The Doll and Teddy Bear sale to be held on the 29th of April starts with The Pedigree Collection, 38 lots to include Pedigree Sindy dolls, outfits and accessories, historical papers, trade catalogues and toys, plus Mego, Madelman and others. Further items in the sale include Bears from Charlie Bears, Steiff, Merrythought, Deans Rag Books, Pedigree, Chad Valley and many others, Schuco Yes/No vintage monkeys, and large groups of Ty Beanie Babies, Disney Store and Disney Beanies. Plus, bisque, vinyl, composition and plastic dolls from Armand Marseille, Ernst Heubach, Cuno & Otto Dressel, Palitoy, and many more. Further items in the sale include children’s vintage porcelain, tinplate and plastic toys, vintage papier mâché/cardboard eggs, rocking horses and Golly related items.
Simon and Halbig bisque vintage doll, named Violet, German, c1898, impressed 1248 SIMON & HALBIG S & H 9, fixed blue paperweight eyes, open mouth, pierced ears (tiny chip to left ear), strawberry blonde wig and pate, composition and wood ball jointed body, muslin petticoat (original), cotton bloomers and under skirt, green crepe dress and velvet hat, lace up leather boots, some firing marks to face, 21"/53cm.
Estimate: £200 - £400
Sold For: £220
Edward Cramer (Educa) vintage teddy bear, German, 1920s/1930s, light caramel short pile mohair, clear glass eyes with black pupils, apricot vertically stitched nose, fully jointed, felt pads, apricot stitched claws, patches of wear and loss of mohair to back of legs and back of torso, wearing three piece navy knitted sailor outfit, inoperative tilt growler, Good Plus, 18.5"/48cm.
Estimate: £200 - £300
Sold For: £420
Madelman (Spain) Tropa de Choque Ref 1.064 Equipo Individual 6.5" vintage action figure, Near Mint to Mint, factory sealed within Excellent Plus to Near Mint (distorted by factory plastic) box.
Estimate: £100 - £200
Sold For: £460
Charlie Bears Rocky large teddy bear, CB 124955, 2012-2013, LE 153/250, Show Special, designed by Isabelle Lee and Charlie, blonde plush, with swing label certificate, Good Plus to Excellent, 46"/117cm. NB: Barnaby was the first ever studio piece created to be displayed in shops, back in 2007. He was so popular with collectors that he made his way to the secondary market and was soon commanding very high prices. Rocky, limited to just 250 pieces, was created as the second piece within this bigger bears range, and stands at just under 4ft tall.
Estimate: £100 - £200
Sold For: £320
Charlie Bears Samuel, the last of the first twelve bears to be produced, CB 06110, 2006-2007, LE 600, dark brown plush (with stitches), designed by Heather Lyell, with swing label, some ink notation to name tag, otherwise Excellent, 12.5"/32cm. NB: The proceeds of this lot will benefit West Oxford Animal Rescue www.westoxfordanimalrescuecentre.org Registered Charity No: 1045203. This final bear of the twelve needed to be a little different. Charlie Bears chose a plush fabric that gave a tighter weave than their usual mid-pile furs. He is a lovely old-fashioned style of bear and he provided an idea of how they would adapt their designs for future collections.
Estimate: £100 - £200
Sold For: £90
Cuno & Otto Dressel FAO Schwartz bisque character vintage doll, German, c1903, impressed D 8, weighted brown eyes, open mouth, blonde wig and pate, composition and wood ball jointed body, with red paper circular label to back FAO SCHWARTZ TOYS FIFTH AV & 31ST ST NEW YORK, also stamped 0 in red, wearing brown cotton velvet trousers, jacket and hat, 12"/30cm.
Estimate: £140 - £180
Sold For: £190
Simon & Halbig / Kammer & Reinhardt bisque child doll, German, c1910, impressed SIMON & HALBIG K * R 53, weighted blue eyes, open mouth, brunette wig and pate, pierced ears, composition and wood ball jointed body, wearing multi-layered cotton under garments, pink silk dress (some shredding), white kid leather shoes, silk socks shredded, finger missing from left hand, 21"/53cm.
Estimate: £140 - £160
Sold For: £200
Mego Burbank World's Greatest Super-Heroes The Incredible Hulk No 81304 12" vintage action figure, Near Mint to Mint, within Good to Good Plus box.
Estimate: £100 - £140
Sold For: £140
Pedigree Hasbro Sindy vintage dolls x eight, Fair Plus to Good Plus; (8).
Estimate: £80 - £120
Sold For: £280