Reply To: Teddy Bears

Rose McMahon

Hello Brittany,

A growler is a device which is put inside the teddy, so that when it’s turned upside down and then the right way up again, it makes a growling or squeaking noise.

Given their age, the eyes are probably glass.

Here’s a link to some history of the Steiff bear, one of the more famous teddy bear manufacturers, which should give some background, even if your bears aren’t Steiff:

Best wishes