Sold 3 Ideal (1915) Barrack

’Barrack’ an interesting electric eyed teddy bear, possibly an Electric Bright Eye Teddy Bear by the Fast Black Skirt Co. circa 1907, with blonde mohair, replace button eyes, pronounced muzzle, replaced black stitched nose, mouth and claw stitching possibly original, swivel head, jointed limbs with felt pads, the right hand pad with two stitch lines probably from a label and left hand point with electrically contact, hump and antique black velvet waistcoat —24in. (61cm.) high (worn,  patch to front of left leg and heel, hole in left toe, some repairs to pads) - see museum’s website for images of electrically devise.

 Under the card are electric contacts. Did he have electric eyes? More research to do! (See photos of electric contacts) 


Date 1915-20
Make Ideal American
Fabric Mohair Golden
Size 24 ins
Eyes Electric
Features Hump Back. Pronounced snout. Vertical nose stitching.
Jointed Fully jointed
Pads Cloth with electric contacts
Stuffing Woodwool
Growl Not working
Number 386

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