The Great British Guardsman wears the traditional "Home Service Dress" of a scarlet tunic and bearskin. The bearskin hat was worn by British Soldiers in the 17th Century to add to the apparent height and impressive appearance of these troops both on the parade ground and the battlefield. Great British Guardsman can be seen every day guarding Buckingham Palace. This Guardsman wears a plush “bearskin” hat and a red tunic with embroidered epaulets. His belt has a die caste buckle matching his brass buttons.
Each Great British Teddy Bear is handmade from the highest quality plush and stands 28cm tall. Every Teddy Bear and their costume has been tested to exceed all international toy safety standards: EN71 1/2/3 & ASTMF 963 CPSIA.