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Annette Funicello Bears – Teddy Bear, History, Information

Annette Funicello produced a line of teddy bears for the Annette Funicello Collectible Bear Company from 1992 until the last collection was made in 2004.

She partnered with talented teddy bear artists from around the world to make bears for her company. Each bear comes with Annette’s signature logo pin, sewn in label and comes in a gift box with a hand tag and a certificate of authenticity.

Annette Funicello bears were issued in a series of collections that are now retired. Some of her collections include:
Angel Bears
Bear Buds
Bears Of The Sea
Beary “Licious
Holiday Collection
Spring Collection

Annette Funicello suffers from multiple sclerosis (MS) and donates a portion of the profits from the sale of her teddy bears and other enterprises to MS research and the Annette Funicello Fund for Neurological Disorders.


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11 Comments:
  1. Sally Lockwood 3 Dec, 2010

    I have a bear bought in Disneyland 1997 made by Annette Funicello Bear Co,
    She is called peach-cream about 18″ tall. can you tell me anymore about her and her
    value please.

  2. Karen Wagner 8 Apr, 2013

    I have 2 Annette Funicello 12″ Guardian Angel Bears made by the Annette Funicello Collectable Bear Company. I bought them back in January of 1995. Can you tell me more about them and the value that they would be today?

  3. PAUL KETRON 9 Apr, 2013

    I HAVE AN ANNETTE FUNICELLO BEAR “HUGO”. NEW IN THE BOX, WHAT IS THE VALUE AND HOW MANY WERE PRODUCED?

  4. CarolRoth 9 Mar, 2014

    I have an A. Funicello purple bear holding grapes? Can you tell me it’s value.?

  5. Tammy 30 Oct, 2014

    I have the Annette bear from the cuddly collection…named Noelle #143/2500 still wrapped in the tissue & in the box… Just wondering the value… Thank you

  6. Karen Crosby 18 Mar, 2015

    I just picked up an Annette bear and I was wondering if there was a book of all her bears where I could find out more on what my bears name is. She has a dark burgundy coat with lace collar, Burgundy bow with pink roses on her head.

  7. Melinda Tillman 20 Mar, 2015

    I have a rose and daisy collectible plate from the Annette Funicello Collectible Bear Company and Papel Giftware. I have searched everywhere for this plate and have not been able to find any information on it at all is there somewhere I can go that might have information on the collectible plates that were put out by these two?

  8. Sarah Wilson 1 Apr, 2015

    I have one of the first issue in the Guardian Angel Bear. This is a limited edition #3769 of 20,000. What is the value today and how would I put it on the market?

  9. Betty Standhope 3 Apr, 2015

    I would like to find out about my little bear from your collection. It is Bubbles’ Bath. It is number 95 of 3000. It is light color with a bar of soap on one Palm pink terry cloth ribbon around ears over head and tied. Has denim outfit on with pink buttons at straps in front and she has little green terry cloth towel on her shoulder. Any info possible, I thank you for now.

  10. Andrea S. 18 Apr, 2015

    I have a bear that is a 36″ brown “Harlequin” collection Annette Funicello Collectible Bear Co. It’s #591 out of 2500. I have the certificate of authenticity and the pin that goes with the bear. I can’t find any of these on the internet. Does anyone know anything about this one? Thank you.

  11. Daneer 19 Apr, 2015

    I have a bear called Katie and whiskers it’s never been out-of-the-box could you tell me what the value of this is

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