All felt character doll (43 cm) with inset mohair wig, moustache and shoe-button eyes. Wearing removable mohair plush Eskimo suit with attached flannel mittens, fur boots and a high collar.
This extremely rare Steiff doll was produced to commemorate the polar explorer Robert E. Peary's historic expedition to the North Pole.We have only seen one other example of this doll in the Steiff Archives in Germany. Note: the Steiff Polar Bear is listed separately. The 2nd photo is the official listing of this doll the "Steiff Sortiment" Book - Volume 1. The item "Steiff Doll Extremely Rare Circa 1909-1910" is in sale since Tuesday, April 16, 2019. This item is in the category "Dolls & Bears\Bears\Steiff".
The seller is "1976dolls" and is located in Bennington, Vermont. This item can be shipped worldwide.