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Tag: Margarete Steiff

  • Auction Result

    4 Trends in Fine Teddy Bear Collecting During Lockdown

    Enter-seam Steiff teddy bear circa 1905 brought to auction in 2020 by Bertoia Auctions. Photo from LiveAuctioneers. Just over a year ago, lockdowns began in the United States. The auction industry‚Äôs online infrastructure largely helped it combat the dearth of live events and the realities of social distancing. Still, each…

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  • Auction Industry

    Know Before You Buy: Vintage Steiff Collectibles For Auction Daily

    In the broad category of collectibles, vintage Steiff "button-in-ear brand" bears and animals continue to capture the eyes, hearts, and pocketbooks of enthusiasts worldwide. We asked Auction Daily Sr. Auctions and Antiques Columnist and vintage Steiff expert Rebekah Kaufman to explain why pre-war Steiff items hold this elite status. Steiff…

    Steiff mid-1920s mohair marmalade Tabby cat with period ID including her button, ear tag, and chest tag; image from the collection of Rebekah Kaufman.