The Untold Story of the Teddy Bear

The Untold Story of the Teddy Bear

The Mystery of America’s Teddy Bear The Untold Story of the Teddy Bear – solves a mystery in the history of the Teddy Bear. When the Steiff Company of Giengen, Germany created what we know as the classic Teddy Bear in the fall of 1902, the first to be made of mohair with movable arms and legs, no one would buy it.  After being presented to toy buyers in the United States and Europe, no one was interested, partly due …

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WEBINAR: The Story of the Teddy Bear

Steiff History Webinar - Teddy Bear

Steiff Teddy Bear History Webinar German historian Anette Isaacs relates the truly awe-inspiring life of teddy bear toy-maker and business maven Margarete Steiff. About this Event Date and Time Mon, March 29, 2021 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM EDT Registration Page It is common knowledge that President Theodore Roosevelt was the namesake of the world-famous Teddy Bear. Hardly anyone knows, though, that the cuddly stuffed toys were invented by an amazing woman from Southern Germany who overcame terrible sickness and …

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Margarete Steiff – 2021 Toy Industry Hall of Fame Inductee

2021 Toy Industry Hall of Fame Inductee

2021 Posthumous Inductee – Margarete Steiff Born in 1847 in Giengen an der Brenz, Germany, Margarete Steiff (1847-1909) was stricken with polio at 18 months old and would spend the rest of her life in a wheelchair. As a young girl, her parents arranged for her to take sewing lessons along with her sisters; they felt these lessons were vitally important so that she could one day support herself. Even though polio had left her permanently paralyzed, she learned to …

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Steiff Little Santa and Teddy Bear Sweetheart

Steiff Little Santa and Teddy Bear Sweetheart

Steiff Little Santa / Steiff Teddy Bear Sweetheart Steiff Exhibition” at Shinjuku Marui, limited edition of the 140th anniversary of Steiff Little Santa and Teddy Bear Sweetheart. The “Steiff Exhibition” commemorating the 140th anniversary of Steiff’s founding will be held at the Shinjuku Marui Main Building. The period is from December 8th (Tuesday) to 14th (Monday), 2020. Steiff continues to be loved around the world as the world’s first brand to make “teddy bears”. The “Steiff Exhibition”, which celebrates the …

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Couple Launch Online Teddy Bear TV Channel

Babs and Steve Kohler - Teddy Bear TV

Babs and Steve Kohler – Teddy Bear TV Teddy bear fanatics, Babs and Steve Kohler, have launched their own Teddy Bear TV channel to talk all things teddies as their high street shop is closed again due to lock-down. The couple, who live in Southend-on-Sea are using lock-down to talk teddies to collectors and enthusiasts globally and also to host interviews including showcasing the collections of some of their customers. Filmed from their shop Teddy Station in The Victoria Shopping …

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