Museum Collection Teddy Bear.
American Baby Bear Circa 1910 (according to the Museum).
Light beige mohair.
Very good condition, some wear around muzzle and seams, replaced paw pads.
Any restoration and repairs were done by the Museum and this is how it was purchased in 1994.
12 inches tall, fully 5-way jointed teddy bear, with amber eyes.
Antique embroidered baby bib, gold toned pin (antique screw-back earring).
The baby bib closes with a button at the back (see photo).
Museum Exhibit Card included.
In 1994 the Tetbury Teddy Bear Museum in the Cotswolds, England, closed and John McBride bought many of the wonderful teddy bears and props. A huge collection of antique and vintage teddy bears, toys and teddy bear-related books.
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Standing full-length front
Standing full-length back
Right side view
Left side view
Left paw close-up
Right paw close-up
Museum Exhibit Card
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12" American Baby Bear Circa 1910