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Classic toy store hosts exclusive Steiff event

Classic toy store hosts exclusive Steiff event

Classic toy store hosts exclusive Steiff event

Oktoberfest means celebrating all things German, and the crew at Kits & Kaboodle loves all things STEIFF!

Teneen Dobbs, Owner, Kits & Kaboodle Classic Toys, tells us more about an upcoming event:

What is Steiff? oldest and most exclusive brand of plush toys and collectibles / intricate airbrushing and hand finishing

Margarete Steiff started company over a century ago and believes “only the best is good enough for our children”

What Makes the Brand So Special?

Steiff invested th Teddy bear in 1902
-Both vintage and new Steiff items are considered highly collectibles and a good investment
-All Steiff plush animals are rigorously tested to ensure their safety
-Steiff items are passed from generation to generation as family heirlooms.

Steiff pieces have been visible on Antiques Roadshow & other TV shows and motion pictures.

Marketplace factors:
-Brand is often associated with Mercedes, Jaguar, Harrods, Harrods, and Lindt chocolates
Each collectible item comes with a button in the ear & a numbered certificate which adds value and exclusivity to the piece.

Steiff has two distinct lines of business
A. Collectibles: Animals made from mohair, alpaca, cotton velvet and most have a white ear tag indicating that the piece is limited edition.
B. Toys: A soft plush line of toys and novelties that are made from cuddly soft plush and most are fully washable and perfect for playpens and strollers.

Steiff Event – Thursday Oct. 24th from 10am-9pm

To learn more, visit:
Facebook: Kits & Kaboodle Classic Toys
Instagram: kitsandkaboodle


Colder and quiet rest of the week

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – A good 20° swing Wednesday morning with temperatures in the lower to mid 20s this morning with feel-like temperatures in the teens. it will be a clear start then brighter heading through the rest of the morning and the afternoon! Sunshine won’t help us out too much in terms of temperatures today. Daytime highs should warm to the upper 30s. Wednesday night will be a cold one with lows in the lower 20s with a partly cloudy sky.

Thursday will be another cold one with highs struggling to reach 30°. It’ll still be a bright one with a mostly to partly sunny sky. A slow warming trend will start Friday with highs warming to the upper 30s with a mixture of sun and clouds.

This weekend will be split with a chance of showers arriving late in the day Sunday. Highs will continue to warm to the mid-40s Saturday with a partly sunny sky. Clouds return Sunday with showers later in the evening and overnight. Rain will continue through Monday. Tuesday looks to be a dry day for now then showers should return by midweek with highs in the mid 40s.