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Hampton Bears

Joined Jun 14 2010
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Your Full Name

Lynda Hampton

Location / Country

Kangaroo Island, South Australia

Website Address


Etsy Address


Are you a Doll or Teddy bear artist or maker?

Doll and bear artist

If you are an artist or bear maker what type of bears do you design and make?

I like to make antique style dolls and bears.

How long have you made bears or dolls?

25 years

Are you a Teddy Bear collector?


How many Teddy Bears does your hug hold?


What attracts you to a new Teddy Bear the most?

antique aged bears

Describe what your dream Teddy Bear would be and look like.

I love the look of Antique bears. In particular the early Steiff bears with their gorgeous faces, long limbs and hump backs. 

Are you a Doll Collector?


How many Dolls does your collection hold?


What attracts you to a new Doll the most?

Antique style

Describe what your dream Doll would be and look like.

An original antique Izannah Walker. They are cloth painted dolls from the mid 1800s made in the US. I also love the Queen Anne dolls from the late 1700s to the early 1800s.

Describe when and why you started to collect Dolls or Teddy Bears.

I've been a collector for many years, but limit my collection nowadays to about a dozen dolls and bear.

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