original box reads #0158/17 as well as #406607 (this was during the transition to 6 digit EAN ID numbers.) made of finest mohair creme whitefully (5x) jointed by means of metal snapsshiny black shoe button eyes with squeakerwith wool felt padssurface washable limited edition of 5,000 pieces worldwide in 1989this is #5,000 / 5,000 (!)stuffed with wood shavings (excelsior)with gold plated "Button in Ear"17 cm / 6.8 inchesCaution: This product is not a toy and is intended for adult collectors only.
The Steiff "Snap-A-Part Teddy” is a replica of a 1908 prototype. His head and limbs are attached with chromed metal snaps, and can be removed and re-arranged! The replica came out in 1989 as a Limited Edition of 5,000. This bear is #5000 of 5000, so he is the very last one ever made! The serial number appears on the back of his ear tag as well as the certificate. He is mint in the original box.