If Only Teddy This Bear Could Talk

Alonzo Steiff Bear - Ian Pout

Alonzo Steiff Bear – Owner Ian Pout October 06, 2008 Oxfordshire’s most valuable teddy bear is going on a special journey home to Moscow for an exhibition highlighting his links with the country’s murdered Royal family. Alfonzo, who was given to the Russian Princess Xenia in 1908 by her father Grand Duke George Mikhailovich Romanov, was bought for £12,000 by Ian Pout, the owner of Teddy Bears of Witney, in 1989. The historic red bear — made by German company …

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