The Historical Teddy Bear

The Historical Teddy Bear

by Dee Hockenberry

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Overview

Teddy bears have been made and loved for more than a hundred years. Over 600 beautiful color and black & white images present the toy in all its forms, from the earliest produced in 1902 right up to today. The manufacturers include Ideal, Steiff, Bing, Columbia Manufacturing, Gund, North American Bears, Merrythought, Bruin Manufacturing, and many others. An engaging text provides a history of the toy bears, their manufacturers and artists, and the passionate collectors who have pursued them. Additionally, valuable information covers associated memorabilia and teddy bear auctions. A bibliography, index, and values in the captions complete this loving tribute to teddy bears. Collectors, connoisseurs, and everyone who had a teddy as a special friend will enjoy this book.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780764319990
Publisher: Schiffer Publishing, Ltd.
Publication date: 01/28/2004
Series: A Schiffer Book for Collectors Ser.
Pages: 224
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x (d)

About the Author

Dee Hockenberry is an expert on teddy bears who has been collecting, researching, and writing about them for over 20 years. She is the author of 15 books.

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