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The Doll and Teddy Bear sale which was held on the 28th of January featured predominantly Charlie Bears, and mainly from the Isabelle collection, there were also Mouseketeers, Scarecrow Teddy bears, Christmas stockings, prints and catalogues and Minimo Collection. Other bears included Pedigree, Merrythought, Chiltern, Artist Bears, Steiff and Kosen. There were also a number of Dolls in the sale; Vinyl dolls including Blythe, Strawberry Shortcake, Tiny Tears, and Teenage fashion dolls including Barbie and Sindy; plus composition, bisque and artists dolls. Further items in this sale included collections of gifts, ornaments, jewellery, gothic ornaments, pottery, annuals and books, plus much more.

 

Kenner Blythe vintage doll, brunette, eyes and knee joints are operational, hair ends are frizzy, crack to plastic right across stomach, otherwise Fair Plus to Good. NB: from an ex-Palitoy employee.
Estimate: £200 - £300 Sold For: £420
Charlie Bears Isabelle Collection Wilson panda bear, designed by Isabelle Lee, SJ 5053, LE 250, 2012, shades of blue mohair, with carry bag and swing label certificate, Near Mint to Mint, 18"/46cm.
Estimate: £80 - £100 Sold For: £240
Pedigree Sindy and Patch seven vintage dolls; Fair Plus to Excellent; (7).
Estimate: £40 - £60 Sold For: £190
H G Stone / Chiltern golden mohair teddy bear, British, 1920s/30s, replacement eyes, shaven muzzle, black horizontally re-stitched nose, fully jointed, brushed cotton pads with card-lined feet (repair to right paw pad and both foot pads are totally restored), black claw stitching, some areas of balding to mohair, Fair to Fair Plus, 24"/61cm.
Estimate: £40 - £60 Sold For: £180
Early American blonde mohair teddy bear, c1910, black boot button eyes, black horizontally stitched nose, fully jointed, replacement pads, black claw stitching, inoperative press squeaker, two small areas of balding to rear, Good to Good Plus, 14"/36cm.
Estimate: £70 - £90 Sold For: £260
Steiff Beatrix Potter Hunca Munca Mouse, celebrating 100 Years of the publication of the original tale, white tag 661648, limited edition of 1500, with swing label certificate, Near Mint to Mint, MISSING box, 4.75"/12cm.
Estimate: £30 - £40 Sold For: £110
Collection of vintage clockwork and novelty bears, includes: tinplate clockwork drumming bear; clockwork book reading bear, tinplate and carton body; polar bear with fish in his mouth, holding cub, clockwork mechanism; brown clockwork drinking bear with wooden tankard; plus others; Fair to Excellent; (15).
Estimate: £80 - £120 Sold For: £220
Bear Bits Toffi Two artist designed realistic bear, designed by Jean & Bill Ashburner, LE 10 of 30, cinnamon and blonde mohair, fully jointed, with double neck joint, complete with swing label certificate, Near Mint to Mint, 10"/26cm.
Estimate: £60 - £80 Sold For: £130
Pedigree vintage Sindy and Patch dolls, Fair Plus to Good Plus; (2).
Estimate: £40 - £50 Sold For: £130