STEIFF Tom Cat Hand Puppet ~ 1950-60s



Steiff Tom Cat is certainly a favorite among Steiff's beloved felines and he is even more desirable when he appears as a hand puppet! This Kitty's expression with green glass eyes is adorable. Like other toys of the time, Tom Cat was skilfully handcrafted in Germany circa 1950-60s using the finest mohair plush. The pictures can't capture the plush color so well. He has nylon whiskers and the nose/mouth is hand-stitched. His head is stuffed with excelsior (wood wool) and has a cardboard finger tube for movement. Little Tom Cat has been loved and shows mohair wear specially in the nose/head area. He has lost all IDs and is missing the bow around his neck. But his adorable personality is intact! For sure this sweet little puppet will be a nice addition to your vintage toy collection!

  • Condition: Used and pre-owned vintage puppet. Well loved. Shows mohair wear specially in the nose/head area. Missing IDs and the neck bow. Please determine the condition by yourself, taking a close look at all pictures and asking questions.
  • Origin: Germany
  • Brand: Steiff
  • ID: missing button and tags
  • Year: 1950-60s
  • 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.


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