If there was a button in his ear, it is no longer there and, unfortunately, there was no provenance to accompany him. He looks as though he has been truly loved; everything on him is original, there do not appear to have been any attempts at repair. He retains quite a bit of his mohair on his back and legs. He appears to be stuffed with straw or excelsior?
And has what appear to be boot button eyes. He has been safely tucked inside of a glass china cabinet, in a teddy bear room, away from sunlight and dust and in a smoke free home. I will leave his identification and age to the experienced, antique teddy bear collectors. Please view the photos and feel free to ask any questions, which you may have.The item "ANTIQUE PRIMITIVE STEIFF MOHAIR BLOND TEDDY BEAR EARLY 1900'S HUMP BACK JOINTED" is in sale since Sunday, January 26, 2020. This item is in the category "Antiques\Primitives". The seller is "ontothenextbear" and is located in Monroe, Michigan. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, South africa, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Norway, Saudi arabia, Ukraine, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Chile, Colombia, Costa rica, Panama, Trinidad and tobago, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Belize, Ecuador, Egypt, Iceland, Sri lanka, Macao, Oman, Peru, Viet nam, Uruguay.