This 17 inch tall 1995German bear was manufactured Steiff in a limited edition of 3500. This bear is number 2281. The Rose Compass bears were made to commemorate women with “talent, tenacity, technical ability and a spirit of teamwork…They are a symbol of all that is best about America.” The rose mohair curly wool fur bear is jointed at the neck, shoulders, and hips. She has wool felt paw pads, glass eyes, and an embroidered nose and muzzle. She also wears a 24 Karat gold plated compass rose. Compass roses were used by sailors in the 1300s to navigate the seas. This bear is in excellent original unplayed with condition and comes with her original box, certificate, cloth tags, and Steiff ear button.
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