German Austrian Bears

Our more modern German and Austrian bears on this page.

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‘ELGUR’ UNUSUAL OLD GERMAN STANDING BEAR c.1950s – 1960s

Elgur is a very well made and unusual old bear from Germany made after WW2 c.1950s-60s. He is made standing with internal wired supports and wired arms so he can open and close his arms, or lift them up and down. Mohair fur with airbrushed colourings. Height 14″ (36cm) Glass eyes, plastic nose, large flat reinforced feet so he can stand unaided. Felt paw pads, the left hand paw has small holes where internal wire has just about worn through. His squeaker no longer works. No makers tags but certainly by a very good maker of the time. Mohair fur has some age wear mostly on the back of his legs, down his right front side,. and his left arm/paw from being held there. He is not perfect but he is unusual. Email for more photos. Price £45


‘LARAH’ OLD AUSTRIAN FECHTER BEAR WITH LABEL c.1960s

Larah is a very pretty bear by the famous Austrian maker ‘Fechter’ She has curly white fluffy synthetic plush fur. realistic plastic eyes, stitched nose, felt mouth and paw pads with some wear to her paw felt. She is fully jointed, height 15″ (38cm) no growler or it does not work. Has her cloth Fechter label in her left ear seam. She is good for her age. Email for more photos. Price £45


‘HEIDI’ 1960S AUSTRIAN BEAR BY SCHENKER

Heidi is a very sweet Austrian bear we attribute to being made by ‘Schenker’ She has their distinctive look, woolplush fur. Height 10″ (25cm) to the top of her ears. With red rexine paw pads the height of fashion at the time. Glass eyes, plastic nose, no growler or it does not work. No tags. Overall good for age. ADOPTED


‘GOLDIEBEAR’ LOVABLE VINTAGE GERMAN BEAR WITH LABEL

Goldiebear is a lovely vintage German bear he is fully jointed with realistic plastic eyes. Height 15.5″ (39cm) to the top of his ears. growler no longer works. Curly cotton plush type fur. material paw pads are good with no holes. Makers label on side seam ‘Kalliste’ made in Germany. c.1980s in good vintage condition. ADOPTED


‘ANNELI’ STUNNING VINTAGE GERMAN BEAR BY ‘MARTIN’ WITH LABEL

Anneli is a very stunningly pretty bear by the highly regarded German bear maker Martin. She has grey and peach coloured mohair fur, working tilt growler. Blue/black glass eyes, stitched nose, mouth and suede paw pads. Height 15″ (38cm) Martin heart tag on her chest. Few faint marks on her fur otherwise really good for her age. c. 1990s-2000s. Email for more photos. Price £50


‘MR PODGYBEAR’ VINTAGE BEAR FROM GERMANY

Mr Podgybear is quite a character with his very dumpy body and his long mousey snout. He has golden mohair fur, glass eyes, stitched nose & Mouth. Height 9″ (23cm) Kapok & pellet filled he is heavy for size but sits well with his weighted tummy! He is fully jointed with a shaved muzzle. No makers tags but certainly a good bear maker. c.1990s-2000s Email for more photos. Price £35


‘PERCY’ VINTAGE BEAR FROM GERMANY 1990S-2000S

Percy is a lovely vintage mohair fully jointed bear with glass eyes. Height 10″ (26cm) Mohair fur, velvet paw pads, stitched nose, mouth, kapok type filling. shaved muzzle. No makers tags. In good clean vintage condition. Email for more photos. Price £30


‘PIETER’ VINTAGE GERMAN EDUCA (Edward Cramer) BEAR WITH LABEL

Rare and hard to find vintage bear by the very sought after German bear maker Educa (Edward Cramer) made in the 1980s-90s. He has long light brown mohair fur, glass eyes, stitched nose, mouth, claws. Feet are flat and reinforced so he can stand. Felt paw pads, wood wool filling. no growler. Height 11″ (28cm) Has his famous makers tag. In very good condition. Email for more photos. £75


‘FRITZ’ LARGE VINTAGE 1980’S GERMAN BEAR BY CLEMENS

Fritz is an unusual larger size vintage bear by Clemens from the 1980’s. He is made of a modern fabric similiar to that used after the wars when mohair in short supply. He is made to look like a old bear with his long muzzle, and shape. Height 22″ (56cm) to the top of his ears, fully jointed, realistic plastic eyes. Makers cloth label on back of arm seam says West Germany so pre 1990. Also has his makers swing tag on chest. Email for more photos. Price £95


‘HANS JOSEPH’ SMALL MOHAIR BEAR C.1960S really cute small older bear from Germany/Austria. Height 6″ (15cm) fully jointed, cream colour mohair fur, realistic plastic eyes (non safety) no tags. very good condition for age. Email for more photos. Price £25.


2 VINTAGE GERMAN BEARS ‘ CHIPPER & DIPPER’ Both came from Germany and have some age c.1980s-2000 no makers tags.

CHIPPER is an artist/homemade bear with black and white plush fur. realistic plastic eyes, fully jointed, height 15″ (37cm) his white plush fur is slightly grubby in places but good for his age. £15

DIPPER has of white plush fur, glass eyes, fully jointed, height 15.5″ (39cm) kapok stuffing. His fur is discoloured and his suede paw pads have some wear. Will be a nice bear with some TLC. Price £30 or the pair for £40


3 VINTAGE CLEMENS BEARS WITH TAGS

Very cute trio of old friends made by the German maker Clemens c.1990s. Ashton Drake collection of various types of bears made at the time. They are available separately or all together. All are fully jointed with swing tags and cloth label. realistic plastic eyes, Height 7-7.5″. Left to right.

  1. White plush fur zotty type £25 2. Grey material £25 * he has some slight fading above his nose. 3. Cream mohairplush £35 Or all 3 for £75

‘HEIDI’ OLD AUSTRIAN BERG BEAR WITH TAGS

Heidi is a superb old Austrian bear by the world famous maker ‘Berg’. Height 20″ (50cm) to the top of her ears. C.1970s, she has her heart shaped metal tag on her chest and unusually still has her paper tag in arm seam with makers details and number 114. She is fully jointed with realistic plastic eyes. thick soft plush fur, stitched nose, mouth, material paw pads. working tilt growler. In lovely condition for her age. Email for more photos. Price £80


‘SIR PERCIVAL’ IMPRESSIVE VINTAGE GERMAN BEAR WITH OUTFIT

Sir Percival is a wonderful vintage bear from Germany. He has light brown fur which looks more reddish in the sunlight in our photo. It is a soft plush fur with realistic plastic non -safety eyes. Height 18″ (46cm) He is made in the old style with a hump on his back, long tapering hand paws and large feet. material paw pads, stitched nose, mouth, claws. no growler. Comes wearing his adorable outfit of a very smart wing collar button shirt, underpants , and his smart blue waistcoat with bow tie. Clothes look vintage with some signs of wear. No makers tags on the bear but a good maker. Vintage c.1990s – 2000s. In good clean condition. Email for more photos. Price £75


‘SNUFFLES’ UNUSUAL VINTAGE BROWN STANDING JOINTED BEAR

Snuffles is a very unusual standing bear who is jointed to limbs and 2 part jointed head so he can sit well and stand on his 4 legs. He has chocolate brown mohair fur, glass eyes, stitched nose, mouth, claws. suede paw pads. Length standing up 14″ (35cm) standing on his 4 legs height 7″ (18cm) kapok filling. Very well made, but no longer has his makers tags, label. c.1990s-2000s some age to him. slight wear to his feet pads otherwise excellent. (Photo below taken in sunlight makes him look lighter he is a darker brown) Email for more photos. Price £60


‘EMMETA’ LOVELY VINTAGE BEAR FROM GERMANY c.1980S-2000

Emmeta is a lovely vintage bear he has mohair fur, glass eyes. Height 15″ (38cm) fully jointed, suede paw pads, kapok type filling, shaved muzzle, stitched nose, mouth. No makers label. Some wear to fabric around his right eye, and left eye slightly loose but firmly in place. paw pads have some age wear, marks. Overall good for age. Email for more photos. Price £40


‘PUFFS’ VINTAGE BLACK BEAR with heart pendant

Puffs is a very cute small artist bear with black plush fur, glass eyes. has a bushbaby look to him very fluffy. Height 10″ (27cm) fully jointed. suede paw pads look like they have been aged. working tilt growler, kapok filling. no makers labels. Came wearing his string necklace with red wooden heart. Some age to him looks 70s-80s. Slight wear to fur in places he looks vintage but good for age overall. Email for more photos. Price £30


CHUGGS’ VINTAGE GERMAN JOINTED BEAR SCHOOL BAG c.1980s-2000

Chuggs is an unusual large vintage plush furbear with jointed limbs, fixed head. A stitched nose, mouth, realistic plastic boot button eyes. He has a zip on his bag and shoulder strap. Looks unplayed with in very good overall condition. zip works fine and lining clean. Height 12″ by 18″ Long (30cm by 45cm) Makers labels on back leg and inside zipper. ‘Teddy Museum Collection’ Germany. He could be filled with kapok and make a lovely bear, or keep as a bag. Email for more photos. Price £35


‘MAREK’ VERY UNUSUAL VINTAGE GERMAN BEAR c.1990s

Marek is an unusual bear he is fully jointed with string joints to limbs left arm now a bit looser than the right but firmly fixed ( all limbs quite swingy but again firmly fixed). Glass eyes. Material body with airbrush markings. Height 13.5″ (35cm) kapok type filling. has a badge dated 1992 on his chest which we have left as he came with it. Small paper label attached to ribbon says what looks like makers details.. Dagmar Traumann. and address. Some faint age marks. Email for more photos. Price £40


‘DANUETA’ VERY RARE HERMAN ‘BEAR WITHIN A BEAR’ LTD EDITION

Very rare vintage Hermann Coburg ‘bear within a bear’ On the outside he is golden plush fur with striking blue eyes. He has a zip on the back undone reveals the inner bear. The white bear who is made to look very old and have lost her fur. He is fully jointed and made in the old style. Realistic blue black plastic eyes. He looks like an antique bear. Height of white bear 15.5″ (39cm) material body and pads. Stitched nose, mouth, claws. On his paw date 1992 CPM 60166. Few faint marks on the white bear. the outer plush golden bear is unjointed (though he can move his arms and legs Height about 16.5″. string on his chest where a tag once was. The ‘bear within a bear’ is from olden times when teddies got worn out they would sometimes be given a new outer coating of fabric like this bear. We have had antique bears with this type of outer bear in the past. We have also seen the outer bear filled with stuffing so you have 2 bears! Email for more photos Price £135


‘SNOWY’ LARGE VINTAGE GERMAN BEAR. c.1990s-2000s

Snowy is a really lovely larger size vintage German bear with label. He is fully jointed with plush fur, glass eyes, felt paw pads. Height 21″ (54cm) working tilt growler.( he likes to chatter) kapok type filling, stitched nose, mouth, claws. Makers label in ear ‘Barbara Droth’ In good clean vintage condition. Email for more photos. Price £50


‘PODGE’ OLD EUROPEAN BEAR 1950s – 1960s

Podge is a lovely old bear made in Europe after WW2. We are not sure which country but as he came from Germany he stays on the same page as his friends! He is a large bear height 21″ (53cm) mohairplush fur, glass eyes, fully jointed. no growler. No makers tags. In good clean condition for his age. Email for more photos. Price £55


‘BONSY’ VINTAGE BEAR Bonsy is a very cute vintage bear from Germany. He has plush fur, is fully jointed. Velveteen paw pads. realistic plastic boot button eyes. Height 12″ (30cm) soft stuffed. no makers tag. C.1990s-2000s. Very good condition. Price £15


‘LITTLE GRUMPS’ VINTAGE SMALL GERMAN BEAR Little Grumps is a vintage German bear with plush fur, fully jointed. Height 8″ (20cm) soft stuffed. C.19990s-2000s. makers label. Price £12


‘TIM’ VINTAGE GERMAN BEAR WITH CERTIFICATE

Tim is a very pretty bear with soft plush fur. Jointed limbs and fixed head. Height 12″ (30cm) soft stuffed. cute little tail. Comes with his Certificate made in Germany. Few tiny areas of wear to fur. overall very good condition. C.1990s-2000s. Price £15


‘NOSEY & PUFF’ 2 VINTAGE BEARS FROM GERMANY

Very cute pair of old friends to stay together. Both came from Germany c.1980’s – 1990’s NOSEY has cream plush fur, jointed limbs, fixed head. Height 11″ (27cm) good for age except small mark on the back of a leg. PUFF is a Sunkid bear, golden colour plush fur, unjointed. height 13 (33cm) Price the pair £12


‘CORKY & CORA’ VINTAGE BEARS FROM GERMANY

Corky & Cora are vintage bears c.1980s-1990s we would say both from Germany but may have originally been made somewhere else. Both have plush fur and are good for their ages. left to right..

Corky he has beige plush fur, with fixed head and jointed limbs. Height.14″ (36cm) realistic plastic eyes. soft stuffed no growler. slight wear to pads. Price £10 Cora has lovely thick beige plush fur (not the honey colour of photo thats the sun making colour look lighter) Jointed limbs, fixed head. Height 14″ (36cm) soft stuffed. realistic plastic boot button eyes. fur good except muzzle has some signs of wear to fur. Price £15 ** PRICE THE PAIR £20


‘CINNY’ Pretty vintage bear, she is fully jointed with fluffy mohair, glass eyes. shaved muzzle. felt paw pads, kapok type filling. height 11″ (28cm) Price £25


ASTRID, OLD AUSTRIAN FETCHTER BEAR WITH LABEL 1950S-60S

Astrid is a lovely old Austrian bear by ‘Fechter’ She has her maker label in her left ear (some damage to the label, but its mostly there and readable) She is fully jointed with glass eyes (right one looser than when new but firmly attached still to the string ) working tilt growler. mohairplush fur is good for age fur slightly lighter on her head/arms than body. Height 13″ (33cm) to the top of her ears. some age wear to her fur mostly around her feet. She is in good clean vintage condition. Email for more photos. Price £60


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