(1930) 1 Earliest Label Grace
1930s Antique Merrythought Bear "Grace" with Early Label. Dating to the 1930s, "Grace" is the sweetest antique Merrythought old English bear with early embroidered "Made in England By Merrythought" label to sole of one foot (later labels also had "Ironbridge Shrops").Grace is 12 inches in height with nice long snouth, original amber/black glass eyes, "drop corner" nose, mouth and webbed claw stitching all original too (just one missing claw and one loose stitch).She has areas of balding to her long golden mohair (mostly face, back of head and legs) but such a characterful old bear that she still looks beautiful all the same. Grace's joints are all good, she sits nicely and wears vintage necklace and sweet hair ribbon which suit her well.She has non working squeaker in her tummy.
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