18th Jun, 2024 10:00

Dolls & Teddy Bear Auction

  Lot 183


A rare early Steiff white teddy bear circa 1908

Sold for £3,400
Estimated at £3,000 - £4,000

with black boot button eyes, pronounced clipped muzzle, brown stitched nose and claws, swivel head, jointed elongated limbs with felt pads, inoperative growler, hump and unusually small STEIFF button with underscored FF --28in. (71cm.) high (bald spots to chest and muzzle, thinning and nibbles to pads) - this bear was sold at in these rooms 30th November 2017 and was known as 'Beau'