Old Steiff Bears

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

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‘WISTFUL’ LARGE OLD EARLY 1950S STEIFF BEAR
Wistful is an adorable large old Steiff bear from the early 1950s. He is an impressive bear standing at 20” (50cm) he has a working tilt growler, glass eyes, with mohair fur. He has been loved and has some age wear to his fur mostly behind his ears, and around his muzzle. He no longer has a button or tags. His felt paw pads are original with some wear mostly to the left-hand paw. There is some settlement to the wood wool on his right upper arm, which causes him no problems.
He has the most adorable wistful face hence his name. He is very clean from a smoke-free home. If you love old Steiff bears with much age character and charm, he is one for you.
Email us for his photo file. £295 * ON OFFER AT £275 with Free UK mainland postage until 20.4.24


‘HONEY’ OLDER STEIFF ‘MASK’ BEAR WITH BUTTON IN EAR c.1960s-70s

Honey is a lovely example of an early Steiff ‘mask bear’ so called as this type of Steiff bear has a heart-shape inset muzzle. Her height standing is 20″ (51cm) the Steiff lentil button dates to being made in the 1960s – 1970s. She has peachy-blonde colour mohair fur, with early realistic plastic eyes (non-safety and slightly scuffed) with material paw pads. For her age she is in good condition with minimal wear, the fur is slightly faded with age. It is getting much harder now to find earlier examples of this type of Steiff bear. Email us for her photo file. £135


‘SMUDGE’ OLD 1950S STEIFF BEAR WITH BUTTON IN EAR

Smudge is a wonderful old Steiff bear from the 1950s who still has his Steiff button in ear (raised script, thin letters) and a faded yellow stock label. Standing height 14″ (36cm) He is fully jointed with glass eyes, squeaker no longer works. His felt paw pads are original and very good for age few small areas of wear. His mohair overall is really good for his age, with few areas of wear around his muzzle and muzzle mostly see photos. He is a lovely bear. From a non-smoking home.

Email us for his photo file. £195


‘DICKIE’ LOVABLE 1950S-60S STEIFF BEAR

Dickie is a sweet-faced old Steiff bear from the 1950s-60s. He is 11″ tall (28cm) with mohair fur, his eyes are early realistic plastic (non-safety) his felt paw pads are very good for age with just one minor area of wear to a foot felt. The tummy squeaker no longer works, he does not have a button or tags . Missing claw stitches to his left foot pad. From a non-smoking home. Email for his photo file. £115


‘ELANA’ VERY 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. £350


‘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 of 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. £70


‘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 a button or tags. Becoming very hard to find these early Steiff mask type bears now. Email for her photo file. £70


ADORABLE GROUP OF 3 OLD STEIFF BEARS

‘’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

‘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.

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 their photo file  Price for the 3 is £75


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 £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. £35


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