Teddy Bears

Merrythought Guardsman Teddy Bear Parade

Merrythought Guardsman Teddy Bear Parade

Merrythought teddy bears on parade in Ironbridge. A scene more synonymous with Horse Guards Parade could be witnessed today at the famous Merrythought factory in Ironbridge, Shropshire, as 12 giant Guardsman teddy bears prepare to set sail across the Atlantic for an unusual shipment to one of the company’s US […]

Collecting Disney Bears

Collecting Disney Bears

Arctophiles who like Disney animations can have great fun building a collection based entirely around Disney bears, as Kathy Martin reveals When you think of the number of animals Disney have immortalised in their animations over the years, it’s surprising how rarely bears have been featured. Pictured right: Steiff Winnie […]

Teddy Bear Records

Teddy Bear Records

Prices realised at Christies “Teddy Girl” a cinnamon Steiff teddy bear Sold for £110,000, December 1994 World record price for a teddy bear London, South Kensington An exceptionaly fine and rare Steiff black teddy bear Sold for £91,750, December 2000 London, South Kensington “Bruin”, a fine Steiff teddy bear Sold for £17,625, […]