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Blue Street Comus

Thoroughbred Part-bred Colt

Foal Mold (retired)

This little foal's name comes from that of the main character of The Unbearable Bassington, by Saki, and he is the foal to Bassington in Exile, the Jumping Horse; both models came from the same auction. He has been completely restored and repainted. He was likely made some time in the 1970s.

Blue Street Francesca's Van der Meulen

Thoroughbred Part-bred Colt

Foal Mold (retired)

Compared to Comus, Van appears to be a rather hardbitten character. He's a bit older, as his leg wires tell us he's at the youngest a 60s foal. I bought him from Stacey at Lake District Live in 2017. He'll be restored eventually, but as his latex is fairly stable, he's further down on the list until we get all the oozing models dealt with. Van, like all of my foals of this mold, have a name inspired by the Saki novel, The Unbearable Bassington, as they are all progeny of Farfrae Bassington in Exile.

Blue Street Ascot

Thoroughbred Part-bred Colt

Foal Mold (retired)

Ascot and de Frey came together as a lot. Ascot was originally the name of the chestnut of the pair, but I kept calling the black foal by the name, so I eventually just gave in and swapped names.

Blue Street Courting de Frey

Thoroughbred Part-bred Colt

Foal Mold (retired)

Ascot and de Frey came together as a lot. Ascot was originally the name of the chestnut of the pair, but I kept calling the black foal by the name, so I eventually just gave in and swapped names.

Blue Street Frémiet in Bronze

Thoroughbred Part-bred Colt

Foal Mold (retired)

Miet was a special order from a childhood collection. His former owner, at the time of my purchase, actually lived near me in Scotland, though she was originally from down south. This is a less common version of the mold, having hair mane and tail, an option which was available for an additional charge. Miet was made some time in the late 60s.

Blue Street Reliable Prophet

Thoroughbred Part-bred Colt

Foal Mold (retired)

Prophet and Silver came from Laura of Julip Originals' collection. Interestingly, neither model has leg wires. They are likely from some time in the 60s.

Blue Street Purloined Silver

Thoroughbred Part-bred Colt

Foal Mold (retired)

Prophet and Silver came from Laura of Julip Originals' collection. Interestingly, neither model has leg wires. They are likely from some time in the 60s. This is a less common version of the mold, having hair mane and tail, an option which was available for an additional charge.

Blue Street Rue de la Paix Paradise

Thoroughbred Part-bred Colt

Foal Mold (retired)

Rue is my first pinto Vintage Foal and was sold to me as a restoration project, though he doesn't look to bad. He is likely from the 70s.

Balkeerie Mercutio

Chincoteague Pony Colt

Foal Mold (retired)

Mercutio is from around 2007 and is one of the last batch released from the vintage Foal Mold. He has a matching mother, Queen Mab, on the Child's Jumping Pony. Mercutio was rehaired by his previous owner and I painted his mane.

Balkeerie Incendie

American Saddlebred Colt

Foal Mold (retired)

Incindie is from around 2008 and is a perfect match to my American Quarter Horse model, Paris is Burning, at least before I rehaired Paris - Incindie still has his original hair. His name means fire/conflagration in French.

Farfrae Jubilee

Welsh Section C Filly

Yearling Mold (retired)

Jubilee came from an eBay lot of severely damaged horses and riders from around the early 1970s. She has been completely restored with new legs, paint, and hair.

Rio Taió And Now Miguel

Criollo Colt

Yearling Mold (retired)

Miguel came from a different lot of poorly vintage Julips and while he isn't as distorted as Jubilee was, he is still in pretty bad shape with sticky patches, and broken legs. He is up for eventual restoration, but is far down on the list as he is fairly stable. Miguel takes his name from a book I read in school when I was seven or eight. I always liked the sound of the title, but I cannot, now, remember much about the book.