CHAPTER 1 - FORGOTTEN AND FOUND
Once Upon A Time Bears
come to you
sprinkled with love
Scents of lavender
clean & prettily wrapped with a lavender bag
MISS MARTHA - CHILTERN BEAR C1920/30
She could have gone on the Stage or been in Silent movies with her beautiful looks if her parents would have allowed it but because she was the eldest bear in the family she had to stay at home and help look after all her younger brothers and sisters in the hug and back in those days bears tended to have rather big families and there were 12 little bears in all to feed , clothe and look after !
However Martha has never begrudged staying at home to help her mother because she dearly loved all her little brothers and sisters and they all adored her too!
Miss Martha is a proper little sweetheart of a Chiltern bear dating to C1920/30. She is of a style you don't see too often also making her all the more adorable !
She measures approximately 14" when she stands upright and bear footed and her sitting down height is approximately 10" to the tip of her ears.
Miss Martha is softly stuffed with kapok to her body and limbs and wood wool to her head making her a lovely little cuddle of a bear.
Little Miss Martha has retained her original clear glass eyes and nose and mouth stitching perfectly.
She has a fair to light dusting of her original long golden wavy mohair left on her body these days as some of it has been loved and hugged away over the years but we can always forgive a bear for this cant we?
Her paws and foot pads are all covered still in their original velvet material and her foot pads are card lined. She has had a couple of tiny discreet stitches at the wrists where the velvet meets and this is quite hard to see really and is not really detrimental or worrying.
She has kept most of her original black claw stitches losing just two along the way on her right paw.
Little Miss Martha is a quiet little bear these days because her press squeaker in her tummy is all pooped out but then what would one expect with twelve little bears all hugging her over the years!
She is a five-way jointed little bear and all her joints move well for her. She has had a couple of neat and tiny loving nurse stitches over the years to little bear wounds but nothing too serious or worrying to her, these are on the lower part of her tummy and inside on the top of right leg.
Miss Martha come dressed in her Old Vintage dress that she has always had because when you come from a large family of bears there isn't much money spare for new clothes it was always 'Hand me down's and 'Make do and mend!' in her family but she has tried to keep it looking nice . We have treated her to a little necklace and some silk ribbons which brought a little tear of joy to her eyes because treats were pretty seldom for her !
Her brothers and sisters have all left home now and Little Miss Martha is now looking for lodgings and love !
REF B857 SORRY I HAVE BEEN ADOPTED
WE LOVE A HAPPY ENDING!
" THANK YOU LYNN FOR MAKING THE ADOPTION OF MY FIRST BEAR
SO EASY & SENDING HIM SO BEAUTIFULLY DRESSED "
MRS P (FEB 2017)
THANK YOU AGAIN FOR MY TWO LOVELY BEARS I CANT WAIT UNTIL THE NEXT IRRESISTIBLE BEAR COMES ALONG..... "
MRS G (MAY 2017)
" I FELL IN LOVE WITH MY FIRST BEAR FROM YOU AT FIRST SIGHT & NOW I AM EXCITED ABOUT GETTING MY NEXT ONCE UPON A TIME BEAR FROM YOU "
MISS N (MARCH 2017)