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  • Feb 4 2016
  • 4 Feb 2016

Is the Doll Collecting Market Booming or Busting?

“Boom or bust” is a phrase I heard many times growing up in the coalfield region of Eastern Kentucky. The small burg where I grew […]

  • Dec 14 2015
  • 14 Dec 2015

Winter-Themed Animals are Favorite Christmas-Time Steiff Collectibles

Christmas and Steiff really do go hand in hand and for many families all over the world, it simply would not be the holidays without […]

  • Dec 3 2015
  • 3 Dec 2015

The 12 Days of Christmas as Represented by Steiff Stuffed Animals

So what is your favorite Christmas carol? For many people, that just might be “The Twelve Days of Christmas,” the cumulative-style song first published in […]

  • Nov 24 2015
  • 24 Nov 2015

The Bird’s the Word: A Look at Steiff’s Thanksgiving Turkeys

Of course, the bird’s the word when it comes to turkey at Thanksgiving! No matter how your family prepares the ceremonial bird—roasted in the oven, […]

  • Sep 30 2015
  • 30 Sep 2015

No Rubber Bands: Preserving Game Cards

It’s happened to anyone who has ever bought a vintage board or card game from an antiques dealer, a thrift store or a yard sale: […]

  • Sep 21 2015
  • 21 Sep 2015

Papal Games: If You Can’t be the Pope, at Least You can Play one at Home

This week we will get an up-close-and-personal look at Pope Francis. I often wonder what it would be like to be the Pope, the Bishop […]

  • Aug 25 2015
  • 25 Aug 2015

Ravaged and Rehabilitated, Superhero Steiff Dally Dalmatian heads to Charity Auction

Christopher Reeve, the actor who played Superman in a series of movies in the late 1970s and early ’80s said in part of his character: […]

  • Jun 6 2015
  • 6 Jun 2015

Collectible Matchbox Cars: Hope You Saved the Box!

I am 54 years old. So if my math is correct, it would have been about 46 years ago (the late 1960s). Now, I’ll sound […]

  • May 1 2015
  • 1 May 2015

Toys on Parade: Collectible Playthings are anything but Child’s Play

Collectors looking to bringing back childhood memories of Mickey Mouse, Barbie, Popeye, trains, banks, robots and much more will have several opportunities this month as […]

  • Apr 3 2015
  • 3 Apr 2015

It’s Rabbit Time: Steiff’s Bitty Baby Easter Bunnies

There are so many reasons to love Easter—the family gatherings, traditional brunches, spirit of the holiday, lovely seasonal flowers, baskets full of candy—the list could […]