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Details about  Lesley & The Bears OOAK Antiqued Mohair Artist Bears. Timmy & Winston.

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16 May, 2014 15:11:04 BST
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14 & 6 inches

Timmy & Winston


When bears were our very best friends...........................

I am very pleased to introduce you all to

Timmy And Winston

I have always had a true passion for designing and creating much loved bears as I believe that they are the essence of what teddy bears are all about, warm memories and a special security.

This is Timmy and Winston the brother bears and they are two of my much loved aged antiqued bears that looks as though they have just been rescued from an old long forgotten toy box. I hope that you like them as they are rather special :0)


Timmy weighs in at a rather respectable 913 grams and measures 14 inches high from his paws to his ears and sits at 8 inches due to his care worn little body. 

Timmy really is a very special and endearing bear being one of my older style care worn bears.

I decided to create a much smaller range of one of a kind bears to remind us of our own childhood bears who if you were anything like me went absolutely everywhere with us including down to the bottom of the garden to help make mud pies along with the occassional picnic :0)

Timmy has lovely black Antique English boot button eyes which I feel is very important in keeping with traditional bears. 

 His nose and mouth have been hand embroidered in vintage chocolate waxed cottons.

I have lovingly created and hand crafted Timmy from a lovely wispy sparse German mohair which I have extensively colourwashed and very carefully aged giving him his unique antiqued appeal & texture.

Timmy retains approximatley 70% of his mohair and I would describe his colour as a bit of a muddy puddle backing with wisps of grubby silvery grey fur.  

His paws and pads are created from a nice chocolate faux leather replicating replacement pads that you sometimes find on very old bears.

 He is traditionally five way jointed.

Timmy is perfectly stuffed and weighted with steel shot in a very exacting way allowing his head to sit naturally onto his chest and enhancing his rotund little tummy just as you would expect to find in a very old much loved care worn bear, he also has a nice traditional hump. 

He has a very old traditional style head giving him a nice distinctive long snout.

He has long old fashioned hockey stick arms which are weighted enabling him to hug you when he is picked up.


Winston is Timmy's little brother and measures a very tiny 6 inches high and sits at 3.5 inches.

He weighs in at 212grams and sits perfectly in the palm of your hand :0)

Winston is created from the same wispy mohair as Timmy and has little black glass eyes.

He has an embroidered nose and mouth in chocolate vintage waxed cottons and is traditionally five way jointed and weighted with steel shot.

Winston has a nice little pronounced hump and a rotund little tummy and his paws and pads are created from the same chocolate faux leather as his brother Timmy bringing his look together nicely.

Everything I designed and created with Timmy & Winston is in keeping with very old traditional hugs from a time long since passed.   

These really charming old time brother bears have taken many hours of careful designing and hand crafting capturing the essence of a time when bears were an extremely important part of the family and our very best friends.

They would make the perfect addition to your collection and would be a great choice for either Antique or Artist Bear collectors.

Timmy & Winston come complete with their sewn in tags, swing tags and certificates of authenticity signed by myself.  

 As with all of my bears they are collectors items and is therefore unsuitable for very young children.

Timmy & Winston's post and packing within the UK is FREE fully insured delivery.

International buyers please email me for your correct postage costs and delivery options.

Thank you for taking the time to view them I know that they really appreciate your time :0)

Please feel free to email me with any questions you may have it is always nice to hear from you

Warmest regards to you all

Lesley & The Bears

Member of The Guild Of Master Bearcrafters





Payment via Paypal only thank you. If you have any questions then please feel free to email me I am always happy to help. Thank you.

Items will be shipped upon clearance of payment. I always retain proof of posting. For other postal options please contact me. Local pickup is available for you. All of my bears are packaged safely and securely they are fully tracked during transit and carry full insurance for shipping. If you have any questions with regards to shipping then please feel free to email me.

Hello, my name is Lesley and I have been a Bear Artist for over 20 years and in the heart of the sleepy Norfolk countryside my Teddy Bears and other creations are born. Each of my new hugs are individually designed and lovingly handcrafted by myself to very exacting standards paying special attention to the finest details and finished to reflect their very own personality and character. All of my bears are one of a kind creations using only the very finest materials and mohairs. I am always delighted to work on commissions for any occasion and will happily work with you to create your very own new hug. Please feel free to email me. Warm regards to you all Lesley & The Bears.

Please feel free to contact me with any questions you may have about my bears as it is always nice to hear from you.

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