Tetbury Museum 1950's Bear. Giant 38" English golden mohair teddy bear, very big, very heavy and solid teddy, weighing around 14 pounds. He wears a jaunty antique bow tie and original child's blue and beige plaid wool dressing gown. Bear is old gold mohair with glass eyes. Circa 1950.
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(shown with his best friend, a 6" vintage squirrel for scale)
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Museum Exhibit Card
English Museum Collection Teddy Bear from the Estate of John McBride.
In 1994 the Tetbury Teddy Bear Museum in the Cotswolds, England, closed and John 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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