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BMC Toys Production Roundup: September 2022

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BMC Toys Production Roundup: September 2022

The imported BMC Toys 'American Hero' shipment has arrived and includes the new WW2 Flag set, Alamo color variant, and Juno Beach restock with new English/French header card art for our Canadian friends: The 'American Hero' product line should be well-stocked into early next year, and I'm working on next production order to arrive around February 2023. New molds have been ordered for the BMC Yorktown Hessians and I'm considering a Yorktown Boxed Playset revival. The new Hessian mold will include 8 figures with duplicate kneeling and standing firing poses: Production at the new factory in Old Forge, Pennsylvania is...

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Mail Call - June 2022 Q&A

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Mail Call - June 2022 Q&A

We get lots of questions every month, so I thought a compilation of questions and answers might be good way to share some information and updates: Q: Hi, I'm sure you guys get tons of emails about this, but what happened to the Boley M60 tank and will it ever come back? I saw you made a newsletter for it, but I saw it's pretty old now.A: The original molds for the Boley M60 tank are not available. Making a new M60 tank toy is still a project I'd like to do, but can't provide a timeline yet. Folks can...

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History of Multiple Products Corporation (MPC) by Kent Sprecher

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History of Multiple Products Corporation (MPC) by Kent Sprecher

I'm very pleased to welcome Kent Sprecher as a guest on the BMC Toys blog. Kent is the owner and proprietor of Toy Soldier HQ, and one of the most knowledgeable folks around when it comes to plastic toy figures. His site is a mix of information along with a selection of vintage and current production available for purchase. - Jeff at BMC Toys One of the producers of plastic army men in the 1950s, 60s & 70s  was the Multiple Products Corporation better known as simply MPC by collectors.  They came into business after WWII and were in operation...

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