This charming replica of the 1906 teddy bear gives a respectful nod to the era when Steiff bears were given the title 'Teddy bear' after US President Theodore 'Teddy' Roosevelt. This beautiful replica celebrates this illustrious time and is made from the finest honey brown mohair. He is stuffed with wood shavings in the traditional way and has been delicately aged with airbrushing and his nose, mouth and feet are dusky pink which was very unusual for this time. He has wooden button eyes and has a patinated steel underscored "Button in Ear" which features the original design of tag. His modern tag is under his arm.
The 1906 Replica teddy bear is limited to 906 pieces and is presented with a numbered certificate in a Steiff gift box with a cardboard outer sleeve.
Margarete Steiff GmbH is the oldest and most famous teddy bear and soft toy manufacturer in the world. Founded in 1880 by Margarete Steiff, the company motto is “Only the best is good enough for our children”. Credited with inventing the first teddy bear in 1902, the company is best known for its “Button in Ear” trademark.
Before Richard Steiff's revolutionary invention of joints to make teddy bears move, wheels on a frame were used. The bear on wheels was produced as early as 1894 and have been found to be made as big as 100cm. This delightful 17cm replica of the bear on wheels is of...
Steiff's charming 1909 replica teddy bear is made from the finest brown mohair, and he exudes the character of the bears from a period of Steiff's history which would have been witness to visits by Margarete Steiff to the factory. This exquisite replica has been stuffed with wood shavings and...
This traditional Steiff teddy bear is made from blond mohair. Based on an original 1909 design, he is supplied in a complimentary Steiff gift box as shown. Size: 35cm / 14 inches with growler 5-way jointed Age: 14+ Surface washable Margarete Steiff GmbH is the oldest and most famous teddy bear and...