Steiff PAUL (421426) - Margarete Steiff Limited Edition Of 140 Pieces - VERY RARE. What might have happened if Margarete Steiff had not had her brother and nephews around her?
The world of play would be a much poorer place. As a family of many talents, they created friends for life, a very special standard of quality and an international brand. The Margarete Steiff Edition is an homage to this family achievement: in 2016 Paul joined the previous editions of bears Franz and Fritz - to mark the 140th birthday of Paul Steiff in an exclusive limited edition of 140 pieces. A wonderfully friendly character, this Paul...The way he sits, made of that uniquely lovely mohair, with shining eyes and bursting with energy! You could almost imagine him taking up a sketch pad and creating something smart on paper - perhaps a new addition to the Steiff bear collection, or a hood ornament for his car? After all, Paul Steiff's car was the very first one ever in Giengen. This is a once in a lifetime opportunity to own this absolutely amazing bear.
With only 140 pieces worldwide, it really would be a huge talking point in any collection. This particular piece is limited edition number 33. The features and accessories of this bear are endless! Made of finest light brown mohair which is surface washable.
5-way jointed with wooden eyes and nose from ebony. Limited edition of 140 pieces.
With stainless steel "Button in Ear" featuring embossed edition name. 50 cm tall (20 inches). Black woven tag, numbered, silver embroidery. "Margarete Steiff edition" chest tag.
Growler showing its internal workings. Wooden box made of beech with engravings PS for Paul Steiff and the year 1926.
Beech paddle with signs of use. Sketch book with reprints of sketches made by Paul Steiff.Booklet with information on the production of the bear and its accessories. Certificate signed by the Management of Margarete. Paul has only been removed from his amazing box for the photographs and has been stored in a a smoke free home.
Please note there is a small tear on the cardboard wrapping around the certificate/booklets, this is just a protective cover and not one of the accessories, the accessories are in perfect condition. Many thanks for looking and please do not hesitate to get in contact if you have any queries. The item "Steiff PAUL (421426) Margarete Steiff Limited Edition 140 Pieces VERY RARE" is in sale since Monday, October 8, 2018. This item is in the category "Dolls & Bears\Bears\Steiff".
The seller is "mrmacawber" and is located in Peterborough Cambridgeshire, GB. This item can be shipped to United Kingdom, United States.