An English Farnell Soldier Cat dating to around 1914 era, well over a hundred years old. Little Cat still has his lovely black mohair and is complete with his original tail, pink stitching and green glass eyes.
Little Farnell Cat is around 3.5 inches tall and his joints all work still. Please see all photos, which show his condition well - other items in photographs are for display only and are not included.These little Farnell Cats, like the Farnell Soldier Bears, were often given to loved ones who were leaving home to go and serve during the First World War. The Farnell Company made them with little eyes positioned towards the top of the head so that they could sit in a soldier's breast pocket with their little eyes looking out. They were said to have given many soldiers comfort, being a reminder of their homes and loved ones. The item "ANTIQUE MOHAIR FARNELL SOLDIER TEDDY BEAR BLACK CAT WITH TAIL" is in sale since Saturday, February 29, 2020.
This item is in the category "Dolls & Bears\Bears\Antique". The seller is "tedwardcametoo" and is located in Garden of England. This item can be shipped worldwide.