Dating steiff animals
These include Steiff animals that have been manufactured for specific customers or countries.
The limited edition number, the total number of articles and the year of issue are also printed on the reverse side of these tags.
So glad you took some time out of your busy day to visit! Dog-gonit, Steiffgal just can't get enough of Steiff's wonderful canines! This blue-ribbon beauty is none other than Steiff's Reit Arco, or Riding Arco German Shepherd.
(But Steiffgal doesn't suggest "testing" this out today - joints and connectors tend to weaken over half a century!this is Marie' model) and appeared in one form or another in the line from 1957 through 1976.Welcome to the Antique & Vintage Animal Gallery Page 2 Feel Free to browse our fabulous animals from Steiff, Merrythought, Bing, Farnell, Chad Valley, Chiltern & other leading manufacturers.And by the legendary trademark: the Steiff "Button in Ear". Our goal is to provide the very best in design, materials and workmanship in all of our plush toys.