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2722T Marlborough
May 8, 2014 10:00AM - May 16, 2014 10:00AMCalender

Three Steiff Mohair Teddy Bears

Auction: Discovery - 2722T Location: Marlborough Date / Time: May 08, 2014 10:00AM


Three Steiff Mohair Teddy Bears, two c. 1960s articulated bears, one golden mohair with glass eyes and one cinnamon mohair with shoe button eyes, both with embroidered noses, mouths, and claws, and a standing miniature bear c. 1930s, all with period ear buttons, 1960s bears lg. 13, small bear ht. 3 in., (moth damage to golden mohair bear's pads).
Estimate $400-600

Miniature: good, some thinning of fur, minor losses to fur on ear with button.
Golden: Holes and moth damage to pads, loss to left thigh, possibly a growler box? in body that no longer works, thinning to face.
Cinnamon: Minor fur loss around nose, remnants of original ribbon, good condition overall.

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