Breyer Collector and Customizer
Meet Belinda Kranz, our featured collector from Australia! Belinda tells us that "I have been collecting Breyer models since 1986. My first models were the Proud Arabian Family in dapple grey. I customise my own models, do my own photography, props, and run my own model horse forum. My collection has grown to over 1000 now...."
Belinda has been really helpful to our exploring of the custom Breyer Horse niche. She also contributed photos to our Breyer Treasure Hunt pages.
Check out her customized Resin models, on the left is by Sherry Clayton and is a Appaloosa Matriarch, on the right is Northwind.
Why does Belinda collect horses? "I have always loved horses. Collecting model horses is a way of being able to enjoy horses of all breeds and colours, as one could not afford to keep that many real horses - lol!"
Belinda collects and customizes Peter Stone Models as well, to the left is a Custom Etched Peter Stone Arabian Mold done by her and to the right is a Factory Custom Peter Stock Ideal Stock Horse.
Belinda does list models for sale - sometimes they are listed on Model Horse Sales Pages. She also has some in her Webshots album under user name bassgirl1970. Belinda can be reached through her email: belinda.kranz "at" bigpond.com. Her website is crawfordparkstud.webs.com.
Original Finish Starlite Resin Arabin (left) and Breyer Nokota (right).
Belinda invites everyone to visit her forums: Model Equine Collectors of Australia and International. "Everyone is welcome! It is a great place to chat, and also for showing model horses. We cater to all levels of showing experience as we have show rings split up into novice, intermediate and advanced."
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