(1948) Label Punkinhead

Wonderful and hard to find totally cute c1948-50 Merrythought Punkinhead teddy bear measuring approx 10". Poor punk has lost his Mohican hair he is now bald on top, this just adds to his charm, his eyes are old replacements he has his foot label and original felt shorts

Punkinhead was the Christmas mascot for Eaton's Department Store in Toronto, he also became the hero of several story books as as well as being the leader of the annual Santa Claus Parade. Punk was also the predecessor of the Cheeky bear.

 

Description

Date 1948
Make Merrythought
Button
Label Foot
Fabric Mohair
Size 10 ins
Eyes Glass
Features Original Nose/Mouth
Jointed Fully Jointed
Pads Felt
Stuffing Woodwool Kapok
Clothes
Growl
Number 448

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