The Official Price Guide to Antique and Modern Teddy Bears

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Random House Incorporated, Apr 1, 1990 - Reference - 448 pages
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endary beginnings as a delightful child's toy named for President Theodore Roosevelt, the wonderful teddy bear has acted as friend, pet, and companion to children and adults everywhere. Embracing antique and modern, domestic and foreign bears, this truly unique guide covers every facet of collecting and offers sound advice on how best to reap the rewards of this booming market.
Collectors will benefit from expert advice on everything they need to know: buying and selling, prices recorded at auction, tips on collecting, how to spot fakes, how to repair and clean teddy bears, and more.

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Contents

What Determines Price?
9
Restoring a Bear
16
Repairing a Bear
23
How to Use This Section
29
English Bears
54
German Bears
69
More Bears
112
NonTeddy Bears
127
MODERN BEARS
155
Patricia S Fici
201
Mary Haggard
214
Charlotte Joynt
228
APPENDIXES
321
Glossary
331
Bibliography
338
Copyright

One Collectors Dream
140

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