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  • Jan 3 2012
  • 3 Jan 2012

How to Identify an Early Production Steiff Bears (1892-1929)

Nothing is more exciting for a Teddy Bear enthusiast than discovering or owning an early Steiff (button-in-ear) brand cub. Steiff launched its charter catalog of […]

  • Oct 31 2011
  • 31 Oct 2011

Meet WorthPoint’s Über-Collectors: Jennifer Frankhouser, Steiff Teddy Bears & Animals

Passion, energy, excitement. The thrill of the hunt. It seems that everyone infected with the collecting bug shares these same traits! True enthusiasts—or “über-collectors” —spend […]

  • Oct 3 2011
  • 3 Oct 2011

The Source of Collector Pandemonium: Steiff’s Stuffed Pandas

With Steiff pandas, things are pretty black and white. Collectors just can’t get enough of these rare bears and, as a lifelong enthusiast, I have […]

  • Aug 29 2011
  • 29 Aug 2011

Several Different Dogs with the Same Name: Steiff’s Spectacular Cocker Spaniels

Mark Twain once wrote, “The more I know about people, the better I like my dog.” You may or may not agree with that broad […]

  • 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 […]