size: 42 cm // 16,54 inch
limited edition in pieces: 500 pieces
Napoleon I (1769-1821) Emperor of the French
Napoleon was born on the Corsican island named Napoleone Bonaparte. Becauseof his military successes he was soon noted and became the authoritativepolitician in France. 1804 he crowned himself to Emperor of France andestablished the military predominance of France in Europe. His trial to subjugateRussia failed in 1812. This caused his overthrow in 1813/14. Napoleon wasbanished to the island of Elba. In 1815 his return to France succeeded. Hetried anew to takeover a durable control. But Napoleon had to endure a bigdefeat near Waterloo in the fight against the English and Prussian forcesunder the leadership of both generals Wellington and Blücher. Napoleonbecame a prisoner. He died 1821 in British captivity on the Island St. Helenain the South Atlantic.
Although Emperor of France, he never could deny his Italian roots. His ambitionto found his own dynasty failed.
Mohair is made from one of nature`s finest sources for natural fiber,the Angora goat. This special fur is very long and naturally wavy. When sheared(this usually occurs twice a year) it is called mohair. The term "mohair"is derived from the Arabian word "Muhayar" which literally means "the fabricof goat hair". Despite the name similarity there is no relation to the Angorarabbit.
The collection of this noble hair does not require any animals to beharmed!
Angora goats are a delicate animal and are very sensitive to temperaturechange. This requires a dependable mild climate. Summers not so hot thatthe meadows dry out and winters not too cold. In the entire world there areonly three regions that consistently meet these ideal conditions: Texas,USA, South Africa and Turkey.
The fur of the Angora go at is naturally white, curly and shiny. Itsfibers have a remarkable strength when made into a pile fabric. Thesecharacteristics together with the noble appearance, silky feel and sheenmake mohair one of the finest fibers offered by nature.
About the manufacturer HERMANN-Spielwaren, Coburg / Germany
HERMANN-Spielwaren, now located in Coburg-Cortendorf / Germany, is one of the oldest still existing Teddybear companies worldwide. Founded 1920 in Neufang near Sonneberg / Thuringia the history goes back to the year 1913, when Max Hermann manufactrued his first Teddybear together with his brother Arthur and his sister Adelheid.
The company is famous for there extraordinary designs, there craftmanship, there exclusive small editions and that each bear, made in Coburg / Germany is a own personality. Each bear is made by highskilled longtime employees, many of them work over 10 years for HERMANN-Spielwaren.
Each wellknown teddybear book features the designs and also the Teddybear magacines are in close contact the the company for new styles. Des Chef-Designer is Ulla Hermann, granddaughter of the founder. Her Teddybears won famous Awards, like the TOBY Industry?s and Public?s Choice Award, the Golden Teddy Award or the TED worldwide Award.
This Product was added to our catalogue on 01/03/2022.