Vintage UK Bears

On this page are some of our superb vintage British/U.K bears including vintage artist bears. Please scroll down to see all our bears

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‘GRACE’ RARE LARGE ALPHA FARNELL LTD EDT WITH TAGS

Grace is a very rare large Alpha Farnell limited edition by Merrythought. Only 250 made she is a large bear standing at 25″ (65cm) with blonde mohair, a hump , hand paws have distinctive web claw stitching. Her foot pads are flat and reinforced so she can stand. With the typical brown nose, mouth, and claw stitching. Felt paw pads, a shaved muzzle as the early bears had. In very good condition with original swing tag, cloth side label also shows her limited edition number and foot label. Very sought-after vintage bears that are seldom available in this range. From a smoke-free home.

Email for her photo file. £245


‘JONATHON’ VINTAGE LARGE CANTERBURY BEAR WITH TAGS

Jonathon is a superb larger vintage bear by the famous UK Maker ‘Canterbury Bears’ c.1980s. He has dark brown mohair plush fur, realistic eyes, and suede paw pads (they have some aging / slight fading) He has his maker’s swing tag attached that tells us his name. Plush his foot label and back label. He is fully jointed, height standing is 21″ (54cm) In very good overall condition, from a smoke-free home. Email for his photo file £60


‘ALOYSIUS’ RARE DELICATESSEN BEAR ORIGINAL 1980S, 60cm Limited Edition
‘Aloysius – Delicatessen’ is a rare large-size bear by the House of Nisbet from the 1980s. A limited edition of only 2500 made in this size. He is 1750/2500 which is stated on the side cloth label. He also has his foot label, original DACS Check scarf, and 2 metal badges including his ‘ALOYSIUS’ one. Made famous by the TV Series that was on in the 1980s these were and are very sought after limited editions made.
He is fully jointed with realistic plastic boot button eyes. He has mohair fur with chamois leather patches. With a stitched nose and claws, and felt mouth. Height 24” (60cm) being the larger of the sizes made. He is in very good clean vintage condition from a non-smoking home. Email for his photo file. Price £350


‘DUFFY’ BY PAT-A-BEARS LTD EDT

Duffy is a very cute vintage bear by Pat Martin. He is fully jointed with mohair fur, glass eyes, height standing 14″ (36cm) made to look like a very old bear with ‘mummy repairs’ He has suede paw pads and pellets in his tummy so he sits and poses very well. Has his maker tag which says he is number 1. Also has his cloth label. In very good condition, just a tiny mark on one paw pad. He comes wearing his beautifully knitted cardigan. Email for his photo file. £50


ORIGINAL VINTAGE JANE HISSEY ‘OLD BEAR’ WITH LABEL, IN SUPER CONDITION

A very good example of this sought-after vintage bear. He is fully jointed with soft plush fur. All original with maker’s label. Height standing 17″ (43cm) His paw pads and his fur are in very good clean condition. From a smoke-free home. Hard to find one in such good original condition. Email for his photo file. £135


‘MAURICE’ VINTAGE ARTIST BEAR

Maurice is a vintage bear who likes to ponder, he always looks thoughtful. He is fully jointed with plush fur, and boot button-type plastic eyes. Height standing 17″ (43cm), felt paw pads. No maker’s tags, In very good condition. Email for his photo file. £40


‘TEDDY’ WITH LABEL VINTAGE UK BEAR

Teddy is a very lovely vintage bear by ‘My Old Teddy’ He is fully jointed, with golden mohair, suede paw pads, glass eyes, stitched nose, mouth, and claws. Height standing 14” (36cm) part pellet filled he is heavy for size. Made in the early style, he has a hump on his back, long hand paws, large feet. The maker’s label is on the back seam. in very good condition, from a smoke-free home. Email for her photo file. £45


‘BUMBLES’ LARGE VINTAGE BEAR WITH CHARACTER

Bumbles is a very sweet large vintage British bear with character. He has the most appealing face and is very unusual. He is fully jointed with long thick plush fur. Height 23″ (58cm) with realistic plastic eyes and nose, rexine-type paw pads with stitched claws. Some age to him c..1970s-80s possibly earlier he is in such good condition he has been very well cared for. No maker tag on him, but very well-made. Very clean from a smoke-free home. Email for his photo file £65


‘GIZZIE’ VINTAGE JENIFUR BEAR WITH JEWELLERY

Gizzie is a very unusual vintage artist bear made to look old and loved. She has tipped mohair fur which is worn on her head. Fully jointed with glass eyes and velvet paw pads. She is part pellet-filled so sits and poses well but is not so good at standing as she is a very soft floppy cuddly bear. She has 2 removable earrings in her left ear and some pretty necklaces that can also be removed. Height 11″ (28cm) She has a HUGE personality for a small bear. Email for more photos. £30


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