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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JET’ VINTAGE ALPHA FARNELL BEAR, LTD EDT WITH TAGS.

Jet is a stunning vintage Alpha Farnell limited edition made by Merrythought in the 1990s. Number 84 of only 500 made. He is in very good condition with tags still attached. Height 50cm (20″) fully jointed with realistic plastic eyes and black mohair. His feet pads are reinforced so he can stand. Hands have the web claw stitching famous of this maker. Makers label on footpad and side cloth labels also confirm his details. ADOPTED


HENRY’ STUNNING PINK MOHAIR VINTAGE BEAR WITH TAGS 1 OF 1 LTD EDT

Henry is a really beautiful vintage artist bear by ‘Majories Bears’ He is unique a 1 of 1 with his attached Certificate, and makers cloth label. He is fully jointed with glass eyes. Height 18″ (46cm) soft kapok type filling. Suede paw pads, a stitched nose and mouth. The label does not give his date of birth, but he is vintage c.1980s-90s. He is in very good clean condition from a non-smoking home. Email for more photos. £75


JANE HISSEY VINTAGE HARD TO FIND ‘OLD BEAR’ WITH LABEL

Very collectable old, vintage bear by Jane Hissey ‘Old Bear’ He has soft pale golden plush fur, stitched eyes, nose, mouth, claws. material paw pads. He is fully jointed, height of 18″ (46cm) to the top of his ears. With his maker’s label on his back seam a ‘Jane Hissey’ label. He is in very good clean vintage condition, from a non-smoking home. Email for his photo file. £75


BUMBLE’ VINTAGE ROONEY BEAR WITH LABEL, c.1980s-90s

Bumble is a lovely vintage bear by ‘Rooney Bears’ He is fully jointed with glass eyes, stitched nose, mouth and claws, suede paw pads, mohair fur. He has very cute attached small pieces of fabric with a bumblebee motif on his front and back hence his name. He is fully jointed, part pellet filled (in his tummy) rest is a kapok type. He is made to look like a distressed old bear with his stitches and has a removable blue bow tie. Height 12″ (30cm) happy smiling face. Makers cloth label on the back seam. The photo on the left is taken in brighter sunlight so he looks paler. his true colour is on the right. In very good clean condition. Email for more photos. £45


LOTTIE’ VINTAGE TESLINGTON BEAR WITH TAG, LABEL c.1980s-90s

Lottie is a really enchanting vintage bear by ‘Teslington bears’ she is beautifully made with mohair fur, glass eyes, is fully jointed with felt paw pads. Stitched nose, mouth and claws. She is made with legs that are suited to sitting rather than standing. Part pellet filled so she sits and poses very well. Her length laid flat is 9″ (23cm) sitting height 6″ (15cm) apprx. Has her makers cloth label on back seam and paper tag still attached. In very good clean condition. Email for more photos if required. £40


PATCHES’ VINTAGE MUGWUMP BEAR WITH TAGS 1998

Patches is a very striking and unusual bear with his multicolour mohair. He is fully jointed, glass eyes, suede and felt paw pads, stitched nose and mouth. Height 11″ (28cm) to the top of his ears. He has his name tag which gives us his birthdate of 1998. Has a makers cloth label on back seam, attached to arm and a wooden medallion around his neck. He is in very good clean condition. Filling is not stated but feels like a type of kapok. Email for more photos. £45


TEDDY NEW BORN’ VINTAGE BY BROMPTON BEARS WITH TAGS, LABELS – 1 of 1

Teddy New Born is a really pretty vintage bear by Brompton Bears. He is a 1 of 1 and comes with his maker’s cloth label, and tags. He also has a paper certificate to give him as a gift that is blank and has some wear. He has mohair fur, glass eyes, and is fully jointed, suede paw pads. Height 11″ (28cm) a stitched nose and mouth. He is part pellet filled so he sits and poses very well. Has a blue blanket attached by a thread so easily taken off so he can sit on it. No date on him but vintage c.1980s-90s. Email for more photos. £50


RARE ORIGINAL ‘DELICATESSEN’ LARGE 25″ BY NISBET 1980’S LIMITED EDITION. WITH TAG & ORIGINAL ‘DACS’ CHECK SCARF.

Very rare old original largest size ‘Delicatessen’ made by Nisbet in the 1980s. He is an impressive size height 25″ (60cm) fully jointed with distressed mohair that has chamois leather patches (he was made that way) realistic plastic boot button eyes, stitched nose, claws and a felt tongue. He is from a limited edition made number 2079 of 2500 made. He comes with his original ‘DACS’ check scarf (makers tag still attached) has his ‘I’m a Bully Bear’ metal badge, but he no longer has the smaller badge.

The swing tag attached to his scarf tells us his limited edition number with details of him. Plus he has his makers cloth label on the right footpad, and in his side seam, he has another label that also gives his limited edition number. His Certificate is still sealed in a plastic bag attached to his back. He no longer has his B.A Bag. He is in very good clean vintage condition and is a very hard to find bear indeed. Email for more photos. Price was £345 now £295 to include free UK Postage


3 VINTAGE PLUSH BEAR HUG

A lovely trio of vintage plush bears, the cream bear has jointed limbs, and the other two are made sitting. The height of the cream bear standing is 12″ (30cm) the smaller 6″ (15cm) sitting height. Creams maker says ‘Play by Play’ the smaller by Harlington by Russ and the one on the right has no label. All in good clean vintage condition. Email for more photos if required. Price the 3 £20


MERRY THE WIZARD, VINTAGE NISBET BEAR, LTD EDITION WITH TAGS, LABELS

Merry is a very appealing bear with its cinnamon colour mohair fur, and realistic plastic boot button eyes. He is fully jointed, height 14″ (36cm) He has a stitched nose, mouth and claws, and suede paw pads. Has his maker label on his footpad, on the back seam and side seam with the date, with a paper certificate attached. A limited-edition he is number 436/5000 made, c.1990. He comes wearing his removable wizard’s cape. He is in very good clean condition for his age. His paw pads are very slight age fading. From a non-smoking home. Email us for more photos. £40


‘FREDERICK’ VINTAGE DEANS RAG BOOK BEAR WITH TAGS, LABELS C.1990s

Frederick is a really impressive vintage bear by Deans. He is a limited edition number 173. Height 16″ (40cm) With thick curly blonde mohair fur, realistic plastic boot button type eyes, felt paw pads. He comes wearing his smart waistcoat and bow tie. Has his maker’s cloth label on his footpad, on the back seam and paper swing tags attached. He is in very good clean condition, from a non-smoking home. Email for more photos. £60


YIN & YANG’ 2 VINTAGE BOYDS BEARS WITH LABELS

Very pretty pair of vintage Boyds bears with labels. Both have plush fur and are fully jointed with realistic plastic eyes. Heights 12″ & 13″ (30cm & 32cm) cloth labels on back seams. The grey has part pellet filling, and both have felt paw pads which are good with no holes. c.1990s-2000s. £20 the pair


‘SNOWBALL’ ADORABLE VINTAGE BEAR WITH LABEL, 1 OF 1 BORN 2001

Snowball is a gorgeous very soft cuddly and fluffy bear. He has white thick fluffy mohair fur, glass eyes, is fully jointed. With ultra suede feet paw pads, part pellet filling. Height 19″ (48cm) He has his certificate, a label that tells us his name, and details and that he is a limited edition of 1. So he is very special. He is very clean and from a non-smoking home. Email us for his photo file. £60


TEDDY EDWARD BEAR VINTAGE 1990S

Lovely vintage Teddy Edward with the label, He is fully jointed with plastic eyes (1 seems very slightly lighter but in the photos sunlight makes it seem more noticeable) Height 14″ (36cm) He has mohair fur, suede paw pads, stitched nose and mouth, kapok filling. no growler. In very good clean vintage condition. £25


‘SANDY’ VINTAGE CANTERBURY BEAR WITH LABEL c.1980s. 20″

Sandy is a lovely fluffy, chunky fully jointed bear by the famous maker ‘Canterbury Bears’ He has soft plush fur and realistic plastic eyes. Height 20″ (50cm) soft stuffing so he is a very cuddly bear. Makers cloth label on back leg seam. He is in very good clean condition for his age. £35


MADDIE’ VINTAGE BEAR BY BIG SOFTIES 1990S

Maddie is a lovely bear by the sought after maker ‘Big Softies’ with blonde mohair fur. Height 9″ (23cm) she is fully jointed with realistic plastic eyes and suede paw pads. Maker label on her back seam is faded with age but readable. £30


‘SNUGGLES’ VINTAGE COTSWOLDS BEAR WITH LABEL

Lovely soft plush fur, unjointed with realistic plastic eyes. made sitting but looks jointed. The sitting height 10″ (25cm) has a makers label and tags still attached. £20


MACKENZIE ‘ VINTAGE RUSS BEAR WITH LABEL

Lovely soft plush fur, unjointed with realistic plastic eyes. made sitting, Sitting height 9″ (23cm) has makers label and tags still attached. £15


‘BIP & BOP’ 2 VINTAGE JOINTED BEARS

Very cute pair of vintage bears, both have plush fur and are jointed. Bip has a smart red waistcoat and Bob has his cute knitted teddy jumper made by Salco UK label on back seam. he has jointed limbs. heights are 8″ (20cm) and 17″ (43cm) Some of the red colour has faintly gone onto Bips body and limbs. Otherwise both in good condition. Prices reflect condition £15 pair


‘DOODLES & OODLES’ ENCHANTING PAIR OF VINTAGE FRIENDS c.1970s-80s

Very cute pair of old friends who came from the UK. Both have plush fur and are part pellet filled so prefer to sit. Doodles has gold fur, is fully jointed. height 12″ (30cm) label looks like Janni on back made abroad. good clean condition. Oodles looks like a baby Paddington bear he is super cute, unjointed, height 8″ (20cm) he is good for age. Sorry, we cannot part them. Email for more photos. £20 for the pair.


‘BOBBI & TERRI’ VINTAGE DEANS BEAR & FRIEND C.1980’S

Lovely pair of old friends the smaller has a Deans’s label. They both have golden plush fur and are fully jointed with realistic plastic eyes. The larger bear possibly by Nylena, has brown paw pads, smaller one has felt paw pads. Both are in really good clean condition. BOBBI 16″ (40cm) £25 TERRI 12″(30cm) £20 or £40 the pair


ADORABLE 1980’S ‘LITTLE FOLK’ BEAR WITH TAGS

‘SIMON SMITH’ is a really lovely vintage bear by the famous maker ‘Littlefolk’ He is very like the Lakelands bears that Littlefolk made for them. He is a very cute bear, height 12″ (30cm) McBride label, a paper tag with his name on it and A metal chain with the disc. Hard to find now with labels and disc. Email for more photos. £45


‘ELSPETH’ VINTAGE H M BEAR WITH TAGS, OUTFIT. c.1992

Elspeth is a lovely vintage bear by HM Bears England. Height 12″ (32cm) Fur looks like a mohair-plush, realistic plastic boot button eyes. Stitched nose, mouth. kapok type filling. suede paw pads. the date on paw pad 1992 and what looks like the maker’s name. maker cloth label on the back seam. Comes wearing her cute outfit of a blue dress with a smock over (a small hole to the front of the smock) with a separate lacy collar. In good clean vintage condition. Email for more photos. Price £25


‘CHIPPY’ 1970S 1980S UK BEAR

Chippy is a very sweet bear from the 70s-80s. Fully jointed with golden plush fur, and realistic plastic eyes. material paw pads. fully jointed. height 13″ (34cm) no makers tags. In very good clean condition. Email for more photos Price £20


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