Vintage Old Irish Tara Toys Laughing Novelty Mohair Teddy Bear, 1953 , 20"
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Vintage Old Irish Tara Toys Laughing Novelty Mohair Teddy Bear, 1953 , 20":
Charming rare to find vintage Irish Tara Toys Laughing Bear of rather large size of 20" dating from 1953,
made of golden mohair,
feels to be stuffed with sub? and wood-wool throughout the body and head
has got original dark amber and black glass eyes,
black vertically stitched nose,
inverted V shape mouth stitching,
red felt lined mouth opens and closes, but a lever at the back of the head is replaced,
original oil cloth pads are in good condition with wear and some staining, no tears or holes,
there's no claws stitching,
inoperative squeaker in his head,
Approx. 20" tall.
Condition - teddy bear is in good original vintage condition with some little general wear and thinning. Generally clean. Head joint is a bit loose.
You can find more information and pictures in "Millers. Teddy Bears. A Complete Collector's Guide" by Sue Pearson, 2006, p. 74
Please, feel free to ask if you need more pictures or information.
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