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  • Aug 29 2011
  • 29 Aug 2011

You May Pass Go, but Do Not Collect $200: Assessing Vintage Monopoly Games

For most folks, the term “board game” is practically synonymous with Monopoly, the venerable game of real estate ownership patented by Charles Darrow in 1934. […]

  • Aug 15 2011
  • 15 Aug 2011

Assuring Success with Steiff’s Good Luck Charms

Good luck! Viel glueck! Buena suerte! Bonne chance! Whatever language you say it in, the heartfelt sentiment runs true. The exciting news that WorthPoint launched […]

  • Jul 11 2011
  • 11 Jul 2011

Keeping the Old Teddy Bear Looking New: Maintaining a Vintage Steiff Collection

Special and precious things require TLC (tender loving care) and that is no different when it comes to Steiff (or other vintage mohair) collectibles. Yes, […]

  • Jun 27 2011
  • 27 Jun 2011

Steiff’s Stuffed-Animal Politics: Democratic and Republican Mascots

Although politics can be divisive, collectors of all types can agree that Steiff “Democratic” donkeys and “Republican” elephants are worthy of an election-day victory celebration. […]

  • Jun 6 2011
  • 6 Jun 2011

Steiff’s Fabulous Felines are the Cat’s Meow

For many Steiff enthusiasts, the company’s dear kittens are the cat’s meow in their collections. As a matter of fact, some Steiff collectors just collect […]

  • May 23 2011
  • 23 May 2011

Nipper, Rolly & Pip: Steiff’s Classic Commercial Canines

The Steiff Company has a long history of producing character items that are popular in the culture of the times. This almost-century-long tradition goes back […]

  • May 3 2011
  • 3 May 2011

Steiff by the Sea: Cute Crustaceans & Fashionable Fish

As the calendar turns to warmer days, many of us are starting to make plans for upcoming summer vacations. Some of us will head to […]

  • Apr 4 2011
  • 4 Apr 2011

Steiff’s Belles of the Barnyard: Roosters & Hens

While the Trashmen may have coined the term, “the bird’s the word” definitely fits when it comes to Steiff and its gorgeously hand-crafted collectibles. Fine, […]

  • Mar 22 2011
  • 22 Mar 2011

Spring Forward with Steiff’s Vintage Velvet Field & Forest Friends

Spring is definitely in the air, and nature is starting to reveal its majesty once again. Right across the street from my home is a […]

  • Mar 8 2011
  • 8 Mar 2011

C’mon, Get Happy with Steiff’s Comical Clowns

Ah, spring. The days are getting longer, and in many parts of the country, sweet signs of life are beginning to appear . . . […]