2001 Letters
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We have for sale a number of retired and current special  PenDelfin pieces, including SANDIE the WELSH  COLOURWAY.

All pieces are boxed and in mint condition.

See a list of available pieces here.

 

WELSH COLOURWAY WELSH COLOURWAY WELSH COLOURWAY WELSH COLOURWAY

For more information.

We'll get back to you as soon as possible.

 

SANDIE THE WELSH COLOURWAY. Check our price list of special and retired  PenDelfin pieces.

 

Here are some Collectors' emails we received in 2001.

 

 

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Anyone interested in THIS? ANY OFFERS?                              
Hi my name is wendy and i have a kipper tie father and second edition mother, im wanting to sell them but dont know how much for!! they are both in excellent condition, complete with stickers, can you give me a rough idea?
thanks wendy.From: andi.smiffy33@btinternet.com

EMAI US... IF THERE IS SOMETHING YOU CANNOT FIND...

DESPERATELY SEEKING ROSA ...

Firstly I must congratulate you on your fantastic website, well done! I have e-mailed you because I need your help. I have been collecting  PenDelfin for over 3 years now, and for the last 2 years I have been desperately trying to find Rosa. Has anybody got her in mint condition? Also I have only been a member of  PenDelfin Family Circle for 1 year, but I am eager to collect all previous Pieces of the Year and Membership pieces. If anybody has either Rosa or membership/pieces of the year that they are willing to sell can they please contact me on the address below.

Many thanks and fingers crossed!!

Sally XXX  funkychickting@talk21.com

WAIT.. THERE IS MORE...

Dear Stel

Thanks for your e-mail, I would love it if you could post my plea for Rosa on your website!

My location in the universe is Sunny Sheffield, so postage cost for any pieces I may wish to buy shouldn't be too much.

Once again many thanks for your help, and hopefuly I should hear something soon.

Regards

Sally

funkychickting@talk21.com

CAN YOU HELP Martin & Natalie?

Hello!
   When my wife was a little girl, in the early to mid 70s, she collected  PenDelfin rabbits - she has several rabbits (and what looks like a  PenDelfin bear!).  We don't know if they're retired, still being made, or anything at all about them, actually!  Could you give me some pointers to go by to identify what we have?
 
The names underneath are (except the bear, which doesn't have one):
Dodger, Phumf, The Trumper, Maud, Robert, Muncher, Rocky, Pond, Barney, Piano and plant, Wakey.
     Many thanks.

Posted by martin.natalie@virgin.net 14/8/01

Our Reply: We don't think there was ever a  PenDelfin Bear. Please email us a picture if you can. All others pieces are now retired and are worth a "bob or two". Click on this link for info:  PenDelfin Collectors Handbook.

WANTED: Millennium Queens and Welsh Sandies.

From:  Myladymusee@aol.com

 

Sent: 13/08/01

Subject: Millennium Queen

Do you have  PenDelfin Millenium Queen? Price? Shipping charges?
Thank you, Suzan Smith

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Sent: 14/08/01

Subject: Sandie, the Welsh Colourway

Hello,
Thank you for the info on M Queen. I live in the Atlanta Georgia USA area.  
Do you still have any Welsh Sandies for sale?
Thank you, Suzan Smith

 

Our Reply: Sorry but we have none in Stock. Any pieces out there FOR SALE? Email Suzan.

Found  this enjoyable letter on a web site (June 2001) and took the liberty to present it here...

 

I would just like to thank everyone who organised the event in Wales this weekend. Iam sure that you will all agree that it was really well run. I know that my husband and I had a really great time and made some lovely new friends.

Hi there to Marie and Alan, Mavis and Ron and Margaret and her dog Taz (such a cute dog)

Anyway see you all at the Auction in Burnley in October. Happy bunny collecting in the meantime.

 

Bev and Matt.

 

Posted by bev.mattnelson@tesco.net

IT WAS NEARLY A CENTURY AGO......

From: WARREN COOK [warrencook@mediaone.net]

Sent: Thursday, June 28, 2001 6:29 PM
To: the-welsh-colourway@porthcawl.freeserve.co.uk
Subject: sandie, the welsh colourway

HELLO

AM VERY INTERESTED IN PURCHASING SANDIE, THE WELSH COLOURWAY FOR MY WIFE. SHE IS FROM BERMUDA AND WAS ORIGINALLY WAS STARTED ON THE COLLECTION BY HER GRANNY. HER GRANNY WAS BORN IN WALES AND MOVED TO BERMUDA AS A LITTLE GIRL. IF THERE ARE ANY AVAILABLE, I WOULD GREATLY APPRECIATE ANY INFORMATION AS WHERE TO PURCHASE.

THANK YOU, WARREN COOK

IT WAS NEARLY A CENTURY AGO......

 

 

 

A very touching letter.

We requested more information on the WELSH GRANNY and here is the reply.

Can any of our Welsh Collectors associate with it? It will be also interesting to know the names of any early pieces and possibly rare pieces the COOK family might have.

HELLO STEL

I AM NOT SURE WHERE IN WALES "GRANNY BUTTERFIELD " WAS FROM.  BUT FAMILY LEGEND HAS HER MOVING TO BERMUDA IN THE EARLY 1900'S.  HER SURNAME WAS HOWELLS, I THINK.  SHE  PASSED QUITE A FEW YEARS AGO AND SO HAS MY WIFE'S DAD, SO THINGS ARE A LITTLE FOGGY WITHOUT ANYONE TO ASK. WE HAD NOT BEEN ACTIVELY SEEKING  PenDelfinS OVER THE LAST FEW YEARS DUE TO OUR OWN "LITTLE BUNNIES".  BUT  I WAS ABLE TO FIND "GRAN" RECENTLY FOR MY WIFE AND IT HAS STARTED THE BALL ROLLING AGAIN.  WE HAVE OVER 100 IN THE COLLECTION, BUT I AM SURE MY WIFE WILL TREASURE "WELSH SANDIE" AS WELL AS "GRAN" A LITTLE MORE

THANK YOU FOR ALL OF YOUR HELP

WARREN COOK

P.S. FEEL FREE TO USE ANY OF MY WRITINGS ON YOUR " PenDelfin LOVERS CORNER" AS YOU WISH.

From: Colin Millington CRMillington@compuserve.com

Sent: Friday, June 15, 2001 2:27 AM

Subject: EVENT DAY

 

Just a short note to say how much we enjoyed your  PenDelfin Event Day last Saturday. You certainly had a large response and we understand some started queuing as early as 8am.

The new Welsh Sandie has been given a new home and has now settled in with her friends and so far no fights or squabbles.

 

In 1928 my parents were working at the Rest Bay Convalescent Home and visiting you gave me my first opportunity to see where they first met all those years ago.

 

Once again many thanks for a wonderful day.

 

Sincerely

 

Colin and Brenda Millington

BEWARE OF PENDELFIN COPIES......

From: Dawn A.

Sent: Tuesday, June 12, 2001 11:41 PM
Subject:  PenDelfin rabbit weeping

Hello there,I have been reading your website with interest.  I have attached a photo of a rabbit I have at the moment, can you tell me if it is  PenDelfin, and if so the name of the piece? Thank you so much for taking the time to read my message, Best wishes, Dawn  

OUR REPLY...I am afraid it is not a  PenDelfin. We believe the picture shows a WOODLANDER piece, made in the 80ís, in an attempt to copy the  PenDelfin rabbits.  PenDelfin pieces are in general less dense (lighter) and their design tends to be more smooth (not too many surface anomalies). Thank you for visiting our web. Regards, Stel.

Thank you so very much for taking the time to reply.  It is greatly appreciated.  Congratulations on your website, I enjoyed my "visit", Best wishes Dawn.

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