Steiff 11" Peter Rabbit Toy. I have recently acquired a large, mostly Steiff collection of older pre-WWII bears and toys and am new to identifying. I have never come across a Steiff in a thrift store; although, I have seen some in pricey antique shops. Six years later, Margarete had sold over 5, elephants. Yellow with red lettering "Made in U. Turn on suggestions.
These are irregularly shaped, about the size of a quarter, and usually have dents and fingerprints on their surfaces.
How to Identify Steiff Bears
You can find tags with cute names on them and others that have the Steiff brand name on them. Stieff Walt Disney "Perri" Squirrel. As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. Not bad for a child's toy. Soon the small fabric animals proved to be very popular - as toys for children. What does this show?