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Early models of the Man O' War mold have only the round "Breyer Molding Co." stamp, while later models have the "U.S.A." mold stamp as well. Some models have the "B" stamp as well. He was sculpted by Chris Hess and is Breyer mold #47.

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Photo Model Number Name Color Release Dates Released Through/Notes

47 Man O' War matte and semigloss red chestnut, star, darker chestnut mane/tail, black halter with gold rings 1967-1995 Name has varied over the years, always some variation on "Man O' War."

(c) Cheryl Eriksen

  47 Man O' War matte and semigloss red chestnut, star, darker chestnut mane/tail, black halter with gold rings 1967-1995 Color variations shown

(c) Kirsten Wellman

  47 Man O' War matte and semigloss red chestnut, star, darker chestnut mane/tail, black halter with gold rings 1972-1973 Presentation Collection
Same as #47 above, but mounted on American walnut wood base with brass "Man O' War" nameplate. Later referred to as #5047.

(c) Amy DeMint

  47 Man O' War semigloss red chestnut, star, darker chestnut mane/tail, black halter with gold rings 2010

World Equestrian Games Reissue
(48 made)

With hang tag. Different star from original.

(c) Hilary Hurley

  718 General Lee's Traveller light shaded grey, black mane/tail, darker grey shaded knees, four stockings, black halter with gold fittings 1998-1999 With hang tag.

  966 My Prince smutty chestnut, no white, black or bi-color eyes, darker chestnut mane/tail, grey-shaded muscle grooves and leg joints, dark brown halter 1996-1997 Tri-color eyes released during first three months of 1997.

(c) Jamie Dulin

  1189 War Admiral shaded dark bay, black points, black halter with gold fittings 2003-2004 Seabiscuit Collection

(c) Reeves International, Inc.

  1271 Spectacular Bid flea bitten grey, shaded muzzle, light grey or white mane/tail, shaded knees and hocks, black halter with gold fittings, blue blanket with "Spectacular Bid" 2006 Racing Days Collection

(c) Reeves International, Inc.

  1489 War Horse Joey
Traditional Scale Horse and Book Set
glossy red bay, blaze, black points, four socks, black halter with gold fittings 2012 Limited Edition
(3,500 made)

(c) Kirsten Wellman

  5047 Man O' War matte and semigloss red chestnut, star, darker chestnut mane/tail, black halter with gold rings 1972-1973 Presentation Collection
Same as #47 above, but mounted on American walnut wood base with brass "Man O' War" nameplate. Previously referred to as #47.
(c) Wendy Hick   413091 Man O' War glossy Gold Charm, white star, gold mane/tail and halter 1991 BreyerFest Raffle, Live Auction
(21 made)
(c) Dozing Bee Farms (c) Kellie DeFosset 497510 Race Horse Set
With Secretariat and Sham
glossy red chestnut, star, darker chestnut mane/tail, black halter with gold fittings 1990

Sears Holiday Catalog
(2,000 made)

High-gloss version of #47.

(c) Elaine & Meredith Rook   700300 Gatsby dark bay blanket, black points, hind socks, black halter 2000

Breyer Breakfast Tour Model

With Certificate of Authenticity

    Man O' War dappled medium/light grey, baldish face, darker grey mane/tail, four stockings, black halter with gold fittings early 1970s (?) Very small run, at least one with "U.S.A." mold stamp.
(5 or 10 made)
(c) Wendy Hick   Mahogany Bay Man O' War #47 mahogany bay, black mane/tail, high black legs 1996

BreyerFest Live Auction
(1 made)

With Certificate of Authenticity

(c) Amy DeMint   Man O' War red chestnut, star, darker chestnut mane/tail, black halter with gold rings 2002

QVC

Reissue of #47

(c) Wendy Hick     Man O' War buckskin, star, black points, black halter ? Apparent Test Run
 

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