OUTSTANDING BROWN TIPPED BLUE EYED STEIFF PETSY BEAR WITH BUTTON AND FULL EAR TAG.
Magnificent jointed 5-ways brown tipped Petsy bear. Face is detailed with large wire rimmed and posable ears. Pink nose and mouth stitching which has faded to tan and oversized black and blue pupil eyes. Traditional and distinctive center seam and facial construction. Felt paw pads with long trailing “F” button and legible red ear tag. A wonderful example of one of the most desirable and collectable Steiff teddy bears. This bear was originally named Buschy, the name was later changed to Petsy, the baby bear. Overall 10,668 pieces were made through 1930. SIZE: Overall 16″ t (40cm). Sitting 11″ (28cm). PROVENANCE: Chuck & Cathy Steffes Collection. CONDITION: Very slight mohair thinning on muzzle. Otherwise very good. 1-13772 (20,000-30,000) – Lot 3053Click here to view rotating image
Auction: Advertising, Toy & Doll - Spring 2014
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