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BERLIN - Steiff Teddy 1906 Replica

“This is one special heirloom teddy. Heritage toy manufacturer, Steiff, have created an exquisite replica of their first 1906 teddy. Made from soft mohair, the bear will make a fine addition to their collection.”

Anne Raber, Hotel de Rome Head concierge

LONDON - Hornby Country Flyer Train Set

“Quintessentially British, this Hornby Train Set marries wonderful craftsmanship with a rich history. A replica of the Country Flyer train, the locomotive comes with a coach, wagon and oval train track.”

David Young, Brown’s Hotel Head concierge

EDINBURGH - Kinloch Anderson bespoke kids kilt

“As the Queen’s kilt makers, Kinloch Anderson produce Highland dress of distinction. Give them something truly personal with a bespoke, made-to-measure kilt in your own chosen tartan.”

David Musk, The Balmoral Head concierge

ROME - Bartolucci handcrafted wooden rocking horse 

“Artisanal Italian toymakers, Bartolucci have been crafting traditional, timelessly elegant wooden toys since 1932. This charming rocking horse will captivate small children for hours.”

Sebastian Lombardi, Hotel de Russie Head concierge

ST PETERSBURG - Shusha Fairy Tale Toys

“Inspired by early 20th century Russian art, Shusha create stunning toys that enliven imaginations. From Little Red Riding Hood to an Evil Queen, this set of beloved fairy tale personalities will encourage them to tell their own stories.”

Olga Molchanova, Hotel Astoria Head concierge

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