Here is a 10" brown mohair Steiff bear from the 1905-1908 era with shoe button eyes, 3 stitched claws on each paw, felt pads, horizontal brown stitched nose and wear on his nose. The bear is hip, shoulder & neck jointed. His mouth is worn off and his fiber stuffing shows through on his nose & muzzle.Stuffing is long wood shavings or a similar vegetable fiber.. He has a Steiff script button with under scored "f" as shown. Mohair is worn on his face. Arms are long and curved, legs are straight with large feet, ears are small and rounded.He has a small hump on his back. He has the signs of age and of being well loved.
1908 Brown 10 Inch Steiff Bear Shoe Button Eyes Steiff Button Wear