Steiff News

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 13:58:00 GMT

There’s something simply magical about the Teddy bears, dolls, and animals produced by the German toy company, Steiff. They are the “Tiffany” of toys; the “Cadillac” of collectibles; and the “Prada” of playthings. Toy enthusiasts inevitably ...


Sat, 16 Sep 2017 23:33:00 GMT

Modelled on the Chanel creative director’s beloved Choupette, the cat has been fashioned by German toy maker Steiff and costs a cool £399. Only 2,000 have been made. The French model Baptiste Giabiconi gave Choupette — named after a term of ...


Tue, 19 Sep 2017 03:14:00 GMT

What highlights can viewers look forward to when the new series returns? I think my favourite find so far has been a Steiff clown. It was brought in by a lady who bought it in the 1970s and it was part of her collection of dolls and stuffed toys.


Wed, 13 Sep 2017 07:53:00 GMT

Meanwhile, following a four-year break, founding member Steiff joined the Spielwarenmesse again in 2017 and is returning for 2018's show. “We’re delighted to be part of the Spielwarenmesse again. The segment devoted to baby and infant articles has ...


Sun, 17 Sep 2017 16:38:00 GMT

The teddy bear was created by two toy makers. Morris Michtom in the USA and Richard Steiff in Germany started to produce these little and not so little toys at the beginning of the 20th century. “The Teddy Bear” got its name in the USA. It was named ...


Sat, 09 Sep 2017 21:29:00 GMT

In 2017 he's worked with Vilebrequin on swimwear, with Steiff on a stuffed toy version of his cat Choupette…and now, with beloved skater brand Vans, on a collection of footwear, ready-to-wear, and accessories, which launches today. There are 12 styles ...


Mon, 18 Sep 2017 01:42:00 GMT

And I don’t have a specific maker’s mark on my bottom, although, like Steiff teddy bears, I occasionally wear a pin through my ear. Nor am I in mint condition, having been subject to a repair, a few years back, when they replaced my knee. You can see ...


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 ...


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