Old Steiff Bears

Below are some old & vintage Steiff bears we have available.

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‘ELANA’ RARE 1960S LARGE OLD STEIFF BEAR with button & stock tag

Elana is a very rare old Steiff bear from the 1960s. She is an early Steiff ‘mask bear’ so called as they have a heart-shaped muzzle area. Seldom seen in this size of 26″ (66cm) even rarer to find one in such good condition for her age. She has blonde mohair fur, a working tilt growler. Steiff button in the ear (raised script, thin letters) a yellow stock label with EAN number 0201:66 this with her type of button dates her to being made in the 1960s. Her fabric paws are intact with just a few faint small marks. Eyes are early non-safety type realistic plastic.

She is very clean from a smoke-free home. So adorable she is truly enchanting. We have never had one this size and colour before so certainly one for the collector of more rare older Steiff bears in very good condition. Email for her photo file. ORIGINALLY £495 * ON OFFER AT £395 with FREE UK POSTAGE offer valid until 7.3.24


‘NICO’ LARGE OLD STEIFF BEAR 1950S

Nico is a wonderful old Steiff bear full of character and age charm. He looks like a bear who likes to have a scrap and has seen a few bun fights in his time! He has mohair fur, glass eyes, from the 1950s, a height 16″ (40cm), the growler no longer works, and no button/tags. He has been someone’s beloved bear and much held and loved. You can see that as his fur is worn on his arms and his face from being held and stroked. There is some settlement to the wood wool from this on his right arm and left leg. His left ear mohair is slightly darker having not seen the light as much as the rest of him. If you love your old Steiff with their own unique personality he is one for you. Email for his photo file. £195 ON SPECIAL OFFER WITH £30 DISCOUNT & FREE UK POSTAGE Until 7.3.24


‘TOBY’ CUTEST SMALL 1950S STEIFF BEAR

Toby is a very cute old Steiff from the 1950s. So hard now, to find Steiff bears from this time. He has mohair fur, early realistic plastic eyes, a height 6.5″ (16cm) no longer has a button or tags. felt is good on his foot pads, tummy squeaker no longer works. For his age, he is in really good condition with the original ribbon. He is the ideal size to be a travel companion or sit on a dresser. Email for his photo file. £75


‘LITTLE LOTTIE’ SMALL OLD STEIFF BEAR 1960S

Little Lottie is a small bear with a huge personality. With her pretty heart-shaped face a very pretty bear. She is from the 1960s with mohair fur, original ribbon, fully jointed, height 6.5″ (16cm) very good for her age, and no longer has button or tags. would fit into a handbag and travel the world with you! Email for her photo file. £70


‘LAURENA; OLD 1950S STEIFF BEAR

Laurena is a very old-looking Steiff bear from the 1950s. She is fully jointed with glass eyes and mohair fur. Height 8.5″ (22cm) tummy squeaker no longer works. No button or tags these were often removed for safety reasons before giving to children. Her felt paw pads are original and good for age just a few small marks. Her mohair coverage is excellent for her age, with some gentle age wear around her muzzle mostly. Very clean from a smoke-free home. She comes wearing her cute knitted dress.

Email for her photo file. £115


‘TOPSY’ VINTAGE STEIFF BEAR WITH BUTTON IN EAR & STOCK LABEL

Topsy is a very cute older Steiff from the 1960s-70s. Fully jointed with soft plush fur called Draylon. Height 10″ (26cm) with Steiff lentil button in ear and remains of yellow cloth stock label. She is made to be a soft floppy cuddly bear so needs support to stand up. With glass eyes and felt paw pads. For her age she is in lovely condition, the photo on the left was taken in brighter sunlight. Hard to find these older Steiff bears now. Email for her photo file. £40


TAMMY’ LARGE OLD STEIFF ZOTTY BEAR 1950s-1960s

Tammy is a wonderful large cuddly old Steiff Zotty type bear from the 50s-60s. She is in a lovely condition for her age and is a really pretty bear. She measures a height of 18″ (46cm) and is fully jointed with glass eyes. Her tilt growler just clunks now rather than growling. The felt to paw pads and mouth are good for age with some faint age wear and marks. Her mohair is good for her age with minimal age wear mostly on her peachy chest. She no longer has a button or tags. Email for her photo file £115


‘CARA & CLOTTY’ ADORABLE PAIR OF OLD STEIFF ZOTTY BEARS

Clara & Clotty are a really appealing pair of old Steiff zotty bears from the 1950s-1960s. They have always been together so we prefer they stay so. Both have mohair plush fur and are fully jointed, no longer have buttons or tags., and both are in really good overall old condition. They are. ‘CLARA’ is the larger bear, with a height of 14″ (37cm) and glass eyes, Her felt paw pads and mouth are very good with no holes. fur to her peachy chest area has some thinning otherwise fur is excellent, growler no longer works. ‘CLOTTY‘ is the baby of the two, height 8″ (20cm) squeaker no longer works. felt mouth, pads very good. Email for more photos. Price the pair £95


‘SLEEPY STEIFF FLOPPY BEAR’ 1960s-70s

Lovely older Steiff zotty bear called ‘floppy Zotty’ He is unjointed with mohair fur. length 8″ (20cm) felt paws to his back feet have airbrush claws. No button, tags, in very good clean condition for age. faint marks inside mouth. Email for more photos. £25


‘LAUREL’ ADORABLE LARGE OLD STEIFF ZOTTY BEAR 1950S

Laurel is a really appealing larger-size old Steiff Zotty bear from the 1950s. She has mohair plush fur, glass eyes, and a height of 17″ (43cm) She is fully jointed, with original felt paw pads that are very good for her age. The felt to the mouth is good with some faint marks. She no longer has her button, tags. Working tilt growler but quieter than when new. Fur is good for her age (see photos). A lovely clean bear in super condition from a non-smoking past. Email for more photos if required. £90


LULLY’ OLD STEIFF BEAR WITH BUTTON IN EAR & STOCK LABEL 0350/32

A lovely example of an older Steiff ‘Lully’ bear. He has mohair fur a jointed head, realistic plastic eyes (non-safety) Height of 12″ (30cm) to the top of his ears. The steiff button in the ear (lentil button) with yellow stock label EAN Number 0350/32 dates him to being made between 1968-1977. Felt to the upper mouth has some faint marks. Overall in good clean condition for his age Email for his photo file £35


FRANKY STEIFF BEAR button in ear 1970s
Franky is a very cute Steiff with a lentil Steiff button and yellow stock label (now faded) he is fully jointed, with glass eyes. Height standing 10” (26cm) tummy squeaker does not work. Fur needs a cleaning he is grubby mostly on his head and paws/feet. His ear stitching is loose but his ears are still in place. Felt paw pads have some wear see photos Email for more photos £30


‘JENNY’ 1980S STEIFF BEAR BUTTON IN EAR
Cute vintage Steiff made standing, unjointed wearing an original top. Height 12″ (30cm) Steiff gold colour button in ear and yellow stock label. Stock label Ean number faded but looks like 6203?33. c. the 1980s. realistic plastic eyes. soft plush fur. In good clean vintage condition. Email for more photos £20


‘CUTIE’ RARE OLD STEIFF BEAR WITH BUTTON IN EAR, STOCK LABEL & CHEST TAG
Cutie is a really cute old Steiff ‘Cosy Teddy’ has his chest label and lentil button and part yellow stock label. Fully jointed with draylon fur, realistic plastic eyes early type non-safety. Height 7” (18cm) original ribbon. Felt paw pads and mouth very good no holes. Overall in very good clean condition a lovely example and very pretty. From a non-smoking home. Rare to find one still with the paper chest label. 1970s. Email for more photos. Price £55


PAIR OF OLD, VINTAGE STEIFF RACOONS 1970s, Button in ear
Lovely pair of hard-to-find old Steiff Soft Racoons made between 1972-1979. One has a lentil-type Steiff button in the ear. Both are unjointed with soft plush draylon fur. Height 12″ (30cm) with 2 colour plastic eyes (non-safety) with pretty shaded plush fur. Some wear to the fur of one on his lower tummy, and mark on his foot pad in good condition for age, from a non-smoking home. Sorry, we cannot part them. Email for their photo file. £45


‘CHIRPY’ OLD STEIFF COSY TEDDY WITH BUTTON & STOCK LABEL 1968-1975

Chirpy is a very cute older Steiff bear with soft ‘draylon’ plush fur, and realistic plastic eyes (non-safety) he is fully jointed. Felt paw pads and mouth are very good for his age. Height 7″ (17cm) fur slightly age discoloured. He has his lentil button in his ear and a stock label. Stock tag Ean number 4764:20. Good for his age, from a non-smoking home. Email for more photos. £40


‘’EDDIE’ VERY RARE STEIFF COSY HOCKEY BEAR is hard to find only made for a few years in the 1970s. He is fully jointed, with realistic plastic eyes. (non-safety) height 12” late 1970s with Steiff lentil button in ear. We think his material paw pads are professionally done replacements. Eddie is a seldom-seen Steiiff and hard to find. He comes with his free little friend. MINI’  a very old German musical bear. c.1960s. He is unjointed, with mohair fur, and realistic plastic eyes. Sitting height 6”, a cord pull on top of the head plays a lullaby. Wear to his fur mostly on the head. Email for more photos. £45


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