Info on my 70 year old American teddy

by Monica
(UK)

70 year old American teddy

70 year old American teddy

70 year old American teddy
70 year old American teddy
70 year old American teddy

Hello my name is Monica and I live in the UK, this is my teddy bear which was sent as a gift to my parents by relatives in America nearly 70 years ago. He arrived 2 weeks before I was born. He has been much loved by me and still sits on my bedside table but he is showing his age. I would love to get some information on him if anyone can help. I believe his fur is mohair but it's now mostly worn away. He has a stitched nose although only half remaining and originally had a stitched mouth. I do have a photo of me with him when I was a baby but he is lying down and not easy to see. It looks like he might have also had a little tongue. He is missing his eyes which I remember to be black domed button eyes but I don't know if they were the original eyes. His joints are not moveable and he has paw pads. I think he has a growler as he makes a funny noise when shaken and rattles a bit but the growler doesn't work. His approximate measurements are: total length is 17", arm length is 4.5", and leg length is 7".


I have tried to research him and the teddy that I found that look similar to him was described as an American Knickerbocker stick teddy bear.

I would really love to know more about him. Thank you for any information you can give me.

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