Steiff News

Sat, 13 Feb 2016 11:05:00 GMT

‘He’s stuffed with more than enough love to last a lifetime,’ say the makers. If oversized teddies aren’t your thing, how about the Steiff Louis Vuitton bear? Last sold at an auction in 2000, it’s covered in monograms of the fashion house and ...


Wed, 10 Feb 2016 22:22:00 GMT

But Morris wasn’t the only one who was making teddy bears. Around the same in Germany, Steiff, a plush toy making company too produced a stuffed bear using designs by Richard Steiff. Some of the early designs of the teddy bear made it looked like a real ...


Thu, 11 Feb 2016 07:39:00 GMT

It’s too thin, too soft, not Tory. “Do you have those Steiff samples?” Burch asks her designers, who are German and wearing black, about fleece sourced from the high-end teddy-bear company. “Too expensive,” comes the answer, and Burch nods.


Thu, 04 Feb 2016 05:29:00 GMT

In 1903, the Steiff Company of Germany made some toy bears and soon heard about the American Teddy bear, so they sold theirs with that appealing name. Over the years, the bears have changed to a younger look, with short arms and turned-up noses.


Tue, 09 Feb 2016 21:06:00 GMT

They treasure the German handcrafted items they acquired on these trips and received as gifts. Betty favors Wendt & Kuhn carved angel figurines and Steiff stuffed plush birds. Max bought the Noah's Ark with 18 pairs of tiny animals, hand-carved by ...


Mon, 01 Feb 2016 05:50:00 GMT

Reynolds stole her friend's beloved Steiff teddy bear collection and sold them for a fraction of their value on eBay. She was aided by Claire Louise Cunningham, 46, with whom she once raided their victim's garden shed on the hunt for the rare bears.


Fri, 09 Mar 2012 09:27:00 GMT

Steiff Bears have been loved and collected by generations of children and grownups both. They also sell very well, and can command top prices. But how and where do you find them? I spoke with Consultant Archivist, Steiff North America (and Steiff ...


Tue, 31 Jul 2001 17:00:00 GMT

Devoted to Steiff, Linda Mullins' newest identification & price guide looks at the oldest and most famous of all bear makers. Producing plush animals since 1902, Steiff is clearly the leader in desirability and value because of its impeccable quality and ...


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