January 15th, 2009

Art Trouvé

Antique Steiff Teddy Bear, 12" -12.5" tall

Bear comes wearing old cotton overalls, with DINKY BOY embroidered on the front
    original nose and mouth stitching
some original claws remain
    replaced paw pads, done very well
some wear and tear around the left ankle (maybe some repairs, it is hard to tell)
    patinated snout with a frayed thread there
some yellowing to the mohair
    some mohair lacking here and there
other general wear from age and use, but still a strong bear
    sold AS IS

-- found here.