Steiff News

Tue, 25 Jul 2017 10:53:00 GMT

What it is: It’s hard not to be tickled pink by today’s fabulous find. Here we have a 1920’s era Steiff rabbit. That in itself is not terribly exciting – but it’s his color that would give any vintage collector a serious plush crush!


Wed, 12 Jul 2017 20:08:00 GMT

On the other side of the Atlantic, Richard Steiff in Germany, was thinking along the same lines as the Michtoms in Brooklyn. Steiff, who worked for a relative who made stuffed toys, came up with an idea for a bear. It’s doubtful that he had ever seen the ...


Thu, 20 Jul 2017 10:56:00 GMT

It well surpassed its $2,000-$4,000 estimates, selling for $7,200. A parade of gorgeous early teddies was led by a Steiff center-seam cinnamon mohair bear with glass eyes and original nose. Measuring 20 inches high, the long-limbed charmer sold within its ...


Wed, 13 Oct 2010 13:36:00 GMT

We are expecting the auction, of which about 10 per cent comprises of teddy bears, to be an international affair as there is a lot of interest in stuffed toys abroad - especially from America and Germany - because Steiff is a German company.' The oldest ...


Wed, 05 Jan 2011 16:00:00 GMT

Today’s guest blogger is Rebekah Kaufman, also known as Steiffgal, who runs a terrific blog called My Steiff Life. Steiff pandas are “rare bears” indeed. Here are five examples that cover a manufacturing timeframe of almost three decades. The photo ...


Thu, 20 Jul 2017 00:28:00 GMT

This family friendly exhibition celebrates beloved cuddly toys; from highly collectable Steiff bears to threadbare bunnies. Many of the toys in Creature Comforts have been lent by local museum supporters especially for this exhibition. This has allowed the ...


Sat, 13 Jul 1985 17:00:00 GMT

Teddy bears are not just kids' stuff. In late May, an adult bidder at Sotheby's in London walked away with a vintage-1905 Steiff bear for almost $2,500. In Giengen, a town of 13,000 in the West German state of Baden-Wurttemberg, local people were hardly ...


Sun, 15 Jul 2012 17:00:00 GMT

Steiff's rare PB 28 Rod Teddy Bear. The retailer is unveiling "A Gallery of Classic Steiff Collectibles," a museum-quality, walk-around exhibit dedicated to famous German collectibles brand, Steiff, at the flagship New York City store; the gallery features ...


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