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Just found your wonderful blog on the internet. And I am happy that I can clarify the mystery over the name of Revue Susi for you.
Revue was a German people-magazine from 1946 to 1966. Its mascot dog was Susi. But I believe that Susi was a dachshund (as there was a prize winning game, where you could win a sibling of Susi and the dog to be won was a dachshund!).
In the attachment you can see a picture of Susi on the front cover of the magazine.”
Best collector wishes from Germany, Claudia”
Claudia, on behalf of all the Steifflife readers, many thanks for this wonderful information on Revue Susi and the delightful magazine cover showing her probable namesake! What an interesting story! Steiffgal is certain that everyone would agree that this photogenic pup certainly lives up to her the covergirl (Steiffgal means cover dog!) legacy.
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