(1920) Bing Sentry. Bernhard

Bernhard is an antique Bing "Sentry" bear from 1912-1925 who is very appealing ... he has been much loved in his day and is made from a lovely apricot-cinnamon coloured mohair. He is 13 inches tall from the toe to tip of his ear. He has amber glass eyes with reverse painted black pupils and the remains of a vertically stitched floss nose. He has a non-working bellows growler inside his center seam chest. He is solidly filled with excelsior wood wool and has metal disc joints. He is a very handsome bear indeed, a sturdy old boy. His felt feet pads are pointed at the back and his leg seams are at the front and back. He is has a nice big hump on his back and a long pronounced cone nose. All metal disc joints move well and his head turns

Please make reference to Ken Yenke's book Bing Bears and Toys, Schiffer Publishing Ltd p. 151 


Date 1907-12
Make Bing Sentry
Fabric Mohair blond
Size 13 ins
Eyes Glass
Features Long arms. Back leg seams
Jointed Fully Jointed
Pads Felt with points at the back
Stuffing Woodwool
Number 324A

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