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Hornby Hobbies and Corgi re-release iconic Harry Potter models

18. September 2019 15:05 h

By www.toynews-online.biz

  • Hornby Hobbies and the Corgi brand have re-released a line of Harry Potter die-cast products, tapping into the current resurgence for the Wizarding World brand at retail.

Last year, the British toy model and hobby specialist teamed up with Warner Bros. to kick-start a three year licensing partnership for the Harry Potter brand. The partnership resulted in the launch of the headline-grabbing Hogwarts Express Train Set, an entire kit for building the Harry Potter-themed model railway layout.

To compliment the set Hornby is now releasing a range of accessories, enabling model-makers to add a further touch of magic to their layouts. These include Hogsmeade Station, Platform 9 ¾ and an additional line of coaches.

Some ten years ago, and before being acquired by Hornby Hobbies, Corgi launched a range of Harry Potter-themed die-cast models. Having seen consumer demand in the collector’s market rise gradually over the last number of years, Hornby Hobbies notes an increased demand for this very line.

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