Dolls, Doll' Houses, Traditional Toys & Teddy Bears
Thursday 30th November 2017 at 11.00
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Wednesday 29th November 2017 10.00-16.00
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Lots: 201-250 of 525
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Lot 201
A Tara laughing teddy bear 1950s, with golden mohair, orange and black glass eyes, black stitched nose and mouth, lever operated mouth mechanism, swivel head and jointed limbs with rexine pads -14½in. (37cm.) high (slight wear and thinning)
Estimate:  £30 - 40 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 202
A fine and large Alpha Farnell teddy bear, with golden mohair, clear and black glass eyes with remains of brown painted backs, pronounced clipped muzzle, black stitched nose, mouth and claws stitched slightly onto pads, swivel head, jointed limbs with painted cloth pads, rounded hump and inoperative growler, late 1930s -28in. (71cm.) high (needs a light clean, some slight thinning)
Estimate:  £400 - 600 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 203
A rare early German red mohair teddy bear 1910-20s, with black boot button eyes, black stitched nose, mouth and claws, swivel head, jointed limbs with red felt pads, elongated body, inoperative squeaker and rounded hump -21in. (53.5cm.) high (some fading, pads darned and slight general wear)
Estimate:  £300 - 500 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 204
A 1920s black mohair teddy bear, possibly American with clear and black glass eyes with brown painted backs, pronounced muzzle with pink stitched nose, mouth and claws, swivel head, jointed limbs with grey velvet pads and hump -15½in. (39.5cm.) high
Estimate:  £200 - 300 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 205
A rare and unusual soldier teddy bear 1920s, with white mohair head, red mohair integral jacket and blue mohair integral trousers, clear and black glass eyes with remains of brown painted backs, remains of black stitched nose, swivel head, jointed limbs with plush pads, fifteen metal buttons down front and inoperative squeaker -14in. (35.5cm.) high (head completely bald, red mohair very worn, blue mohair less worn, button rusty)
Estimate:  £200 - 300 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 206
A rare Merrythought Cheeky teddy bear, with grey artificial silk plush, orange and black glass eyes, black artificial silk ear lining and feet pads, inset velvet muzzle, remains of black stitching, swivel head, jointed limbs and white label on foot, late 1950s -9½in. (24cm.) high (some wear and thinning) - a version of this bear sold at Christie's South Kensington for £1351
Estimate:  £100 - 150 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 207
A rare and unusual British child's gas mask teddy bear case, the black leather bag with shaggy mohair head, black boot button eyes, black stitched nose and mouth, applied red, black and grey suit body with mohair hand and feet, with original child's gas mask -8in. (20.5cm.) high - this unusual version of a teddy bear gas mask has a much more sophisticated bag than the usual oil-cloth, possibly retailed at a higher end shop
Estimate:  £400 - 600 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 208
An unusual 'Teddy Snow Crop' wooden teddy bear clock, a transferred design on plywood with moving eyes and weight driven mechanism -8¼in. (21cm.) high (flaking to eyes)
Estimate:  £30 - 50 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 209
A very unusual French Clodrey Bridgit talking teddy bear, with white plush, plastic eyes and nose, open pink felt mouth, the head housing a battery operated speaker which picks up what is played on a record player by laying copper wire around the area of play with instructions and a coil of wire -23in. (58.5cm.) high
Estimate:  £60 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 210
Two post-war Irish teddy bears: one Pedigree with dark blonde mohair, orange and plastic eyes, plastic nose, swivel head, jointed limbs with brown velvet pads and remains of label in back seam -23in. (58.5cm.) high; and another possibly by Tara Toys (worn)
Estimate:  £50 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 211
Three British teddy bears: a 1930s teddy bear with blonde mohair, clear and black glass eyes with brown painted backs, pronounced muzzle, black stitched nose and mouth, swivel head and jointed limbs -11¾in. (30cm.) high (wear and missing pads); and two post-war Chiltern Hugmee teddy bears
Estimate:  £60 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 212
A 1950s golden mohair teddy bear, with clear and black glass eyes with brown painted backs, black stitched nose and mouth, swivel head and jointed limbs with leather pads -15¾in. (40cm.) high; a Steiff white miniature monkey and tabby cat; a clockwork cat with rotating tail and three other post-war small bears
Estimate:  £80 - 100 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 213
A Steiff post-war teddy bear, with beige mohair, brown and black glass eyes, brown stitched nose and mouth, swivel head and jointed limbs -6in. (15cm.) high; a Steiff pony with button; and a Clemens donkey with metal tag
Estimate:  £40 - 60 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 214
Three Continental teddy bears: a French teddy bear with short dark orange mohair, boot button eyes, stitched nose and mouth, swivel head and jointed limbs with cloth pads, 1930s -22in. (56cm.) high; a beige mohair bear with open mouth with tongue and brown mohair feet and ear lining; and a Sonnenberg district type bear
Estimate:  £60 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 215
A Diem teddy bear 1950s, with beige mohair, brown and black glass eyes, short mohair muzzle and pads, swivel head, jointed limbs and pink, grey and blue pyjamas -12½in. (32cm.) high (slight general wear); and another post-war German bear, possibly Diem with plush pads
Estimate:  £70 - 100 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 216
Two post-war Steiff teddy bears: one with light golden mohair, brown and black glass eyes, black stitched nose, mouth and claws, swivel head, jointed limbs with felt pads and inoperative squeaker -11in. (28cm.) high (some slight general wear); and a large beige version (more worn and pads recovered)
Estimate:  £80 - 100 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 217
A beige mohair teddy bear, possibly French, with clear and black glass eyes with brown backs, pronounced inset muzzle, black stitched nose, mouth and claws, large ears, swivel head, jointed limbs with plush pads, hump and growler, 1930s -16¼in. (41.5cm.) high (general wear and thinning)
Estimate:  £70 - 100 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 218
A German 1930s teddy bear, possibly Weiersmuller, with cream wool plush, clear and black glass eyes with brown painted backs, pronounced clipped muzzle, black stitched nose, mouth and claws, swivel head, jointed limbs with shaped feet and cloth pads and slight hump -12in. (30.5cm.) high (general wear and thinning)
Estimate:  £60 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 219
A 1930s Schuco yes/no teddy bear, with golden mohair, rare jeweled eyes, pronounced muzzle, black stitched nose and mouth, tail-operated head mechanism and jointed limbs with remains of cloth pads -12¾in. (32.5cm.) high (worn, holes to hump, pads and tai)
Estimate:  £60 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 220
Teddy Bears and other toys: a 1940s Chiltern Hugmee teddy bear with golden mohair, orange and black glass eyes, black stitched nose, mouth and claws, swivel head and jointed limbs with oil-cloth pads -15½in. (39.5cm.) high; 'Benjamin', a homemade wartime teddy made by the vendor's dad; two Feri (Italian) turned and painted wood insect bands, in original boxes; Juvenile Productions Ltd Alice in Wonderland and The Water Babies and other items
Estimate:  £100 - 150 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 221
A 1920s Farnell teddy bear, with blonde mohair, clear and black glass eyes with remains of brown painted backs, pronounced clipped muzzle, black stitched nose, mouth, feet claws and remains of webbed hand claws, swivel head, jointed elongated limbs with felt pads, hump and growler -21¼in. (51.5cm.) high (repairs to feet pads and slight general wear)
Estimate:  £400 - 600 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 222
An Omega teddy bear 1920s, with golden mohair, clear and black oily glass eyes with brown painted backs, pronounced muzzle, black stitched nose, mouth and claws, pricked ears, swivel head, jointed limbs with cloth pads, hump, inoperative growler and brown velvet coat -14¾in. (37.5cm.) high (thinning and wear, black stitching probably replaced)
Estimate:  £150 - 200 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 223
An early British teddy bear circa 1920, with light golden mohair, black boot button eyes, pronounced clipped muzzle, black stitched nose and mouth, large cupped ear, swivel head, jointed limbs with brown ribbed cloth pads and inoperative growler -14¾in. (37.5cm.) high (general wear and thinning)
Estimate:  £70 - 100 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 224
An early German teddy bear 1910-20s, with balding mohair, black boot button eyes, slotted-in ears, swivel head, jointed limbs and inoperative squeaker -12¼in. (31cm.) high (very worn)
Estimate:  £50 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 225
A 1920s British teddy bear and two unusual soft toys: the bear possibly Steevans with white mohair, black stitched nose, swivel head, jointed limbs with cloth pads and internal rattle -11½in. (29cm.) high (missing eyes and general wear); an early jointed monkey with velvet face, hands and feet (very worn); and a begging Pekinese
Estimate:  £70 - 100 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 226
An unusual Beatrix Potter Mrs Tiggywinkle hedgehog, with brown wool plush, boot button eyes, brown stitched nose, mob cap, printed floral dress, leather feet and 'Copyright Design Frederick Warne & Co Ltd' label -8¾in. (22cm.) high
Estimate:  £30 - 50 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 227
A quantity of soft toys: including an early Merrythought brown wool plush monkey with label -8¼in. (21cm.) high; a dressed rabbit; a sheepskin ram and seated cat; and a Wagner clockwork cymbal playing monkey
Estimate:  £70 - 100 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 228
A 1930s Merrythought teddy bear, with golden mohair, remains of black stitching, swivel head, jointed limbs and celluloid covered button -18in. (46cm.) high (very worn, missing eyes and pads damaged); a child's seat with storage; another post-war British teddy bear; and a sports cap
Estimate:  £50 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 229
Three post-war British teddy bears: a Chiltern Hugmee with golden mohair/mix plush, orange and black glass eyes and oil cloth pads -17in. (43cm.) high; a Chad Valley with labels and a Pedigree (some general wear)
Estimate:  £60 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 230
An early bear on wheels 1920s, with brown mohair, orange and black glass eyes, remains of black stitched nose, mouth and claws, humped back, tail, felt pads and five spoked cast-metal wheels -10½in. (26.5cm.) long (very worn and repairs); and a Chiltern type teddy bear (worn)
Estimate:  £60 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 231
Various soft toys: a Knickerbocker Kitty Kuddles with white artsilk, metal eyes and label in chest seam -14in. (35.5cm.) high (very dirty); a Merrythought Grandpop hand puppet and other items (generally worn)
Estimate:  £40 - 60 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 232
A post-war Chiltern Hugmee teddy bear, with blonde mohair, orange and black glass eyes, black stitched nose, mouth and claws, swivel head, jointed limbs with velvet pads and inoperative squeaker -25½in. (65cm.) high (balding to back, other bald spots and general wear) - This bear is known as Wilson
Estimate:  £60 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 233
A 1930s French teddy bear, with golden mohair, orange and black glass eyes, black stitched square horizontal nose, mouth and claws, swivel head, jointed limbs with short mohair pads and inoperative growler -25in. (63.5cm.) high (slight wear, eyes possibly replaced) - This bear was purchased from the much missed teddy bear dealer Pam Hebbs and is known as Schubert
Estimate:  £100 - 150 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 234
A Chiltern-type teddy bear 1930s, with golden mohair, clear and black glass eyes with brown painted backs, pronounced muzzle, black stitched nose, mouth and claws, swivel head, jointed limbs with cloth pads, slight rounded hump and growler -20½in. (52cm.) high (a few small bald spots, general wear and thinning) - This bear is known as Chester and was purchased from Christie's 1993 teddy bear auction, lot 75 and is sold with a copy of the catalogue
Estimate:  £150 - 200 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 235
A Chiltern-type teddy bear 1930s, with golden mohair, orange and black glass eyes, pronounced muzzle, black stitched nose, mouth and claws, swivel head, jointed limbs with brushed cotton pads, slight rounded hump and squeaker -21¼in. (54cm.) high (general thinning and a little dusty) - This bear is known as Fraser
Estimate:  £150 - 200 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 236
A fine Chiltern Hugmee teddy bear 1930s, with golden mohair, orange and black glass eyes, pronounced clipped muzzle, black stitched nose, mouth and claws, swivel head, jointed limbs with velvet pads, rounded hump and inoperative squeaker -25in. (63.5cm.) high (very minimal wear and a little dusty) - this bear is known as Ernest
Estimate:  £400 - 600 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 237
A rare Chiltern Hugmee blue mohair musical teddy bear 1930s, with pale orange and black glass eyes, pronounced clipped muzzle, black stitched nose, mouth and claws, swivel head, jointed elongated limbs with velvet pads, rounded hump and pressure-operated musical mechanism -19¾in. (50cm.) high (small bald spot to belly, a few thinning spots, slight general wear, fading and discoloured) - this bear is known as Wedgwood
Estimate:  £400 - 600 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 238
'Thomas & Oliver', twin Chiltern-type teddy bears 1930s, both with golden mohair, orange and black glass eyes, pronounced muzzle with black stitched nose, mouth and claws, swivel head, jointed limbs, slight round hump, one growler and one inoperative growler -21in. (53.5cm.) high (general wear and thinning, faded, damage and repairs to pads) - these bears have always been together and would like to remain so!
Estimate:  £300 - 400 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 239
A fine Chad Valley moon eyed teddy bear 1920s, with blonde mohair, bright clear and black glass eyes with orange backs, pronounced clipped muzzle, black stitched nose, mouth and claws, swivel head, jointed limbs with brushed light brown cotton pads, the feet card lined, rounded hump, growler and rare map of England celluloid covered button on upper chest -22¾in. (58cm.) high (slight thinning on back) - this bear is known as Lewis and was purchased from the Tetbury Teddy Bear Museum
Estimate:  £600 - 800 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 240
A large 1930s Chad Valley teddy bear, with golden mohair, orange and black glass eyes, pronounced clipped muzzle with large bulbous black stitched nose, mouth and claws, swivel head, jointed limbs with felt pads, rounded hump, red and white woven label on foot, celluloid covered button in ear and squeaker -26½in. (67.5cm.) high (some thinning and the odd small bald spot, tiny holes to two pads and slightly dusty) - this bear is known as Oscar
Estimate:  £400 - 600 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 241
A fine Omega teddy bear 1920s, with dark blonde mohair, clear and black glass eyes with brown painted back, pronounced clipped muzzle, black stitched nose, mouth and claws, swivel head, jointed limbs, hump and inoperative growler -17¼in. (44cm.) high (small bald spot above left eye, pads with an old neatly recovered felt) - Omega is the brand name for the British United Toy Manufacturing Co. - this bear is known as Gladys
Estimate:  £600 - 800 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 242
A rare early Terrys teddy bear circa 1920, with blonde mohair, clear and black glass eyes with remains of brown painted backs, pronounced clipped muzzle, black stitched nose, mouth, long webbed hand claws and feet claws, swivel head, jointed elongated limbs with cloth pads, feet pads card lined, rounded hump and inoperative growler -20½in. (52cm.) high (bald line across forehead, some general wear and thinning, tear to right hand pad) - this bear was purchased from the Tetbury Teddy Bear Museum and is known as Penelope
Estimate:  £600 - 800 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 243
A rare Farnell white mohair teddy bear 1920s, with clear and black glass eyes with remains of brown painted backs, pronounced clipped muzzle, restitched brown nose, mouth and claws, swivel head, jointed limbs with replaced felt pads, rounded hump and inoperative growler -16½in. (42cm.) high (repaired wrists, slightly general wear and pads recovered) - this bear is known as Henrietta
Estimate:  £700 - 1000 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 244
A small Farnell teddy bear 1920s, with light golden mohair, clear and black glass eyes, pronounced muzzle, restitched black nose, mouth and claws, swivel head, jointed limbs with replaced cloth pads and hump -13½in. (34cm.) high (two small holes patch on top of muzzle and very slight wear) - this bear is known as Harrieté
Estimate:  £300 - 400 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 245
A rare Farnell white mohair teddy bear 1920s, with clear and black glass eyes, pronounced clipped muzzle, brown stitched nose, mouth and claws, swivel head, jointed limbs with cloth pads, card lined feet pads, hump and inoperative growler -20¼in. (51.5cm.) high (hand pads replaced and damaged to feet pads) - this bear is known as Augustus
Estimate:  £700 - 1000 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 246
A rare, fine and large Farnell teddy bear 1920s, with bright golden mohair, orange and black glass eyes, pronounced clipped muzzle, black stitched nose, mouth, webbed hand claws and feet claws, swivel head, jointed limbs with felt pads, card lined feet pads, hump and inoperative growler -26¾in. (68cm.) high (right inner ankle with bald area, neat repair to right foot pad, otherwise exceptional) - this bear sold at Christie's South Kensington in the December Teddy Bear sale in 1999, lot 247, where he was called Albert, and comes with a copy of this catalogue; he also appears on page 54 of Sue Pearson's book Bears - he is now known as Christopher
Estimate:  £2000 - 3000 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 247
A 1920s Farnell teddy bear, with blonde mohair, clear and black glass eyes with orange painted backs, pronounced clipped muzzle, black stitched nose, mouth, webbed hand claws and feet claws, swivel head, jointed limbs with felt pads and hump -18¾in. (48cm.) high (some balding around feet, thinning to top of head, slight general wear and repairs to feet pads) - this bear is known as Columbus
Estimate:  £600 - 800 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 248
A 1920s Farnell teddy bear, with blonde mohair, clear and black glass eyes with remains of brown painted backs, pronounced clipped muzzle, black stitched nose, mouth, webbed hand claws and feet claws, swivel head, jointed limbs with cloth pads, card lined feet pads, hump and inoperative growler -18½in. (47cm.) high (tiny patched hole to muzzle, slight general wear and repairs to hand pads) - this bear is known as Cuthbert
Estimate:  £600 - 800 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 249
A large 1920s Farnell teddy bear, with blonde mohair, clear and black glass eyes, pronounced clipped muzzle, black stitched nose, mouth, webbed hand claws and feet claws, swivel head, jointed limbs with felt pads, hump and squeaker -26in. (66cm.) high (balding to inside of right foot, a few small bald spots, slight general wear and pads expertly replaced) - this bear is known as Cornelius
Estimate:  £600 - 800 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 250
A large 1930/40s Farnell teddy bear, with golden mohair, orange and black glass eyes, pronounced part clipped muzzle, black stitched nose, mouth and claws going slightly onto pads, swivel head, jointed limbs with painted cloth pads, hump, blue and white woven label on foot and squeaker -27½in. (68.5cm.) high (bald strip to left cheek, other small bald spots or areas of thinning, some general wear) - this bear is known as Bentley
Estimate:  £600 - 800 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
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