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UK Britain CANTERBURY Bear 1984 Vintage Brown Mohair 2 Feet 24 Inch RARE

Canterbury

USD 800.00  USD 995.00
Availability: 1 in stock


UK Britain CANTERBURY Bear 1984 Vintage Brown Mohair 2 Feet 24 Inch RARE






















Jadees Antique Bear Shoppe  
Is Very Happy to Bring to Our Customers  
Our Latest Purchase of Antique Estate Bears  
 
Canterbury Bears  
1984 Teddy Bear 
Extremely RARE ! 
He is One of the very first Canterbury Bears !
He stands 24 inches tall 
Pure Mohair 
Brown Suede Paws 
Fully Jointed

Brown Safe Plastic eyes with Black Pupils
Large flat ears that are sewn across the facial seam
Very large vertically stitched nose
Mouth is stitched and in an inverted Y shape

This Bear is in EXCELLENT Condition
Comes with Tag
 
A very nice heavy and solid stuffed teddy bear! 

A Bit of History
 
A Traditional British Family Business
John Blackburn established Canterbury Bears with his daughter
Kerstin in 1980 at their home in Kent England

In 1984 they moved to its workshop in Littlebourne Canterbury England 

Made in the Canterbury Bear Shoppe 
In their first year of production making this bear very special 

One of the very first Canterbury Bears !

John's wife Maude and other children Mark and Victoria joined to help
 
Canterbury Bears are well known for their special commissions,
limited editions.

Canterbury Bears also produced 11 special designs in 1991
for exclusive distribution by Gund throughout Usa and Canada.

Canterbury Bears designs and produces a new line of limited edition
bears for Gund annually
 
In 1987 the Mayor of Canterbury granted the firm the priviledge of using
this historic city's coat of arms on its labels 

Since 1985 British shops and museums, 
such as Daks-Simpson,Liberty's,Laura Ashley, 
Harrods and the Victoria & Albert Museum 
Have commissioned Canterbury Bears to produce teddy bears EXCLUSIVELY for them.
  

*JS Photography props are not included in the sale

 
For Many Years We Supply Vintage, Antiques
Rare Collectibles & One of a Kind Irreplaceable Items

We never alter, repair or replace any of the features
on our items as we like to leave them
in the original condition for our collectors
We feel replacing them with anything from a different era
makes them no longer original or authentic

All of our items are heavily researched for hours by our staff  
With a massive library of Collectors Identification Guides & Books, Magazines
 and Internet research
Everything we can find that pertains to that particular item
 we then type in the description

We do our utmost to correctly identify and price all of our items accordingly

We work to take as many photographs as possible
to help show the buyer in detail what they are purchasing

The items are then carefully packaged and put into a storage facility
where they are not removed until purchased and shipped


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