Friedhelm's Horse on Wheels by Steiff - 32cm

Steiff

Catalogue number: 006838

STEIFF SPRING / SUMMER 2021 COLLECTION

Please note that delivery of this horse is due to begin in March 2021 - this is an advance order and this horse will be dispatched to you as soon as it arrives in stock after this time. If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to contact us!

Part of Steiff's delightful Family collection; Friedhelm's Horse on Wheels pays tribute to Margarete Steiff's great nephew and former managing director Friedhelm Steiff. Friedhelm was gifted his horse for Christmas in 1939 and it became his most treasured childhood toy.

Made from the finest wool felt like his predecessor, this exquisite Horse on Wheels exudes all of the charm of Friedhelm's horse, from his long mohair mane and tail to the saddle, which has been recreated in vegan leather. 

He is limited to 934 pieces (Friedhelm's birth year) and comes with his numbered certificate in a Steiff gift box with its original protective cardboard outer sleeve. Each Horse on Wheels is accompanied by a copy of a photograph of Friedhelm and his Horse on Wheels in a custom made photo frame that is inspired by the green window panes of the Steiff factory hall.

  • Size: 32cm / 12 inches
  • Unjointed
  • Age: 14+
  • Surface washable

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.





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