(1910) Tumbling Gee Label Sold £200

’Tumbling Gee’ a rare Gee Tumbling Toy teddy bear 1910-20s, with golden mohair, orange and black spiked eyes, pronounced muzzle, brown stitched nose, hinged legs with felt pads, the arms wind the mechanisms up, causing the bear to tumble, rare blue and white woven label on left arm ‘Trade Mark “GEE” TUMBLING TOYS - TURN ARM IN DIRECTION OF ARROW’ and ‘GEE! YOU’RE A BEAR’ pin —13in. (33cm.) high (eyes damaged, head faded, top of left arm needs reattaching, slight general wear and hole in foot pad) - Gund made a GEE range in the 1920s, but my records do not show a tumbler, but jumping animals

Description
Date 1910
Make American Gee label
Button  
Label yes
Fabric Mohair blond
Size

13 ins

Eyes

Glass with painted backs

Features Adorable face,
Jointed Fully Jointed
Pads Felt
Stuffing Woodwool
Clothes

 

Growl
Number 358a

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