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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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 1980’s. He is an impressive size height 25″ (60cm) fully jointed with distressed mohair that have 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 no longer has the smaller badge.
Swing tag attached to his scarf tells us his limited edition number with details of him. Plus he has his makers cloth label on right foot pad, and in his side seam he has another label which also gives his limited edition number. His Certificate in still sealed in a plastic bag attached to his back. No longer has his B.A Bag. He is in very good clean vintage condition and is a very hard to find bear indeed. (We also have a smaller version of him for sale lower down this page) Email for more photos. Price £395
‘TRISTAN’ SUPERB LARGE VINTAGE ‘BEARS THAT ARE SPECIAL’ BY PAM HOWELLS
Fabulous large bear by the world famous bear maker Pam Howell with her ‘Bears that are Special’ range. He is made in the old early style with a long shaved muzzle, long curving hand paws, hump on his back, large feet. This stunning bear is fully jointed with mohairplush fur, glass eyes, height 21″ (53cm) kapok filling, label in side seam, velvet paw pads. c.1980s-1990s. In very good clean condition. Email for more photos. £120
‘RUSSELL’ VINTAGE DEANS LIMITED EDITION BEAR
Russell is a lovely fully jointed bear by Deans. Height 13″ (33cm) has his makers tag around his neck, on his foot and a side label. This tells us his name and he is Ltd Edt 84/500. Realistic plastic boot button eyes, part pellet filled, mohairplush fur. Some small areas of wear to his suede paw pads. Overall good clean vintage condition. £35
‘BLUSHES’ VINTAGE BEAR BY THE ‘OLD ENGLISH TEDDY BEAR COMPANY’
Blushes is a very pretty vintage bear by this highly regarded bear company from Bath. He has a pretty shade of caramel soft plush fur which is almost with a pinky tinge to it (photo taken in sunlight makes him look more goldy) He has realistic boot button eyes, stitched nose, mouth, is fully jointed. Shaved muzzle, material paw pads. Height 16″ (40cm) makers cloth label in side seam. c.1980s-2000 very good condition. Email for more photos. £40
‘DOODLES & OODLES’ ENCHANTING PAIR OF VINTAGE FRIENDS c.1970s-80s
Very cute pair of old friends who came from 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. £24 the pair.
‘MAI-LEE’ VINTAGE GANZ PANDA WITH TAGS
Mai-Lee is a lovely soft plush fur jointed bear with realistic plastic boot button eyes. height 18″ (46cm) very soft floppy cuddly bear who is part pellet filled so she sits and poses well. Prefers sitting to standing which she cannot do unaided being so floppy. makers label on back seam. C.1990s-2010 Ganz Cottage Collectables range bought in the UK made abroad. In lovely condition. Email for more photos. £35
‘LENARD’ VINTAGE JOINTED BEAR WITH AN EARLY LOOK
Lenard is a lovely quality vintage mohair bear made in the early style. He has a long shaved muzzle, glass boot button type eyes. He is fully jointed, height 17″ (44cm) he has long tapering hand paws, large feet. suede paw pads, He is part pellet filled so he sits and poses very well. c.1990s-2010, no makers tags, but certainly by a good maker. Came from the UK but may have been made elsewhere. In very good clean condition. Email for more photos. £45
‘CHATTER’ OLD NYLENA BEAR WITH LABEL c.1980s
Chatter is a wonderful example of an old Nylena bear from the 1980’s. He is fully jointed with realistic plastic eyes. soft golden plush fur. paw pads are good no holes. height 16″ (40cm) he is a very talkative bear with his tilt growler. Has his makers paper label attached. he is in very good clean original condition. Email for more photos. Price £40
‘RUSSEL’ RARE VINTAGE PAWTRAIT BEAR BRIGITTE SMITH, WITH TAGS. 1990’S
Beautiful vintage bear made by the world famous bear maker Brigitte Smith of Pawtrait Bears. He is one of her earlier bears c.1990’s. He is a very limited edition of only 25 made. Russel is a beautiful bear with thick curly pale golden mohair. height 18″ (45cm) fully jointed with glass eyes. Felt paw pads, stitched nose, mouth. He has long hand paws, large feet, and a long muzzle like the early bears had. Makers cloth label in back leg seam, swing tag around his neck gives his limited edition details. He is in very good clean condition. Email for more photos. Price £150
‘BOBBI & TERRI’ VINTAGE DEANS BEAR & FRIEND C.1980’S
Lovely pair of old friends the smaller has a Deans label. They both have golden plush fur and are fully jointed with realistic plastic eyes. larger bear possibly by Nylena, has brown paw pads, smaller 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’ BEARS WITH TAGS
wonderful original Little Folk Bears made in Devon in the 1980’s. These two have been very well cared for and are in super condition for their ages. Both are fully jointed with realistic plastic eyes, suede paw pads are good for age with slight wear to the edges. Their feet are reinforced feet so they can stand. Email for more photos.
‘DAVIE’ larger bear comes wearing his cute outfit of dungarees, shirt and tie. height 20″ (50cm) he is similiar to the lakeland bears made by Little Folk around the same time. McBride label. £75
‘SIMON SMITH’ so cute smaller bear, height 12″ (30cm) McBride label, paper tag with his name on and metal chain with disc. £40
‘BUTTONS’ VINTAGE LARGE BEAR BY ‘BEARLY SANE BEARS’ SHARON AISH
Buttons as we have called him is a large fabulous vintage bear by the superb bear maker Sharon Aish, Bearly Sane Bears. He is a large bear, height 21″ (54cm) fully jointed, glass eyes, working tilt growler. Luxurious thick curly brown and white mohair. With brown leather bow and button details. suede paw pads, he is part pellet filled so sits and poses very well. We do not know his exact age but would think c.1990s-2010. Has his makers label on his back. He is in very good condition a very special bear. Email for more photos. Price £75
‘URSABEARA’ LARGE VINTAGE JOINTED POLAR BEAR BY GUND LTD EDT
Ursabeara is a very impressive large Gund fully jointed polar bear. Laid flat she is 23″ (60cm) standing height 11″ (28cm) length 17″ (45cm) nose to end of back. Limited Edition, signed on her paw Rita Swedlin Raiffe. Ltd Edt of only 475 she is number 426. Soft curly white plush fur, stitched nose, mouth, claws. c.200-2010. Good for age overall her fur is a little dusty she would benefit from a light suds wash and brush to be at her best (We know Gund are not made in the UK but he was sold in the UK and so goes on this page) Email for more photos. £35
‘BARNIE’ VINTAGE LITTLEFOLK BEAR WITH TAGS 1980’S
Barnie is a very cute bear by this distinctive bear maker from Devon. He is fully jointed with realistic plastic eyes. Height 13″ (33cm) has his maker cloth label a G.McBride bear. Plus his original medallion around his neck. his feet are reinforced so he can stand unaided. some wear to his feet pads otherwise very good for his age. He looks similiar to the Lakeland bears also made by Littlefolk. Email for more photos. Price £40
‘PARKER’ VINTAGE c.1980’S BEAR WITH TAGS
Parker is a very sweet vintage British bear made in the c.1980’s. Height 12″ (30cm) he is fully jointed with realistic plastic boot button type eyes. Kapok filling and felt paw pads, stitched nose and mouth. Long muzle and long limbs with a slim body like the early bears. He tends to sit in a skewiff way which is quite endearing. Makers cloth label in back seam. Made by ‘Designs & Daydreams’ he also has his paper tag still attached. He is in very good clean condition. Email for more photos. Price £20
‘LITTLE BEN’ VINTAGE CANTERBURY BEAR WITH LABEL c.1980s
Little Ben is a very cute small Canterbury bear. Height 7″ (18cm) lovely cinnamon colour mohair fur, realistic plastic boot button eyes (non safety) fully jointed. suede paw pads. a little wear to left of his nose otherwise very good for age. Email for more photos. Price £15
RARE SUPERTED’ WITH CAPE, BADGE , BELT & OUTER BEAR c.1980
Rare to find original ‘Superted’ bear with outer bear. Has his red cape, badge and belt. Makers label on side seam says ‘Superted Enterprises’ with registered design details. He has jointed limbs and a fixed head. blue body is material. cape good condition no holes. Height 15″ (38cm) Outer plush fur body is good. He is clean and very good condition for his age. Email for more photos. Price £80
‘BERNARD’ VINTAGE 1970s TEDDY BEAR WITH LABEL
Bernard is a lovely old, vintage UK teddy c.1970s. With soft golden plush fur, realistic plastic eyes. Fully jointed, height 18″ (46cm) velvet paw pads. Makers label on back seam ‘Toosipegs’ made in England. Slight age wear to fur and in as found condition so would benefit from a light suds wash to be at his best. Mouth stitching has come undone but is mostly there. Email for more photos. Price £25
‘LENNY’ VINTAGE ALRESFORD CRAFTS BEAR c.1970s-80s
Lenny is a wonderful old bear made by Alresford c.1980s. Height 18″ (46cm) mohairplush fur, kapok type filling, fully jointed. Realistic plastic eyes, stitched nose, mouth. velvet paw pads. maker label on back seam. In very good clean condition for his age. Email for more photos. Price £50
‘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. date on paw pad 1992 and what looks like makers name. maker cloth label on back seam. Comes wearing her cute outfit of a blue dress with smock over (small hole to front of smock) with separate lacy collar. In good clean vintage condition. Email for more photos. Price £20
‘TINY TIM’ VINTAGE SMALL CANTERBURY BEAR 1980S-90S LTD EDT
Tiny Tim is a very small vintage Canterbury bear. Height just 6″(15cm) fully jointed with realistic plastic boot button eyes. Mohair fur, shaved muzzle, stitched nose, mouth, suede paw pads, kapok type filling. makers tags on back seams. Email for more photos. Price £12
‘JOCK’ VINTAGE DEANS BEAR WITH WAISTCOAT, TAGS, LABELS
Jock is a very pretty gold coloured mohair with shaved muzzle. fully jointed, height 11″ (28cm) has his fooot label, swing tag, label on back seam. Ltd Edt 14 of 500. c.1990s-2010. He is in very good clean condition. Email us for more photos. Price £30
VINTAGE TY BEARS WITH LABELS TAGS All in good clean vintage condition. with paper tags (some signs of wear) and cloth labels. Left to right.
White with colours TY 2K . Jan 1st 2000 Beige with Union Jack Britannia December 15th 1997
Green .. ‘Wallace’ January 25th 1999 Price £8 each or £15 for the 3
ORIGINAL 1980S ALOYSIUS DELICATESSEN BEAR BY NISBET
Adorable old Delicatessen Aloysius bear by Nisbet 1980s’ A limited edition he is number 3200 of 5000 made. He is made with distressed mohair with chamoix leather pads. Fully jointed. height 14″ (35cm) No longer has his scarf, badges or bag. Couple of the leather patches have a few loose threads on them but still firmly in place. Has his side label with ltd edt number and label on his left foot pad. He is in very good clean vintage condition. A very hard to find bear now. Email for more photos. Price £75.
HARRODS BEAR VINTAGE JOINTED BEAR Lovely vintage bear from this world famous store. He is fully jointed with plush fur. Height 18″ (45cm) original ribbon.suede paw pads. Label on back seam. 100 years teddy anniversary edition. In very good clean 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, 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
‘GWENT’ VINTAGE DEANS BEAR 1980’S
Gwent is a sweet vintage Deans bear from the 1980’s with plush fur, fully jointed, height 12″ (30cm) good for age. Email for more photos. Price £15
‘BULLY’ VINTAGE NISBET BEAR WITH TAGS 1985 Bully is a lovely vintage bear by the well known maker Nisbet. He is fully jointed with plush fur, realistic plastic eyes. height 16″ (40cm) Comes with his cloth makers label in seam with limited edition number 377 of 5000. dated 1985. also has paper swing card with number on. In very good almost mint condition with original jumper. Email for more photos. Price £45
‘TIPSEY’ VINTAGE MOHAIR JOINTED BEAR WITH GLASS EYES
Tipsey is a very pretty apricot coloured mohair jointed bear with glass eyes. Height 14″ (36cm) soft kapok type filling, stitched nose,mouth. velvet paws have a little wear. She has no makers tags but we think some age to her c.1990s-2010. from UK but we do not know if born here. Email us for her photo file. Price £25
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