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The trademark Merrythought is a 17th century word meaning wishbone which is a symbol of good luck. Many Merrythought bears are labelled. If you are trying to date or identify a bear then this may be helpful. Does he have any labels or a button? There are a number of different types of labels for you to compare. We have also identified which bears in the Merrythought section have these labels so that you can look at the characteristics of each bear in each period. Cart: 0.
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The Steiff bear is the quintessential toy bear collected the world over. The first Steiff bears showed up in the marketplace in and were the precursor to the beloved teddy bear we know today. Antique Steiff bears are quite collectable, so if you think you have one or are thinking of buying one, it's a good idea to know some of the basic characteristics of authentic Steiffs before selling or buying one.