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Magpie Model Horses - Collection of Newsletters

The Magpie Newsletter and the Personality Collection started almost simultaneously, before this Magpie fans could look forward receiving the occasional news sheet. The 1990 Dream Pony Personality Collection One had been on the market about six months when Magpie Customers received their first newsletter in the spring of 1991. Newsletters from this period were numbered and issued twice a year, in the Spring (March) and Summer (July). Content consisted of chatty updates, sneak peeks, special run sales, pre-sales of the Persie collections, stories, how-to articles, discount offers, classified ads, and reader letters. By the summer of 1992, the newsletter had nearly 600 subscribers! Eight issues were published before the sale of the company in 1995.

Newsletters continued after the sale, the first being issued in October of 1995, but now were unnumbered and sent out three times a year - Spring (March), Summer (June), Winter (Sept) - content remained much the same. The final Magpie newsletter in Spring of 1999 announced the pending closure of the company and offered it for sale.

Newsletters, this time published on the Magpie website in digital form, began again in 2003. There is mention in the files of monthly email newsletters, these e-News communications seem to be mostly advertisements. The issues published to the website followed a similar format as the earlier newsletters and seemed to be once-a-year affairs.

Magpie Model Horses uses social media resources such as blog, forum, Twitter, Facebook, etc. to continue the spirit of the newsletters.


Dream Ponies becomes Magpie Models
1990 September News-sheet
1991 Spring Issue No.1
Page 1, Page 2, Page 3, Page 4, *Page 5 Blank*, Page 6, Page 7, Page 8
1991 Summer Issue No.2
Page 1, Page 2, Page 3, Page 4, Page 5, Page 6, Page 7, Page 8
Order Form
1992 Spring Issue No.3
Page 1, Page 2, Page 3, Page 4, Page 5, Page 6, Page 7, Page 8
Order Form Special Offer
1992 Summer Issue No.4
Page 1, Page 2, Page 3, Page 4, Page 5, Page 6, Page 7, Page 8
Order Form
1993 Spring Issue No.5
Page 1, Page 2, Page 3, Page 4, Page 5, Page 6,
Page 7, Page 8, Page 9, Page 10, Page 11, Page 12
Order Form
1993 Summer Issue No.6
Page 1, Page 2, Page 3, Page 4, Page 5, Page 6,
Page 7, Page 8, Page 9, Page 10, Page 11,
Page 12. Page 13, Page 14, Page 15, Page 16
1994 Spring Issue No.7
Page 1, Page 2, Page 3, Page 4, Page 5, Page 6,
Page 7, Page 8, Page 9, Page 10, Page 11,
Page 12. Page 13, Page 14, Page 15, Page 16
1994 Summer Issue No.8
Page 1, Page 2, Page 3, Page 4, Page 5, Page 6,
Page 7, Page 8, Page 9, Page 10, Page 11, Page 12
Company Sold
July 1995 News-sheet
Mentioned in Oct. 1995 Issue and might discuss company sale and new owners. If you have further information, please email: magpie@magpiemodels.com
1995 October Issue
Page 1, Page 2, Page 3, Page 4, Page 5, Page 6,
Page 7, Page 8, Page 9, Page 10, Page 11, Page 12
1996 Spring Issue
Page 1, Page 2, Page 3, Page 4, Page 5, Page 6,
Page 7, Page 8, Page 9, Page 10, Page 11, Page 12
Order Form
1996 Summer Issue
Page 1, Page 2, Page 3, Page 4, Page 5, Page 6,
Page 7, Page 8, Page 9, Page 10, Page 11, Page 12
1996 Winter Issue
Page 1, Page 2, Page 3, Page 4, Page 5, Page 6,
Page 7, Page 8, Page 9, Page 10, Page 11, Page 12
1997 Spring Issue
Page 1, Page 2, Page 3, Page 4, Page 5, Page 6, Page 7,
Page 8, Page 9, Page 10, Page 11, Page 12 Page 13 Page 14
Order Form
1997 Summer Issue
Page 1, Page 2, Page 3, Page 4, Page 5, Page 6,
Page 7, Page 8, Page 9, Page 10, Page 11, Page 12
1997 Winter Issue
Page 1, Page 2, Page 3, Page 4, Page 5, Page 6,
Page 7, Page 8, Page 9, Page 10, Page 11, Page 12
Order Form
1998 Spring Issue
Page 1, Page 2, Page 3, Page 4, Page 5, Page 6,
Page 7, Page 8, Page 9, Page 10, Page 11, Page 12
1998 Summer Issue
Page 1, Page 2, Page 3, Page 4, Page 5, Page 6,
Page 7, Page 8, Page 9, Page 10, Page 11, Page 12
Order Form
1998 Winter Issue
Page 1, Page 2, Page 3, Page 4, Page 5, Page 6,
Page 7, Page 8, Page 9, Page 10, Page 11, Page 12
Order Form
1999 Winter Issue
Page 1, Page 2, Page 3, Page 4, Page 5, Page 6, Page 7, Page 8
Company Sold
2003 e-News
Spring, Summer, Summer 2
2003 June Newsletter
Page 1, Page 2, Page 3, Page 4, Page 5, Page 6, Page 7, Page 8
2004 e-News
March, April, June, Christmas
2004 Autumn Newsletter
Page 1, Page 2, Page 3, Page 4, Page 5, Page 6, Page 7, Page 8
2005 e-News
March, May, Summer, Autumn, Christmas
2005 Summer Newsletter
Page 1, Page 2, Page 3, Page 4, Page 5, Page 6, Page 7, Page 8
2006 e-News
October, Christmas
2007 e-News
March, Christmas
2007 Summer Newsletter
Page 1, Page 2, Page 3, Page 4
2008 Unpublished Newsletter
Letters
Company Sold

The Dream Pony and Magpie Society, run by various collectors, the most recent being Amanda Massara, produced a newsletter called Black and White Dreams. We possess a single copy of the Sept. 2005 edition and would love to add more to this archive. If you have any information, please email us at magpie@magpiemodels.com.


The Dream Pony and Magpie Society
Black and White Dreams
2005 September Issue
Page 1, Page 2, Page 3, Page 4, Page 5, Page 6, Page 7