Above: Page from "The Bears from 1914 until 2004" Reference Book by Ulrich Sweizer. 1914 Rare Schuco #115 Automato Walking Captain Teddy Bear/Bär Felt Tin Toy Figur. Exceedingly rare antique and very charming Schuco #115 "Automato" Walking Captain Teddy Bear with peaked cap. Key-wind clockwork mechanism and original "Schuco" key. This freely marching toy moves forward and backward, turns to left and right and stops at command.
Pressed tin body and jointed arms, small swivel head made of straw stuffed short gold mohair head with pointed muzzle, black thread stitched mouth, horizontally stitched nose and black shoe-button eyes. E is dressed in his complete factory original felt uniform consisting of red, black and white jacket with yellow trim and metal buttons, chest label tag, white and red cap with black leather-like visor, brown pants, and brown cardboard belt with tin buckle and metal bayonet. Irca 1914 104 years old!! 10 ½ inches (26.5 cm) height.
This example is absolutely original and complete. Quite clean with vivid colors and not visible moth holes.Near mint to mint overall condition. This charming and desirable Bear is free of odors and comes from a non-smoking and pet-free home. We've been serving Collectors and Dealers for over 34 years! We Do Not sell New or Reproduced Items. We have a large Collection-Inventory of Vintage Quality 20th Century Collectibles. The item "1914 Rare Schuco #115 Automato Walking Captain Teddy Bear/Bär Felt Tin Toy Figur" is in sale since Tuesday, June 5, 2018. This item is in the category "Dolls & Bears\Bears\Schuco". The seller is "daisysusanco" and is located in Buenos Aires. This item can be shipped worldwide.