This teddy bear was named ‘Alec’ by Mr William Simpson after Sir Alec Guinness. Mr Simpson was an avid collector of more than 250 teddy bears. This teddy has a swivel head and jointed limbs, a crocheted top in red, green and white, and red crocheted pointed hat stitched on. The teddy has been given a card label reading 'Histrionic Bear Resting', he is named after Sir Alec Guinness
This teddy bear was a gift to Mr Simpson in 1996 from Bruce and Raff Bint.