Old Animals

On this page are a selection of old, vintage collectable UK, European animals.

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‘TABATHA’ OLD GERMAN CAT, Vintage c.1960s – 70s

Tabatha is an usual grey striped tabby from Germany. Some age to her c.1960s – 70s. Beautiful grey tabby markings with green/black glass eyes. Stitched nose, mouth. Soft plush fur is good for age with some faint marks. Length nose to end of her back is 10″ (25cm) Height sitting to top of her head 8″ (20cmn) She is semi posable as her front legs have internal wiring and one of her back legs is weighted so she can stand. No tags but certainly by a good maker of the time. Email for more photos. Price £45


‘KITTY’ ANTIQUE EARLY VERY OLD CAT
Kitty is a very old, antique cat from Germany. C.1920s-30s possibly earlier.
She has an early mohairplush type fur, large glass eyes and a jointed head. Height 13 “(33cm) to the top of her ears. Length 8.5” (21cm) approx. Wood wool filling, no squeaker. Overall age wear to her fur see photos she really looks a very loved old cat. Has a really early look to her. Although she has come from Germany it is possible she was made in another country. She certainly looks like she was made by a very good maker of the time. The fact she has survived for such a time shows how well she was made. She now looks for a new home. Email for more photos. Price £95 ON HOLD


OLD HERMANN CHIMP JOINTED MOHAIR 1960S
very lifelike old chimp by Hermann. He is fully jointed with glass eyes, sitting height 6.5″ (16cm) felt hands, feet and face are all very good. mohair fur. no tags. In very good condition for his age. £40


‘CLAPPER’ VINTAGE MERRYTHOUGHT LTD EDITION WITH TAGS 1990s

Very cute animal character by Merrythought. we have called him ‘Clapper’ as he looks like he is clapping away. He has mohair fur, realistic eyes. made sitting. Height 9″ (23cm) His arms and legs have internal support so he can open and close his arms and legs. head is fixed. felt paw pads, Merrythought label on foot. He has labels on his back seam. A limited edition 124 of 50 made. In very good clean vintage condition. Email for more photos. Price £40


RARE OLD HERMANN DOG WITH LABEL C.1950S-1960S

Adorable old mohair dog by Hermann rare to find with his cloth label (green lettering) C.1950s-60s possibly earlier. He has a jointed head, mohair fur, stitched nose, mouth, claws. (1 claw thread is broken but there still) Height 10″ (26cm) Length 11″ (28cm) excluding tail. woodwool stuffing. some fraying to fabric on his middle back, ears have been partially refixed and stitching now loose. some age wear to his fur he looks a really old dog now. He is made standing our photo shows him at an angle so he appears to be sitting. Overall good for age and a lovely old dog. Email for more photos. Price £50


‘DUMBO’ OLD DEANS CHILDSPLAY ELEPHANT C.1970S-80S

Old Dumbo type Elephant by Deans/Gwentoys label. He has plush fur, realistic plastic eyes. cloth label in leg seam. Height to top of his head form floor. 16.5″ (43cm) Length from front wheels to end of back is 16″ (40cm) width is 9″ (23cm) Some loss of paint to frame, lost his foot rests. some age wear, marks on his fur. He looks old, but still good for his age. Wonderful to sit teddies on or dolls. Small enough to sit in any room or on a dresser. Email for more photos. Price £70


‘NELLIE’ OLD RIDE ON – PUSH ALONG ELEPHANT 1960S – 1970S

Nellie is a wonderful and rare to find, larger size push along Elephant. This Elephant is in really good condition for his age. He has plush fur, plastic eyes. His metal frame is good for age with some paint loss. No makers tags, possibly by Deans. Ideal to sit bears or dolls on. Fur on edge of ears a little age discoloured. Height to top of his head 24″ (60cm) Length 20″(50cm) width wheel to wheel 11″ (28cm) Email for more photos. Price £65


OLD GERMAN LION C.1950S-1960S

Lovely old lion from Germany c.50s-60s possibly earlier. Made of a woolly plush fur with mohair mane, glass eyes. Stitched nose threads now worn with age. He is unjointed and made laying down. Length 15″ (38cm) excluding his tail. Height 7.5″ (19cm) Some age wear to his fur he looks very old but good for his age. No makers tags. Email for more photos. Price £45


‘FIDO’ OLD ENGLISH DOG PJ CASE BY MERRYTHOUGHT

Wonderful old terrier type dog by Merrythought made after WW2 c. late 40s-1950s. He has mohair fur, glass eyes, stitched nose, mouth, claws. Zipper underneath still works, lining has some age discolouration. Length nose to end of back is 20″ (50cm) Lovely fur for his age he really is in superb good clean condition and very lifelike. Merrythoutht label is the white one with Registered Design. Email for more photos. Price £75 ON HOLD