Tag Archives: Steiff

Elves, Gnomes, Hedgehogs and More

I have been finding some of the strangest things lately and I just can’t leave them behind. This first find is so odd. I’ve seen numbers of ceramic animal families with chains but never an overwhelmed elf with two little ones. It is numbered “7889, Japan.” My next find came from a tag sale and if […]

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Window Shopping

A few weeks ago I did most of my Christmas shopping, unfortunately none of it involved vintage or antique shopping. After a quick trip to the mall, my 8 year old son and I headed to the old main street to check out one of my favorite toy stores that I have visited since I […]

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Private Stash: Steiff

Last year I posted about this little guy… He is a mohair owl named Wittie. Steiff produced him from 1954 to 1977. His best feature are those glow-in-the-dark eyes. After finding him, I have been on the lookout for other Steiff owls. This January I finally found another at a consignment shop. My mother was […]

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Steiff Owl

This owl is not your ordinary owl, it’s a Steiff. It was waiting for me at a tag sale and lucky for me it was day two of the sale so everything was 50% off. Once I had him in my hands and saw his $12.00 price tag he was coming home with me. Steiff […]

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Private Stash: Steiff Plush Toys

I’d like you all to meet my mohair friends. I’ve always had a soft spot for stuffed animals and, in my opinion, there are no stuffed animals as adorable as vintage Steiff plush toys. Steiff is a German company, most noted for their jointed teddy bears, that has been making mohair animals since 1880. Honestly, […]

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