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Goebel #510 Tan Yorkshire Terrier Dog Figurine


Yorkshire Terriers, known also as "Yorkies," They are terriers and are brave, and energetic. It's one of the most popular breeds according the AKC®.

Yorkies travel well and make great pets.  Their long coat requires regular brushing. Coat on the body is long and straight. The hair on the head is tied with a bow in the center.

Tan coloration: Tan hair is darker at the roots than in the middle, and lighter tan at the tips. There should be no black hair mixed with the tan.

This is the Goebel #510 figurine of a tan/brown Yorkie. Pretty green bow on her head. Goebel sticker is missing but it's impressed "510" on the back. No cracks or chips. Measures 2" tall x 2-1/2" long.

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Carved Wood and Leather Miniature Pig

Our dear friend, the domestic pig.  They say they are clean animals, yet their pens on the farm are filthy.  Maybe they would be cleaner if they lived in a cleaner pen.  Usually, a group of pigs live in a family, consisting of the mother and her piglets.  The males are solitary by nature.  Eating vegetation and grasses all day, a treat of fruit like apples makes them very happy.

They have superior smell but have poor vision.  They won't recognize you until you're practically right on top of them.  But if you talk to them before getting too close, they'll recognize your voice.  They make great pets, granted they have a large pen and lots of attention.  They are very social animals.

Here is a miniature wooden pig. The wood is striped and is very lightweight. He has leather ears and tiny tail. 

Black bead eyes and marked Japan on the bottom. He measures 1-1/2" tall x 2" long.


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