Plush Teddy Bear - 1990s - Used, very good condition
This fine vintage plush Teddy Bear - designed by the American artist and notable writer Carol - Lynn Rössel - is a hand puppet dressed as an airline pilot.
Removable jacket and plastron, Legs can be stowed in the hand pocket
||Used, very good condition
||1990s ( probably )
|22.8 x 26.4 x 11.5 cm
|RUSS BERRIE & CO., INC.
This fine vintage plush Teddy Bear is a hand puppet dressed as an airline pilot. Its costume comprises :
- A slouch visor cap which is decorated with pilot's silver wings printed on the frame, and silver embroidery imitation sewn on the visor as well.
- A pilot's jacket with lapels, front upper collars and notched collars. Two silver buttons and silver wings are printed on the front left side. Both sleeves are wearing four silver stripes ( Captain ) sewn on the cuff. This very jacket, which is provided with velcro closures, can be readily removed.
- A plastron fitted with collars, velcro closures and a tie sewn on the front band. Like the jacket, the plastron can be readily removed as well.
The plush Teddy Bear is in very good condition, and its legs can be either stowed in or removed from the hand pocket. In order to allow independent manipulation of the Teddy Bear's arms, it is provided with two internal divisions for fingers. Finally, there is a label - sewn on the bottom - on which the following information is shown :
©RUSS BERRIE & CO., INC. Oakland, N.J.
RUSS BERRIE UK LTD. Southampton SO53 3TL
©Carol - Lynn Rössel Waugh
Item No. S7282 MADE IN INDONESIA 9801 CE
ALL NEW MATERIAL
CONFORMS TO TOY SAFETY REGULATIONS
1 - 25 Pa. Reg. No. 259
Additional information about the designer, Carol - Lynn Rössel, can be found through these links :