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What are vintage Breyer horses?

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Breyer horses are collectible plastic figures of horses manufactured by the Breyer Animal Creations company. A Breyer horse is vintage if it can be dated between the years 1950 and 1975.

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Breyer Animal Creations first began as the Breyer Modeling Company. The first model horse released was the #57 Western Horse. It was made to fulfill a special request by the F.W. Woolworth Company as an adornment for a mantelpiece clock. Soon after, the company was flooded with requests and opted to change its business plan to target the toy market. All its model animals are hand-crafted and hand-painted, making Breyer horses extremely sought after, especially the models made shortly after its inception.

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