made of finest mohair sand 5-way jointed with growler with black boot button eyes with gold embroidered rust red bow “1908-2008” stuffed with synthetic filling material limited edition of3,000 pieces with gold-plated underscored "Button in Ear" 28 cm / 11.2 inches surface washable brand new with attached numbered certificate of origin CAUTION! This product is not a toy and is intended for adult collectors only. UPC: 4001505037221 A Teddy bear that can move his head, arms and legs -is indeed a revolutionary invention by Steiff over 115 years ago. But a bear that can "talk"? This was held to be impossible for many years until Paul Steiff finally succeeded in giving the world-famous and universally loved Steiff Teddy bears a voice of their own. The first ever Teddy bear to have a growl -a tilt growler with a sonorous humming noise- was presented to trade visitors and Teddy bear enthusiasts at the Leipzig Toy Fair in 1908. Since that great moment, the friendly Teddy bears from Steiff have been enjoying soul-bearing conversations with their proud owners for 100 years now. To pay tribute to this great innovation, the creative developers at Steiff have marked the 100th Anniversary of the growler in 2008 with something new and very special: an Anniversary Collection of three Teddy bears in different colors: Paul the Growling Bear. This lovable long-pile mohair bear comes in three colors -gold, golden brown and sand- and is the baby brother of the Teddy bear replica of 1908. To mark the 100th anniversary of the growler, he sports a rust-red silk bow-tie "bearing" the years 1908 and 2008 embroidered in gold-colored thread. His authentic character and appealing growl make this Limited Edition a much sought-after item among collectors and enthusiasts. Just like the Original Teddy bear from 1908, this treasured Steiff Replica proudly wears a gold-plated underscored button!