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STEIFF CATALOG & Miscellaneous
BOY & puppy on STEIFF COW pulltoy postcard. 1920's or 1930's vintage. slightly larger than standard postcard size. Full color glossy photo postcard with heavily embossed borders. Great photo of young boy holding puppy while sitting on a large stuffed COW Pulltoy. The toy has the older cast iron spoked wheels. I am pretty sure it is a STEIFF. Card has not been postmarked. There is some writing on the back. The front reads BIRTHDAY JOYS ….. excellent & unusual piece of memorabilia. 18.00
STEIFF 1974 CATALOG #KE74. 8.25" by 8.25". full color. 44 pages. well over 300 different items pictured. Teddy Bears; novelties; stuffed animals; Disney Jungle Book characters; marionettes; handpuppets; people; riding toys and pull toys; wooden toys. tight and clean with minor cover wear. excellent to near mint. 29.50
undated STEIFF CATALOG. "Playthings which spell happiness". 1980's issue. large format approx. 11.75" by 8.25". full color. 16 pages. approx. 100 different items pictured. tight and clean. excellent. 14.00
TEDDY PURSE. 6360/12. approx. 6.25" by 4". late 1970's vintage. attached 28" cord handle. Velcro closure. brown and black plastic eyes. stitched mouth and nose. has the button and flag. no flaws. near mint to mint. 49.50
Miniature TEDDY BEAR. 2 7/8" tall; champagne color; black "bead" eyes; head swivels. NO tags. Bendable limbs. near mint to mint. 100.00
Limited Edition (5000) TEDDY BEAR. 17" tall. His ear tag is AM. ED. 0153/43. 100th Anniversary issue. an exact replica of the world's first Teddy Bear. this bear conforms as much as humanly possible to the historic product of 1903 in every detailed. same construction; same fabric. Issued in 1981. #2798. Quoting from the Teddy Bear Times issue #19 [http://www.teddybeartimes.com]: "In 1980, to commemorate its 100 year jubilee, the German company of Margarete Steiff produced its first limited edition Teddy Bear. This extremely important bear, known to many collectors as Papa Bear or Jubilee Bear, was made of gold mohair with excelsior (wood shavings) stuffing. The nose and claws were hand stitched. No voice box was fitted. Eleven thousand of these bears were produced, six thousand had German certificates and five thousand had English certificates for the American market. It is interesting to note that all eleven thousand certificates were actually hand signed by Hans-Otto Steiff and that all signatures on certificates since, have been a printed facsimile. Never displayed. Mint in box with acetate cover (acetate cover is dinged in corners), certificate, and original heavy cardboard outer box. scarce and desireable set. Have seen these sell for MUCH higher. 945.00
Limited Edition (8000 sets) MAMA & BABY TEDDY BEAR. 101st Anniversary of the House of Steiff. Issued in 1981. Set #3860. Mama is about 15" tall and her ear tag says 0155/38. The little one is about 6" tall and is attached to Mama by an orange anniversary sash that says STEIFF. They are a beautiful color and it says they are made of the same material, in the same style as the original Steiff Teddy Bear! Quoting from the Teddy Bear Times issue #19 [http://www.teddybeartimes.com]: in 1981, came the Mother and Baby set, which, with Papa, could make a complete family of bears for the collector. Produced in a limited edition of eight thousand sets exclusively for the American market, Mother and Baby proved to be a great success. Both bears were made of gold mohair with synthetic stuffing. Neither was fitted with a voice box. Mother bear measured 38cm and baby 15cm, an orange sash bearing the Steiff name holds the two bears together. White ear tag bears with stock number 0155/38. As with Papa, Mother and Baby sets in complete and mint condition are difficult to find. Never displayed. Mint in box with acetate cover, certificate, and original heavy cardboard outer box. scarce and desireable set. Have seen these sell for MUCH higher. 750.00
TEDDY BEAR. 9" tall. fully jointed. brown stitched nose. fuzzy pads. 1950's vintage. mohair. Very light brown with a hint of pink to the color. very nice. no tags. shows overall age wear and loving. excellent. 150.00
circa 1985 issue ORIGINAL TEDDY in between a champagne and light honey color. Has growler. Just shy of 12" (36cm) tall. Tag and button are still in his ear. Head turns; arms and legs are jointed. Never played with; just displayed inside glass showcase since purchased. Came from non-smoking environment. No stomach tag; so I can't call him mint. Near mint to mint. 175.00
ZOTTY Teddy Bear. 0300/18. Stand 6.5" tall; fully jointed with original blue silk-like ribbon around his neck. Early style paper chest label; silver button in ear with yellow hang tag. Magnificent coloration. mint. 295.00
TEDDY BEAR. 0201/26. honey colored. Made in Austria circa late 1970's. 50% wool/50% cotton. has chest tag; ear button with cloth tag. approx. 9" tall. jointed. mint with original red ribbon. 69.50
TEDDY BEAR. 0201/36. honey colored. Made in Austria circa late 1970's. 50% wool/50% cotton. has chest tag; booklet tag; ear button with cloth tag. approx. 12.5" tall. jointed. mint with original red ribbon. 89.50
BUNNY RABBIT. gold button in ear. 11"tall. late 1950's to early 1960's issue. non jointed. has blue ribbons around ankles. glass eyes. sewn nose and mouth. appears to have re-stitched on spine. excellent and very cute! 49.50
DUCK in swimming pose. approx. 5.5" long by 4.25" tall. black glass eyes. early vintage. has cloth body tag that says "Made in US Zone Germany". circa 1950 vintage. minor wear. no flaws. excellent or nicer. 45.00
LAMBY Lamb. I believe the number is 6510/04. approx. 4.25" tall by 5" long. This is the scarce; smallest size. NO tags; NO button. near mint. 75.00
PENGUIN. (I think her name is PEGGY) #2505/12. 5.75" tall. Made in Austria. 1970's - 80's issue. 65% acrylic. 35% cotton. White felt feet. Mint with cloth tag; cardboard hanger and incised gold button. near mint original cardboard box. 65.00
PONY (#1312 I believe). 5.5" tall by 5" long not counting his tail. 1950's vintage. orange and black glass eyes. has his red leather saddle and harness. no tags. no play wear. near mint plus to mint. 59.50
RABBIT. 12" tall. standing on 2 legs. mohair. glass eyes. 1950's vintage. no tags. head swivels. open mouth. green felt bib apron with yellow pocket. one the should straps is broken. (not even sure that the apron came with this one.) body is clean with no flaws. 95.00
RECORD PETER MONKEY Irish Mail pull toy. 10" tall by 9" long. Circa 1949 vintage. Has original cloth "Made in U.S. Zone Germany" tag; still attached. Silver button is in left ear - yellow tag remnants only. Original red wooden wheels and black metal frame. The noise box is still attached to the axle and looks intact; but it does not squeak properly. He moves back and forth as he is pushed or pulled along. very minimal age wear. Overall excellent or nicer! 350.00
ROBBY SEAL. #1175/14. Complete with chest tag and metal tag with cloth tag attached. Light brown; spotted. 6" tall; almost 12" long. I think he is supposed to have a "squeaker"; if so - his does not work. Near mint to mint. 49.50
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