Steiff News

Thu, 23 Nov 2017 00:00:00 GMT

Life-sized Steiff animals are clothed as kings, queens and knights in the downtown bank lobby, and displayed on thrones and in medieval towers. 770 N. Water St. Captain Frederick Pabst Mansion: Twilight Tours, 5-7 p.m. Dec. 22. $15 adult/ $8 child.


Wed, 15 Nov 2017 00:00:00 GMT

The teddy bear even gained international fame, when German toymaker Richard Steiff rebranded his company’s stuffed bears as “teddy bears” and began selling them in toy stores in Germany in 1903. Within a year, toy stores across Europe were carrying ...


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 ...


Fri, 10 Nov 2017 16:50:00 GMT

A: As it happens, all of the objects on display are from our collection or from Shaker Heights residents. We have a very early Steiff teddy bear made ca. 1905, which was purchased for a Shaker Heights resident, and other rare Steiff bears and animals.


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 ...


Sat, 25 Apr 2015 06:46:09 GMT

Kya deLongchamps says an old teddy bear or cuddly toy by German company Steiff can fetch thousands. THE words ‘Ah, there’s the button in the ear’ thrill the ears of eager collectors worldwide, as they signal the work of one of the great soft-toy ...


Sat, 18 Nov 2017 21:33:00 GMT

Flag, Japanese, railroad lines, cities from Nanking to Shanghai, 1937, 28 x 20 inches, $185. Ladle, chrysanthemum pattern, repousse, silver, Steiff Kirk, 1900, 15 inches, $195. Window, leaded glass, yellow scrolls, half-moon shape, wood frame, 27 x 60 ...


Tue, 17 Oct 2017 16:00:00 GMT

Whatever they conclude, don’t forget to THANK THEM for their time! As a Steiff expert, the vast majority of what I am asked to evaluate values less than $100 and about 95% of the items that my colleagues and review are very difficult to sell because of ...


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