Barbara-Ann's Old Time Teds
 

These are our old time teds, proper old fashioned teddy bears like the ones we made back in the early 1990's when we started making bears, we hope you like them. Some of the bears are made from genuine vintage mohair that will be between 70 and 150 years old and others are made from old style German and British mohair. Please note that our bears are unsuitable for children under 14. We hope you like them and if you'd like to have one of them in your own home please call or email us, we can accept payment by major debit and credit cards over the phone as well as by PayPal for overseas customers, all prices are displayed in British Pounds if you would like to find out the approximate equivalent price in your own currency please use the link on the left.

Prices don't include shipping, which will be added at cost.

All the bears we sell from the website come with a greetings card of the bear, we can also enclose a Birthday card, Christmas card or a Valentines day card, just let us know when you are ordering.

Please note that our bears are not toys and none of our bears are suitable for children under 14, they are adult collectables.

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Tobias is a a loveable and elegant traditional teddy bear made in a beautiful deep red genuine vintage German mohair by Barbara Ann Bears
Tobias is a a loveable and elegant traditional teddy bear made in a beautiful deep red genuine vintage German mohair by Barbara Ann Bears
Tobias is a a loveable and elegant traditional teddy bear made in a beautiful deep red genuine vintage German mohair by Barbara Ann Bears

Tobias is a a loveable and elegant traditional teddy bear made in a beautiful deep red genuine vintage German mohair by Barbara Ann Bears

Tobias is 16.5 inches (38cm) tall and is 12 inches (30cm) sitting.

Tobias costs costs £190.00 GBP plus postage and insurance, £8.00 GBP in the UK, £12.00 GBP everywhere else, except Russia which costs £55.00.

Tobias is a charming chap, he has the appearance of an old bear who has been through the wars, his mohair has worn bare in places and sadly he has lost one eye which has been lovingly repaired by a loved one with an old button, he is, of course, a very new bear and he has not suffered any damage, although his mohair is very old (probably dating back to the 1920s). He is a great companion, he's the sort of bear who has stories to tell if you can listen carefully enough to be able to hear them.

Tobias is made from a piece of deep, rusty red, vintage German mohair, it may once have been used for a cushion or seat cover, there are one or two small embroidered features on his leg, back and shoulders which give a hint of the mohair's previous life. He has beige German wool felt paw pads and one glass eye and one old button for eyes. Tobias has a marvellous nose, stitched from a flecked, charcoal wool. If you sit Tobias up he can look quite alert and attentive, but if he is allowed to slump he can look slightly sad, with a downcast expression, he's a bear who needs some good loving.

Tobias is stuffed with a mixture of polyester stuffing and plastic pellets, making him more cuddly, comfortable and easy to pose and hug.

Tobias is a charming and elegant bear with a calm assurance, a bear to be hugged and admired, a bear to be loved, we hope you love him as much as we do.

As with all our bears we'll pop in some photos with Tobias, if you'd like a Christmas card or another special card, for a birthday or Mothers' day just ask us.

As with all our bears Tobias is not a toy, he is an adult collectible and unsuitable for children under 14.

You can buy Tobias easily and securely though our Etsy shop by clicking here or you can phone us and pay by card, or send us an email and we'll send you a PayPal invoice, the contacts details are here

Tobias is a a loveable and elegant traditional teddy bear made in a beautiful deep red genuine vintage German mohair by Barbara Ann Bears
Tobias is a a loveable and elegant traditional teddy bear made in a beautiful deep red genuine vintage German mohair by Barbara Ann Bears
Tobias is a a loveable and elegant traditional teddy bear made in a beautiful deep red genuine vintage German mohair by Barbara Ann Bears

Rollie is a very sweet, traditional teddy bear made from wonderfully soft and fluffy tipped German mohair by Barbara Ann Bears
Rollie is a very sweet, traditional teddy bear made from wonderfully soft and fluffy tipped German mohair by Barbara Ann Bears
Rollie is a very sweet, traditional teddy bear made from wonderfully soft and fluffy tipped German mohair by Barbara Ann Bears

Rollie has been reserved. He is a very sweet, traditional teddy bear made from wonderfully soft and fluffy tipped German mohair by Barbara Ann Bears

Rollie is 16 inches (41cm) tall and is 13 inches (33cm) sitting.

Rollie costs £170.00 GBP plus postage and insurance, £8.00 GBP in the UK, £12.00 GBP everywhere else, except Russia which costs £55.00.

Rollie is a soft and cuddly traditional bear, he has a very gentle, innocent character, he seems a little uncertain of what's going on around him and needs some reassurance and there's only one way to reassure a teddy bear and that's through lots of love and cuddles. If you are the sort of person who likes to hug and cuddle teddy bears then Rollie could be the perfect bear for you.

Rollie is made from a gorgeous, quite long and fluffy German mohair, it's quite hard to describe the colours as they seem to change with the light, sometimes the tipping seems like a warm brown and at others a very subtle shade of lilac, similarly the main colour of his mohair seems to change between cream and a very pale grey, bright sunshine, cloudy days and artificial light will all make his colours vary slightly, we think it's quite an attractive feature, you should never get bored looking at him.

Rollie has pale grey, German wool felt paw pads and clear glass eyes that pick up the colours of his mohair and reflect his surroundings. Rollie has a sweet nose carefully embroidered in charcoal wool flecked with grey and a relaxed and demure expression.

Rollie is stuffed with a mixture of polyester stuffing and plastic pellets, giving him a cuddly and relaxed demeanour, comfortable and easy to pose and hug. As with all our bears he is 5-way jointed.

Rollie is a sweet and gentle bear, he needs a quiet loving home where he will be appreciated and hugged, you might like to try sitting him near a window and see how his colouring changes through the day. We hope you love him, he's a lovely bear.

As with all our bears we'll pop in some photos with Rollie, if you'd like a birthday card or another special card, please ask us.

As with all our bears Rollie is not a toy, he is an adult collectible and unsuitable for children under 14.

You can buy Rollie easily and securely though our Etsy shop by clicking here or you can phone us and pay by card, or send us an email and we'll send you a PayPal invoice, the contacts details are here

Rollie is a very sweet, traditional teddy bear made from wonderfully soft and fluffy tipped German mohair by Barbara Ann Bears
Rollie is a very sweet, traditional teddy bear made from wonderfully soft and fluffy tipped German mohair by Barbara Ann Bears
Rollie is a very sweet, traditional teddy bear made from wonderfully soft and fluffy tipped German mohair by Barbara Ann Bears

Big Ben loves London, he's made from London! A loveable traditional bear made from an illustartion of London and mohair by Barbara Ann Bears.
Big Ben loves London, he's made from London! A loveable traditional bear made from an illustartion of London and mohair by Barbara Ann Bears.
Big Ben loves London, he's made from London! A loveable traditional bear made from an illustartion of London and mohair by Barbara Ann Bears.

Big Ben loves London, he's made from London! A loveable traditional bear made from an illustration of London and mohair by Barbara Ann Bears.

Big Ben is quite a large and teddy bear, he is 21 inches (54cm) tall and is 15 inches (38cm) sitting, he's quite a heavy bear too.

Big Ben costs £320.00 GBP plus postage and insurance, £12.00 GBP in the UK, £20.00 GBP everywhere else, except Russia which costs £60.00.

Big Ben is very much a one of a kind, he's covered in London's landmarks, we suggest that you don't use him as a map though, you'd only get lost, but you can pick out Tower Bridge and The Tower of London, The London Eye, Knightsbridge, Trafalgar Square, a map of The Underground plus a few more. However, he's no tourist's curiosity, he's a proper teddy bear, he has a slightly sad yet loving expression, he seems to be thinking of something, maybe he's just thinking how nice it would be to have someone to throw his arms around and hug like he's never been hugged before...

Big Ben is mainly made from an illustration of the sights of London printed on cotton upholstery fabric this is backed with felt to make it stiffer and more durable, he's still very pliable and huggable though. His tummy, the backs of his ears and his paw pads are made from a medium length, slightly wavy mohair mohair that Barbara has dyed in many beautiful, understated colours, blues, greens, reds etc. (they all intermingle), they pick out the colours of the printed design and create a calm and harmonious bear, to have him made entirely out of the printed fabric would have been too much (yes, even for us).

Big Ben's beautiful eyes and eyelids were painted to match his colouring, they give him his doleful expression, he has a beautiful embroidered nose with the threads again chosen to match his colouring and a wistful smile.

Big Ben is stuffed with a mixture of polyester stuffing and plastic pellets, making him more cuddly, comfortable and easy to pose and hug and of course he is five way jointed.

Big Ben is a charming and elegant bear with a calm assurance, a bear to be hugged and admired, a bear to be loved, he's not quite 'traditional' he's more interesting than that, but he's definitely a classic, we hope you love him as much as we do.

As with all our bears we'll pop in some photos with Big Ben, if you'd like a birthday card or another special card, just ask us.

As with all our bears Big Ben is not a toy, he is an adult collectible and unsuitable for children under 14.

You can buy Big Ben easily and securely though our Etsy shop by clicking here or you can phone us and pay by card, or send us an email and we'll send you a PayPal invoice, the contacts details are here

Big Ben loves London, he's made from London! A loveable traditional bear made from an illustartion of London and mohair by Barbara Ann Bears.
Big Ben loves London, he's made from London! A loveable traditional bear made from an illustartion of London and mohair by Barbara Ann Bears.
Big Ben loves London, he's made from London! A loveable traditional bear made from an illustartion of London and mohair by Barbara Ann Bears.

Big Ben loves London, he's made from London! A loveable traditional bear made from an illustartion of London and mohair by Barbara Ann Bears.
Big Ben loves London, he's made from London! A loveable traditional bear made from an illustartion of London and mohair by Barbara Ann Bears.
Big Ben loves London, he's made from London! A loveable traditional bear made from an illustartion of London and mohair by Barbara Ann Bears.

Turnip is a whimsical and kooky, sweet and loveable, little, one of kind, mohair artist teddy bear, in hand dyed mohair by Barbara Ann Bears.

Turnip is just a little teddy bear, he stands 6 inches/15 cm tall and is 5 inches/13 cm sitting.

Turnip costs £95.00 GBP plus postage and insurance, £8.00 GBP in the UK, £12.00 GBP everywhere else, except Russia which costs £50.00.

Turnip is a sweet and kind little bear, he looks a little bit lost and puzzled with his beautiful, big eyes and surprised expression. You can see he's just a young bear, eager to learn about life, have his little adventures but always in need of extra love and cuddles.

Turnip is made from quite sparse, straightish mohair that Barbara has hand dyed in delicate shades of peach, gold and pink, the mohair is sparse enough for the backcloth to show through, Barbara dyed this separately in greens, turquoise, gold and peach. It's a medium length mohair but on such a little bear it seems very long and shaggy, he's a hairy little chap. Turnip has hand dyed velvet paw pads which match his mohair perfectly. He has a carefully embroidered nose to reflect his colouring and a sweet smile. Turnip has very large glass eyes which which where painted to match the colour of his mohair. He is stuffed with polyester stuffing and glass beads, which gives him a more cuddly and soft feel. Turnip has a gentle, inquisitive expression as if he is forever hopeful of finding a treasured place in a comfortable home. As with all our bears Turnip is 5-way jointed.

Turnip is a sweet and funny little bear, a bear to bring happiness and laughter, he doesn't mind as long as you love him he'll join in all your fun and he's just small enough to fit in a pocket or handbag, a bear you can take anywhere.

As with all our bears we'll pop in some photos and one of our own greetings card with Turnip, if you'd like a birthday card or another special card for another occasion just ask us and we'll be happy to include one.

Please note that Turnip is an artist's bear and unsuitable for children under 14.

You can buy Turnip easily and securely though our Etsy shop by clicking here or you can phone us and pay by card, or send us an email and we'll send you a PayPal invoice, the contacts details are here

Big Ben loves London, he's made from London! A loveable traditional bear made from an illustartion of London and mohair by Barbara Ann Bears.
Big Ben loves London, he's made from London! A loveable traditional bear made from an illustartion of London and mohair by Barbara Ann Bears.
Big Ben loves London, he's made from London! A loveable traditional bear made from an illustartion of London and mohair by Barbara Ann Bears.

Megan is a pretty and feminine, traditional, one of kind, mohair artist bear, in hand dyed mohair by Barbara Ann Bears
Megan is a pretty and feminine, traditional, one of kind, mohair artist bear, in hand dyed mohair by Barbara Ann Bears
Megan is a pretty and feminine, traditional, one of kind, mohair artist bear, in hand dyed mohair by Barbara Ann Bears

Megan is a pretty and feminine, traditional, one of kind, mohair artist bear, in hand dyed mohair by Barbara Ann Bears

Megan is one of our smaller traditional teddy bears she stands 8 inches/20 cm tall and is 6 inches/15 cm sitting.

Megan costs £95 GBP plus postage and insurance, £7.00 GBP in the UK, £10.00 GBP everywhere else.

Megan is a sweet and kind little bear, a pretty flower-like teddy who will sit happily at your side radiating contentment and love on those about her.

Megan is made from quite sparse, straightish mohair that Barbara has hand dyed a delicate shade of mauve, not quite pink and not quite lavender. Megan has hand dyed velvet paw pads which match her mohair perfectly. She has a carefully embroidered nose in various pinks and mauves to reflect her colouring and a sweet smile. Megan has clear glass eyes which pick up the colour of her mohair, creating the illusion that they are made from coloured glass. She is stuffed with polyester stuffing and glass beads, which gives her a more cuddly and soft feel. Megan has a gentle, inquisitive expression as if she is forever hopeful of falling in love and finding a treasured place in a comfortable home.

Megan is a sweet little bear, a gentle soul who just wants to settle down and be loved, she is the first of her design which is a slightly smaller version of the bear we made for Downton Abbey, which was Marigold's bear in the TV series.

As with all our bears we'll pop in some photos and one of our own greetings card with Megan, if you'd like a Birthday card or another special card for another occasion just ask us and we'll be happy to include one.

Please note that Megan is an artist's bear and unsuitable for children under 14.

You can buy Megan easily and securely though our Etsy shop by clicking here or you can phone us and pay by card, or send us an email and we'll send you a PayPal invoice, the contacts details are here

Megan is a pretty and feminine, traditional, one of kind, mohair artist bear, in hand dyed mohair by Barbara Ann Bears
Megan is a pretty and feminine, traditional, one of kind, mohair artist bear, in hand dyed mohair by Barbara Ann Bears
Megan is a pretty and feminine, traditional, one of kind, mohair artist bear, in hand dyed mohair by Barbara Ann Bears

Ludovic is a an elegant and refined traditional teddy bear made in a very dapper heavy upholstery fabric by Barbara Ann Bears
Ludovic is a an elegant and refined traditional teddy bear made in a very dapper heavy upholstery fabric by Barbara Ann Bears
Ludovic is a an elegant and refined traditional teddy bear made in a very dapper heavy upholstery fabric by Barbara Ann Bears

Ludovic is a an elegant and refined traditional teddy bear made in a very dapper heavy upholstery fabric by Barbara Ann Bears

Ludovic is 15 inches (38cm) tall and is 12 inches (30cm) sitting.

Ludovic costs £95.00 GBP plus postage and insurance, £8.00 GBP in the UK, £12.00 GBP everywhere else.

Ludovic is a mixture of elegance and primitive, a folksy version of a refined gent, charming and whimsical.

Ludovic is made from an interesting, strong, cotton upholstery fabric, it has a tweedy, bobbly texture arranged in regular bands. The texture is accentuated by the light giving it life and variety of shade. Ludovic has brown, German wool felt paw pads and vintage shoe buttons for eyes. Ludovic has a marvellous nose, stitched from a flecked, charcoal wool and a perky, alert expression

Ludovic is stuffed with a mixture of polyester stuffing and plastic pellets, making him more cuddly, comfortable and easy to pose and hug.

Ludovic is a charming and elegant bear with a calm assurance, a bear to be hugged and admired, a bear to be loved, we hope you love him as much as we do.

As with all our bears we'll pop in some photos with Ludovic, if you'd like a Christmas card or another special card, for a birthday or Mothers' day just ask us.

As with all our bears Ludovic is not a toy, he is an adult collectible and unsuitable for children under 14.

You can buy Ludovic easily and securely though our Etsy shop by clicking here or you can phone us and pay by card, or send us an email and we'll send you a PayPal invoice, the contacts details are here

Ludovic is a an elegant and refined traditional teddy bear made in a very dapper heavy upholstery fabric by Barbara Ann Bears
Ludovic is a an elegant and refined traditional teddy bear made in a very dapper heavy upholstery fabric by Barbara Ann Bears
Ludovic is a an elegant and refined traditional teddy bear made in a very dapper heavy upholstery fabric by Barbara Ann Bears


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