Collectors and cat lovers alike fall in love when a Steiff Tabby Cat appears as a hand puppet. And this Kitty's endearing expression with bright glass eyes and hand-stitched nose is adorable! This toy is also special because it retains the US zone tag, dating it as an early model made between 1950-53. Tabby puppet was finely handcrafted in Germany using the nicest mohair plush and it is not a surprise that it presents beautifully even after so many years. The striped airbrushing work on this puppet is also remarkable. Its head is stuffed with excelsior (wood wool) and has a cardboard finger tube for movement. This puppet retains Steiff's trademark button in ear but it's missing the yellow flag #317 and chest tag. It has been gently used but there are some signs of age and wear. Little Kitty can't wait to join your vintage toy collection!
- Condition: Used and pre-owned vintage puppet. With button and US zone tag. Missing chest tag. Gently used with nice coloring. With bald spots and a bald line in front of the body. Worn and discolored bow. Please determine the condition by yourself, taking a close look at all pictures and asking questions.
- Origin: Germany
- Brand: Steiff
ID: with button and US zone tag
- Size: 9in/23 cm tall
- Materials: finest mohair plush, glass eyes, excelsior
- The puppet stand is not included
WARNING: This vintage puppet does not comply with current safety standards and is intended for adult use only.