Rare Antique Vintage Early British Farnell? Humped Mohair Teddy Bear,c.1920s 28"
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Rare Antique Vintage Early British Farnell? Humped Mohair Teddy Bear,c.1920s 28":
Charming rare to find antique early British teddy bear, possibly by Terry's or Farnell, dating from c.1920,made of golden mohair plush,
feels to be hard stuffed with wood-wool and kapok throughout the body and head,
has got replacement dark amber and black glass eyes,
pronounced upturned muzzle,
original black vertically stitched nose with outer stitches pointing down,
replacement inverted Y shape mouth stitching,
original brushed cotton pads in well loved condition with general wear, repairs and small holes,
original five claws stitching to feet, webbed claws stitched to paws (couple claws missing on the left paw pad)
high hump on the back,
inoperative growler in the back.
Approx. 28" tall.
Condition - teddy bear is in good vintage condition with general wear, thinning and balding patches(mainly on the back) some discolouration to the head, old "mum's" repair to the left paw.
Mohair covering is approx. 80-85 %. His joints are fine.
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