(1915) Edward. Harwin & Co.

Rare and wonderful antique teddy bear by British firm Harwin & Company.The factory in North London ceased in 1930 so very few of these bears survive.

Edward, a rare 1920 Harwin Teddy Bear with golden mohair, oily clear and black glass eyes with remains of dark brown painted backs, black stitched nose with nostrils, remains of W shaped mouth and long claws, ears set on the sides, swivel head, jointed elongated limbs with felt pads, hump and growler. 21' tall.

An original photo of the owner with this bear as a baby. Two photos of the owner as an adult and a copy of her birth certificate. This bear was the childhood bear of Joan D Hydes who was born on 22nd February 1920 in Newark.


Date 1920
Make Harwin & Co
Fabric Mohair 
Size 21 ins
Eyes oily glass eyes with painted backs
Features Very rare
Jointed Fully Jointed
Stuffing Woodwool 
Number 171A

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