Pair of excellent condition Marshall Field's Dayton Hudson Santa Bear plush Christmas holiday bears. The larger bear is the 2003 Irish Clan Mr. Santa Bear and the smaller one is a Girl Bear. The larger bear is wearing a red shetland sweater and green tweed jacket and tam. The girl is wearing an off-white shetland sweater and tweed skirt with a red ribbon around her head. The girl remains attached to the larger bear's hand. Both bears have an embroidered badge on their fronts.
Excellent condition with no damage to note. Perfect for your holiday decorating!
2007 was the last season shoppers could cuddle with a new Santabear. For 23 years, Santabear has created quite a following, appearing in different outfits, getting married and even having twins.
The teddy bear tradition debuted at Dayton's stores in 1984, when Santabear was sold for $10 with any $25 purchase. Within three days, 400,000 of the bears were sold leaving shelves empty. The following day, one million Santabears were ordered and eventually sold out as well.
The tradition of collecting the bears continued at Marshall Field's when it united with Dayton Hudson in 1991. The stuffed animals were sold at Macy's.Dayton Hudson's / Marshall Field 2003 Mr SANTA BEAR Irish Clan With Baby Girl Bear Plush Collectible Christmas Holiday Bear.
A2838 - Original Dayton Hudson's / Marshall Field 2003 Mr SANTA BEAR Irish Clan With Baby Girl Bear Plush Collectible Christmas Holiday Bear