Tatters the Hospital Pup (Deans Rag Book)

From The Brighton Toy and Model Index

Tatters the Hospital Pup (Deans Rag Book)

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Arch Four , Area 34
Cuddly Toys (display)

Stuffed Dog toy, made by Deans Rag Book Co., England, C1930s.

Beige printed brushed cotton, black patches, black felt ears, celluloid eyes, seated offering bandaged paw, red ribbon. 9in. (23cm.) high. This was produced as part of a fundraising tie in as part of the "Help Yourself" Movement.

The label reads:

"HELP the HOSPITALS - Dean's Rag Book Co., Ltd., Guarantee to pay 121/2 of their receipts from the sale of this model of "TATTERS" to the funds of the Help Yourself Movement promoted by the Stock Exchange Dramatic & Operatic Society in aid of hospitals and other deserving charities."