Vintage 1930s 11" Merrythought Bingie Teddy Bear (1 of 1)
Slade's Antiques
Slade's Antiques is located in Banbury, UK

Vintage 1930s 11" Merrythought Bingie Teddy Bear

REF: 14727 / LA46193
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Description
This lovely vintage sitting teddy bear was made by Merrythought. He retains his fabric label sewn into one leg and his original button in one ear. He dates from the 1930s. He has mohair fur with replacement fabric pads, a black stitched nose and mouth and replacement black claw stitching. He has a jointed head and arms and his legs are fixed. He is soft stuffed with a hard snout. He has a red ribbon around his neck that is not original.

measurements

Height:
28 CM

declaration

Slade's Antiques has clarified that the Vintage 1930s 11" Merrythought Bingie Teddy Bear (LA46193) is genuinely of the period declared with the date/period of manufacture being 1930s

condition

Overall in fair-good condition with some wear playwear consistent with age. He is overall a little grubby and faded, and his mohair fur is thinning in places with some bald patches. He shows signs of restoration - one of his eyes is a later plastic replacement (the other is glass), his pads and claw stitching have been replaced, and there are some signs of re-stitching to his back seam. His nose stitching is faded.

additional info

Material:
Origin:
English
Artisan:
-
Date of Manufacture:
1930s

delivery

UK delivery - free 2nd class postage, or collection in person is welcomed. Please contact us for an overseas delivery quote.

location

This Vintage 1930s 11" Merrythought Bingie Teddy Bear is located in Banbury, UK

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