Designers Utilize Steiff Bear’s Faux Fur

Karl Lagerfeld - Designers Steiff Bears

Lagerfeld And His Faux Fur Steiff Bear Katherine Ormerod October 18 2013 For shoppers seeking comfort in the winter, what could be cozier than wrapping up in faux fur, the stuff of the original teddy bear? Steiff teddy bears, first manufactured in Germany in 1902, continue to fetch large prices at auction among enthusiasts – the record stands at $165,000. But their impact on the world of fashion has, until now, been limited. While designers including Karl Lagerfeld and Marco …

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A Beary Merry Steiff Christmas Season

Hand Made Steiff Teddy Bear

Christmas Is A Busy Time At Steiff By Becky Evans November 25, 2012 They are known for producing the most collectable bears in the world. And 110 years after the birth of the first Steiff teddy bear, the factory is as busy as ever producing fine toys in time for Christmas. The Steiff factory is still based in Giengen an der Brenz, Germany – the birthplace of its founder Margarete Steiff – and with teddy bears still among the most …

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FAO Schwarz Unveils “Gallery of Classic Steiff Collectibles”

Classic Steiff Bears and Animals

Classic Steiff Bears and Animals Visitors Can View Both Vintage Classic Steiff Animals and Pop Culture Characters, as well as New Items Destined to Become Keepsakes; Serious Collectors Can Purchase Historic Bears Descendants of FAO Schwarz and Steiff Founders To Meet Collectors as Official Steiff Appraiser Values Customer Keepsakes at Celebratory Event July 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ Since 1862, FAO Schwarz has been known for its legacy of importing the finest quality playthings from around the world for kids of all …

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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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