• Merrythought James the SSAFA Teddy Bear

Merrythought James the SSAFA Teddy Bear

Model: Merrythought James the SSAFA Teddy Bear

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This delightful teddy bear has been created in Merrythought's 90th year to raise essential funds for SSAFA, the Armed Forces charity. SSAFA, have been providing lifelong support to the Armed Forces, veterans and their families since 1885.

At the outbreak of the First World War, the Government called on SSAFA to take care of the families of soldiers going to the Front; providing food for the hungry, housing for the homeless and clothing for those that were destitute. James is an endearing tribute to those that made the ultimate sacrifice with their lives and the SSAFA volunteers who helped over one million people between 1914 and 1918. As the UK's oldest tri-service military charity, SSAFA continues to offer support to over 80,000 people every year. 

Every James teddy bear sold will include a donation of at least £12.50 in support of SSAFA and help them to continue their vital work.

James is crafted from the finest sandy gold coloured mohair and has wool felt feet. He wears an exclusively designed, traditionally woven, pure wool tweed scarf in SSAFA's distinctive red and blue logo colours around his neck and he has a charming hand embroidered nose.  

He is individually numbered as part of a limited edition of 1,885 pieces (SSAFA's founding year) and comes in a luxury cotton bag featuring the SSAFA logo.

  • Size: 25cm / 10 inches
  • 5-way jointed
  • Age: 3+ (remove all accessories, ribbons and labels before giving to a child aged below this age)
  • Surface washable

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