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The Elephant was introduced in about 1956 with no mold mark, with the "U.S.A." mold mark added some time in the early 1970s. The mold was sculpted by Chris Hess and is Breyer mold #91.

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Photo Photo Model Number Name Color Release Dates Released Through/Notes
(c) Mae Crosby     91 Elephant most matte or semigloss grey with grey or white tusks 1956(?)-1974
See ad for 1976 release below
(c) Sharon Walbridge     91 Elephant battleship grey 1958-1960 Color variation

(c) White Horse Productions

    92 Elephant pale pink, no white markings 1958-1960  

    93 Elephant pale blue, unshaded, with black eyes 1958-1960  

    94 Elephant with Howdah
With detachable red plastic howdah
most matte or semigloss grey with grey or white tusks 1958 Same as #91


    391 Elephant
Came with American flag in box. Election year release.
light grey, pink mouth and tip of trunk 1992  

(c) Kirsten Wellman

    601 Circus Boy Corky on Bimbo
With plastic boy and hang tag
most matte or semigloss grey with grey or white tusks or
battleship grey
1958-1960 Same as #91

(c) White Horse Productions

    991 Elephant woodgrain, black eyes, unpainted white tusks 1960s to ~early 1970s  

(c) Breyer Animal Creations

    1107 Corky and Bimbo
With rider.
matte grey 2000  

(c) Sharon Walbridge

    711086 Nimbo glossy Copenhagen 2006

BreyerFest Special Run
(750 made)

With Certificate of Authenticity

  711278 Holi grey decorator 2017 BreyerFest Store Special
(c) White Horse Productions       Elephant bronze Late 1960s Test Run
(c) Dani K (c) Dani K     Elephant gold 1957-1959
Source unknown
Possible raffle (?)
(<25 made)
    Elephant silver 1957-1959
Source unknown - possible test or customized model

1958 dealer catalog

Advertising pamphlet for 1976 Elephant and Donkey

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