Bingo Bear, Koala (Jungle Toys)
Bingo Bear, Koala (Jungle Toys)(i)
Arch Two , Area 10 |
Teddybears' Picnic (display)
A small Bingo Bear koala teddybear made by Jungle Toys (UK) in the 1930's, made of white plush.
Bingo was introduced in 1928, and has a small brown luggage-tag-shaped card stitched to one side of his chest with his name and the name of his maker, Jungle Toys.
E.M. Daniels started Jungle Toys in Earls Court, London in 1914.
Not to be confused with:
- Bingo Bear, a 1980's 17" brown talking bear toy made by Hasbro, who wears a yellow nerckerchief with his name on in red.
- Jungle Toys (Miss E.M. Daniels) (gracesguide.co.uk)
- Gwill York Newman, Bingo Bear was here: A Toy Bear's climb to the top of Africa's Highest Mountain (Sunstone Press, 2003) ISBN 0865343950 – Newman's children's book about her climbing Mount Kilamanjaro in the 1950s with her "Bingo" koala teddybear