Brown Bear (Britains Zoo 934)

From The Brighton Toy and Model Index
Exhibit

Brown Bear (Britains Zoo 934)

Brown Bear, Britains Zoo 934 (BritCat 1940).jpg Brown Bear, Ursus arctus (i)
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location:
Arch Three , Area 44
The Zoo (display)

A painted hollowcast lead Brown Bear, from the Britains Zoo range, probably pre-war, catalogue number 934.

Giulia ...
" This model represents a big brown bear. It has thick brown hair and four heavy legs. "

1940 catalogue description

" There are several species of this animal which is found throughout Europe and in North America. He is absolutely without fear and a dangerous animal to meet, but the European species are fairly easy to tame. His coat is beautifully thick when at its best and much used commercially. "