Incredible original antique elephant pull toy made by the renowned Steiff company founded in 1880. The company patented their button in ear trademark in 1905, due to many impostors selling fakes.. This Steiff elephant is in very good condition for its age and taking into consideration that it is a toy. If you research Steiff buttons, you will see that our button is .4 mm, is iron and has some remnants of nickel plating. With a nice patina on its carriage or cart, you can quickly tell that this Steiff elephant is the holy grail of antique toys. This wonderful antique toy would make the perfect gift for any Steiff Collector or animal lover worldwide. Do not miss this special find.