A Steiff cow on wheels
with brown and white mohair, large boot button eyes backed with white felt, leather horns, leather and felt feet, original Steiff leather collar with bell and button in ear, standing on four metal spoked wheels joined by four metal rods --20in. (51cm.) long, circa 1910 (voice mechanism inoperative, overall patches of sparseness and wear); accompanied by the original owners 'All About Baby' book which includes photographs, a letter, a lock of hair and enchanting remarks about original owner, John Norman Bennett
This Steiff toy is offered for sale by the late John Norman Bennett's wife who recalls her husbands fondness for the toy. John Norman Bennett spent a great deal of his life in Jersey, the love of his life. He was a champion athlete and on many occasions boat raced for Cambridge.