By Becky Evans
Published: 20:58 BST, 25 November 2012 | Updated: 21:02 BST, 25 November 2012
They are known for creating the most collectable bears in the world.
And 110 a long time after the birth of the to begin with Steiff teddy bear, the industrial facility is as occupied as ever delivering fine toys in time for Christmas.
The Steiff production line is still based in Giengen an der Brenz, Germany – the origination of its organizer Margarete Steiff – what’s more, with teddy bears still among the most mainstream toys, the organization is trusting for a solid Christmas season.
Traditional: A finished teddy bear sits nearby the appendages what’s more, middle of another some time recently it is assembled. The production line said each of the bears is hand-made ‘with parts of love’.
Assembled: The teddy bear is put together by a laborer at the Steiff stuffed toy processing plant in Giengen an der Brenz, Germany
Hand-crafted: After the appendages what’s more, body are put together, each bear is given a hand-stitched mouth what’s more, nose. The hooks are too sewed by hand
Logo: Each teddy bear has a tag put into its ear. The three unique ‘button in the ear’ trademarks are the unique collection, pictured, a white what’s more, red constrained release tag what’s more, a white what’s more, dark reproduction tag
Lovable: The finished teddy bear, imagined at the Steiff stuffed toy processing plant in Giengen an der Brenz, Germany, holds up to be delivered out to a new home
Workers still make each bear by hand – what’s more, give the charming manifestations a hand-stitched mouth what’s more, nose that gives them a special expression.
They are too separately stuffed what’s more, sewed together utilizing materials such as mohair, velvet what’s more, felt
And like Santa’s elves, laborers at the industrial facility have moreover been occupied amassing a few extraordinary toys in time for the merry season.
Among the Christmas manifestations are a monster polar bear, reindeer what’s more, a bear dressed in its claim red Santa clause costume.
Historic: The world well known Steiff stuffed toy gallery in Germany. The organization was established by needle worker Margarethe Steiff in 1880. Steiff has been making stuffed teddy bears since the early 20th century
Stuffed: A laborer stuffs teddy bears at the factory. These days a manufactured filling is utilized since it is washable. Originally, bears were stuffed with excelsior, a wood wool
Manufacturer: A needle worker sews at the Steiff factory. After the stuffing process, the bear is put together piece by piece what’s more, the last creases are sewn shut
Inside out: Each Steiff bear is independently put together at a sewing machine. They are sewn inside out so the creases are hidden
Steiff bears are among the most sought-after what’s more, pricely bears in the world.
According to the Guinness Book of Records, the most costly teddy bear ever sold was the Steiff Louis Vuitton bear, which was sold in Monaco in 2000 for Â£125,831.
The organization was established by needle worker Margarete Steiff in 1880. Margarete, who was handicapped after contracting polio as a baby, started by making stuffed animals. It at that point developed under the stewardship of her nephew Richard Steiff, who is credited with outlining the companyâ€™s to begin with toy bear.
Toy heaven: The stuffed toys line the racks at the industrial facility in Germany
Christmas specials: As well as the customary bears, the processing plant produces a run of occasional gifts, such as this monster Christmas teddy
Giant: This tremendous polar bear is being stuffed in time for Christmas
Rudolph: A laborer gets ready the horns for an practically life-sized reindeer
Festive: Details, such as these red bows, are the last augmentations made to a bear some time recently it is complete
It was conceived in 1902 what’s more, was the to begin with in the world to have joined arms what’s more, legs what’s more, a year afterward took the world by storm after an American specialist set an starting arrange of 3,000.
In 1904 the Steiff â€˜button in earâ€™ trademark was created. It is still utilized today what’s more, comes in three varieties.
The yellow what’s more, red tag means the unique collection, while constrained release bears brandish the yellow what’s more, red button.
Replica bears wear a white what’s more, red name what’s more, appears the toy was created precisely as their noteworthy part models were.
Tagged: A Steiff bear is given its world well known logo
1877 – Needle worker Margarete Steiff opens a ready-to-wear felt garments business
1879 – Starts offering little elephants as stick pads yet rapidly figures it out they are being utilized asÂ toys what’s more, starts to outline other stuffed animals
1893 – The toys were displayed for the to begin with time at Leipzig Toy Fair
1902 – The Steiff teddy bear is born. It was outlined by Margarete’s nephew Richard
1904 – The company’s trademark ‘button in ear’ is developedÂ
1907 – Nearly one million bears were created by 400 workers
1947 – After enduring troublesome exchanging conditions amid the two world wars, Steiff goes from quality to quality what’s more, by 1947 utilizes 1,000 people
1980 – The Margarete Steiff Gallery opens
1992 – The Steiff Club was established as an association for fans of the bear
2005 – Steiff celebrates its 125th anniversary. It made more than 20,000 unique creatures amid that period.
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