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Swaps

 

The Swaps mold is a portrait model of the famous Thoroughbred racehorse of the same name, first appearing in Breyer's Race Horse series in 1975 along with Kelso, Man O' War, Silky Sullivan, and Terrang. All of these racehorse molds were originally sculpted by Maureen Love for Hagen-Renaker. Some of the earliest Swaps models have no mold marks, but the rest have the round "Breyer Molding Co." stamp, with a few also having the "B" stamp. This Swaps mold is almost identical to the Stablemate mold of the same name, save in size. Swaps is Breyer mold #604.

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Photo Photo Model Number Name Color Release Dates Released Through/Notes
254 Hawk black, reverse "c" star, black mane/tail, four low stockings 1991-1992  
(c) BreyerCollectables.com     260 Prince light grey, grey mane/tail, most with dorsal stripe 1993-1994
(c) Joanna George   266 Cloud
With neck ribbon.
grey, large resist blotches/dapples 1995-1996 B Ranch Series
290 Black Silk
With neck ribbon.
black, bald face, black mane/tail, four stockings 1997 B Ranch Series

Models issued in the first three months of 1997 have bi-colored eyes.

(c) J. Williford     604 Swaps chestnut, star, darker chestnut mane/tail, one or two stockings 1975-1990
(c) Jasmin Powell 3350 Misty II, Black Mist and Twister
With Mesteño the Foal, Ruffian
black tobiano, white mane, white tail with grey tip 1996-1999 Models issued in the first three months of 1997 have bi-colored eyes.
(c) Janice Cox 4102 Halter and Blanket Kit
With instructions, halter leather and chain, blanket material and misc. notions.
liver chestnut, lighter chestnut mane/tail, four stockings 2000-2003  
(c) Marlis Schoenfeld   406254 "Seattle Slew"
Triple Crown Winners, Set II
With Man O' War, Terrang
dark chestnut, stripe, darker chestnut mane/tail 1988 Hobby Center Toys
(1,000 made)
  600503 Seabiscuit shaded bay, black points 2003 Blockbuster
    U.S. Equestrian Team/U.S. Equestrian Team Special Set
With Kelso, Ruffian, Swaps
bay, no white, black points 1980 Sears/Wards Holiday Catalogs
(Small number of test run models made)
      Swaps with Racing Tack
With racing saddle, bridle, numbered saddle pad
chestnut, star, darker chestnut mane/tail, one or two stockings 1982 Sears Holiday Catalog

Same as #604

      Swaps Wedgewood blue, solid face, white points ~1997(?) Probable test model

 
2017 Collector Club exclusive web special run - collectors voted in 2016 on which color will be sold

        


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