Teddy Bear at least 130 years old

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Description from user:

There are no tags or labels on the bear. It has a medallion hanging on the neck. The insert on the medallion with the name is missing. Was put in my care from my mother who is deceased. It was given to her by antique dealer in Maine for whom she was guardian. . It was given to him as a baby. He was born in 1910 and died in 2000. Bear has no rips or stains. No movable parts. Has velvet pants and arms which are part of the bear. Fur is short and firm. Bear is stiff.

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By Delia
Nov 17, 21:02 UTC
Fair Market Value
$100 - $150 USD
Suggested Asking Price $200 USD
What does this mean?

Hi Susan,

Thank you for contacting Mearto with your appraisal inquiry.
Based on the photos and information provided, and subject to examination, this is:

An antique mohair and velvet teddy bear
possibly by The Stuffed Toy Company, early 20th Century
The cinnamon short mohair bow with glass eyes, sewn nose and mouth, cream ribbon and metal tag (lacking marking), burgundy striped velvet ears, arms and legs, otherwise unmarked.
22 inches tall
CONDITION: This bear appears to be in generally good condition with wear commensurate to age and use.
*represents a fair-market value for auction purposes; retail or asking price may vary.

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~ Delia

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