Antique and Vintage USA/UK Bears for Sale
USA Columbia Teddy Bear Brand “Laughing Roosevelt” Bear c1907
Farnell Felix the Cat
Huge 1950s English Bear
This is Bartholemew ,(Barty to his friends) , a wonderful huge 28" English Mohair Bear, with glass eyes and in lovely condition for his age.
Barty has had new felt pads although one has a tiny pin-hole in it.
He wears a nice stiff 16.5"collar and has a very assertive expression.
Because of his size and weight Barty will be shipped in the UK only.
Gorgeous Findlay, a 1960s mohair Farnell in very nice condition for age, plastic eyes, 95% coverage with a small patch of wear on his arm and some thinning next to his nose. (Non-working squeaker).
This beautiful bear with Farnell Hastings chest label is 18" /46cm tall.
(more pics available).
A very nice bear for your Farnell collection.
1920s US Bear
1920s Straw-filled Bear
This adorable 1920s straw-filled Bear called Sebastian has very little mohair, but is the archetypal old bear ,beautifully formed with all original features, long nose, humped back, glass eyes. and an intelligent expression. He has a patch of wear on his right arm and another on his upper chest. Full pics available on request.
Old English Bear 1950s
Mid-1960s English Bear
Hector is a rather serious looking English bear from the mid-1960s. He is soft stuffed, plastic eyes and the cutest hard plastic nose.
He has excellent coverage, tidy but worn pads and all original features.
30inch Merrythought Bear
1930s Merrythought Bear
1940s English Bear
Harvey is a wonderful English Bear dating from the 1940s with glass eyes , rexine pads, an amazingly large dog like head and a strong stare. One never feels alone when Harvey is in the room. Harvey is a handsome bear 25inches tall and 5 way jointed. His neck and limb joints are loose and need tightening up and he has slight hair loss at one ear and up the side of his face, but otherwise he is old and valuable with all original features - a rather stylish addition to any English vintage bear collection.
1960s Merrythought Cheeky Bear
Crispin is a gorgeous vintage Merrythought Bear from the late 1960s. He has the cuddliest soft stuffed body, and bells in the ears. A couple of Mummy repairs at the neck and on the corner of the mouth add to his obvious charms. The mohair coverage is excellent and there are no bald patches except the centres of the felt over-pads which are very frayed so the mohair underneath shows through. A lovely companion for an older child, or adult.
Vintage Deans Bear
1950s/60s Artsilk Bear
1960s/70s Artsilk Bear
Polish 1960s Bear
1960s Cheeky Bear
1950s Chad Valley Bear
1940 Rag Doll Style (Mother and Child)
Marjorie is an rag doll composition Bear, 38cm, 15" tall with bear head and paws she has padded cotton body, arms and her legs finish in little felt boots. She has all her original clothing including a very fine age-discoloured crepe apron, which ties at the back. There are some splits in the apron but they are not noticeable in display .This Bear is featured in the Book "Teddy Bears" by Kathy Martin p54, Parragon Books 2007 (although the bear in the book doesn't have legs). A really cute example for your collection.
Vintage English Bear
1960s Schuco Panda
Xie Xie is a delightful close cropped 20cm, 8" tall mohair Schuco panda which dates from the late 1960s and has glass eyes, all original features, 100% coverage, excellent pads and is five-way jointed.