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6/9/17 A Miss Koolawong has been added to the Collector Exchange.
5/24/17 A wonderful Rocking Ram has been added to the Collector Exchange.
4/1/17 Quite a few pieces acquired from a Kinser Collector have been added for sale to the Additional Inventory List
2/17/17 A Lola Skunk and a Gnome Tom Griswold have been added to the Collector Exchange.
1/23/17 A Bonny New Baby has been added to the Collector Exchange.
12/1/16 A Closet Beast II and a Closet Beastie Too was added for sale to the Additional Inventory List
10/13/16 A collector is looking for n Uncle Bumps...check out the In Search Of for details.
10/5/16 A whole passel of pieces (Lola, Ginny,Roquet, Athena, Sock Bandt, Alpaca Rat Holiday Bug, Backseat Ber, Debbie Dingle, Zoey, Felicity) have been added to the Collector Exchange.
9/19/16 Five excellent pieces (Sweetcakes, Fergus, Tiny Baby Fergie, Sly II, and Poupon) have been added to the Collector Exchange.
7/24/16 A Eunice, .com, Sock Bandit, and Mistress Faye have been added to the Collector Exchange.
6/1/16 A Sophie, Diedra, and Closet Beastie Too have been added to the Collector Exchange.
5/9/16 A Nutmeg has been added to the Collector Exchange.
1/14/16 A trio of Dotcom, Wishkeeper, and Dragon II Gulp have been added to the Collector Exchange.
1/5/16 A Closet Beast II and a Closet Beastie Too made their way off the Collector Exchange.
11/10/15 A wonderful Dumb Bill Troll and Tom's Toad have been added to the Collector Exchange.
3/24/15 A blue Sly Ubcreet has been added to the Collector Exchange.
1/28/15 A Closet Beast II and a Closet Beastie Too have been added to the Collector Exchange.
9/26/14 A collector is looking for a Miss Koolawong...check out the In Search Of for details.
8/25/14 I've updated the Private Reserve page with quite a few additional pieces from other private collections. There are some great pieces available!
4/3/14 A rare Phineas made out of Alpaca has been added to the Collector Exchange.
2/17/14 A T.R's Bear and a T.R.'s Bear's Honey have been added to the Collector Exchange.
8/27/13 A collector is looking for a Fergus and a Baby Fergie...check out the In Search Of for details.
7/25/13 A Gnome Tom, Tom's Toad, Max, and Pi Chi have been added to the Collector Exchange.
5/14/13 A Dumb Bill Troll has been added to the Collector Exchange.
4/21/13 A Sweetcakes has been added to the Collector Exchange and a collector is searching for an Uncle Bumps and/or a Little Molly's Bullfrog (check out the In Search Of for details)
2/23/13 A T.R.'s Bear has been added to the Collector Exchange.
1/21/13 A Honey Honey has been added to the Collector Exchange.
1/4/13 A collector is looking for a Gnome Tom and his Winter Suit as well as an Uncle Bumps...check out the In Search Of for details.
12/12/12 A Nutmeg, Wee Tad, James, and Little Red Hen have been added to the Collector Exchange.
11/16/12 A Nutmeg, Wee Tad, Theodore James, Holiday Bug, Thaddeus, Sly, New Baby, McCormick, Daphne, Closet Beast II, and Baby Bear have been added to the Collector Exchange.
11/11/12 A Nutmeg, Ollie Ollie, Holiday Bug, Theodore James and Morning Star and Twinkles have been added to the Collector Exchange.
7/31/12 A Thaddeus and a Closet Beastie have been added to the Collector Exchange.
7/15/12 A collector is looking for someone who can repair a damaged Dumb Bill Troll face that was badly damaged by a puppy...check out the In Search Of for details.
6/28/12 A collector is searching for some of Charleen's frogs and toads...check out the In Search Of for details.
6/18/12 A New Baby Bear has been added to the Collector Exchange.
6/16/12 A collector is searching for a Gnome Tom Griswold and his Winter and Fancy Suits check out the In Search Of for details.
6/11/12 A collector is searching for a Rocking Ram check out the In Search Of for details.
5/11/12 A Wee Tad has been added to the Collector Exchange.
4/5/12 A collector is looking for a Sophie (Muse of Panic). If looking for a new home for your Sophie check out the In Search Of for details.
2/7/12 An early numbered Max has been added to the Collector Exchange.
10/28/11 A Tom'sToad has been added to the Collector Exchange.
8/3/11 A Fatty Patty has been added to the Collector Exchange.
7/27/11 A Blackberry, Nutmeg, and Baby Bunny have been added to the Collector Exchange.
7/19/11 A Tom's Toad has been added to the Collector Exchange.
3/24/11 A Closet Beast has been added to the Collector Exchange.
3/21/11 A T.R.'s Bear's Honey has been added to the Collector Exchange.
3/20/11 A collector is looking for a Sweet Dreamer Lucy and a Sophie. If looking for a new home for your Sophie or Lucy check out the In Search Of for details.
1/3/11 A Thaddeus has been added to the Collector Exchange.
12/7/10 A Gnome Tome and Sweetcakes have been added to the Collector Exchange.
11/15/10 A Maximilian has been added to the Collector Exchange.
8/11/10 A Theodore James has been added to the Collector Exchange.
7/30/10 The reclusive Closet Beast has been added to the Collector Exchange.
7/11/10 A large number of pieces have been added to the Collector Exchange.
7/11/10 A Fairy Godmother Opossum has been added to the Collector Exchange.
5/27/10 Some nice seasonal pieces, Brutus and an Alpaca Rat have been added to the Collector Exchange.
5/12/10 Some 'Sock'-related pieces have been added to the Collector Exchange.
5/4/10 A Thaddeus has been added to the Collector Exchange.
4/20/10 Six wonderful pieces have been added to the Collector Exchange.
3/11/10 A Eunice has been added to the Collector Exchange.
2/2/10 A Gnome Tom Griswold II and a Blue Sly Ubcreet have been added to the Collector Exchange.
1/1/10 A T.R's Bear's Honey has been added to the Collector Exchange.
11/23/09 A collector is looking for a Sweet Dreamer Lucy. If looking for a new home for your Lucy check out the In Search Of for details.
11/6/09 An Entire T.R's Bear's Family has been added to the Collector Exchange.
11/1/09 A Maximillian was added to the Collector Exchange.
11/1/09 A collector is looking for a Sophie (Muse of Panic). If looking for a new home for your Sophie check out the In Search Of for details.
10/11/09 A Closet Beast II was added to the Collector Exchange.
9/13/09 A Troll Garnock was added to the Collector Exchange.
8/23/09 A Gnome Tom Griswold II was added to the Collector Exchange.
6/17/09 A T.R.'s Bear's Honey was added to the Collector Exchange.
5/20/09 A Collector is looking for a Fergus. Check out the In Search Of page for more details.
4/30/09 A Gnome Tom Griswold was added to the Collector Exchange.
4/17/09 A Collector is looking for a Tiny Baby Fergie. Check out the In Search Of page for more details.
3/13/09 5 wonderful leather Gnomes/Toad/Trolls added to the Collector Exchange.
3/5/09 A collector is looking for an Uncle Bumps...see In Search Of for details.
2/16/09 3 of the After Dark Garden Club have been added to the Collector Exchange.
1/6/09 An Uncle Bumps has been addd to the Collector Exchange.
12/30/08 A Maximillian has been addd to the Collector Exchange.
12/5/08 Some collectors are looking for a T.R.'s Bear and also any of Charleen's Frogs or Toads. See the In Search Of page for more details.
10/25/08 A wonderful Rocking Ram was added to the Collector Exchange.
10/24/08 Some forgotten pieces were finally added to Charleen's Private Reserve. This is most likely the last of the additions to the reserve.
10/20/08 A Closet Beastie Too was added to the Collector Exchange.
10/10/08 A Fergus was added to the Collector Exchange.
7/30/08 A couple of amphibians were added to the Collector Exchange.
7/2208 A nice New Baby was added to the Collector Exchange.
5/13/08 A bunch of wonderful rodents were just added to the Collector Exchange.
5/9/08 Quite a number of pieces have been added to Charleen's Private Reserve. This is most likely the last of the additions to the reserve.
5/8/08 A bunch of beasts were just added to the Collector Exchange.
4/9/08 A collector is looking for Sophie, The Muse of Panic...see In Search Of for details.
3/29/08 A Honey Honey was just added to the Collector Exchange.
3/1/08 A Max was just added to the Collector Exchange.
2/26/08 Four classic Kinser pieces were just added to the Collector Exchange.
1/24/08 A rare Troll Garnock and a T.R.'s Bear were just added to the Collector Exchange.
12/15/07 See Charleen's creations in a new book: The Gnomes of Cape Cod - A New England Whaling Song.
12/9/07 A whole bunch MORE pieces from Charleen's Private Reserve have been put up for sale.
11/16/07 A whole bunch of pieces from Charleen's Private Reserve have been put up for sale.
11/6/07 A T.R.'s Bear was just added to the Collector Exchange.
9/29/07 We've had an extended email outage so if you sent us an email and didn't receive a response please resend it and we'll try to respond promptly.
10/16/06 Best Friends Charmane and Winnie just added to the Collector Exchange.
8/28/06 A Thaddeus P.J. Bear was just added to the Collector Exchange.
8/21/06 Two fantastic pieces just added to the Collector Exchange.
8/17/06 More great pieces just added to the Collector Exchange.
6/6/06 5 great pieces just added to the Collector Exchange.
4/6/06 A Maximillian hopped into the Collector Exchange just in time for Easter.
2/26/06 A collector is looking to adopt an Alpaca Rat and a Picky Paca Rat. See the In Search Of page for more details.
1/24/06 A White Mama Rabbit was added to the Collector Exchange.
12/29/05 Some pieces have been added to the Private Reserve List that were inadvertantly left off.
12/18/05 See Charleen's latest creation "The Castle" at her website
10/24/05 Some mice found their way to the Collector Exchange. Check them out.
7/17/05 Quite a nice collection of pieces have been added to the Collector Exchange. Check them out.
5/27/05 A collector is looking to adopt a Tom's Toad or Tom's Tiny Toad. See the In Search Of page for more details.
9/22/04 A number of pieces have been added to the Collector Exchange. Check them out now before they're gone!
8/25/04 A collector is looking for an Alpaca Rat and a Zoey. If you have or know of where they might find them please look at our In Search Of page for more details.
8/8/04 Some nice early examples of Charleen's work have been added to the Collector Exchange. An early T.R.'s Bear and a first edition of Gnome Tom Griswold.
2/15/04 A "Once-In-A-Lifetime" opportunity is upon us. See Charleen's Private Reserve of pieces up for sale.
1/7/04 Another Closet Beast has joined our Collector Exchange. See the Collector Exchange page for more details.
11/18/03 Stay tuned for some exciting news about a once in a lifetime opportunity for Kinser collectors. Be sure sign up on our mailing list to get the latest details!
7/28/03 A collector is looking for Xewe, a baby condor Charleen designed for a shop in California. See the In Search Of page for more details if you know where this collector can rescue a baby condor!
7/22/03 A Maximilian Rabbit has hopped onto our Collector Exchange.  See the Collector Exchange page for more details.
5/20/03 More wonderful Kinser pieces on our Collector Exchange.  See the Collector Exchange page for more details.
5/11/03 They're going fast! A few more designs have been SOLD OUT. Check the price list to see what we have left in stock.
2/14/03 More people searching for those elusive Kinser pieces (Maximilian, Ollie Ollie, Fatty Patty). Check out the In Search Of page for more details.
2/8/03 Some collectors are looking for High Pockets the Rabbit, Uncle Bumps (Little Tom's Big Toad) and Thaddeus. Check out the In Search Of page for more details.
12/9/02 A number of exciting pieces have been added to the Collector Exchange.  See the Collector Exchange page for more details.
9/30/02 Hurry before he hops away to a new home...There is an Erasmus Rabbit looking for a new home on the Collector Exchange.
9/5/02 Know of a Gnome Tom Griswold looking for a new home?  Please contact the collector looking to give Tom a new home through our In Search Of service.
9/1/02 We have a collector looking for an Erasmus Rabbit.  If you know where they can find one then please contact them through our In Search Of service.
4/29/02 Daphne DearMouse has been added to the Collector Exchange.  See the Collector Exchange page for more details.
4/22/02 A wonderful selection of pieces have been added to the Collector Exchange.  See the Collector Exchange page for more details.
4/11/02 A Maximilia is looking for a new home...check out our Collector Exchange page for more details.
3/27/02 3 more pieces looking for new homes (A Theodore James, Wee Tad, and Bill Troll's Pullet) .  Look at our Collector Exchange page for more details.
1/28/2002 Is there a piece you've always wanted but have hesitated to get...better act soon...we're selling out some of some pieces already.
1/28/2002 There are some new entries in our In Search Of page and our Collector Exchange.  Check them out.
12/13/2001 The wait is over...The Players are now here.  We have 3 of the first 13 matched sets.  See pictures here of one of the actual sets we have in stock.
12/7/2001 3 wonderful pieces looking for new homes (A Nanny Bear, Gnome Tom Griswold, and a Baby Bear) .  Look at our Collector Exchange page for more details.
12/1/2001 Dumb Bill Troll....Come out, Come out...wherever you are.  Look at our In Search Of page for more details.
10/29/2001 We've got another collector looking for a Gnome Tom's Winter Suit.  If you have one or know where to find one then please let them know.  Look at our In Search Of page for more details.
9/16/2001 There are some wonderful new photos from various collectors in the Collector Snapshots section...check them out and then send in your own.
9/15/2001 Charleen has received orders for all of the available Sophies.  We have quite a number on order so if you would like a Sophie then be sure to reserve one now before we run out.
9/11/2001 Our lives have been changed forever, but our spirit has only been strengthened.  

7/29/2001 A first edition Closet Beastie is looking for a new home.  Check out the Collector Exchange for more details.
7/24/2001 We've updated the pricelist and galleries to reflect what has been retired and what has been sold out.  We still have a number of retired pieces but they won't last long!
7/18/2001 Charleen's new web site is now up...check it out at www.CharleenKinserDesigns.com
7/18/2001 Sophie is now shipping!  If you're in need of a Muse of Panic let us know.
6/27/2001 We have a collector searching for the original alpaca version of Tag-along Louie.  If you know where there is then see our In Search Of page for more details.
6/11/2001 We have a Maximillian rabbit looking for a new home.  Check out the Collector Exchange for more details.
6/2/2001 We have a collector searching for an Uncle Bumps...do you know where they can find one?  They are willing to purchase or trade a Swooning Ginny Opossum for him.  See our In Search Of page for more details.
5/17/2001 Charleen has made an important announcement regarding the future direction of Charleen Kinser Designs.  Please read her letter at the following link: "A letter from Charleen".

If there are any of Charleen's pieces that you want to add to your collection be sure to let us know so that we can order extra inventory and have them in stock before production ends.  As always, we'll be happy to hold any items, with no obligation, until you're ready to purchase.

5/13/2001 Happy Mother's Day!  Sadie (Your Personal Dresser) page has been updated with her exact price and other specifications.
4/25/2001 Welcome Sophie (The Muse of Panic) and Sadie (Your Personal Dresser) to the family!  These are two new wonderful pieces from Charleen that will amaze you.  I don't have all of the specifics on Sadie at the moment but will get them soon.  They aren't shipping yet, but check back often to see when they're ready to make the trip to your home.  We'll gladly take reservations for Sophie and Sadie now so we can get them to your home as soon as possible.
4/25/2001 Little Molly's Bullfrog has started shipping.  At the moment all of the ones that we've received have gone to new homes, but we have many more on order.
3/27/2001 Charleen has a couple of new pieces that will be introduced soon.  Stay tuned for details.  
3/27/2001 A collector is searching for a Swooning Ginny Opossum.  Look at In Search Of... for more details.  
3/12/2001 Little Molly's Bullfrog's story is now available.  Look for him to hop into your home soon.  
3/12/2001 A number of items in the Collector Exchange have found new homes.  Don't miss your chance to provide some of these wonderful pieces a good home.  
2/25/2001 Some wonderful Rabbits (Ashley, Beatrice, & Dutch) have been added to the Collector Exchange as well as another Sweetcakes looking for a good home.  
2/25/2001 Sadly we must say goodbye to Gnome Tom Griswold II.  Our last Gnome Tom has been spoken for.  Gnome Tom is special to us because he was partially responsible for our name eGnome.  He'll be missed.  
2/6/2001 This Little Piggy went into retirement.  We still have some left, but Charleen will make no more.
2/6/2001 A Dumb Bill Troll and a Sweetcakes have been added to the Collector Exchange.  Do you know of a good home for them?
1/23/2001 Check out Little Molly's Bullfrog.  Charleen keeps amazing us with her toads and frogs.
1/23/2001 WARNING!!  Princess is getting close to selling out.  If you love cats you'll surely love Princess.  Don't let the opportunity to add her to your collection slip by.
1/23/2001 The Players are nearing game time.  So check back to see when they start shipping.  News is that they will come in a wonderful display box.
1/23/2001 We have more Holiday snapshots.  These photos are from a very special home where many Kinsers creatures hang their hat.
12/9/2000 Check out the snapshots we took at the Freehold Raceway Mall in New Jersey.  The holiday display was filled with Charleen's Bears!!
12/3/2000 Sad to say, but we're all sold out on Sweetcakes and T.R.'s Bear's Cub and they are no longer being made by Charleen.  If you really must have one contact us and we'll see if we can locate one for you at another retailer.
11/13/2000 Another T.R.'s Bear in the original style fur is looking for a new home.  Check out the Collector Exchange for details.
10/15/2000 See the new stories on The Players (Fred and Gwilym).  They should be shipping soon!!!
10/1/2000 Charleen's newest piece is a bullfrog and he's absolutely wonderful.  He a good size frog (a little smaller than Charleen's last amphibian - Uncle Bumps) and should sell for approximately $280.00.  He's made of a wonderfully soft leather with webbed feet and hand painted details...EXQUISITE!  Pictures will be coming soon!!
8/29/2000 Charleen has a new piece that she'll take the wraps off of soon.  Keep checking back for more information.
8/9/2000 A whole T.R.'s Bear Family (Dad, Mom, and Cub) are looking for a new home.  Check out the Collector Exchange for more information.  (9/20/200 - The whole family found a new home!!)
8/1/2000 Sadly, many pieces were retired at the end of July, but we still have inventory of most of the retired pieces.  See the pricelist for which pieces were retired.
6/11/2000 A Nanny Bear is looking for a new home.  Check out the Collector Exchange for more information.
5/31/2000 Scout the Happy Camper is Sold Out.  Many more pieces will be retired for good by the end of July so place your orders now for any "Soon To Be Retired" pieces.
4/18/2000 More photos have been added to our Collector Snapshots page.  More creatures have found new homes through our Collector Exchange.

Unfortunately Uncle Bumps has reached the end of his limited edition of 350 and we just sent our last one to a wonderful home.  If you just must have an Uncle Bumps then send us some email and we'll try to help you locate one at another retailer.

4/11/2000 Princess has started shipping!!  Her page has been updated with her story...check it out here.
4/7/2000 A T.R.'s Bear's Cub was added to the Collector Exchange...can you provide a good home for him?  He answers to "Hondo".  Also if you know of a Tom's Toad looking for a new home then we know of a good home for him...check out "In Search Of..." for more details.
4/4/2000 6 more Kinser pieces were added to the Collector Exchange...can you provide a good home for one of them?
3/19/2000 The pages displaying Charleen's 1999-2000 catalog have been reformatted.  Hopefully we've made them easier to browse.
3/9/2000 We just received updated information on Princess and The Players , Fred (Player One) and Gwilym (Player Two).  Check out their pages for more information.  Also note that The Players have new prices.
3/1/2000 We've been adding to our Collector Snapshots and our In Search Of pages.  We've also been busy updating the look of a lot of the pages and adding each creatures' story to their page along with more details about the piece.

2/21/2000

We have a new Collector Snapshots page where we post pictures of our collectors with their Kinser family members.  Send us your favorite snapshots and we'll put them on the page so that others collectors can enjoy them too.

2/19/2000

The Players are contemplating their next move and the status of their offering will be determined in the near future.  Email us if you have questions.

2/19/2000

We're reformatting most of our pages and adding more information about each Kinser piece so stop back often to see what's new

2/14/2000

We're reformatting many of our pages and adding the stories of Charleen's pieces to eGnome.  For example, take a look at Curly Little Buddy's page.

2/7/2000

To tell you a little bit more about eGnome there is a new page titled About eGnome.  Check it out.

1/28/2000

A new feature on our web site!!  In Search Of... allows collectors a chance to find that long lost Kinser piece that they've been searching for high and low.  Check it out and send us mail if you're searching for a particular piece or have one of those rare pieces that someone else is looking for.

1/28/2000

More pieces were added to the Collector Exchange.  Can you give them a good home?

1/25/2000

See Charleen's newest members of the family: Princess and The Players - Fred (Player One) and Gwilym (Player Two)

10/26/1999

If you've been hearing rumors about Charleen's retirement then you need to find some new sources of information.  Charleen is NOT retiring!!

10/26/1999

We've changed the base of operations for eGnome from PA to NJ.  So NJ residents must now pay 6% sales tax and PA residents no longer have to pay sales tax.

9/29/1999

We've been busy adding our site to various search engines to get a little more exposure.  As you can see on the Home Page we have some links to the Teddy Bear Top 50 and The Teddy Bear Search Engine.   Please visit our friends at those sites to support the wonderful Internet Community of Teddy Bear Collectors.  If you know of any good places to add our site we would be most appreciative to hear from you about them.

9/24/1999

The Galleries have been updated with all of the current pieces.

8/24/1999

We've added a Collector Exchange where collector's can list Kinser pieces they want to find new homes for and other collectors can find that Kinser piece they've always wanted.

8/18/1999

Charleen's 1999-2000 catalog is out and is online at eGnome.
8/18/1999

There is a new price list that has all of Charleen's newest pieces and it also indicates what pieces will soon be retired.

8/18/1999

New Pieces added to Charleen's line:

8/18/1999

Endangered Species: The following pieces will soon to be retired based on available materials.  Order now before they're all gone!

8/18/1999

See some photos from Charleen's booth at the New York International Gift Fair.

eGnome - A retailer of Charleen Kinser Designs