Explore Margarete Steiff, Moviemaker and more!

Explore related topics

Margarete Steiff.

Margarete Steiff.

Teddy Bear Margarete Steiff Jointed Mohair MINT IN BOX Teddy Bear w/ Baby in Rocking Cradle Giengen-Teddy Bear-Set

Teddy Bear Margarete Steiff Jointed Mohair MINT IN BOX Teddy Bear w/ Baby in Rocking Cradle Giengen-Teddy Bear-Set

Margarete Steiff (July 24, 1847 - May 9, 1909), was a seamstress who in 1880, assisted by her brother, Fritz,  founded the Steiff Toy Co., making toy stuffed animals.  Born in Giengen, Germany she used a wheelchair, due to polio she contracted as a baby.  She started making stuffed animals as a hobby.  Her nephew Richard also joined in 1897 and gave the company an enormous boost in popularity by creating the Teddy Bear in 1902.

Margarete Steiff (July 24, 1847 - May 9, 1909), was a seamstress who in 1880, assisted by her brother, Fritz, founded the Steiff Toy Co., making toy stuffed animals. Born in Giengen, Germany she used a wheelchair, due to polio she contracted as a baby. She started making stuffed animals as a hobby. Her nephew Richard also joined in 1897 and gave the company an enormous boost in popularity by creating the Teddy Bear in 1902.

Steiff Knopf Im Ohr Margarete Steiff Puppe Doll Piroschka IOB  | eBay

Steiff Knopf Im Ohr Margarete Steiff Puppe Doll Piroschka IOB | eBay

Pinterest
Search