London, South Kensington
10 June 2003
A fine Set of Steiff rabbit skittles
eight of cream velvet with brown patches, black boot button eyes, pink stitched nose and mouths, whiskers, pink or blue ribbons around necks with bells, on turned wood bases and each with a tiny STEIFF button in ear --7¾in. (19.5cm.) high and the Kingpin dressed in red felt tailcoat with matching crown, decorated in gold braid and with tiny STEIFF button in ear --8¼in. (21cm.) high, circa 1906 (slight discoloration and staining, bases slightly worn and a few moth holes to kingpins felt) (9)
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See Steiff Sortiment 1892-1943, page 578.
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