Toys & Dolls
Schuco Yes / No teddy bear, early 1900s. Beautiful and rare bear features tan mohair, glass eyes, excelsior stuffing, fully jointed, movable head, and black embroidered nose, mouth, and claws. This ‘yes/no’ teddy bear is in great condition; normal wear with age (condition shown in photos).
Dimensions: Height 21 in.; Width 13 in.
History: Schuco was the the trade name for Schreyer & Co., a German company founded in 1912. Schuco was well-known for its tinplate mechanical toys and began making teddy bears steadily following the World War I. It first introduced its 'Yes/No' bear in 1921. This bear had a short tail that acted as a lever for a rod connected to the bear's head. Then the tail was moved, the head would nod.
Beautiful Simon Halbig (S&H) doll with bisque head. She has perfect bisque, blue glass sleep eyes, modeled and painted eyebrows, pierced ears (earrings not present), rosy cheeks, and an open mouth showing her teen through her pretty little lips. She is wearing a lovely pink dress with lace accents, a matching lace antique hat, socks, laced shoes, and a white glass beaded necklace. History: Simon & Halbig (S & H) was founded in 1839, they began making dolls from 1869-1920. They are known for their fine bisque doll heads and innovation in the doll industry. Markings: Back of head is marked "Germany", Halbrig Simon's marking "S&H", "1078" for the head mold, and "4".
Dimensions: 14 in.; 7.5in.; 2.5 in.
Condition: Good condition, her body is fully jointed - shows normal surface wear in accordance with age. There is a slight crack on the upper thigh area on one of the legs.