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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‘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 has suede paw pads, smaller has felt paw pads. Both are in really good clean condition. BOBBI 16″ (40cm) £35 TERRI 12″(30cm) £25 or £50 the pair


‘CEDRIC’ 1980S JOINTED BEAR IN THE OLD STYLE WITH HUMP ON HIS BACK

Cedric is a very old looking bear made with a hump on his back, very long tapering hand paws, and a long muzzle in the early style. from the 1980’s no makers tags but very well made. He has plush fur , fully jointed, realistic plastic eyes. height 15″ (38cm) Faux leather paw pads, stitched nose, mouth, claws. He is in very good clean vintage condition. Email for more photos. £40


‘YORK’ 1980’S BIG SOFTIES BEAR WITH LABEL

York is a beautiful bear made by Big Softies as an exclusive for StoneGate Teddy bears and he has his City of York label on his left foot pad. Height 12″ (30cm) fully jointed, mohair fur, realistic plastic eyes, suede paw pads. He is made in the old style and has a hump on his back. In very good clean vintage condition. ADOPTED


‘TINA’ VINTAGE BIG SOFTIES BEAR 1980’S WITH LABEL

Tina is a very sweet small bear by this sought after maker. Height 9.5″ (24cm) fully jointed, mohair fur, realistic plastic eyes. faux leather paw pads. label, stitched nose and mouth. In good clean vintage condition. ADOPTED


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


‘MIDNIGHT’ VINTAGE BEAR BY ANNABEL BEARS WITH TAG

Midnight is a really striking vintage bear he has what seems to be almost black fur, but in sunlight you can see his beautiful shades. Our photo makes him seem lighter as the camera goes to a flash. his muzzle is the same colour again just a trick of the light. He has shaded black plush fur, suede paw pads, glass eyes. Height 20″ (50cm) He is made in the old style with a hump on his back, long arms and muzzle, big feet. Made by ‘Anobel Bears’ Wells, Somerset. Vintage some age to him. c.1980s-2000 we would estimate. He is a very soft cuddly bear and in very good clean vintage condition. Email for more photos. Price £80


‘ROBIN’ STUNNING LARGE VINTAGE BLUE MOHAIR LTD EDT GUND BEAR WITH TAGS

Robin is a really beautiful large vintage bear a very limited edition by Gund. He is number 193 or 375. He is fully jointed, with realistic plastic eyes, stitched nose, mouth, claws. suede paw pads. Height 22″ (56cm) thick fluffy blue mohair. Has his makers tags on his back seam and paper tag around neck. We do not know his exact age. c.2000-2010. He is in very good clean condition, very soft and cuddly a truly fabulous bear. (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. £125


‘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 £115


‘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. £50


‘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 £45


‘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 £35


VINTAGE PADDINGTON BEAR WITH TAGS c.1980s

Vintage Paddinton bear with original outfit and tags. Made in Germany but as he is an English Bear on this page!. He has plush fur and is unjointed with plastic eyes & nose. Height 15″ (38cm) Clothes have some minimal signs of age but overall he is in good clean condition. Price £20 ON HOLD


‘LESLEY’ VINTAGE THISTLEDOWN BEAR WITH LABEL

Really beautifully made bear by Thistledown bears. Lesley is fully jointed with glass eyes. Unusual long shaggy plush fur. shaved muzzle, stitched nose and mouth. felt paw pads. Height 10″ (26cm) makers label on back seam. c.1980s-1990s. Early look with her long curving hand paws and large feet. Part pellet filled so she sits very well. Very good clean condition. ADOPTED


‘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 £20


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 £95


‘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 £45


‘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 £75


‘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 £35


‘DAVID’ VINTAGE CANTERBURY BEAR WITH TAGS LTD EDT c.1980s-2000

Lovely vintage Canterbury limited edition bear called ‘David’ He has brown plush fur, realistic plastic eyes. fully jointed. height 12.5″ (32cm) kapok type filling. suede paw pads. Limited edition number on foot looks like 41/53. Has his makers cloth label and paper tags attached. In very good condition .ADOPTED


‘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 £20


‘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 £35



‘LETTIE’ VINTAGE MERRYTHOUGHT BEAR WITH TAGS 1980S-90S

Lettie is a very sweet vintage bear made for Harrods by Merrythought. She has her tags, and foot label and side label. She is fully jointed, height 10″ (26cm) plush fur. kapok type filling. Good for age, fur slightly age discoloured. Email for more photos. Price £25


VINTAGE MAGNET BEAR BY MERRYTHOUGHT MINT WITH TAGS

Very pretty vintage ‘Magnet bear’ by Merrythought. Limited edition number 153 of 1000 . 1980s-90s. Pretty peachy mohair, boot button realistic plastic eyes. fully jointed. kapok type filling. felt paw pads. height 7″ (17cm) has her paper & cloth labels. very clean very good condition. ADOPTED


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 £10 each or £20 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 £35


‘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 £30


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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