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A STEIFF DISPLAY FOX IN FUR COAT, jointed, light brown and white mohair, brown and black glass eyes, black stitching, remains of whiskers, cloth body, legs bent in a seated position, purple-tipped white mohair coat with large collar and four brown buttons, brown-tipped mohair mittens, purple felt spats and FF button, 1920s --14in. (35.5cm.) high (slight fading to head) 	 (21)
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A STEIFF DISPLAY FOX IN FUR COAT, jointed, light brown and white mohair, brown and black glass eyes, black stitching, remains of whiskers, cloth body, legs bent in a seated position, purple-tipped white mohair coat with large collar and four brown buttons, brown-tipped mohair mittens, purple felt spats and FF button, 1920s --14in. (35.5cm.) high (slight fading to head) (2)

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A STEIFF DISPLAY FOX IN FUR COAT, jointed, light brown and white mohair, brown and black glass eyes, black stitching, remains of whiskers, cloth body, legs bent in a seated position, purple-tipped white mohair coat with large collar and four brown buttons, brown-tipped mohair mittens, purple felt spats and FF button, 1920s --14in. (35.5cm.) high (slight fading to head) (2)
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VAT rate of 5% is payable on hammer price and at 17.5% on the buyer's premium.
Sale room notice
Please note there are in fact 2 items in this lot, the fox and his modern chair; not 21 items as stated in the printed catalogue.

Lot Essay

This fox probably came from one of Steiff's large exhibition displays. He appears to be wearing a motoring outfit and could have been designed with bent legs to be seated in a vehicle. He is sold with a modern chair for display purposes.
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