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The bears featured on this page are available for rehoming.
We do our best to be accurate with descriptions and will always mention any repairs or damage that we are aware of.
All bears are guaranteed bug free and are ready to join any hug without the need for quarantine. See our hospital
Please view our 'contact us' page for details on how to adopt a bear, and our terms and conditions.
OLD BEARS PURCHASED FOR CASH.
WE CAN ALSO RE-SELL BEARS ON A COMMISSION BASIS.

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Steiff Display Case - Item no OB123
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Steiff Display Case

Measuring 25" x 13.5" approx, this wonderful genuine Steiff case can comfortably display 12+ miniatures. With sliding front door and inner dividing shelf, case can stand alone or be wall mounted. Shelf is labelled with historical Steiff facts eg. 'Teddy 1905 "Girl" £110,000 5.12.1994 Christie's' etc , but can be removed to display larger items if desired. A solidly made quality item, in good condition apart from a couple of very small chips. Does not come with bears. Please note, this is heavy so postage would probably be around £10.

Now £55 ovno


Solid Perspex Steiff Name Display


Measuring 9.5" x 4" this sturdy header sits solidly on rubber feet and would go perfectly with any Steiff collection. Proudly declaring the Steiff 'Button in Ear' slogan, this is a lovely unusual item.

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Steiff Display Header - Item no OB117
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Steiff 2000 Club Bear - Item no OB127

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Steiff Collectors' Club 2000 Miniature Bear

This bear was only available to those joining the Steiff Collectors' Club during the year 2000.  Measuring 3.5" this black mohair ted is fully jointed. Red nose stitching and wearing blue bow tie, bear retains card 'Steiff Club 2000' label to chest and white limited edition label and button to ear. Complete with original window display box (no certificate). A little gem!

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Steiff Collectors' Club 2001 Miniature Bear

This 1922 Steiff replica bear was only available to those joining the Steiff Collectors' Club during the year 2001.  Measuring 3.5" this hand made and wood wool stuffed blond mohair ted is fully jointed. Bear retains card 'Steiff Club 2001' label to chest and white/black limited edition label and button to ear. Complete with original window display box and certificate. Sweet!

Now only £25

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Steiff 2001 Club Bear - Item no OB130
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Steiff 2002 Club Bear - Item no OB131
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Steiff Collectors' Club 2002 Miniature Bear

This early Steiff PB replica bear was only available to those joining the Steiff Collectors' Club during the year 2002 and was not in any shops.  Measuring 3.5" this fully jointed ted is hand made from a specially selected grade of cinnamon mohair emphasising his antique quality. Bear retains card 'Steiff Club 2002' label to chest and white/red limited edition label and button to ear. Complete with original window display box and certificate. A little darling!

Now only £25

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Steiff Collectors' Club 2003 Miniature Bear

This Teddy Rose replica bear was only available to those joining the Steiff Collectors' Club during the year 2003 and was not in any shops.  Measuring 3.5" this fully jointed ted is hand made from a very fine soft pink mohair. Bear retains card 'Steiff Club 2003' label to chest and white/red limited edition label and button to ear. Complete with original window display box and certificate. So pretty!

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Steiff 2003 Club Bear - Item no OB132
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Steiff 2004 Club Bear - Item no OB133
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Steiff Collectors' Club 2004 Miniature Bear

This little replica bear was only available to those joining the Steiff Collectors' Club during the year 2004 and was not in any shops.  Like his predecessor the rose Teddy bear, he measures 3.5", is fully jointed and hand made from a specially selected grade of pale blue mohair to emphasise his antique quality. Bear retains card 'Steiff Club 2004' label to chest and white/red limited edition label and button to ear. Complete with original window display box and certificate. Dreamy!

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Steiff Collectors' Club 2005 Miniature Bear

This special 125th anniversary '1905 Richard Steiff Teddy Bear' replica was only available to those joining the Steiff Collectors' Club during the year 2005 and was not in any shops.  Measuring 3.5" this fully jointed ted is hand made from a specially selected grade of silver grey mohair and is beautifully modelled with long arms and legs. Bear retains card 'Steiff Club 2005' label to chest and exclusive white/red limited edition label and gold-plated button to ear. Complete with original window display box and certificate. Adorable!

Now only £25

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Steiff 2005 Club Bear - Item no OB135
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Steiff Miniature Daisy Bear - Item no OB128
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Steiff Hanging Flower (Daisy) Bear

Measuring 3.5" seated, this adorable teddy is carefully made from blond mohair. With hanging loop from head, teddy wears a tiny green cotton jumper embroidered with a cheerful 'daisy' flower. With golden stitched nose it comes complete with button and label to ear, and with original hang tags. Ean 028236 'Little Teddy Bears for Deep Emotions' - 'A present is worth exactly as much as the love with which it is given'  (Thyde Monnier).

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Steiff Declaration of Love Miniature Bear

Measuring 5" standing, this lovely teddy is carefully made from blond mohair. Fully jointed and holding a red velvet heart, complete with button and label to ear, and with original hang tags. Ean 027901 'My Heart Belongs to You'

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Steiff Declaration of Love - Item no OB129

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Steiff Tiny Blond Bear - Item no OB013
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Tiny Steiff Teddy

Measuring 3.5", this teeny tiny blond mohair teddy has wired limbs.  With black bead eyes and stitched nose and mouth, teddy retains silver button to ear, but no label. In excellent condition, the perfect pocket or handbag size.

Now only £20

Steiff 100 Year Event Keyring, Club Neck Strap & Badge

Fabulous rare solid metal keyring from Steiff. Keyring was only available at special events throughout 2002. Etched with '100 Year Anniversary' logo in red and black on both sides. Not Boxed but in mint condition. Also brand new 'Steiff club Germany' neck strap and Steiff '100 Year Anniversary' badge.

£25

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Steiff Collectables - Item no OB134

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c1940s Puss-in-Boots - Item no OB019

c1940s Puss-in-Boots
 
19" tall, rare and very ususual. Made from art silk and cotton plush, this debonair chap is wood wool stuffed with rod jointed arms. Legs and head are fixed, tail is wired. Glass eyes felt boots and waistcoat, velvet cloak. In beautiful near mint condition. Have never seen another like this so cannot provide any information about his origins. If anyone can give us any details we would be grateful if you would contact us. A real talking point!

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c1950, Lovely English Bear
24" tall, thick golden mohair (very good mohair coverage). Barrel chested bear with strange low-slung floppy jointed legs. Five way jointed, Rexine paw pads in very good original condition, amber glass eyes, working growler. A lovely happy looking teddy.

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c1950, Lovely English Bear - item no OB021

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1950-1960s English Chad Valley - Item no OB017

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1950-1960s English Chad Valley
 
19" tall, made from super mohair blend plush fabric, in good soft condition with no holes of thinning. Rexine paw pads in nice condition. May have been label to foot pad as there appears to be a rectangular mark. Still retains blue and white label beneath right arm. Amber plastic safety eyes, working growler. Lovely example.

 Was £70 now £55

Hermann Ltd Ed 'Summer Sunshine'

Hermann-Spielwaren GmbH Limited Edition bear issued in 1998. Measuring approx 14" she is made from buttery yellow German mohair. Fully jointed with ultrasude paw pads, she is in absolutely immaculate condition. Wearing a Broderie Anglaise collar, flowery ribbon, sunglasses, and ribbon decorated straw hat, she is complete with stitched in tag, and Hermann foil hang tag. She has her edition number stitched to her foot, and comes with matching numbered certificate. Teddy is number 1362 in an edition of 2000. An absolute beauty at a bargain price!

£40

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1998 Hermann 'Summer Sunshine' - Item no OB032

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1997 Hermann 'Winter Wonderland' - Item no OB033

 
Hermann Ltd Ed 'Winter Wonderland'

Hermann-Spielwaren GmbH Limited Edition bear issued in 1997. Measuring approx 14" she is made from a soft golden German mohair. Fully jointed with ultrasude paw pads, she is in absolutely immaculate condition. Wearing a flowing green velvet fur edged hooded cape, she is complete with stitched in tag, and Hermann foil hang tag. She has her edition number stitched to her foot, and comes with matching numbered certificate. Teddy is number 1076 in an edition of 2000. An absolute beauty at a bargain price!
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1950s English Ted

15" tall, gingery mohair (95% coverage), Rexine paw pads (fair condition), plastic eyes, felt nose, working push squeaker, four way jointed (fixed head). A good honest bear.

Was £85 now £35

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1950s English - Item no OB046

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1940s Knickerbocker - Item no OB014

c1940 American Knickerbocker

Made by Knickerbocker Toy Co Inc. 19" tall, thick dark brown mohair (99% coverage), undamaged velveteen paw pads, working growler, five way jointed. Original clear glass eyes with remains of green painted backs. Tiny remain of white label to side seam (not legible). Lovely sturdy ted, a great cuddle!

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Merrythought Harrods exclusive

14", mohair bear, 5 way jointed, with label to side and harrods label to foot. Wearing silk waistcoat. All original - 100% perfect condition.

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Harrods Merrythought - Item no OB058

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Merrythought Mrs Twisty - Item no OB080

1970 Merrythought Mrs Twisty Bear
First appeared in the 1970 catalogue as being made from 'best quality red nylon plush' and was only available for 2 years. Bear is in excellent condition with only one tiny patch of wear to back of left ear. However, although her felt outfit is all original it has had severe moth damage. Internal wire frame is intact and bear is fully poseable. 11" tall, label to bottom of foot. These don't come up for sale very often!
£50 

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1950s Steiff 'Orsi'

Approx 11" tall, this seated mohair design was produced by Steiff in the 1950s. Ean 12 4322,1. Jointed arms and head, fixed legs, open mouthed. Reasonable overall condition, small hole to felt lining of mouth, and patched area to one foot pad. No button or label, but well documented.

Was £130 now £65

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1950 Steiff Orsi - Item no OB105

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1960s Steiff Cosy - Item no OB095

1960s Steiff Cosy Teddy

7.5" tall, 'Cosy Teddy' ean 5620,00, made between 1965-67. Open mouthed design, plush, 5 way jointed, plastic safety eyes, felt pads & mouth lining (slight damage inside mouth), fair condition, but missing button to ear.

£12

1960s Wendy Boston

Famous for washable unjointed teds, this four way jointed example is slightly more unusual. Mohair with cotton paw pads (general all-over wear and thinning), plastic safety eyes, 12" (30.5cms) tall. No label but easily recognisable as Wendy Boston.

£30

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60s Wendy Boston - Item no OB101

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Chiltern Chime Bear - Item no OB049

 
1950s English Chiltern
 
 blue and white chime bear. 10" tall, mohair (good overall coverage). Fading to blue, & white has become creamy over the years. Unjointed with glass eyes. Chime works perfectly.

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1950-1960s English Farnell 
 
13" tall, cream mohair (approx 75% mohair coverage, some baldness to tummy and forehead etc). Cotton paw pads, some wear (just beginning to go through in a couple of areas). Squeaker inoperative, red and blue label to tummy.

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1950-1960s English Farnell - Item no OB016

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Schuco 'Molly' - Item no OB032

1950s Schuco Bear

Unjointed, blond mohair, 'Molly' bear by the German company Schuco. Measuring 14", with peach felt paw pads and glass eyes. In standing position with red rubber 'Schuco' name plaque affixed to chest. In really excellent, near mint condition.

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1950s Chiltern Rabbit
 
A beautiful, near mint, art silk Chiltern rabbit, 12" tall.  Unjointed and soft stuffed, glass eyes, working push squeaker, original 'Chiltern hygienic Toys' label to side. Clean and crisp with jewel bright colours. Complete with original ribbon (slight nibbles to ribbon).

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1950s Chiltern - Item no OB089

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