(1908) Bing -Coming soon

Gebruder Bing extremely rare vintage teddy bear, German, 1908-1910, early "PATENT" gold, red and black lithographed tin registration button under left arm (identical in design to buttons also found on Bing bears which have the words "DRPa div DRGM" printed on them, also in a similar fount in gold outlined in black and on a red background), golden mohair, brown and black glass eyes, shaven muzzle, black vertically stitched nose, early all-in-one ears and round head design, fully jointed, felt pads (repaired with remains of some original felt- both foot pads have remains of purple oval inked stamp which is indistinct... perhaps S.043), black claw stitching, worn, faded and discoloured overall, some areas of balding especially to top of head and lower limbs, partially operative tilt growler, stuffing shifted at base of neck, Fair Plus to Good, 25"/64cm. NB: Reference Gebruder Bing Bears & Toys, by Ken Yenke, Schiffer Publishing Limited.

Date 1908-10
Make Bing
Button Yes 
Label Foot stamp
Fabric Mohair blond
Size 25 ins
Eyes Boot button
Features Foot stamp
Jointed Fully Jointed
Pads Felt 
Stuffing Woodwool

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