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The Doll and Teddy bear sale held on the 30th of July featured two private owner collections. The Broughty Bears Collection included over 230 lots of Steiff, including Club Edition, Beatrix Potter, Winnie The Pooh, and Disney, plus a New Orleans Band set, a Skittle Set and a Karl Lagerfeld teddy bear. Further items included Herman - Spielwaren, Steiff Sortiment books, calendars, and trade catalogues.  The Anne Genner Crawford (MAFA) Collection featured 138 lots of antique bisque dolls from Simon & Halbig, Armand Marseille, Ernst Heubach, SFBJ and many others. Plus, Composition, celluloid and cloth dolls, vintage oriental toys, antique dolls and teddy bear cribs, chairs, prams, plus hats, wigs, body parts and mechanisms. Further Dolls and Teddy Bears included Artist Bears, Charlie Bears, Robertson’s Golly badges and collectables, vintage teenage fashion dolls, fabrics for crafting, and Rupert the Bear figures.

 

Terry John Woods (USA), artist designed teddy bear, signed leatherette label to rear seam (indecipherable), golden mohair, black boot button eyes, black vertically stitched nose, fully jointed, brushed cotton pads (surface is slightly damaged in places), Good, 25"/64cm.
Estimate: £50 - £60 Sold For: £300
Steiff Peter Rabbit (Beatrix Potter) 1904 replica, white tag 402142, LE 1500, 2010, airbrushed velveteen, chest tag and certificate, Mint, with Near Mint to Mint box, outer trade carton, ex-Broughty Bears stock, 9"/22cm.
Estimate: £60 - £80 Sold For: £340
Steiff Beatrix Potter Collection The Mouse Tailor, white tag 354236, LE 1500, white plush mouse with airbrushed features, seated upon wooden cotton reel reading his paper "The Tailor and Cutter", character from The Tale of Gloucester by Beatrix Potter, complete with swing label certificate (discoloured), Near Mint to Mint, within Good Plus to Excellent box (some discolouration) and outer trade carton, ex-Broughty Bears stock, 6.75"/17cm.
Estimate: £60 - £80 Sold For: £200
Steiff Sooty (from Harry Corbett's Sooty Show), white tag 663932, apricot mohair teddy with black mohair ears, limited edition 2000, with certificate, swing label, Mint within Mint box, outer trade carton, ex-Broughty Bears stock, 12"/30cm.
Estimate: £60 - £80 Sold For: £220
Steiff Wizard of Oz musical Dorothy teddy bear, white tag 681998, LE 1939, 2011, cream mohair, key wound integral music box plays Somewhere Over the Rainbow, Mint, with certificate and Mint box, outer trade carton, ex-Broughty Bears stock, 11.5"/29cm.
Estimate: £100 - £140 Sold For: £340
Steiff Wizard of Oz Tin Man teddy bear, white tag 682940, LE 1939, UK, Ireland and North American Exclusive, grey wool felt, he has a funnel for a hat plus rivet buttons, heart shaped pendant watch, Near Mint to Mint, with swing label, certificate, Excellent to Excellent Plus box, trade carton, ex-Broughty Bears stock, 12"/30cm.
Estimate: £100 - £140
Steiff Karl Lagerfeld teddy bear, white tag 657726, LE 2500, 2008, white alpaca, white gold coated button within his ear, designed to be a likeness of the famous fashion designer, in collaboration with Karl Lagerfeld, the clothes and accessories were designed in his Paris Studio and the materials were individually selected. His black jacket is of Italian wool, white poplin shirt with standing collar and trompe l'oeil look button holes, jeans with a patina from the K Karl Lagerfeld collection, black silk cravat and Swarovski crystal, belt of real leather, the initials of the "maestro" are set in crystals on the buckle, tailor-made boots, miniature glasses from the "Lagerfeld eyewear" line. Mint, with certificate, stand and Near Mint to Mint box, outer trade carton, ex-Broughty Bears stock, 16"/40cm.
Estimate: £400 - £600 Sold For: £4,200
Steiff Skittle set 1897 replica, white tag 411502, LE 1000, 2005, comprises nine animals dressed in circus style, led by a "king pin", in the form of a bear with a red felt jacket and crown. The set is completed by two multicoloured balls made of felt. Mint, with Excellent Plus to Near Mint box, outer trade carton, ex-Broughty Bears stock, King Pin height 10.5"/27cm; animals average height 8"/20cm.
Estimate: £200 - £300 Sold For: £520
Mattel Barbie American Girl vinyl vintage teenage fashion doll, strawberry blonde hair, crack above lower right ankle (only surface deep- only extends around half of leg circumference), otherwise Good to Excellent, together with a small quantity of clothing; (qty).
Estimate: £80 - £120 Sold For: £300