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Teddy Bear Facts:
* Teddy is named after Theodore (Teddy) Roosevelt 26th USA President.
* 1 in 4 adults still have their childhood teddy bear.
* 40% of teddy bears are sold to adults.
* Teddy bear collecting ranks as the 4th most popular hobby in the world.
* A group of teddy bears is called a "hug".
* A person who collects teddies or is fond of them is known as an arctophile
* Teddy bears are an ideal investment and can fetch large sums on the secondary market.

Famous teddy bear collectors :

* Elvis Presley
* Margaret Thatcher
* Cliff Richard
* Paul McCartney
* Queen Mother
* Peter Bull
* Peter Betjeman

Famous Manufacturers:
Steiff
* Steiff are reputed to have manufactured the first teddy bear.
* Steiff Bears are the most collectable bears in the world

Others
Charlie Bears, Hermann, Clemens, Deans, Merrythought, Deb Canham

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