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Obama and Cameron exchange gifts

High-level visits to the White House often are accompanied with gifts -- hosts and guests do not come and depart empty-handed.

On Wednesday, the Obamas presented British Prime Minister David Cameron and his wife a souped-up Braten 1000 Series Grill, hand-made by Engelbrecht Grills and Cookers of Paxton, Ill.

The White House says the gift is to commemorate the Obamas' visit last May when both heads of state held a cook out for American and British military servicemen.

"An American classic, the wood and charcoal burning grill is customized with American and British friendship flags engraved into the utility shelf and a personalized plaque mounted on the exterior lid," reads a press release from the White House.

The grill, valued at $1,895, boasts cast-iron wheels, grates made from solid steel and sized to take whole logs.

This product is built to last claims the website, "Take care of this; you can pass it down to your grandkids."

Not to leave any details out, the grill comes with two White House chef jackets, embroidered with American and British flags and the Great Seal, and personalized with the Camerons' names on the front.

The Camerons gave their hosts a Dunlop table tennis table with UK and US flag bats. They said it's something the whole family could partake.

During the president's visit in 2011, Obama and Cameron paired up for a game of table tennis with students at the Globe Academy School in South London.

During a luncheon at the State Department on Wednesday, the prime minister joked about the exchange.

"I think we've got it slightly wrong because I've given him a table tennis table and he's given me a barbecue. But when you see us standing next to each other, it is quite clear that the person who needs to be exercising is the British prime minister, the person who needs the barbecue is the president of the United States."

Mrs. Obama gave Mrs. Cameron chamomile seeds from the White House garden, a custom candle and an original crystal honey vase with honey extracted from the South Lawn. On the front of the vase is hand-etched the words: "White House Honey."

Each of the three Cameron children received American-made bean bag chairs featuring the presidential seal with their names embroidered.

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