Short cut mohair limited edition Deans Bear a tip top ted !
Howard is a gorgeous Deans limited edition bear from 1998. He still has his original certificate of authenticity attached and is in perfect condition, made from a wonderful rich golden mohair with beady eyes and hand stitched nose and mouth. Approx 26.5cm tall. His foot has the Deans Rag Book Co label stitched onto it and another label stitched into his seam confirms he is a special edition membership bear number 3792. He sports a green original Deans bow along with his original Deans metal pin and is fully jointed .This is a collectors item and not a toy. Founded in 1903 in London, Deans is the oldest surviving British toy manufacturer and was originally founded to make rag books but soon diversified into making soft toys. Their first bear was made in 1915 and during the 20s and 30s they were at the forefront of British bear manufacturing