London, South Kensington
4 December 2000
A rare Steiff Camel on wheels
with brown felt body, beige mohair head, neck, humps, tops of front legs and tip of tail, boot button eyes, red stitched nose and mouth, leather bridle and red felt saddle cloth with gold stitched decoration on four gold painted four-spoked wheels --9in. (23cm.) high, circa 1908 (a few small moth holes, slight stain to one flank)
See Colour Plate 6
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See Button in Ear, Jürgen & Marianne Cieslik, page 78.
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