history of Steiff

Item number: Steiff (4102)


Category: Steiff


Company history and description of the company Margarete Steiff GmbH in Giengen an der Brenz, Germany

In 1880 the company of Mrs. Margarete Steiff was founded in Giengen as a felt shop. Toy was produced later.
1902 Richard Steiff, a nephew of the founder, shall have invented the teddy bear.
On 01/11/1904 Franz Steiff invented the metal button in the ear with an associated flag, the mark of Steiff animals.
By the end of 1970 wooden toys, wagon and dragons were produced. In recent years, children's clothing were increasingly made

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