The beloved Hopalong Cassidy, a badly
desired piece for metal toys collectors
of metal toys as well as lovers of swoppets hardly
take notice of this field of collecting. For exampel Bertel Bruun
writes in his book, that solid plastic figures are by no means as
attractive as the hollow-casts. The big community of swoppet
collectors only estimates particular pieces to be of interest.
The mustangs sold in the swoppet era e.g. were made of one
piece. They are no swoppets, unless they are attached
to a basis of different coloured plastics, which is very hard to find.
But they are no solids either, because the paint is missing. Only
in exceptional cases swoppets were painted during that time.
Some non sowppet pieces of the farm series are badly wanted
by the swoppet collectors, because they were sold in a set
together with the swoppets.
Hopalong Cassidy less longed for, because made
of solid plastic