Here is an exceedingly rare vintage Steiff young lion hand puppet made of wool plush with its old Steiff silver button, produced in this very first edition after the war from 1949 to 1954 only. Cute old Steiff hand puppet young lion is made of tawny coloured, brown speckled wool plush with soulful gazing glass eyes and embroidered nose and claws and even plastic whiskers. Young lion here is a highly collectible vintage Steiff glove puppet! Old hand puppet young lions head is firmly stuffed with excelsior (wood wool) and the sheath for the puppet player’s finger is made of cardboard.
Vintage Steiff hand young lion measures 17 cm / 6 ¾ inches – glove only (fits to every average sized adult hand) and 22 cm / 8 ¾ inches with head.
The cute old soulful looking Steiff young lion is in excellent vintage condition!

All hand puppets we sell will come WITHOUT the stand or any other decorations you see in the photographs!

*Please notice: This vintage Steiff animal puppet belongs not into the hands of children; it may not fulfill the safety standards for toys in our time! So, it is not meant as a toy, though a collector’s & vintage toy lover’s item for display & decoration only!

Handling, worldwide shipping and insurance are included in our prices! We will ship all items in an insured package or registered letter on Priority Mail and provide a tracking number. Exceptions may apply in times of international crisis, such as pandemic or war!

Handling, worldwide shipping and insurance are included in our prices! Few Corona related exceptions may apply!
RL - 471
Beige, Brown
Post 1950

Hildegard’s Toy Emporium

Steiff Young Lion Hand Puppet with button, wool plush rare 1949 to 54 produced only

~ $197

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