Titanic Bear Is On Display For Last Time

Othello The Black Steiff Titanic Bear

Othello The Black Steiff Titanic Bear A rare teddy bear aka the “Titanic Bear” that was made in 1912 to mourn those killed in the Titanic is on display in Witney for the last time. A very rare Steiff black Teddy Bear, a mourning bear following the Titanic disaster in 1912, with curly black mohair, black boot button eyes, red felt discs behind, pronounced clipped muzzle, black stitched nose, mouth and claws, swivel head, jointed elongated limbs, remains of felt …

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The Steiff Teddy Bears Shipwreck Mystery

Steiff Teddy Bear - 55 PB

1904 Steiff Teddy Bears Growler By Frances Cronin BBC News July 26, 2011 In 1903, 3,000 teddy bears were sent by ship from Germany to America only for them to disappear. Some claim the bears were the first ever made and would now be the most valuable in the world. So what happened to them? In the Steiff museum, in the German town of Giengen, the mystery of the missing bears is explained to the visiting children with a tale …

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Steiff Teddy Bear Charity Auction at Christie’s

Steiff Harlequin Bear At Auction

Steiff Harlequin Bear At Auction The £1.2m teddy auction: Shamed hedge fund manager sells record-breaking Steiff bears at auction. One of the world’s most valuable collections of teddy bears is being sold by a disgraced hedge fund manager in London next week. The incredible hoard of shamed financier Paul Greenwood, who pleaded guilty to fraud charges last year, is expected to fetch a minimum of £1.2 million when it goes under the hammer at Christie’s. Mr Greenwood’s lawyer said the …

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Fraudulent Money Managers Buy Steiff Bears

Steiff Bear With Money

Steiff Bears Purchased With Stolen Money Carnegie Mellon lost nearly $50 million to two money managers who spent a chunk of the cash on Steiff Bears and other luxuries, according to a Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) lawsuit filed last Thursday. The potentially irretrievable 5 percent loss to the endowment’s value hits the university in a year already expected to produce significant financial setbacks due to global recession. “We do not yet possess sufficient information to estimate with confidence the …

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Rare Steiff Teddy Bears Up For Auction

Steiff Teddy Bears Auction

Auction To Sell Off Steiff Teddy Bears November 29, 2008 Hundreds of teddy bears – some dating back to the early 1900s – have gone under the hammer in Angus. The collection came from a north-east owner who was down-sizing and needed to get rid of some of the toys. Most of the 300 bears were made by Steiff – a German company which created the first teddy in 1902. The earliest bear at the auction was from 1908 and …

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