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The Doll and Teddy Bear Auction to be held on Tuesday 10th November offers something for everybody. It includes ‘The Cullercoats Collection’ This extensive plush group which includes over 500 teddy bears from Steiff Limited Editions, Deans, Merrythought and artist teds to Russ, Gund and TY Beanies. Vintage, mohair and art silk bruins, collectable postcards, clothes, chairs, books, ceramics and bearabilia had been amassed in abundance. There is also a hearty crew of Lakeland Bears from Bowness in Windermere, magazines and accessories. There are some wonderful vintage bruins from Steiff, Chad Valley, Merrythought, Chiltern and Farnell. In addition to bears there is a rare Omega Tea Cosy from the 1920’s, a Schuco Yes No Bellhop and a magnificent Chad Valley Bonzo on a Trike. For Charlie Bear collectors the offerings in this sale are sure to delight. Early bears, Bear Studio releases and literature is sure to set hearts racing. Additionally, there are Steiff limited editions, fashion dolls, bisque and a fine selection of dolls houses and accessories.

 

Charlie Isabelle Collection Poem panda bear, SJ 3910B, LE 177/200, Autumn 2008, designed by Isabelle Lee, pale blonde, black, grey, golden, dark brown and apricot mohair, with swing label certificate and Isabelle carry bag, Near Mint to Mint, Good blue Isabelle box, 15"/38cm.
Estimate: £800 - £1000 Sold For: £1900
Chad Valley Tango vintage Bonzo Dog on a tricycle, British, 1930s, red embroidered label to sole of left foot, MISSING button, airbrushed features, jointed at neck, velveteen unjointed body, buttons to chest and wrists, Rexine collar, black ribbon tie, black claw stitching, wearing felt cap, carrying Rexine bag, faded overall, and seated upon metal tricycle, legs appear to propel the bike when pulled along, tricycle's red paint is chipped some surface corrosion, Fair Plus to Good, 10"/26cm tall.
Estimate: £200 - £300 Sold For: £500
Irwin for Mattel Barbie vintage coral pink Austin Healey open top sports car, American, 1962/63, #4718, still secured within original box, aqua 2-seat interior, silver tone steering wheel and dashboard, white wall tyres and silver tone hub caps, moveable wheels, Near Mint within Good to Good Plus box - some creasing to cellophane, creasing and small tear (sellotape repair) to box, 18"/46cm.
Estimate: £200 - £300 Sold For: £120
Charlie Bears Bear Studio Isabelle Collection Dion panda bear, SJ 3900, LE 6/40, 2008, designed by Isabelle Lee, blonde and black mohair, with swing label certificate and Isabelle carry bag (faded), Near Mint to Mint, 17"/43cm.
Estimate: £700 - £900 Sold For: £1600
Charlie Bears Bear Studio Isabelle Collection Cookie panda bear, SJ 3890, LE 53/100, designed by Isabelle Lee, blonde and brown with black tip mohair, with swing label certificate and carry bag, Near Mint to Mint, 13"/33cm.
Estimate: £500 - £700 Sold For: £850
Charlie Bears Isabelle Collection Mortimer panda bear, SJ 3900B, LE 127/150, Spring 2009, blonde and brown with dark brown tip mohair, with swing label certificate, carry bag (faded), Near Mint to Mint, 13.5"/34cm.
Estimate: £400 - £600 Sold For: £850
Charlie Isabelle Collection Pierre panda bear, SJ 3993B, LE 76/300, Autumn 2008, designed by Isabelle Lee, cinnamon and cream mohair, wearing a clown's ruff and conical hat, with swing label certificate, carry bag, Near Mint to Mint, 13"/33cm.
Estimate: £300 - £400 Sold For: £520
Steiff vintage teddy bear, German, circa 1910, button to left ear, black boot button eyes, remains of black nose stitching, fully jointed, pads are recovered, stuffing shifted and missing to neck and limbs, areas of darning and repair, chest is covered with a cotton patch, there are holes exposing excelsior stuffing, Poor Plus, in need of TLC, 13"/33cm.
Estimate: £150 - £240 Sold For: £300
Charlie Bears Isabelle Collection Blueberry Muffin panda bear, SJ 4531, LE 26/300, Show Special- only available from teddy bear shops who attended the Spring Fair earlier in 2009, cream and grey with purple tip mohair, with swing label certificate, carry bag (some fading), brown Isabelle box, Near Mint to Mint, 13.5"/34cm.
Estimate: £300 - £340 Sold For: £500