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Merrylegs

(c) Janice Cox

The Merrylegs mold was based on the pony of the same name in Anna Sewell's Black Beauty novel. The mold has the round "Breyer Molding Co." mold stamp, with later models also having the "B" mold stamp. While made on the Classics scale, this mold has also appeared in Traditional scale sets. Merrylegs was sculpted by Chris Hess and is Breyer mold #3040ML.

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Photo Photo Box Card Model Number Name Color Release Dates Released Through/Notes

 (c) Hilary Hurley

       898 Martin's Dominique Champion Miniature Horse  black, black mane/tail, three stockings, not near fore 1994-1995  
        947  Bond Snippet, Miniature Horse chestnut tobiano, snip, white/chestnut mane, chestnut tail, near fore stocking 1996-1997 Models released in the first three months of 1997 have bi-colored eyes.
(c) Janice Cox     1180 Miniature Horse Set
LTD's Red Cloud & Magic Man's Grand Slam
With Midnight Tango
black overo, bald face, black and white mane/tail, four stockings 2006-2008  
(c) Breyer Animal Creations       1386 Pony Slumber Party Set
With a 6" doll dressed for bed, two Mini Whinnies horses, and a sleeping bag with horse shaped pillow.
chestnut, flaxen and white mane/tail, three socks, not off fore 2008-2010 My Favorite Horses series
(c) Janice Cox (c) Janice Cox     3040 Black Beauty Family
With Black Beauty, Duchess, Ginger
dapple grey, bald face, white mane/tail, various stockings 1980-1993 Color and dapples vary from medium with soft dapples to dark with loud dappling
(c) Janice Cox       3234 A Pony for Keeps
With Ginger, Might Tango, Mustang Stallion
white, white mane/tail, grey muzzle 1990-1991
(c) Janice Cox   6137 Little Prince
With paperback book
dark palomino, white mane/tail, near fore and off hind socks 2009-current Mid-year release
(c) Paula Spencer       19845 Joey's Pony Cart
With ceramic doll, black leather harness, wood and metal cart. On wood base with Plexiglas cover.
flocked black tobiano, blaze, white mane/tail, four stockings 1985 - M Ward
1987 - retailers
Montgomery Ward, retailers
(c) Reeves International, Inc.   61048 Pony Care Set
Doll with bay appaloosa Merrylegs, blanket, bucket, brush, spray bottle, tack box and food bag.
bay blanket, black points, fore socks 2012-current  
(c) Kellie DeFosset     496092 Horses Great and Small Set
With Cantering Welsh Pony, Clydesdale Stallion
palomino, solid face, palomino=shaded white mane/tail, four stockings 1992 Sears Holiday Catalog
(2,250 made)
  711199 Three Pintos Collector Set
With Tennessee Walking Horse, Quarter Horse Gelding
red bay tobiano, black mane, black and white tail, four stockings 1999 JCPenney Holiday Catalog
        Test Color Chestnut Merrylegs chestnut 1993 BreyerFest Live Auction
(1 made)
        Test Color Dark Bay Merrylegs dark bay 1993 BreyerFest Live Auction
(1 made)
        Test Color Blood Bay Merrylegs blood bay 1993 BreyerFest Live Auction
(1 made)
        Test Color Light Grey Shaded Merrylegs light grey 1993 BreyerFest Live Auction
(1 made)
        Shaded Chestnut with Mealy Marks Merrylegs shaded chestnut 1995 BreyerFest Live Auction
(1 made)
(c) Sommer Prosser (c) Sommer Prosser       Merrylegs dapple grey, dark mane/tail and knees ? Probable test


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