Rare German Mohair Roller-Skating Bear by Bing with Original Tag

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8.5" (22 cm.) Shaved golden mohair teddy with one- piece head and torso,jointed arms and legs,shoe- button eyes,has a mechanism in his stomach that can be keywound from brass-lined hole at his side torso. Silver skates are attached to his feet and he holds a red wooden balancing rod in his hand. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: GBN (tin tag in right ear) DRP DRGM (tin tag on side torso). Comments: Gebruder Bing,the bear was created by the firm in 1912. Value Points: rare early mechanical bear in excellent state of function,original skates,labels.
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