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TIgerWhat we call stuffed animals can be found under “pushes”, under FIGURINES.

These are European made, handcrafted animals—with more than 362 choices.

Things you’ll want to know:

Vat included means a tax levied on the difference between a commodity’s price before taxes and its cost of production. On this site, the price includes the Vat. The vat in the tiger above is 53 euros or almost $80.00. Again, it is included in the price. But the vat on shipping is not included.

Measurements: for example, the tiger above is 190 cm, converted to USA measurement, it is 74.8031496 inches. Or 6 feet, 3 inches.

To convert cm to inches, divide by 2.54

Or go to

Shopping: They use the easy BASKET shopping. To delete an item in your basket, place a quantity of 0(zero) in the quantity box, it will remove that item.

Price the tiger is 1168.00Euro (EUR). The USD (US dollar) price for the tiger is $1,746.744.

Almost every item has a discount voucher. The tiger above has a discount voucher of 117Euros—a savings of almost  $175.00.

Or guesstimate as you browse—every 10 euros is about $15.00 US dollars.

Payment: PayPal, Visa, MasterCard, American Express.

Shipping: pretty expensive. Check before you make the commitment, but then again, where else can you get a 6- foot tiger? See the story on this site called: My Venus by Bonnie —and you’ll be surprised about the costs. You may be better off ordering from this site.

Here are a few of the other things you’ll find (nothing shown here is to scale)

1 sculpture119 sculptural replicas most from British Museum

2 handmade doll141 European handmade dolls


86 games of strategy & chance, wooden puzzles and caroms4 toys

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