Collector Deb Hoffmann with a Winnie the Pooh costume used at Disney parks in the 1960s and 1970s (left), and one used in Sears stores during the 1970s and 1980s (right). Photo: TNS
Collector Deb Hoffmann with a Winnie the Pooh costume used at Disney parks in the 1960s and 1970s (left), and one used in Sears stores during the 1970s and 1980s (right). Photo: TNS

Winnie the Pooh collector on her Guinness World Record 20,000-plus pieces, from keepsakes to costumes

  • Florida resident Deb Hoffmann has the largest collection of Pooh and Friends memorabilia in the world, a Guinness World Record she’s proudly held since 2008
  • For her, A.A. Milne’s famous character from the Hundred Acre Wood stands for living a life that’s simple, positive and drama-free

Collector Deb Hoffmann with a Winnie the Pooh costume used at Disney parks in the 1960s and 1970s (left), and one used in Sears stores during the 1970s and 1980s (right). Photo: TNS
Collector Deb Hoffmann with a Winnie the Pooh costume used at Disney parks in the 1960s and 1970s (left), and one used in Sears stores during the 1970s and 1980s (right). Photo: TNS
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