Steiff California Musical Honey Bear 1989 011931 293/32

Steiff

USD 600.00  
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Steiff California Musical Honey Bear Mohair 1989 011931 293/32











Steiff Original 1989 
California Musical Honey Bear 

Plays " Teddy Bear's Picnic " 
Very Rare Collectible  

 Made of Genuine 
Honey Mohair 
Excellent Condition 

 
Only Tags have some damage 

Limited Edition of 2000 
USA Exclusive 

Ean-No. 011931 
0293/32 

Fully Jointed 

This California Musical Honey Bear 
Has A Blank Button 
No Knopf Im Ohr Tag 

Which Makes This Bear One of A Kind 
And Highly Exclusive 

This Bear Was Only Available At Steiff in Giengen Germany 
No Certificate or original box 
Will be shipped as shown on our pictures  

Comes With Original Name Tag 
All Booklets 

He Sits 24 cm  / 9.4 Inch High 
He Stands 32 cm / 12.6 Inch Tall 

No Damage On The Bear And No Missing Mohair 

Don't Miss Out Owning This Highly Collectible Bear 
Made By Steiff  

A bit inside information about the Rareness of the Blank Button  

Some websites say its "Second"  
and that it doesn't meet Steiff Quality Standards,  
but there is nothing about that ever said by Steiff self.  

We went to Steiff in Giengen and asked Steiff  
Why they used a blank button  


From STEIFF :  

The revited brass button (blank) without the word  
"Steiff" legend was used to identify "Second Class" articles from 1984. 

They used the "Blank Button" when the bear itself was a bit different  
then the standard model they produced and it would not fit in their line.  

This makes the bear one of a kind and superb rare  
 
Steiff would NEVER sell something that would not meet  
" Their Safety Standards"  


This does not mean the item is no good as we check  
all what we list online and we have bought them  
at Steiff in Giengen Germany ourselves.  

Why did Steiff decided to make him Second Class?  

His measurements are a bit different and also is   
his overall expression then the standard model.  


In fact this bear was even more expensive for us to purchase  
then the standard model which was available there too.  
 
This one was show cased in a glass case behind the counter.  

Thats what made him rare and special enough for us to buy.  
We only bring top quality to our shoppe and nothing less.  

For More Information About This Bear 
See Page 553 of Steiff Sortiment 1947-2003 

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