Good Bears of the World Auction July 22, 2006 San Jose, California 1. To be added. 2. Twink is a 1997 Robert Raikes, 18” mohair bear. Hand-signed on the bottom of the left paw pad. This bear has a hand-carved face and paw pads. She has butterfly wings and a flower pedal collar. She is #31 of a Limited Edition of 250. The original certificate is enclosed. Donated by Barbara Jo Hernandez, Bearo #1004 and a member of the Beary Good Friends Den in Columbus, Ohio. 3. “Billy B. Bear is by artist Marji Bebiak. He is dark brown, short curly mohair and has glass eyes, vintage quilt paw pads, filled with wood wool, polyfil and glass beads. He is 15” tall and has beige striped overalls. He is holding “Little Silly Bear” who is created by artist Linda B. Schaff. He is mohair with glass eyes, filled with polyfil and steel shot. He wears a cozy red jacket. He stands 3” tall. Donated by the artists. 4. This is a 20” artist bear in a beautiful cream colored curly mohair and wearing a lavender ribbon. The bear is soft stuffed with suede paw pads, glass eyes and is fully jointed. A truly huggable bear. Donated by a friend of GBW. 5. “Glory” is an 18” artist bear by Lori Casey of the Oz-Some Bear Den in Salina, Kansas. He is made of German mohair. He has leather paw pads, a vintage back pin, vintage donkey pin, a hand stitched nose and German glass eyes. He carries a vintage flag. This wonderful bear is ready to celebrate the 4th of July or any patriotic holiday with you. Donated by the Oz-Some Bear Den. 6. Steiff Gulliver. The original Gulliver was created in 1996 by artist Cindy Anschutz as a traveling ambassador for Good Bears of the world. GBW is honored to have Gulliver chosen to be reproduced by Steiff. This bear is #146 of a Ltd. Ed. Of 5000. He is made of golden mohair, stuffed with acrylic fiber and has glass eyes. He wears a GBW logo sweater and a Steiff pin. Donated by GBW. 7. A 14” black alpaca bear by Florida artist, Kathy Sheppard. She has glass eyes and leather paw pads. She wears a wonderful hat and has a matching collar and front vest. She carries a rose and plays “The Sting.” Donated to GBW from the Naples Museum collection. 8. “Love” is an adorable 10” golden mohair bear by Japanese artist Keiko Sago. He is made of German mohair, soft stuffed with pellets, has glass eyes and is fully jointed. He sports patriotic patches on his belly and arm. 9. “Emily” is a 12” gray, plush bear by artist, Neysa Phillippi of Purley Neysa. She has velveteen paw pads, amber glass eyes and is pellet filled. She has a squeaker. Donated from the Naples Museum collection. 10. “Hans the Hiker” is made by artist Kay Elmore of Sugarloaf Mountain Bears in Illionis. He is 20” tall and made of a dense plush. He wears jeans and a sweater and hiking shoes. He carries binoculars and a walking stick. In his backpack he has his lunch and a toothbrush. Hans is ready to come and stay with you! Donated by a friend of GBW. 11. This 14” mohair bear is made by English artists Iris and Rowland Chesney of H.M. Bears. He has glass eyes and leather paw pads and is softly stuffed for a really huggable feel. He sports a green plaid ribbon and has a growler. Donated by GBW. 12. “Captain Bully” is a House of Nisbet bear which was made to salute the inaugural publication of Teddy Bears and Friends magazine in 1983. He comes with a miniature replica of the magazine. He is #364 of a limited edition of 2500 worldwide. This bear definitely should be added to the hug of a serious bear collector. Donated by a friend of GBW. 13. Haywood U. Huggme is a 20” curly, hand-dyed mohair bear by Wisconsin artist, Amy Thornton. He has glass eyes and felt paw pads. He has a needle point heart embossed on his chest and carries his own flag. If you shake him you will hear that he has a “jingle butt” and you won’t be able to resist a smile! Donated by the Somethin’s Bruin Den. 14. “Not tonight, I have a headache” is created by artist Belle Hagerty of BJ’s Bears. She is 17” tall and made of German mohair, poly filled, with imported glass eyes and suede paws. She wears a sheer pinafore with matching slippers and carries her own bottle of aspirin. She is #15 of an edition of 25. 15. “Choco” is a 5” mohair bear by an unnamed Japanese artist. He is softly stuffed with shoe button eyes and suede paw pads. He comes with a stand and flower pot. How can you resist that impish expression? Donated by a friend of GBW. 16. “Shakesbear” is the first in a series of bears heralding specific English districts and inhabitants. The bear was designed for Merrythought by Jackie Revitt. The bear is made of golden mohair and is fully jointed. He wears his Shakespearian cloak. 17. “Tapestry Sam” is an 18” one-of-a-kind bear by Sally Winey. Made from Italian tapestry with glass eyes and suede paw pads. He is fully jointed and made for sitting on a chair or a shelf surveying the world. Donated from the collection at the Naples Museum. 18. “Mitey Mort II” is a 16” brown plush bear by artist Naomi Morton. He has his own Social Security card for identification. He is fully jointed and softly stuffed. With that adorable face and pot belly, who could resist a hug! Donated by a friend of GBW. 19. Who can resist this adorable 9” bear of palest pink mohair by the Japanese company, Izu&Co. Softly stuffed with glass eyes and wears a plaid ribbon. She promises not to take up much room in your hug. Donated by GBW. 20. “Bandit” is a black and white panda by artist Rhonda Unverzagt of Fairland, Indiana. He is made from short/dense German mohair, is fully jointed with glass eyes and poly/pellet filled. He is 13” tall with original hang tag. Donated by a friend of GBW. 21. To be added. 22. “Abearican Teddy” is an 8” bear by artist Susan Harter of Mulberry Meadows. He is #11 of 75. He is a made of mohair with shaved paw pads and is fully jointed. He sports a patriotic collar and is small enough to tuck into your luggage for the ride home. Donated by a friend of GBW. 23. “Kevi Bear” combines the talents of Robert Raikes with the melodies of internationally acclaimed musician Kevin Roth. Kevi is made of plush with the traditional Raikes carved face and paws. He comes with a cassette of bear-related tunes played on a mountain dulcimer. This bear is a limited edition by Applause. Donated by Bear-Cal Den. 24. “Monk” is a 15” mohair bear of by artist Leeann Snyder of Busser Bears. He is #2 of 4. Made of German string mohair with merino wool foot pads and German glass eyes. Needle sculpted fingers and toes. He is donated by the artist. 25. To be added. 26. “Dandy” is a yellow white and green bear with a hand-stitched dandelion nose by artist Martha Burch. She is #3 of 150, made from sparce mohair and suede paw pads. She is fully jointed. Had the original hang tag and is signed by the artist. Donated by a friend of GBW. 27. Steiff “Forever Friends” Blue 23, special North American edition 1996. They are #1929 of a Limited Edition of 4000. They are fully jointed and made of mohair, each in a different shade of blue. This pair is mint in box with certificate. Donated by the Mo-Kan Teddy Bear Den of Kansas City. They have included one their Mo-Kan pins. 28. “Fifi” is a 22” artist bear by Fiona Smith of Absolutely Bear. She is made of a luscious shade of peach mohair and is fully jointed. She is soft-stuffed and wears an elegant white scarf and a feather in her ear. Her paw pads are sewn with the same mohair as her body. Donated by GBW. 29. To be added. 30. 7-1/2” bracelet made with bright, multicolored lampwork glass panda head beads and Bali sterling silver beads in a velvet gift box. Made by Bearo Donna Wright. 31. To be added. 32. “Kaspar” is a 20” bear by German artist Hildegard Gunzel. He is #31 of 50 worldwide edition of the Timeless Fellows collection. He is made of German mohair in varying shades of brown. His nose is stitched in contrasting orange and he sports a collar of gold string mohair. He comes with a certificate. Donated by GBW. 33. “Kaiko” is a 12” black and white panda by artist Kathy Kay of Bears in the Barn, Lebanon, Indiana. He is #2 of 5. Made of featherfluff mohair with German glass eyes and is fully jointed. Soft-stuffed with suede paw pads. Has the original hang tag. Donated by a friend of GBW. 34. Merrythought “Diamond Jubilee” Ltd. Ed. Anniversary bear to celebrate the 60th anniversary of Merrythought in 1990. This #1268 of 2500 Ltd. Ed. The bear is mohair with velveteen paw pads, is fully jointed and has a growler. Donated by Bearos Marilyn and Lee Lewis of Jacksonville, Oregon. 35. To be added. 36. Steiff Louis Teddy Bear 44. During the 1904 World Fair in St. Louis, the Steiff Company was awarded the “Grand Prize” of a gold medal. To commemorate this award the bear wears a medal with a stamping that is identical to the original grand prize. This is #2607 of 3500 pieces, made exclusively for the United States. Donated by Bearos Carol and Bill Atwood of Oakhurst, Calif. 37. To be added. 38. Hermann Teddy Roosevelt Rough Rider bear. 16” tall, mohair, fully jointed and has a growler. He wears a jacket with several TR pins and a Mo-Kan Den pin. He comes with a Steiff Teddy Roosevelt poster. Donated by Mo-Kan Den.