Boeing Celebrates Centennial With Steiff Bear

Steiff Boeing Bill Bear


Steiff Boeing Bill Anniversary Bear

November 23, 2015

In celebration of its first 100 years, Boeing has partnered with several of the world’s top brands to offer aviation enthusiasts the opportunity to own heirloom-quality items inspired by the company’s rich history and bright, dynamic future.

The centennial merchandise collection includes distinctive and high quality watches, heritage-inspired leather jackets, and collectible teddy bears, all reflecting the precision and innovation required of aerospace products.

Merchandise partners include The Bremont Watch Company, Schott Leather Jackets and Steiff.

“As part of the Boeing centennial celebration, we are offering aviation enthusiasts the opportunity to obtain truly special merchandise of enduring quality – items that can be passed with pride to future generations,” said Jim Newcomb, director of Global Brand Management. “Bremont, Schott and Steiff, companies whose histories are as storied as our own, have created merchandise that will appeal to people who really know and appreciate Boeing and our products.”

An aerospace leader with more than 165,000 employees worldwide, Boeing will commemorate its 100th anniversary on July 15, 2016. For more information on the centennial activities including events, educational exhibits, and inspirational and historic activities, see their website.

The Bill Boeing Bear by Steiff

Since 1880, Steiff has been making plush toys and collectibles known for quality, safety and lasting value. Collectors treasure Steiff products for their artistry, beauty and lasting value. Each Steiff stuffed animal is meticulously hand-sewn and hand-finished by talented artisans in Germany. The Bear, has been produced in three different styles in a likeness to William Boeing, showing the company founder wearing glasses and a flight suit, and carrying a mailbag.