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BMC Toys: Plastic Army Women Project: Update #8

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BMC Toys: Plastic Army Women Project: Update #8

Here's the latest news on the Plastic Army Women project. All the figures have been sculpted and we're going through the final stages of refinement so master models can be made. The master models will then be used to make the plastic injection mold. I know everyone is anxious to see the rest of the finished sculpts and I'm hoping to have them here to photograph soon. Here's a look at the in-progress Nurse, Military Working Dog and Handler: A lot of folks have been asking how they can get the Military Working Dog and Handler when they're finally available. Thanks...

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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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BMC Toys: Plastic Army Women Project: Update #7 and Merry Christmas!

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BMC Toys: Plastic Army Women Project: Update #7 and Merry Christmas!

Pre-Order now to receive your set of Plastic Army Women as soon as they are available in Fall 2020. Your Credit Card will not be charged until your order is ready to ship.     The big news is the Plastic Army Women Kickstarter campaign for pre-orders and set expansion wrapped up last week and not only did supporters meet the funding goal in the first 12 hours, they hit every stretch goal I could come up with. I thought it was a great success when we hit stretch goals increasing the figure count to 36, poses to 12 and...

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BMC Toys: Plastic Army Women Project: Update #6 and Happy Tanksgiving!

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BMC Toys: Plastic Army Women Project: Update #6 and Happy Tanksgiving!

Pre-Order now to receive your set of Plastic Army Women as soon as they are available in Fall 2020. Your Credit Card will not be charged until your order is ready to ship.     It's a windy Thanksgiving Day here and there's a ton of things to be thankful for... I'm really excited to announce that The Strong National Museum of Play has requested Plastic Army Women prototypes and concept sketches for their collection.  It's an extra-special honor for us since the museum inducted Little Green Army Men into the National Toy Hall of Fame in 2014. We'll be...

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BMC Toys: Tanks'giving Turkey Drop!

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BMC Toys: Tanks'giving Turkey Drop!

It's been non-stop action around here the past few days. Three different production orders have arrived that include 12 new products. There are six new items in the BMC Toys American Hero Collector Series: US Presidents Series #1 Figure Set Civil War Battlefield 18pc Accessory Set San Juan Hill Buffalo Soldiers 33pc Figure Set Border Wars 34pc Figure Set D-Day Tank Battle 36pc Playset Blockhouse Wall Set Stucco Many of these new items are made with the missing BMC Toys molds that were rescued and restored in 2018. I'm hoping to reissue the full San Juan Hill boxed set in...

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