Collectable Teddy bears are basically toys inspired and made in the shape of the animal bears. Collective bears come in different varieties. Collectable teddy bears are mostly made of fabricated furs with shoe button eyes and noses that make them distinct from other collectable toys and making them look more like bears.
The first teddy bear can be traced back to the year 1902. They were first made by a Russian American business man Morris Michtom and his wife Rose. Collectable bears are named after President Theodore Roosevelt. On a state duty to resolve border disputes in Mississippi, the president refused to shoot and kill a bear tied on a tree. The business man saw this as an opportunity and asked the president if he could name the new toy after him and his wish was granted.
Different reasons have been given by people who collect teddy bears since they were first created.
Many collect teddies as a pass time activity. After being applauded for the act and business man Michtom bringing it in a different dimension, many people embraced this hobby.
Collectable bears exist in various pricing and this makes it easy for anyone to afford it. Custom made bears make it easy to be found in accordance with a collector’s preference.
Another reason for collecting bears is that they can and are used for decorations and gifted as presents to people in particular occasions.
Other individuals collect bears for wanting a vintage collection as they collect and have many specific collections from the early 20th Century.
Being the founder, the American couple could be said to be the father of this business. Supply became high for this couple when the demand for teddies became high. Teddy bears were also made in Germany and its market expanded to the United States. Ratings show that this is one of the booming business in the world of toys. The high demand of teddy bears made business men find other markets abroad.
The making and collection of teddy bears is a continued business and modern collectors and entrepreneurs have made use of social media to sell to others. Categories of teddy bears may include.;
Antique teddy bears which are teddy bears that were made before the First World War. Its low supply make the a little bit costly.
Different companies make different types of teddy bears and this attracts some collectors. Different countries have a variety and uniqueness of their own. Other people prefer collecting teddy bears that are homemade especially locally. Some companies use big cuddly teddy bears to entertain workers and customers in events like AGMs.