(1915) Bing. Joshua

Wonderful rare antique,German Gebruder Bing teddy bear.Dating circa 1915. No button. Measuring 16" from pads to tips of ears. Filled entirely from wood wool. Original classic small black boot button eyes. Nose and mouth stitching are original and vertical. Joshua has a magnificent mohair coat and a pronounced snout, small cupped ears, beige felt pads. Four single long black stitches to claws to paws. leg seam at the rear. Long arms,very long snout and hump to back.Tilt growler inoperative.Wonderful old bear,with obvious wear but still sturdy and strong for his 100 years.A magnificent Bing .Appended is Ken Yenkes book on Bing Bears

Description

Date 1915
Make Bing
Button  
Label
Fabric Mohair blond
Size 16 ins
Eyes B Button
Features Good mohair. Sturdy handsome bear
Jointed Fully Jointed
Pads Felt with small holes
Stuffing Woodwool
Clothes
Growl
Number 100a

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