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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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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