6 Press Releases

Tag: Steiff

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    Upcoming Home Interiors Auction Offers Howard Miller Wall Clock

    The Howard Miller Clock Company specializes in manufacturing an array of grandfather, wall, and mantel clocks. The founder, Howard Miller, was introduced to clockmaking by his father. Under his father’s expert guidance, Miller created his own innovative clock designs. The upcoming Home Interiors Auction, presented by Lion and Unicorn, will…

    Howard Miller Focal Point Chiming Wall Clock 62779
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    The Jolly History of Steiff’s Santa Claus Dolls

    Can you find the tiny vintage Santa in this Christmas Noah's ark display? Photo from the author’s collection. Margarete Steiff GmbH, the legendary toy company from Germany, has created a number of irresistible Santa dolls over the years. For many families, especially of German descent, Steiff dolls are just as…

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    Turner Auctions’ Treat for Toy lovers

    For toy lovers, young and old, the FAO Schwarz Rockefeller Center Toy Store in New York is a treat. An iconic film moment when Tom Hanks and Robert Loggia jumped up and down the Walking Piano was captured there. The man behind the world's most iconic toy store was Frederick August…

    Very Large Vintage Steiff Giraffe Store Display
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    Antique Toys Auction by a Traveling Collector; DAVO Collection

    Featured in the upcoming Antique Toys event, presented by Morton Subastas, are several Steiff toys from the early 20th century. These include a toy cow and bear, both on wheels. According to Steiff collector and dealer Rebekah Kaufman, the long-lasting materials used to make these toys make them noteworthy to…

    Riding toy cow. Germany. Twentieth century. Steiff brand. Made of plush. Supports with wheels
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    Antique and Other Fine Dolls

    The very first bisque dolls were created by French doll makers sometime around the late 1950s. With time, they grew popular and sparked the interest of German doll makers. Finding their way to the collection of Antique and Other Fine Dolls auction by Alderfer Auction is a vibrant curation of 445 items. …

    Alderfer Auction
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    August No Reserve

    In 1933, Disney released “Three Little Pigs”, a short-animated film. At the time, it was Disney’s crowning achievement. The company would, of course, find more than a little success later with an animated mouse. One of the lots in the upcoming August No Reserve auction, offered by Whitley’s, commemorates the…

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