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Steiff Musical Teddy Bear 1951 Replica 408458 1993 Rare


USD 595.00  
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Steiff Musical Teddy Bear 1951 Replica 408458 1993 Rare 

Steiff Musical Teddy Bear 1951 Replica - 1993

This Bear  
Stands 35 Cm / 13.8 Inch High
25 Cm / 9.8 Inch Sitting

Fully Jointed 
Made of Mohair Woven Fur

Music Box
Press His Belly to Hear Him Play the Melody
"Weist Du Wieviel Sterne Stehe'n "
"Fuchs, Du Hast Die Gans Gestohlen. "
(Fox, You Stole the Gooze)

(That's What We Think Its Played) 
Blank Button
Ean-no. 408458
No Steiff Cloth Tag

This Steiff Was Only Available
At Steiff Giengen, Germany 

Limited Edition of 7000 

For More Info About 
This Musik Teddy Replica 1951
See Page 478 of Steiff Sortiment 1947 - 2003

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 Riveted 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 Showcased in a Glass Case Behind the Counter.

That's What Made Him Rare and Special Enough for Us to Buy.
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