Teddy Bear

Geoffrey - William Simpson Teddy Bear Collection

This teddy bear was named ‘Geoffrey’ by Mr William Simpson who was an avid collector of more than 250 teddy bears. This teddy bear is made out of honey coloured fabric, with suedette pads, a swivel head and jointed limbs. Geoffrey wears a black velvet neck ribbon, homemade grey flannel trousers, a black jumper sporting a multi-colour pattern and figs on the front, a white cotton cap with a yellow trim and a coloured badge pinned on his front.

When Mr Simpson received Geoffrey he had a large split across his head. This was repaired and he was given a jersey to afford him some protection.