The hole in the bear's back might have once held a cord to make the bear talk. There is moth damage to the wool felt pads, especially the left foot.
The bear is clean with no odors. I haven't known him long, but he appears to be quite intelligent!
I will be happy to send additional photos upon request. The item "RARE 21 TALL SHUCO MOHAIR TRICKY YES / NO HEAD TURNING TEDDY BEAR with GLASS EYES" is in sale since Wednesday, August 26, 2020. This item is in the category "Dolls & Bears\Bears\Antique". The seller is "lonepineretreat" and is located in Burbank, California. This item can be shipped worldwide.