Created by artist Ferdinand Diehl, Mecki the Hedgehog needs no introduction if you're from Germany. He is as famous as Mickey Mouse in North America. Steiff produced him and his family in different doll sizes, but none of them is as fun as the hand puppet Mecki! Introduced by the company in 1954, this little puppet dates between 1959-67. Similar to other toys of the time, Mecki puppet was finely handcrafted in Germany and has an adorable expression with gorgeous mohair "prickles". His hands are felt and he wears a colorful and detailed costume. The head is made from rubber and stuffed with excelsior (wood wool). It has a finger tube for movement. Mecki is overall in good condition and retains all his IDs. Chest tag, button and flag #0720,00. Welcome this charming little character to your collection and enter the Mecki Universe!
- Condition: Used and pre-owned vintage puppet. Complete with ALL IDs. Chest tag, button and tag #0720,00. Missing the buttons on his jacket. Worn chest tag. Gently used. Please determine the condition by yourself, taking a close look at all pictures and asking questions.
- Origin: Germany
- Brand: Steiff
ID: complete with ALL IDs. Button, ear tag #0720,00 and chest tag "Mecki"
- Size: 9in/23 cm tall
- Materials: finest mohair plush, fabric, felt, rubber, 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.