5C. 2pm. Saturday 8th 2022 October. - Rebekah Kaufman


Please book here if you wish to purchase 1 seminar only. Otherwise when you have chosen your seminars go to a package at the bottom of the page which are cheaper.

Seminar Options. At 2pm you may choose from three options. This one being:-

2pm  Rebekah Kaufman -  “Fulsome, Fuzzy, and Feminine: Steiff’s 1920s-era Aesthetic.”

There are several prices of seminars

Lunch is not included in these tickets but can be found in a number places in the hotel.

Weekend ticket £225 to include 6 seminars, the Gala dinner plus a very early entry (9.45am) 

Weekend ticket £215 to include 5 seminars, the Gala dinner plus a very early entry (9.45am)

Weekend ticket £205 to include 4 seminars, the Gala dinner plus a very early entry (9.45am)

Lunch is not included in any tickets but can be found in a number places in the hotel

£80 for 6 seminars, £70 for 5 seminars, £60 for 4 seminars

£50 for 3 seminars, £35 for 2 seminars, £20 for one seminar 

You may choose a maximum of 6 speakers from those listed. The plan for the day is as follows:

Welcome, registration and coffee

Seminars are 10am 11am 12noon, 1pm, 2pm and 3pm,

Please choose from the options below:-

Session 1.10am-11am. 1A or 1B or 1C

Session 2.11 -12noon. 2A or 2B or 2C

Session 3. 12noon-1pm. 3A or 3B or 3C

Session 4. 1pm-2pm. 4A or 4B or 4C

Session 5 2pm-3pm 5A or 5B or 5C

Session 6 3pm-4pm 6A 

We are delighted to welcome all our special guests. What a treat!


Rebekah Kaufman

Rebekah Kaufman is a 3rd generation Steiff enthusiast and is on the board of UFDC's Doll Study Club of Boston and Doll Collectors of America. Her collection of button-in-ear treasures numbers north of 2,000 and focuses on examples from 1905 to 1944, uncatalogued rarities, cloth dolls, and display animals. 

Rebekah worked for many years as the club manager for Steiff in the United States.  Through the end of 2017 she was Steiff’s North American archivist, where she identified and valued vintage Steiff on behalf of the company.

Rebekah is a regular contributor to numerous publications, including DOLLS, Doll News, The Steiff Club Magazine, Worthpoint, and Kovels on Antiques and Collectibles.  She has been a featured presenter at venues including the London International Antique Doll, Teddy Bear, and Toy Fair; United Federation of Doll Clubs' conventions; the debut online Virtual Doll Convention; and numerous regional and national museums. Her award winning blog, My Steiff Life, is updated weekly and focuses on vintage Steiff finds, Steiff antiquing and travel adventures, international Steiff happenings, and the legacy and history of the Steiff company.

Rebekah has consulted for HGTV, CBS (Inside Edition), History.com (Pawn Stars), E! Entertainment, the BBC, and the radio program The Antiques Airshow. Her industry, auction house, and media engagements have included Teddy Dorado, Christies, James D. Julia, Morphy Auctions, F.A.O. Schwarz, The Boston Center for Adult Education, The Strong National Museum of Play, The Questers, The Reading Society of Craftsmen, The Boston Globe, Bloomberg, Town and Country, and The Huffington Post, and many others.