Steiff P28 Steel Rod Teddy Bear

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Teddy Bears
Helena,Ohio USA
Description from user:

I got this bear at an estate sale I have researched him myself he has all the characteristics of this bear I feel steel rods in this moveable body he has the rubber nose of the 1904 bear please all the other characteristics of the steiff bear but no tags he is in wonderful condition no tears I am hoping you can help me identify him for sure Thank You


Answered within about 4 hours
Aug 08, 00:25 UTC
By Delia

Fair Market Value

$125 - $175 USD

Suggested Asking Price

$225 USD
What does this mean?

Hi Kimberly,

Thank you for contacting Mearto with your appraisal inquiry.
This is not the rare Steiff P28 steel rod bear; there were other companies that made bears with steel rods, and I am as confident as possible - without examining this in person - that this
Based on the photos and information provided, and subject to examination, this is:

A vintage cinnamon long-haired mohair steel rod teddy bear
attributed to Hermann, Schreyer & Co. (Schuco), probably third quarter 20th Century
with long cinnamon mohair fur, glass eyes, brown leather nose, jointed body, felt paw pads, central seam.
12 inches long
CONDITION: appears to be in very good condition
PROVENANCE: acquired at an estate sale
*represents a fair-market value for auction purposes; retail or asking price may vary.

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