Steiff News

Fri, 13 Oct 2017 03:26:00 GMT

The Steiff bear is still recognisable around the world for the yellow tag and 'Knopf im Ohr', meaning button in ear. The founder of the Steiff company, Margaret Steiff from Baden-Württemberg, was partially paralyzed from a young age but this didn't hold ...

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 12:40:00 GMT

He is a one-of-a-kind, handmade by the Steiff Company of Germany around the turn of the century. It is believed Robert was part of a set fabricated for a window display and was never supposed to be sold as a toy. Legend has it that Robert – who went by ...

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 02:11:00 GMT

A collection of bears is known as a hug.” The first teddy bears were made by German company Steiff in 1902 and the bears Jill sold date from 1908 to the 1950s. Vintage bears of this quality have moveable limbs, were handmade and are filled with wood wool.

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 07:37:00 GMT

Who knows, maybe the stuffed toy you choose will be a lifetime buddy for the baby. Mine is. Did you know? Toy manufacturer Margarete Steiff made the first stuffed bear in 1903 in Germany. She made it for her nephew after he’d seen a bear at the zoo.

Mon, 16 Oct 2017 03:17:00 GMT

More tribute postcards were printed in huge quantities, and in Germany the Steiff family of toy-makers, inventors of the teddy bear in 1902, caught the mood – and the market – with a model Caesar. A portrait study by Maud Earl, entitled Silent Sorrow ...

Sun, 15 Oct 2017 17:24:00 GMT

Early Steiff productions are highlighted by two lots in particular, both made of velvet. One is a set of three velvet bunnies; the other is a full set of Steiff animal-form skittles. While the top-tier Christmas antiques and trains will be presented during ...

Sun, 08 Oct 2017 03:01:00 GMT

The cash cow, or bear, had spent years on top of the cupboard but was actually a rare commemorative bear produced by Steiff in 1912 as a memorial to the children who lost their lives on the Titanic. Only around 600 of the black, grieving bears were made.

Fri, 06 Oct 2017 03:31:00 GMT

The inside of Der Teddybar fits that description just perfectly. This is the place to get some unique toys like Playmobil, Smurfs, dolls, and most importantly Steiff stuffed animals. You are probably familiar with the classic Steiff bears that have the ...