This Steiff mountain sheep, named Snucki, was manufactured in the 1960s. It is very well preserved and comes complete with the trademark Steiff script button, and remains of the yellow tag in the left ear. Steiff stuffed toys are among the most loved ever made.
This is covered with soft and wavy mohair; short pile plush; felt ears and horns; and thread decoration and plastic eyes.
The Height is approx. 6.5 inches. Length is approx. 6.5 inches.
This is in Very Good to Excellent Condition. No losses except the original yellow tag. (The Steiff Script Button remains.)
A bit of Steiff history: In 1877, Margarete Steiff founded a felt mail order company to make underskirts and children's clothes. In 1880, animal toys were introduced to the range of products. Richard Steiff, a nephew, joined the company in 1897 and experimented with jointed bear design between 1902 and 1905. The company became famous especially for its teddy bears and its trademark of the button-in-ear.
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