SEC FORM 13F-HR

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UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
FORM 13F

FORM 13F COVER PAGE

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Report for the Calendar Year or Quarter Ended: 09-30-2013
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This Amendment (Check only one.):    is a restatement.
   adds new holdings entries.
Institutional Investment Manager Filing this Report:
Name: STEEL PARTNERS HOLDINGS L.P.
Address: 590 MADISON AVENUE, 32ND FLOOR
NEW YORK, NY  10022
Form 13F File Number: 028-14001

The institutional investment manager filing this report and the person by whom it is signed hereby represent that the person signing the report is authorized to submit it, that all information contained herein is true, correct and complete, and that it is understood that all required items, statements, schedules, lists, and tables, are considered integral parts of this form.

Person Signing this Report on Behalf of Reporting Manager:
Name: Jack L. Howard
Title: President of General Partner of Reporting Manager
Phone: 212-520-2300
Signature, Place, and Date of Signing:
/s/ Jack L. Howard New YorkNY 11-13-2013
[Signature] [City, State] [Date]
Report Type (Check only one.):
X 13F HOLDINGS REPORT. (Check here if all holdings of this reporting manager are reported in this report.)
   13F NOTICE. (Check here if no holdings reported are in this report, and all holdings are reported by other reporting manager(s).)
   13F COMBINATION REPORT. (Check here if a portion of the holdings for this reporting manager are reported in this report and a portion are reported by other reporting manager(s).)
Form 13F Summary Page
Report Summary:
Number of Other Included Managers: 3
Form 13F Information Table Entry Total: 25
Form 13F Information Table Value Total: 388,360
(thousands)
List of Other Included Managers:
Provide a numbered list of the name(s) and Form 13F file number(s) of all institutional investment managers with respect to which this report is filed, other than the manager filing this report.
[If there are no entries in this list, state “NONE” and omit the column headings and list entries.]
No. Form 13F File Number Name
1 028-14563 SPH Group Holdings LLC
2 028-14887 SPH Group LLC
3 028-14886 Steel Partners Holdings GP Inc.

SEC FORM 13-F Information Table

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UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
FORM 13F

FORM 13F INFORMATION TABLE

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COLUMN 1 COLUMN 2 COLUMN 3 COLUMN 4 COLUMN 5 COLUMN 6 COLUMN 7 COLUMN 8
VALUE SHRS OR SH/ PUT/ INVESTMENT OTHER VOTING AUTHORITY
NAME OF ISSUER TITLE OF CLASS CUSIP (x$1000) PRN AMT PRN CALL DISCRETION MANAGER SOLE SHARED NONE
Ambassadors Group Inc COM 23177108 2,587 749,975 SH   OTR 1, 2, 3 0 749,975 0
Anaren Inc COM 32744104 1,188 46,576 SH   OTR 1, 2, 3 0 46,576 0
API Technologies Corp COM 00187E203 4,170 1,423,161 SH   OTR 1, 2, 3 0 1,423,161 0
Basic Energy Services Inc COM 06985P100 1,264 100,000 SH   OTR 1, 2, 3 0 100,000 0
C&J Energy Services Inc COM 12467B304 201 10,000 SH   OTR 1, 2, 3 0 10,000 0
Chimera Investment Corp COM 16934Q109 2,765 909,700 SH   OTR 1, 2, 3 0 909,700 0
CST Brands Inc COM 12646R105 298 10,000 SH   OTR 1, 2, 3 0 10,000 0
Forbes Energy Services Ltd COM 345143101 16,943 3,635,789 SH   OTR 1, 2, 3 0 3,635,789 0
GENCORP INC COM 368682100 67,021 4,180,997 SH   OTR 1, 2, 3 0 4,180,997 0
HANDY & HARMAN LTD COM 410315105 172,550 7,228,735 SH   OTR 1, 2, 3 0 7,228,735 0
iGo Inc COM 449593201 1,843 612,457 SH   OTR 1, 2, 3 0 612,457 0
Invesco Dynamic Credit Opportu COM 46132R104 2,165 168,378 SH   OTR 1, 2, 3 0 168,378 0
MODUSLINK GLOBAL SOLUTIONS COM 60786L107 17,758 6,481,185 SH   OTR 1, 2, 3 0 6,481,185 0
NATHAN'S FAMOUS INC COM 632347100 23,511 445,456 SH   OTR 1, 2, 3 0 445,456 0
Nature's Sunshine Products Inc COM 639027101 664 34,912 SH   OTR 1, 2, 3 0 34,912 0
Noble Corp COM 655044105 525 13,900 SH   OTR 1, 2, 3 0 13,900 0
Nuance Communications Inc COM 67020Y100 187 10,000 SH   OTR 1, 2, 3 0 10,000 0
Oil States International Inc COM 678026105 517 5,000 SH   OTR 1, 2, 3 0 5,000 0
Parker Drilling Co COM 701081101 1,147 201,150 SH   OTR 1, 2, 3 0 201,150 0
SELECTICA INC COM 816288203 2,312 415,750 SH   OTR 1, 2, 3 0 415,750 0
Skullcandy Inc COM 83083J104 3,095 499,600 SH   OTR 1, 2, 3 0 499,600 0
SL INDS INC COM 784413106 24,324 994,840 SH   OTR 1, 2, 3 0 994,840 0
STEEL PARTNERS HLDGS L P LTD PRTRSHIP U 85814R107 38,334 2,552,201 SH   OTR 1, 2, 3 0 2,552,201 0
Superior Energy Services Inc COM 868157108 1,878 75,000 SH   OTR 1, 2, 3 0 75,000 0
Transocean Ltd COM H8817H100 1,113 25,000 SH   OTR 1, 2, 3 0 25,000 0