Did you know?

When Shirley Clarkson presented Paddington creator Michael Bond with the original Bears, it was at his request that 'Thank You' was added to the luggage label. So you will find on the very early Gabrielle Designs Paddington swing tags it simply reads 'Please look after this Bear'. The message was written by his dear Aunt Lucy and, as we all know she was very polite. We think this a very appropriate addition. 

 

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 A rare luggage swing tag minus the politeness. 

A rare luggage swing tag minus the politeness.