The Optimists

Gillian Trotter, Wiltshire UK

Hope To See You At Hugglets Winter BearFest 25th February , Stand 4 ,Kensington Town Hall, London 10.30 to 4pm

Exclusive Ruby Lane Member since 2005

Welcome to The Optimists, Selling Vintage Dolls, Teddy Bears and Soft Toys,


About The Optimists

Our Service Pledge
I aim to respond to all orders as quickly as possible certainly within 24 hours. Items Will Be Posted As Soon As Possible after I Receive Payment.
About Us
Welcome to The Optimists, I specialise in Vintage Cloth Dolls , Soft Toys and Teddy Bears. I have been a collector for over 45 years and in 2003 my book was published by Hobby House Press titled 'Norah Wellings Cloth Dolls and Soft Toys', unfortunately now out of print.

I try to list a mixture of Cloth Dolls and Soft Toys to my Shop. Please email if there is anything in particular you are looking for as not all items are listed.

Payment is due on invoice and will be re listed if not paid within 2 days. Paypal is the safest way to pay if you wish to be covered but please email if you are unable to do this so we can make other arrangements.

I do combine items for posting but you need to wait for your invoice before paying so I can change the cost. I do not charge for packing materials. I post in the United Kingdom with 1st class Recorded for items less than £50 and Next Day Delivery for items over £50.
International I post with Royal Mail International Signed For with Insurance. Certain Countries only have the choice of Tracking or Signed For in which case I will choose Tracked, unless you email me.

Based in the U.K I can assure you if you are an International Customer I am experienced in posting overseas.

I hope you enjoy looking at my stock and look forward to hearing from you in the future.

Happy Hunting