The bears featured in the banner are: Farnell Teddy Bear, Dean's Rag Book American Bear,, Steiff paper-plush Teddy Bear,, Crämer musical teddy bear and a Steiff Teddy Bear

Welcome to Daniel Agnew, Antique Teddy Bear Specialist

Daniel Agnew is one of the world's leading antique teddy bear specialists. Daniel has been involved with teddy bears, dolls and soft toys since the early 1980s.  His knowledge of collectable teddy bears and toys is based on a lifetime of involvement in collecting, valuing and selling antique teddy bears.  As a leading antique teddy bear specialist, Daniel's opinion and comments on teddy bears are frequently sought by the media and leading auction houses. 

Information, Buying, Selling, Auctions & Fairs

This website has been created so that everyone can share and enjoy the wonderful world of collecting Teddy Bears, Dolls & Toys.  Here you are able to:

  • Buy online rare and collectable antique teddy bears and soft toys.  All are Museum quality, carefully selected by Daniel, honestly described and clearly illustrated, so that you are able to buy with confidence.
  • Find information about Bear & Toy fairs and the bi-annual Auction of dolls, dolls' houses, teddy bears and traditional toys, organised by Daniel.
  • Seek advice on your own teddy bears and other collectable toys, advice which is freely given.
  • Obtain valuations of your own items or collections.

To navigate your way around this website, use either the bar at the top or by clicking on any of the six bear images below.

All About Daniel Agnew

Daniel's interest in antique toys began when he was ten and has developed in to a lifelong passion and business. He is best know for his time at auctioneers Christie's

Teddy, Doll & Toy Auctions

Two specialised doll, dolls' house, teddy bear and traditional toy auctions are held annually, in spring and autumn in Newbury, UK. There are always many rare items being auctioned.

Buy Bears & Toys Online

The Buy Online section features a specially select range teddy bears, soft toys and other similar collectable items. All the items have been specially selected and vetted by Daniel.

Bear, Doll & Toy Fairs

Twice a year Daniel attends the Hugglets Teddy Bear fair in London; and is organising the inaugural London International Antique Doll, Toy and Teddy Bear fair.

My Bear & Toy Collection

This section shows some of the many wonderful things that Daniel owns. Part of the collection can be seen at the Brighton Toy and Model museum, where it on loan.

Other Bear Services

Other services offered include Insurance Valuations, Private Treaty sales, Advice on your collection, Exhibition loans and Prop supply and Specialist for hire.

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