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: 251-300 of 525
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Lot 251
A Twyford Farnell-type teddy bear 1950s, with dark golden mohair, orange and black glass eyes, black stitched nose, mouth and claws, swivel head, jointed limbs with painted cloth pads and inoperative growler -20½in. (52cm.) high (bald spot to front and back, some general wear and thinning) - this bear is known as Raymond
Estimate:  £50 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £30
Lot 252
Various soft toys: a comic hunting dog with white synthetic plush, glass googly eyes, long limbed unjointed body and green felt outfit -16½in. (42cm.) high; a Steiff post-war Floppy Zotty and Panda; a Chiltern synthetic panda; and a Jungle Toy royal wedding owl couple
Estimate:  £70 - 100 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £40
Lot 253
Two German soft toy dogs: a brown tipped seated dog with large clear and black glass eyes with brown backs, black stitched nose, mouth and claws, swivel head and inoperative squeaker -10½in. (27cm.) high (faded and dusty); and five-way jointed long bodied with spiked glass eyes -10¼in. (26cm.) high
Estimate:  £70 - 100 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £55
Lot 254
A Steiff Jocko monkey 1930s, with felt face, ears, hands and feet, brown mohair, swivel head and jointed limbs -12½in. (32cm.) high (fading and small moth hole to face); a 1960s Steiff teddy bear with facemask; and blue mammoth
Estimate:  £60 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £80
Lot 255
A rare British wool plush Bassett Hound 1930s, with brown, black and cream plush, opaque black, brown and white googly eyes, black stitched nose and mouth, in seated position -17½in. (44.5cm.) long
Estimate:  £300 - 400 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £230
Lot 256
A Steiff Tige bulldog with rare muzzle, of brown burlap, black boot button eyes, black stitched nose, mouth and claws, swivel head, white mohair chest and front paws, jointed legs, inoperative squeaker and leather muzzle and lead, circa 1907 -15½in. (39.5cm.) long (very slight wear and holes in ear felt)
Estimate:  £200 - 300 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £460
Lot 257
A rare Steiff jointed brown burlap horse, with black boot button eyes, white burlap flash and front lower legs, felt ears, wool mane, thread tail, swivel head, jointed legs and inoperative squeaker, circa 1909 -11½in. (29cm.) high (slight wear and dusty, missing bridle); a small Norah Wellings Mexican (arms detaching); and a pair of child's leather clogs
Estimate:  £300 - 400 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £230
Lot 258
A Steiff 1930s ride on elephant on wheels, with grey mohair, replaced eyes, pull-cord growl, metal framed chassis with steel wheels with rubber tyres, steering through head with wooden handle and FF button in ear -24in. (61cm.) long (worn, faded to pink, damage and repairs)
Estimate:  £60 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £160
Lot 259
Seven post-war Steiff lions and tigers: four reclining lions, reclining tiger and two running tigers, three with buttons (some general wear and fading, two more worn)
Estimate:  £50 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £50
Lot 260
An amusing French dressed pig 1930s, brushed cotton, white, yellow and black glass eyes, pronounced snout, integral clothes and card-lined feet -17in. (43cm.) high (fading)
Estimate:  £40 - 60 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £22
Lot 261
A rare Women's Institute War Fund Cuthbert the rabbit, after the character by POY, brushed cotton, wool plush ears and tail, stitched eyes, nose and mouth, black felt jacket, collar and red bow tie, circa 1917 -13in. (33cm.) high (damage to wool plush) - probably the body factory-made, then hand-finished by the WI to raise funds, sadly discontinued due to inconsistency; an unjointed Omega teddy bear; and a late Dean's golliwog
Estimate:  £100 - 150 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £220
Lot 262
A rare British velvet dog, penguin and rabbit after Pip, Squeak and Wilfred 1930, the dog of deep blue and orange, the penguin pale blue and yellow with orange beak and the rabbit pink and orange, all with clear and black glass eyes with orange painted backs -7¼in. (18.5cm.) high (slight discolouration) - following on from the success of Pip, Squeak and Wilfred, only certain firms were granted a license to make and sell the characters; but many firms sold sets of dogs, penguins and rabbits obviously plagiarizing them
Estimate:  £200 - 300 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £200
Lot 263
A pair of Norah Wellings small Rabbits 1930s, both with brown mohair plush with white mohair ear linings, soles of feet and inner arms, felt eyes, stitched nose and mouth, unjointed, one in green and one in orange velvet dungarees, both with labels -6in. (15.5cm.) high (a little discoloured); and a small wicker hamper
Estimate:  £60 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £210
Lot 264
A Chiltern unjointed post-war Panda, with black and white mohair, orange and black glass eyes, black stitched nose and mouth, hinged legs, tail and inoperative squeaker -15in. (38cm.) high
Estimate:  £60 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £30
Lot 265
An amusing jointed soft toy elephant, possibly French with grey cotton plush, blue and black glass eyes, open felt mouth, swivel head, jointed legs with airbrushed toes and hooded jacket, 1950s -21in. (53.5cm.) high
Estimate:  £60 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £60
Lot 266
Two Florence K Upton Golliwogg books: The Golliwogg's Circus, 1903 and The Golliwogg's Christmas, 1907, published by Longmans, Green & Co. (some wear)
Estimate:  £60 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £170
Lot 267
Two Florence K Upton Golliwogg books: The Golliwogg's Air-ship, 1902 and The Golliwogg's Bicycle Club, 1897, published by Longmans, Green & Co. (some wear, especially Bicycle Club)
Estimate:  £60 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £90
Lot 268
Florence K Upton's The Vege-men's Revenge, published by Longmans, Green & Co., 1897; and The Browns:- A Book of Bears, by S and N Parker (both worn)
Estimate:  £40 - 60 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £35
Lot 269
Bonzo the Dog prints: four sets of pages from the Sketch folios of George Study's Bonzo the Dog including the Third and Fourth Portfolio (unchecked for completeness); and Bonzo The Life and Work of George Studdy by Paul Babb and Gay Owen
Estimate:  £30 - 50 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £30
Lot 270
A rare Steiff Happy Hooligan circa 1910, of pink, red, blue and green felt, black boot button eyes with white felt discs behind, swivel head, jointed limbs with long leather shoes, inoperative squeaker in hat and FF button with slight remains of white paper tag behind -15in. (38cm.) high (some moth damage especially to coat and a little discoloured)
Estimate:  £600 - 800 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £600
Lot 271
An early Steiff clown circa 1904, with felt face, hands and feet, black boot button eyes, blonde mohair wig, jointed cloth body with discs on the outside of the cloth and small blank button -22½in. (57cm.) high (a few small moth holes, mohair a little worn and discoloured, missing clothes) - it is possible that this might be a Strunz copy, which they are know to have done
Estimate:  £300 - 400 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £320
Lot 272
Unusual early American twin teddy bears circa 1908, with golden mohair, black boot button eyes, pronounced muzzle, remains of black stitched nose, mouth and claws, swivel head, jointed limbs with rare kid covered cloth pads, hump and later dungarees -12¾in. (32.5cm.) high (general wear, a few bald spots, only two kid pads remaining and a little damage to cloth underpad)
Estimate:  £400 - 600 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £400
Lot 273
An early teddy bear circa 1910, possibly American or German, golden mohair, black boot button eyes, pronounced muzzle with bulbous black stitched nose, mouth and three claws, swivel head, jointed limbs with felt pads, hump, inoperative squeaker and brown velvet sleeveless tailcoat -12½in. (31.5cm.) high (some wear and damage to pads)
Estimate:  £300 - 400 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 274
A rare German clockwork nodding polar bear 1920s, cardboard and composition covered in white mohair, orange and black glass eyes, hinged lower jaw with white glass teeth, weighted head, keywind mechanism causing the head to nod for a long time -19½in. (49.5cm.) long (mohair very worn)
Estimate:  £200 - 300 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £900
Lot 275
A rare Steiff polar bear circa 1910, with white mohair, black boot button eyes, black stitched nose, mouth and claws, ball-jointed rotating head, jointed legs with felt pads, tail, growler and FF button -15¼in. (38.5cm.) high (a little thinning to face and other areas, slight general wear and damage to two pads)
Estimate:  £1800 - 2200 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £1900
Lot 276
Seven rare original Strunz catalogue printing blocks 1909, wooden backs with copper fronts featuring six teddy bears including clown, seated and standing Noris, a postman bear and girl and the company trademark featuring bear and shield -3in. (7.5cm.) largest
Estimate:  £300 - 400 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £300
Lot 277
Seven rare original Strunz catalogue printing blocks 1909, wooden backs with copper fronts featuring two teddy bears Noris and clown and five wheeled animals -3in. (7.5cm.) largest
Estimate:  £200 - 300 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £190
Lot 278
Six rare original Strunz catalogue printing blocks 1909, wooden backs with copper fronts featuring a Noris teddy bear, a clown doll and dressed elephant cushions, a clown and two rabbits -2½in. (6cm.) largest
Estimate:  £150 - 200 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £180
Lot 279
A rare Buffalo pottery Roosevelt Bears jug 1907, featuring illustrations from the Roosevelt Bear books by Seymour Eaton, brown transfer with hand colouring -8¼in. (21cm.) high (chip to one side of base and slight crazing)
Estimate:  £300 - 400 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £230
Lot 280
A rare J & E Stevens cast-iron Teddy and the Bear mechanical bank, marked 'Pat Appld For' on the underside, featuring a bear suddenly appearing when a coin is place in the rifle and fired into the tree trunk by the use of a lever -10¼in. (26cm.) long (some slight retouching) - this amusing toy money banks representing President Theodore Roosevelt bear hunting, indeed on one of these hunts, Roosevelt refusing to shoot a tethered bear cub resulted in the invention of the Teddy Bear
Estimate:  £400 - 600 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £360
Lot 281
A Steiff cinnamon mohair teddy bear circa 1909, with black boot button eyes, pronounced muzzle, black stitched nose and claws, swivel head, jointed elongated limbs, hump, inoperative growler, FF button in ear, blue felt tail coat and lace cravat -13¾in. (35cm.) high (a few small bald spots, some thinning and general wear, a little faded)
Estimate:  £1000 - 1200 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £1000
Lot 282
'Beau', a rare early large Steiff white mohair teddy bear, with black boot button eyes, pronounced clipped muzzle, brown stitched nose, mouth and claws, swivel head, jointed elongated limbs with felt pads, hump, inoperative growler and FF button, circa 1908 -28in. (71cm.) high (bald spots to chest and muzzle, thinning, nibbles to pads and general wear)
Estimate:  £2000 - 3000 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £3000
Lot 283
A fine and rare large scale Erzgebirge farm scene, comprising a herdsman and his dog seated by a rock and loofah tree, three different covered cows, a seat cow and calf, all with bells and Dresden paper collars, two horses and a foal, a standing and seated sheep, a standing and seated goat, a kid, a smaller scale building with straw roof, a cart (parts missing), fencing and six loofah trees, in original wooden box with blue pencil on end Col Farm 6/11 -5½in. (14cm.) length of black and white cow - 1870s
Estimate:  £1000 - 1500 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £1800
Lot 284
An Ezrgebirge village/farm, comprising nine painted wooden buildings including church, school and factory with large chimney, a quantity of loofah trees and fences, larger scale animals and two people, in original wooden box with end label 1213/1 Farm and packed with 1904 German language newspaper General Anzeiger Ergebirgildjer -6in. (15cm.) height of church
Estimate:  £300 - 400 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £320
Lot 285
Small scale Erzgebirge farm and village: including man chopping wood, curled wood pine trees, rock with wood fire built and a lying sheep on top!, dogs, pigs, cows, horses, some wild animals, a few buildings in various scales, in a brown cardboard box
Estimate:  £80 - 120 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £100
Lot 286
A German chromolithographic Pyramid ABC & Picture Blocks, paper mounted on wood, twenty four nesting sets of three, making pyramids with alphabet animals on sides and each of the three size blocks makes a picture, in original wooden box, first quarter 20th century (slight wear)
Estimate:  £60 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £75
Lot 287
Father Tucks Picture-Building Puzzle, In Dollyland containing The Nursery, The Drawing Room and The Kitchen (one missing two pieces), in original box; and another three featuring a locomotive, car and boat (loco missing three pieces)
Estimate:  £30 - 50 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £15
Lot 288
Two German construction set: The Construction Box for Aero and Hydroplanes of all Types, wooden pieces, instructions, in original cardboard box; and a wooden construction set with clockwork motor with suggestions on lid for making a windmill and aeroplane, in original wooden box
Estimate:  £40 - 60 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 289
An early dissected puzzle My Father by M Belson 1812, hand coloured print on mahogany, printed guide, in original wooden box with sliding lid and printed illustrated label -12in. (30cm.) x 9in. (23cm.) high (two pieces replaced, two small corners missing, guide torn and label worn
Estimate:  £70 - 100 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £50
Lot 290
The Travels of Little Lord Thumb and his man Damian a movable toybook by Lother Meggendorfer, published by H Grevel & Co, London, eight colour printed illustrated pages with moving parts operated by bone levers, 1890s -14¼in. (36cm.) wide (first picture not working, slight wear)
Estimate:  £300 - 500 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £380
Lot 291
An Ernest Nister Surprising Pictures children's book, the cover illustrated with a child dressed as Father Christmas, six pages each with two circular transformational pictures, dedicated 'With love from Dolly - Xmas 1912' -14in. (35.5cm.) wide (repair to top right corner of cover and page edges worn)
Estimate:  £150 - 200 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £320
Lot 292
A hand drawn and painted Nursery Rhymes children's book by I Friend 1927, twenty-four pages with a rhymes and illustration including Little Tommy Tittlemouse, Multiplication is Vexation and Tweedledum and Tweedledee -15in. (38cm.) wide (cover worn with circular stain to centre)
Estimate:  £100 - 150 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 293
An early children's teaching book 1866, The New Picture Book being Pictorial Lessons on Form, Comparison and Number, by Nicholas Bohny, printed by Edmonston and Douglas, Third Edition -13½in. (34.5cm.) wide (pages with pieces cut out, tears and cover with surface tears)
Estimate:  £80 - 120 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 294
A late 19th century scrap book 'Jennie', leather bound album with chromolithographic scraps including royalty, animals, children, Jumbo, Dickens characters and four glittered Christmas children (some damage)
Estimate:  £40 - 60 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £70
Lot 295
A S Hildesheimer & Co set of Parliamentary Leaders scraps, in the Lords & Commons, four scraps in original envelope including Gladstone, Chamberlain, Churchill, Salisbury and Rosebery, seated on red or green benches (slight damage)
Estimate:  £40 - 60 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £140
Lot 296
A Raphael Tuck & Sons The British Army boxed set of scraps, six sets of three-dimensional cavalry concertinead together (some damages); six Tuck three-dimensional scraps of animals including Returning from the horse fair; and others
Estimate:  £40 - 60 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £160
Lot 297
A Dean & Son moving picture circa 1850, hand coloured print of a girl walking her doll along, an interior scene behind and verse below 'What a very good nurse, to bring Dolly so neat out, And teach her to put, With such grace - both her feet out', a piece of card protruding from side of picture, moves her along, framed and glazed -11in. (28cm.) high
Estimate:  £150 - 200 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 298
A rare 19th century musical Valentine box, with keywind comb and pin barrel box with two aires, the blue silk box covered with embossed paper, the interior with silk flowers and chromolithographic scraps -6in. (15cm.) wide; and a framed Valentines of embossed paper, net, scraps and artificial flowers
Estimate:  £200 - 300 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £160
Lot 299
Two dough scenes under domes: one featuring two children on a style, one holding a doll (repaired); and the other of the Virgin Mary and Jesus with a lily and artificial flowers -9¼in. (23.5cm.) height of tallest
Estimate:  £60 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £50
Lot 300
A Dean & Son Philip Leslie and his Robin with Surprise Pictures book, featuring five illustrations folding out from the middle to show a second illustration, 1874; a German Sprinkle Pictures set, with stencils and sifts for carbon pictures, in original box; and twenty four J Wix & Sons Henry cards
Estimate:  £40 - 60 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
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