From a Private Collection of Vintage Steiff.
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Vintage Steiff bear.
Steiff EAN 0217/34 in really nice condition except a small hole above his embroidered nose needs stitching (see large, close-up photographs).
Teddy Bear "Dorma" is a plush Steiff Teddy Bear "Dorma".
Tagged with EAN # 0217/34, this teddy is fully jointed and about 13" tall.
He has his original ear tag, original brown eyes with airbrushing detailing and original mint condition felt pawpads, plus his growler works well.
About the world-famous "Button In Ear" trademark:
An ingenious idea, that has essentially remained unchanged right through to the present day.
About Margarete Steiff GmbH:
German toymaker Margarete Steiff started creating toy stuffed animals in 1880 in the town of Giengen an der Brenz, Germany. From November 1904 onwards, every Steiff had a "Button in Ear".
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The Steiff at Dollsville are the ones handcrafted in Germany.
13" Vintage Steiff Dorma Bear