bear "Bradley" with two labels - £120.00Antique 1950s Chad Valley Bear "Bradley" with two labels - £120.00Antique 1950s Chad Valley Bear "Bradley" with two labels - £120.00Antique 1950s Chad Valley Bear "Bradley" with two labels - £120.00Antique 1950s Chad Valley Bear "Bradley" with two labels - £120.00Bradley is a lovely big Chad Valley teddy bear retaining Chad Valley label beneath one arm and worn but recognseable Chad Valley foot label. 19 inches in height, Bradley is a solid sturdy ted with original amber/black plastic eyes, excellent nose/mouth stitching and good strong velveteen pads. Bradley has a non working squeaker in his tummy and a few areas of balding to his thick golden mohair (mostly right leg) but super thick cuddly mohair coverage overall. Bradley poses well and looks so smart in his hand knitted brass buttoned jacket!.

Price £120.00 - FREE UK Postage!!

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Antique 1940s British Golden Mohair Teddy Bear "Norman" - £60.00 (RESERVED)

Antique 1940s British Golden Mohair Teddy Bear "Norman" - £60.00 Antique 1940s British Golden Mohair Teddy Bear "Norman" - £60.00 Antique 1940s British Golden Mohair Teddy Bear "Norman" - £60.00 Antique 1940s British Golden Mohair Teddy Bear "Norman" - £60.00 Antique 1940s British Golden Mohair Teddy Bear "Norman" - £60.00 Antique 1940s British Golden Mohair Teddy Bear "Norman" - £60.00 Norman is a sweet little antique British golden mohair teddy bear, circa 1940s. 12 inches in height, he's fully jointed with amber/black glass eyes, good nose, mouth stitching and fairly worn woven pads with couple of neat old mends and small mend to tip of one ear too. Norman's mohair is fairly sparse with an old mark to his tummy. He's a lovely natured old ted with sweet gentle face, Norman looks very smart in his cuddly hand knitted cricket jumper.

Large Antique 1950s Chiltern Hugmee Bear "Godfrey" with Label - £220.00

Large Antique 1950s Chiltern Hugmee Bear "Godfrey" with Label - £220.00 Large Antique 1950s Chiltern Hugmee Bear "Godfrey" with Label - £220.00 Large Antique 1950s Chiltern Hugmee Bear "Godfrey" with Label - £220.00 Large Antique 1950s Chiltern Hugmee Bear "Godfrey" with Label - £220.00 Large Antique 1950s Chiltern Hugmee Bear "Godfrey" with Label - £220.00 Large Antique 1950s Chiltern Hugmee Bear "Godfrey" with Label - £220.00 Godfrey is the most handsome large 1950s antique Chiltern Hugmee bear with Chiltern label retained to side seam (label faded but readable). 22 inches in height, Godfrey is an amazing example who's obviously been well treasured to have remained in such beautiful condition today. Completely all original with amber/black plastic eyes and nose, excellent nose/mouth stitching and the most gorgeous cuddly thick coverage of rich golden mohair. His velveteen pads are extremely good and strong with just light rubbing and all but one of his claws are retained too. Non working squeaker in his tummy. All joints nice and firm, he poses beautifully and would make an outstanding addition to any "hug". Godfrey looks the perfect gentleman in smart waistcoat knitted by my mum (thanks mum x). He also wears his original spotty bow which is quite tatty but still suits him perfectly!.

Price £220.00 - FREE UK Postage!!

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Antique 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 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.

Price £85.00 + £8.95 UK Postage

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1950s Antique Chad Valley Teddy Bear "Danny" - 15 inches - £59.00 (RESERVED)

1950s Antique Chad Valley Teddy Bear "Danny" - 15 inches - £59.001950s Antique Chad Valley Teddy Bear "Danny" - 15 inches - £59.001950s Antique Chad Valley Teddy Bear "Danny" - 15 inches - £59.001950s Antique Chad Valley Teddy Bear "Danny" - 15 inches - £59.001950s Antique Chad Valley Teddy Bear "Danny" - 15 inches - £59.00Danny is a well loved 1950s antique Chad Valley teddy bear retaining his label to foot (print faded but still recogniseable).15 inches in height, Danny is a gentle natured bear with sweet friendly face, replacement amber/black glass eyes, good nose/mouth stitching and original rexine pads (lightly worn). Danny's mohair is very sparse but still sports a few delightful tufts here and there. He wears a nice old cuddly knitted coat to keep his poor old bald tummy warm!.

1960s Old British Teddy Bear "Buster" - 13 inches - £45.00 (RESERVED)

1950s/60s Old British Teddy Bear "Buster" - 13 inches - £45.001950s/60s Old British Teddy Bear "Buster" - 13 inches - £45.001950s/60s Old British Teddy Bear "Buster" - 13 inches - £45.001950s/60s Old British Teddy Bear "Buster" - 13 inches - £45.001950s/60s Old British Teddy Bear "Buster" - 13 inches - £45.00Buster is a cuddly old 1960s British teddy bear, unknown maker, possibly handmade. 13 inches in height, Buster is a stocky fellow, fully jointed with amber/black glass eyes, good nose/mouth stitching and hand sewn felt pads. Lovely clean condition for his years, thick golden mohair with only very minor loss. Buster looks very smart in his nice old blue cardi with collar and metal buttons.

1930s Antique 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 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!.

Price £220.00 - FREE UK Postage!!

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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.

Price £65.00 + £5.95 UK Postage

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1930s Antique Merrythought Bear "Birdie" with Label & Squeaker - SOLD

1930s Antique Merrythought Bear "Birdie" with Label & Squeaker - £110.00 1930s Antique Merrythought Bear "Birdie" with Label & Squeaker - £110.00 1930s Antique Merrythought Bear "Birdie" with Label & Squeaker - £110.00 1930s Antique Merrythought Bear "Birdie" with Label & Squeaker - £110.00 1930s Antique Merrythought Bear "Birdie" with Label & Squeaker - £110.00 1930s Antique Merrythought Bear "Birdie" with Label & Squeaker - £110.00 Birdie gained her name due to her adorable long pointy "beak-like" snout and delightfully "honky" squeaker!!. She's a beautiful well loved old Merrythought bear dating to the 1930s. 15 inches in height, she has amber/black glass eyes, "drop corner" nose/mouth stitching and original cloth pads. Birdie's mohair is sparse but light fluffy/tufty areas remain with slightly thicker coverage to back. She retains her Merrythought foot label which is grubby but still readable. Birdie has fully working chest squeaker and wears antique lace "shawl" with vintage brooch.

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.

Price £220.00 - FREE UK Postage!!

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1940s/50s Merrythought Antique Bear "Mary" with Label - SOLD

1950s Merrythought Antique Bear "Mary" with Label - £105.00 1950s Merrythought Antique Bear "Mary" with Label - £105.00 1950s Merrythought Antique Bear "Mary" with Label - £105.00 1950s Merrythought Antique Bear "Mary" with Label - £105.00 1950s Merrythought Antique Bear "Mary" with Label - £105.00 1950s Merrythought Antique Bear "Mary" with Label - £105.00 Mary is a beautiful old English Merrythought antique teddy bear with excellent Merrythought label retained to foot. She dates to the 1940s/50s, Mary is 17 inches in height with original glass eyes, nose, mouth, claw stitching and good strong original felt pads. Mary's mohair is quite sparse and tummy squeaker no longer works but overall good clean condition for years and all joints are nice and tight. Mary looks adorabe in her antique lace "scarf", she's a lovely old bear for display.

Antique 1930s Chad Valley Magna Series Bear "Elliot" with Label - SOLD

Antique 1930s Chad Valley Magna Series Bear "Elliot" with Label - £105.00 Antique 1930s Chad Valley Magna Series Bear "Elliot" with Label - £105.00 Antique 1930s Chad Valley Magna Series Bear "Elliot" with Label - £105.00 Antique 1930s Chad Valley Magna Series Bear "Elliot" with Label - £105.00 Antique 1930s Chad Valley Magna Series Bear "Elliot" with Label - £105.00 Antique 1930s Chad Valley Magna Series Bear "Elliot" with Label - £105.00 Elliot is a 1930s Chad Valley MAGNA teddy bear retaining his red/white "Chad Valley - Made in England" label to foot. 14 inches in height, Elliot is fully jointed with amber/black glass eyes, good nose, mouth, claw stitching (a few claws missing) and original cloth pads (pads are worn with old mends to wrists). Elliot's mohair is quite sparse and his tummy squeaker no longer works but such a lovely old character with sweet gentle face. Elliot wears vintage lace neck ruff and high waisted blue trousers. What a cutie!!.

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!.

Price £70.00 + £5.95 UK Postage

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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!.

Price £129.00 - FREE UK Postage!!

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1950s Antique German Schuco Miniature Bear "Minka" - £80.00

1950s Antique German Schuco Miniature Bear "Minka" - £80.00 1950s Antique German Schuco Miniature Bear "Minka" - £80.00 1950s Antique German Schuco Miniature Bear "Minka" - £80.00 1950s Antique German Schuco Miniature Bear "Minka" - £80.00 1950s Antique German Schuco Miniature Bear "Minka" - £80.00 From my own collection, Minka is a super cute little 1950s antique German Schuco teddy bear in the harder to find light silvery brown coloured mohair. Just 2.5 inches in height, Minka is metal bodied and fully jointed with original metal bead eyes, good nose/mouth stitching and nice coverage of mohair. This is just as she came to me in tiny old knitted jumper. She's an absolute cutie!!.

Price £80.00 + £4.95 UK Postage

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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.

Price £75.00 + £4.95 UK Postage

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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 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.

Very Special Early Antique Chiltern Bear "Jeffrey" - 21 inches - £250.00

Very Special Early Antique Chiltern Bear "Jeffrey" - 21 inches - £250.00 Very Special Early Antique Chiltern Bear "Jeffrey" - 21 inches - £250.00 Very Special Early Antique Chiltern Bear "Jeffrey" - 21 inches - £250.00 Very Special Early Antique Chiltern Bear "Jeffrey" - 21 inches - £250.00 Very Special Early Antique Chiltern Bear "Jeffrey" - 21 inches - £250.00 Very Special Early Antique Chiltern Bear "Jeffrey" - 21 inches - £250.00 Jeffrey is an absolutely stunning large antique Chiltern bear (no label), a lovely big cuddly 21 inches in height. He's an early Chiltern bear dating to the 1930s with original clear glass eyes, early raised corner nose stitching, three good strong original pads and one old replacement felt pad (he's showing you this one in photo 5!!). Jeffrey has areas of balding but overall good clean coverage for his great age. He's been stored away for well over 50 years so joints are all stiff and creaky fron non use but he still sits nicely and poses well. Non working growler in his tummy. Overall lovely clean condition for such an early ted, even more handsome in real life!.

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Antique Chad Valley Magna Bear "Malcolm" - 24 inches!! - £250.00

1930s Antique Chad Valley Magna Series Bear "Malcolm" - 24 inches!! - £250.00 1930s Antique Chad Valley Magna Series Bear "Malcolm" - 24 inches!! - £250.00  1930s Antique Chad Valley Magna Series Bear "Malcolm" - 24 inches!! - £250.00 1930s Antique Chad Valley Magna Series Bear "Malcolm" - 24 inches!! - £250.00 1930s Antique Chad Valley Magna Series Bear "Malcolm" - 24 inches!! - £250.00 1930s Antique Chad Valley Magna Series Bear "Malcolm" - 24 inches!! - £250.00 "Malcolm" is a beautiful large Chad Valley MAGNA series bear with red/white embroidered "Chad Valley - Hygienic Toys - Made in England" label to one foot. He's an early bear dating to the 1930s and a very impressive larger size of 24 inches in height!. Malcolm has original glass eyes, good nose and mouth stitching (excellent!) and non working growler in his tummy. Overall good, sturdy and clean for years with areas of balding to his golden mohair (mostly tops of arms from being held) and replacement black velvet hand pads (these have been with him some time as velvet is old and rubbed). His foot pads are original and claws almost all present (one claw to hand lightly loose). Joints good and strong, he poses well. Malcolm is a fabulous early Chad Valley Magna series bear, the larger sized Magna bears rarely come up for sale.

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1950s Old English Pedigree Teddy Bear called "Mouse" - £55.00

1950s Old English Pedigree Teddy Bear called "Mouse" - £55.001950s Old English Pedigree Teddy Bear called "Mouse" - £55.001950s Old English Pedigree Teddy Bear called "Mouse" - £55.001950s Old English Pedigree Teddy Bear called "Mouse" - £55.001950s Old English Pedigree Teddy Bear called "Mouse" - £55.00Mouse was named by his original owner, no doubt because of those fabulous big ears!!. Mouse is a British Pedigree teddy bear (no label) dating to the 1950s.12 inches in height, he's fully jointed with original glass eyes, smiley mouth and replacement nose stitching. His pads are the original cloth, these are slightly worn but overall good and strong. Looks like Mouse was one for the ladies as there's faint evidence of what looks to be lipstick around his mouth!. Mouse's golden mohair has plenty of balding but his remaining fluffy tufts just add to this characterful little ted!. Non working squeaker in his tummy. Mouse wears nice stripey school scarf knitted by my mum.

Price £55.00 + £6.95 UK Postage

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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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1940s British Ealontoys Antique Teddy Bear "Victor" - £60.00

1940s/50s British Ealon Toys Antique Teddy Bear "Victor" - £60.001940s/50s British Ealon Toys Antique Teddy Bear "Victor" - £60.001940s/50s British Ealon Toys Antique Teddy Bear "Victor" - £60.001940s/50s British Ealon Toys Antique Teddy Bear "Victor" - £60.001940s/50s British Ealon Toys Antique Teddy Bear "Victor" - £60.001940s/50s British Ealon Toys Antique Teddy Bear "Victor" - £60.00The Ealontoys antique teddy bears are quite hard to find so I was thrilled to find this very solemn faced little fellow!!. He dates to the 1940s, 12 inches in height, Victor is fully jointed with original glass eyes, rexine pads (excellent!) and non working squeaker in his tummy. He's a solid little ted with decent coverage of shaggy golden mohair plush but areas of general balding (mainly to face). Victor no longer has his label. Nicely dressed in old knitted vest and dungaree shorts, he's an adorable serious little bear!.

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1950s Large Antique Irish Tara Bear "Fergus" - £110.00

1950s Large Antique Irish Tara Bear "Fergus" - £110.001950s Large Antique Irish Tara Bear "Fergus" - £110.001950s Large Antique Irish Tara Bear "Fergus" - £110.001950s Large Antique Irish Tara Bear "Fergus" - £110.001950s Large Antique Irish Tara Bear "Fergus" - £110.001950s Large Antique Irish Tara Bear "Fergus" - £110.00Fergus is a very handsome big old Irish Tara bear dating to the 1950s (no label). 23 inches in height, he has amber/black glass eyes, typical "Tara" downward nose stitching and rexine pads (pads surface worn but no holes). Fergus has areas of baldness to his golden mohair and non working growler in his tummy. His joints are all good, he sits very nicely and displays well in his old red stripey jumper.

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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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1950s/60s Chiltern Hugmee Antique Vintage Bear "Polly" - RARE PINK! - SOLD

1950s/60s Chiltern Hugmee Antique Vintage Bear "Polly" - RARE PINK! - £95.001950s/60s Chiltern Hugmee Antique Vintage Bear "Polly" - RARE PINK! - £95.001950s/60s Chiltern Hugmee Antique Vintage Bear "Polly" - RARE PINK! - £95.001950s/60s Chiltern Hugmee Antique Vintage Bear "Polly" - RARE PINK! - £95.001950s/60s Chiltern Hugmee Antique Vintage Bear "Polly" - RARE PINK! - £95.00Polly is an adorable circa late 1950s/early 60s pink Chiltern Hugmee old teddy bear, nicely presented in pretty hair ribbon and locket heart pendant which opens to keep photo of a loved one if she chooses!!. 14 inches in height, she has plastic nose and eyes and rexine pads with small holes to the rexine. Polly's pink colouring is fairly pale but deeper to back and stronger still within the joints. Overall good clean bear for years with excellent plush coverage. There's a squeaker in her tummy which works very well!. Polly no longer has her label.

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.

Price £109.00 - FREE UK Postage!!

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1940s/50s Antique Long Haired Chiltern Bear "Graham" - SOLD

1940s Antique Chiltern Long Haired Bear "Graham" - £115.001940s Antique Chiltern Long Haired Bear "Graham" - £115.001940s Antique Chiltern Long Haired Bear "Graham" - £115.001940s Antique Chiltern Long Haired Bear "Graham" - £115.001940s Antique Chiltern Long Haired Bear "Graham" - £115.001940s Antique Chiltern Long Haired Bear "Graham" - £115.00Graham is an extremely handsome antique Chiltern 1940s/50s teddy bear (no label) with working "snuffle" of a growler when he's shaken!, 13 inches in height, he's a very solid, sturdy bear, completely straw stuffed and fully jointed with original glass eyes and excellent nose, mouth and claw stitching retained. The original rexine pads are good and strong, surface wear to rexine but no holes or tears. Graham has gorgeous long golden mohair, light age dust and several areas of balding (mostly chest and back) but still a good thick coverage remains.

1950s Hermann Antique German Bear "Felix" - 11 inches - £70.00

1950s Hermann Antique German Bear - 11 inches - £70.001950s Hermann Antique German Bear - 11 inches - £70.001950s Hermann Antique German Bear - 11 inches - £70.001950s Hermann Antique German Bear - 11 inches - £70.001950s Hermann Antique German Bear - 11 inches - £70.001950s Hermann Antique German Bear - 11 inches - £70.00Adorable old "Felix" the German Hermann teddy bear (no label) dating to the 1950s. Fully jointed and straw stuffed, Felix is 11 inches in height, very solid, sturdy and all original with glass eyes, excellent nose/mouth stitching, all claws and felt pads. Squeaker no longer works but generally excellent clean condition for his years, all joints nice and tight, good coverage of long mohair. A delightful old Hermann bear for display.

Price £70.00 + £6.95 UK Postage

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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!.

Price £139.00 - FREE UK Postage!!

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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.

Price £295.00 - FREE UK Postage!!

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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.

Price £175.00 - FREE UK Postage!!

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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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1930s/40s Antique German Steiff Miniature Bear "Gracie" - SOLD

Circa 1930s/40s Antique German Steiff Miniature Bear "Gracie" - £139.00 Circa 1930s/40s Antique German Steiff Miniature Bear "Gracie" - £139.00 Circa 1930s/40s Antique German Steiff Miniature Bear "Gracie" - £139.00 Circa 1930s/40s Antique German Steiff Miniature Bear "Gracie" - £139.00 Circa 1930s/40s Antique German Steiff Miniature Bear "Gracie" - £139.00 Circa 1930s/40s Antique German Steiff Miniature Bear "Gracie" - £139.00 How adorable is this super cute little antique German Steiff bear!!. Gracie is just 3.5 inches in height and dates to the 1930s/40s. She's fully jointed with tiny metal bead eyes, good nose stitching and lovely big pointy feet!. Gracie is very clean and sturdy for her years, just a little mohair balding, mostly around neck and she no longer has her ear button. A delightful old Steiff bear for display, wearing her sweet little old knitted vest. Gracie is even cuter in real life!.

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 Chad Valley Teddy Bear "Travis" with label - £65.00 (RESERVED)

1950s Chad Valley Teddy Bear "Travis" with label - £65.001950s Chad Valley Teddy Bear "Travis" with label - £65.001950s Chad Valley Teddy Bear "Travis" with label - £65.001950s Chad Valley Teddy Bear "Travis" with label - £65.001950s Chad Valley Teddy Bear "Travis" with label - £65.00Dating to the 1950s, Travis is an adorable fluffy golden mohair Chad Valley bear retaining (worn but recogniseable) Chad Valley label to foot. 15 inches in height, he's a lovely cuddly ted with amber/black glass eyes, excellent nose/mouth stitching retained and original velveteen pads. Travis has good fur coverage, soft, thick and clean for years, just slightly "wooly" on ends. Travis's joints are a little swingy but he still strikes up a pose!.

1950s/60s Chad Valley Antique Bear "Harry" - 18 inches - £68.00 (RESERVED)

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!.

1950s Antique Old English Bear "Frederick" - 19 inch - £65.00 (RESERVED)

1950s Antique Old English Teddy Bear "Frederick" - 19 inch - £65.001950s Antique Old English Teddy Bear "Frederick" - 19 inch - £65.001950s Antique Old English Teddy Bear "Frederick" - 19 inch - £65.001950s Antique Old English Teddy Bear "Frederick" - 19 inch - £65.00Dating to the 1950s, "Frederick" is a handsome old English teddy bear (no label) with working growler in his tummy. 19 inches in height, he's a good, solid bear, fully jointed with lovely heavyweight feel to him. He has amber/black plastic eyes, dusty plush pads (small hole to one wrist) and excellent original "drop nose" and mouth stitching retained. Frederick has a lovely coverage of mohair, long and thick, light dust but no stains or odours.

"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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