Museum Teddy Bear.
Ginger Mohair 1950s Pedigree (according to the Museum) British Bear. This is a fully jointed Mohair bear.
Old and over-loved teddy bear in vintage condition, with a long body and beigey pawpads, loosely jointed, with age appropriate wear and overall mohair loss. (Please see detailed condition close-up photos). Dressed in a lovely vintage 50s baby dress and matching underslip. The delicate tucked gown and slip are in good vintage condition except for a small rust mark on the back of the dress as shown in the close-up photograph. Both dress and slip have the Original sewn-in labels, " Hand made. A Tiny Tots Original".
The bear is approx. 17 inches tall (measures 24 inches in her outfit).
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Bare bear side
Bare bear front
Bare bear back
Back view paws up
Dress front view
Dress back view
The bear comes with its Museum Authenticity Card tag included (see photograph).
In 1994 the Tetbury Teddy Bear Museum in the Cotswolds, England, closed and John McBride bought many of the wonderful teddy bears and props.
Museum Exhibit Card
Please Note: Any Restoration and repairs were done by the Museum and this is how it was purchased in 1994. (See big, close-up photos.).
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17" Pedigree Ginger Teddy Bear